Category Archives: Culture

Canarias Internacional Jazz Festival

The 24th International Canarian Jazz festival will include 32 concerts over 8 days on three islands and in five municipalities. 

Hospital San Roque charity golf

San Roque Hospital’s annual golf tournaments raised €6,740 for ACCM breast cancer association.

Canary Islands’ local elections results

In case you missed it, Saturday was an important day across the islands as all the newly elected mayors

Finca Festival Frantz & Friends in Monte León

Maspalomas Costa Canaria hosts the XVIII Franz & Friends Festival of chamber music from 2 to 12 July

Animayo2015

This is the festival’s 10th anniversary. The event, founded in Gran Canaria

The Canary weekend tips 24-26 April

Saturday 25 April , Esplanade Faro de Maspalomas VI Encuentro de Bandas de Música de San Bartolomé de Tirajana

The Mogán Culture Tent & Music in the streets

The Mogán Culture Tent 2015 (La Carpa de la Cultura y la Escuela de Música y Danza de Mogán) will be installed from the 10th to 12th April in the Pueblo de Mogán village

Maspalomas Quick Painting Contest

San Bartolomé de Tirajana have announced their first Quick Painting (Pintura Rápida) contest in Maspalomas,

New Sociocultural Center in Playa de Mogán

The new Municipal Sociocultural Centre for Playa de Mogán has been completed with several function rooms, open terraces, gardens and parking.

XVIII Feria de la Zafra is looking for a new poster

San Bartolomé de Tirajana has opened their annual poster contest for the annual Feria de la Zafra (Harvest Fair), the 18th of its kind,

International Bach Festival in Las Palmas, easter experience for classical music fans

The International Bach Festival is a joint project of several cultural organisations both from the Netherlands and from Gran Canaria.

Moscow Ballet in ExpoMeloneras with Swan Lake 10.4.

The Moscow Ballet returns to ExpoMeloneras on April 10th.

Friday will be an extraordinary day

Friday 20th of March will be a rare day on planet earth with 3 spectacular celestial events occurring one after the other: a Solar Eclipse, a New “Supermoon” and the Spring equinox. 

Gran Canaria’s Moda Calida Bridal Collection 2015

Las Palmas is buzzing this week with the launch of Gran Canaria’s 2015 Moda Calida Bridal Collection. 

The Canary Weekend Tips

14.3. PLAYA DE MOGÁN ‘Quick Painting contest’  Those wanting to take part can still register on the  day at the official stand in Plaza Rafael Neville right in the heart of Puerto de Mogán, at 8.30am. There is a registration fee of just 5€.     14.3. ARGUINEGUIN Classical concert at the harbour…

Playa de Mogán “Quick Painting” Contest 14 March

For all the painting enthusiasts! The popular Pintura Rápida Contest returns to the idyllic little port town of Puerto de Mogán this coming Saturday.  

Faro de Maspalomas Craft fair until March 8th

The special Cabildo de Gran Canaria Artisan Craft Fair

Join the Mogán Carnival Parade this saturday in Arguineguin

Feeling the Springtime spirit of celebration? Join the fiesta and main parade on a Carnival float through Arguineguin this Saturday the 7th of March. € 30/adult, under 16s just €15 and children under 1o €10 Price includes food, soft drinks and adult drinks If you want to join in , call Mari tel 655 45…

Maspalomas Carnival 2015 elect new queen

. Saturday Night at The Yumbo Centre, in Playa del Inglés enjoyed an explosion of sequins, rhythms with the distinct flavour of Gay París to the colourful back drop if the newly named “Faron Rouge de Maspalomas” with six candidates parading before an ecstatic Queen´s Gala crowd hosted by Spanish national television presenter Ibán Padrón and…

E.JMcTaggART’s “The Archives” wins the Premio

Elsa Jean McTaggart ‘The Archives’ The Photograph entitled ‘The Archives’ by Elsa Jean McTaggart, has been selected for the Premio Award

Maspalomas PRIDE 2015

Maspalomas PRIDE 2015 have announced many of their main events for this year’s annual community celebration

Mogán had highest occupancy in Spain

The southern municipality of Gran Canaria, Mogán, continues to be a favourite destination in the winter season.

2nd “Tapas Street Market” in Arguineguín this Friday

Calle Miguel Marrero in Arguineguín,  is once again set to become a Boulevard of gastronomic delights

New Year’s Eve in Gran Canaria’s South

As another New Year approaches, many will be looking for something appropriate to ring out the old,