Category Archives: Culture

Fiesta del Carmen Mogán, 7-31 July

Fiesta del Carmen is one of the most hotly anticipated celebrations of the year, 

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

The Soul Festival Maspalomas Costa Canaria returns to the beach in San Agustín

Finca Condal Museum exhibition opens

The southern Gran Canaria municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana have extended

Canary Islands need antivenom bank

In recent years there has been an increase in the number of dangerous species available

More movie rumours on Gran Canaria

Film director Terry Gilliam’s project “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”

Camel transfer conditions finally set

The Canary Islands government have finally set conditions for the transfer of dromedaries.

International Canarias Jazz & más Festival

The Heineken International Canarias Jazz & más Festival is celebrating its silver anniversary

Impact of “Allied” movie on Gran Canaria

Around €11 million was directly generated for the island during the recent “Allied” 

125 years of tourism on Gran Canaria

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has invited you to see and explore some of the most iconic 

‘Game of Thrones’ coming to Canaries?

The team behind the popular TV-series ‘Game of Thrones’ have been shooting in Spain

Pastoral heritage on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria enjoys a large number of pastoral spaces that have survived,

The Canary Weekend Tips 27-29 May

It’s all about Canarianism [!] this long weekend ahead, with Monday being a bank holiday here

San Fernando fiesta starts this week

The celebrations in honour of San Fernando, which coincide with Canary Islands’ Day

Canarian Day celebrations 30 May

‘Día de Canarias‘  The autonomous region celebrates the Day of The Canary Islands

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22 May

Another busy weekend ahead with events happening around the island. 

Motor Grande fiestas start 20 May

Motor Grande and Puerto Rico starts celebrating this Friday in honour of Mary, The Helper

International Museum Day on Gran Canaria

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria network of museums have been celebrating International 

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

The Gran Canaria Film Commission have been promoting the island 

The Canary Weekend tips 6-8 May

Our top picks this weekend include the Strawberry Fair in Valsequillo and the massive FIMAR

Vote on Las Palmas Carnival 2017 theme

Just over a month since Carnival season on Gran Canaria ended and we already have the dates

Wine production grew 16.5% on Gran Canaria

The winemakers of Gran Canaria, collected in the 15 municipalities where grapes are grown

Canarian Museum to open in Maspalomas

El Canario Museum (Canarian Museum) plan to open a Maspalomas headquarters at the Casa Condal

Casting extras for a period film shoot…

SUR FILM, one of the teams that worked on several big budget movies recently shot in The Canary Islands

The Canary Weekend Tips 15-17 April

With another lovely Spring weekend ahead it’s going to be an interesting mix of festivities

Brad Pitt and Cotillard filming in Las Palmas

The World War II thriller, “Allied” starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, filming on Gran Canaria.

Fiestas Santa Águeda in El Pajar 2016

The first lovely traditional fiesta of Spring starts this weekend in El Pajar, next to Arguineguín.

Second Maspalomas Soul Festival in July

At the council plenary session in Tunte, San Bartolomé de Tirajana has given a green light

Julio Iglesias concert in Las Palmas

Oh Julio, the Grammy Award-winning Spanish singer and songwriter has been entertaining

Santa Cruz prohibits circuses using animals

The City of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has this week prohibited circuses that use animals in their shows