Category Archives: Culture

Newsbrief: 15% more homeless people

The estimated number of homeless people in the Canary Islands has increased this year by 15%

The Canary Weekend Tips 27-29 November

With Christmas fast approaching, “Black Friday” is always a good day to get some shopping done.

Alfredo Kraus – man behind the building

Yesterday, Gran Canaria celebrated the 88th anniversary of the birth of the great tenor Alfredo Kraus

Hotel Santa Catalina’s 125th anniversary

The Hotel Santa Catalina, now owned by the City of Las Palmas, celebrated its 125th anniversary

4th San Agustín Charity Fun Run

The 4th San Agustín solidarity Carrera Popular Fun Run, is held today (Sunday 8 November)

Gran Canaria Walking festival Weekend

GRAN CANARIA WALKING FESTIVAL 2015 ROUTES Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2015

30th ARC prepares to set sail this Sunday

This November, over 260 boats and 1250 people will take part in the 30th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, 

Wine, cheese & honey fair in Maspalomas

The sixth regional Canarian wine, cheese and honey fair will be held this year on the Maspalomas 

Winter time, clocks go back on 25 October

In The Canary Islands the time change is on 25 October at 02:00 am to 01:00 am.

La Palma getting a Large Size Telescope

Friday, October 9th, at five o’clock in the afternoon, saw the stone laying ceremony for the biggest 

XXV Bahía del Pajar photo competition

The 25th edition of photography contest is now open. Whether professional or amateur

Stephen Hawkings in The Canaries again

World famous scientist Stephen Hawking met The President of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo,

Walking The Walk – With Lilly Rikhter

The road emerges under the steps of the one who walks. Trainer, nutritionist, psychologist

The Canary Weekend Tips 4-6 September

Plenty to do on Gran Canaria this weekend, the last before school begins again.

Gran Canaria: 42 migrants make landfall

The usually tranquil Playa Las Carpinteras was the scene of a humanitarian effort last night

An important month of Fiesta del Pino in Teror

The Fiesta of Nuestra Señora del Pino (Our Lady of the Pine) is the most important event in Teror

The first organic bananas from La Aldea

Nine hectares of organic bananas were planted just over a year ago in the small west coast town 

Lopesan growing their own seasonal fruits

The Finca Veneguera (now owned by Lopesan), caters to the group’s hotels with seasonal fruits.

The Canary weekend tips 21-23 August

This weekend has a whole raft of wonderful events on offer, your only problem will be trying to see them all!

5th Bio@gaete Festival 21-23 August

The 5th Bio@gaete Cultural Solidarity Festival 2015 is to be held 20-23 August in Puerto de las Nieves 

Mogán joins Medianías Commonwealth

Mogán council has approved the municipality joining the Intermunicipal Commonwealth of Medianías.

The Canary weekend tips 14-16 August

With the peculiar weather going on the very best recommended weekend tip is even more peculiar one

8th Artisan Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The 8th Artisan Craft Fair at the lighthouse of Maspalomas this year marks FEDAC’s 25th anniversary

The Canary Weekend tips 31 July – 2 August

We know you got Soul! If you didn’t you wouldn’t be here!! An awesome weekend to visit the sunny south 

Unlicenced ‘RedIndian Festival’ Warning:

The “RedIndian Festival” planned for 8 August at the ageing Sioux City does not have the necessary permits

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 July

With a scorching weekend ahead here is our little selection of some of the best things to go and see…

3rd Maspalomas Trumpet festival

The III International Maspalomas Trumpet Festival on 26-31 July is becoming one of the most prestigious

San Agustín Soul Festival starts 31 July

San Agustin will host the first Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul ‘Poretta’ Soul Festival

Wind & Waves Festival Windsurf World Cup

2015 Windsurf World cup & Festival in Pozo Izquierdo 11-19 July This coming Saturday,

Residents FREE in to the Castle

The Las Palmas town hall is offering residents free entry to the Castillo de Mata