Category Archives: Culture

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Motor Grande & Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Mogán, are having

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

One of the most identifiable symbols of the Telde coast has been restored to its original 

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

60 Businesses, Community Organisations and Individuals were shortlisted by English speakers

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

Long weekend ahead … again, with Monday May 1st being a day off.  Labour Day

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

A busy April weekend ahead with many big events going on. In Las Palmas

More human remains found from civil war

Archaeologists have found human remains in the Tenoya Well on Gran Canaria

155 wines vie for Best Canarian Wine Awards

A total of 155 wines from across the Archipelago will compete for the Best Canarian Wine Award

Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains

The Spanish National Heritage Council have decided after meeting in the capital

Events: Spring Handicrafts Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The seventh Faro de Maspalomas Spring Time Handcraft Fair

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 March’17

Another busy weekend ahead with many Carnival events going on around the island

New cultural offering in Las Palmas

The City Council of Las Palmas and the Tourist Board presented “a new culture proposal”

A working history of Gran Canaria’s women

The quiet, invisible work of women has played a fundamental role in the traditional culture 

2017 Maspalomas International Carnival

Maspalomas Carnival starts tonight, Friday 3rd March and runs until the 12th March 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22.01.2017

The almond trees are blossoming up in the mountains and the start of year sales

Views: Understanding Western Sahara

Our nearest African neighbour is the disputed and occupied territory of Western Sahara

The oldest slave burial site in the Atlantic

During the 16th century, fourteen men and women were buried in a strange manner

Circus animals back in the capital

The caged circus animals, that several citizens had publicly complained should not be

125 years of Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas

On December 17, 1891, a group of amateur British golfers created Spain’s first ever golf course

Culture: ‘Between Spain and Russia’

An extraordinary exhibition in the Casa de Colón in Las Palmas started earlier this month

Gran Canaria Walking Festival Starts

800 participants and hikers from 24 countries will participate in the GCWF, to be held

San Roque Hospitals and Las Palmas events

The City of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Grupo Hospitales San Roque have signed

Lopesan planting trees for Veneguera

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria and the company Costa Veneguera Lopesan Group

The Canary Weekend tips 15-17 July

Water is a main theme right now, especially with Calima winds and temperatures of 38˚+

New ‘Las Palmas Experience’ bus ticket

The new tourism product entitled the ‘Las Palmas Experience‘ now includes entry