Category Archives: Culture

The Canary Weekend Tips 1-3 April

April is here and as it’s the first weekend of the month so there are a lot of activities 

Loro Parque to meet SeaWorld about orcas

Zooilogical Tourist Attraction Loro Parque has requested a meeting with officials from SeaWorld

Events: ‘La Carpa Viva’ Mogán 18-23 March

The ‘Carpa Viva‘ initiative, promoted by the Department of Culture of Mogán (also great for your Spanish)

Agriculture Training for 240 unemployed

240 unemployed young, aged between 18 and 35 will be trained as future farmers 

GC Moda Calida Bridal Collection Weekend

This weekends catwalk shows for Bridal Collection start tonight in one of the three major events

Growing ethnographic legacy of Gran Canaria

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has discovered a hydraulic unit from the nineteenth century 

Open Doors Weekend Museum & Art Centers

Museum and Art Centres across the island are offering free entrance all this weekend. 

Canary Island Film location promotion

A new brand ‘Canary Island Film’ has been launched by the regional Government

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 February

Its about Almond Festivals this weekend up on the mountain in Tejeda and Tunte.  

“The Titan” shooting starts on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria has once more become a film set, this time shooting “elevated Sci-fi”

Santa Lucia NO to circus with animals

Santa Lucia this week joined the Spanish municipalities who stand against circuses

Telde votes NO, with the circus in town

With the controversial Cirkus Kaos having moved from San Bartolomé de Tirajana

Carnival Season on Gran Canaria 2016

Over the next couple of months there will be so many Carnival celebrations going on across our 

The Canary Weekend Tips 29-31 January

Its here! Carnival season has started. Gran Canaria has a lot to offer during the next couple 

Maspalomas Carnival 2016, Maspawood

The International Carnaval de Maspalomas  2016 will be 19-28 February. This years theme 

Newsbrief: More than 205,000 saw the Las Canteras Bethelem sand nativity

The tenth edition of Nativity Sand Art on the beach of Las Canteras in the capital over the festive season broke its own record for visitors with 205,000 people coming to see the spectacle having raised more than €27,000 in donations,  an increase of 50,000 visitors and €10,000 from last year.

The Almond Blossom Festival in Tejeda

The almond blossom festival began in 1970, to show how proud they were of Tejeda

Danish movie filmed in Mogán released May

The Gran Canaria Film Commission this week visited the movie set for a Danish production

History of Rock comes to Las Palmas

Premièring this January in Las Palmas, from the hit creators of Symphonic Rhapsody of Queen.

Oakley College Head Master to receive MBE

The Principal of Gran Canaria’s Oakley College is to receive an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.

The Canary Weekend Tips 25-27 December

With the nordic peoples celebrating on Thursday, the English on Friday and the Spanish

XXI Fería de Artesania de Gran Canaria

More than 110 artisans will be presenting their work at the 21st Gran Canaria Craft Fair

The Canary Islands Music Festival

From 8 January to 12 February, classical music will play throughout the Islands.

XXXV Carrera Popular Maspalomas

The Boxing Day 35th  Solidarity Fun Run in Maspalomas on Saturday 26 December.

Traditional Canarian fiesta on Saturday

The “Romería de los Labradores” this weekend is the last such event of the year

The Canary Weekend Tips 11-13 December

With only two more shopping weeks until the seasonal holidays, there are lots of lovely little events

Win a wedding in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands Tourism Board is launching a campaign to attract visitors to celebrate their weddings

The poster for 2016 Maspalomas Carnival

The mayor of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Marco Aurélio Pérez,

New public square for El Pajar village

San Bartolomé de Tirajana is set to start construction of the new public square in El Pajar,