Tag Archives: Events

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 March’17

The first weekend of Spring ahead and Summer will be an hour closer this Sunday

Events: “Traditions market”, 25-26 March in Playa de Mogán

The “Traditions Market”, Easter Edition, in Playa de Mogán

Events: Spring Handicrafts Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The seventh Faro de Maspalomas Spring Time Handcraft Fair

Million-Euro Rolex robbery in the South

Two gunmen robbed a well known jewelry store in the heart of Maspalomas

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 March’17

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

A Carnival Tragedy in Las Palmas

22 year old Jhonatan Orozco Calderón, originally from Columbia, died on Monday, March 6,

Carnival Costa Mogán 14-19 March 2017

Carnival Costa Mogán 2017 starts this Tuesday, March 14th. The theme for this year

The Canary Weekend Tips 10-12 March ’17

A hot ‘scorchio’ weekend ahead and also a very busy one with so many events, 

Las Palmas courts controversy, in Drag

Las Palmas 2017 Carnival’s 20th Drag Queen competition caught fire, figuratively speaking, last week.

2017 Maspalomas International Carnival

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 March 2017

Another Carnival filled weekend ahead as Las Palmas Carnival comes to an end 

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Two wild donkeys are causing a small internet sensation in a video recorded

Events: ‘Fiesta de la Papa’ in Firgas

A festival for the humble potato is to be celebrated in Firgas on the north of the island

30 minute police chase ends in shots fired

National Police arrested a man of about 30 years of age, on Sunday, after a 30 minute chase

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 February

It’s a perfect Carnival weekend ahead, though there is a small chance of rain on Sunday

British tabloid fakes turn up the fear (& BS)

The Spanish Home Office have vigorously denied rumours this evening of the government

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

At every Carnival a Grand Lady is elected and honoured as the elegant face

Man injured in Puerto Rico apartment fire

Emergency services were called to aid a man suffering minor injuries to his face and hands

The Canary weekend tips 10-12 February

….Carnival time has arrived and, with rain predicted, it could be a wet start for the festivities

3rd Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

San Agustín in Gran Canaria´s deep south will host its third Soul Festival,  28-30

Guide: Las Palmas Carnival 2017

The Carnaval de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, one of the most famous events in Spain

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 February 2017

February has arrived in a pink blaze of blooming blossoms; the first weekend

Events: Almond Blossom Festival Tejeda 2017

The almond blossom festival in Tejeda began in 1970

Events: Las Canteras beach timetravels

A re-creation of the capital’s past is to be staged on Las Canteras Beach, in Las Palmas

The Canary Weekend Tips 27-29 January

The last weekend in January ahead with Saturday marking the start of the “Year of the Rooster”

‘Europita Wurst’ 2017 Maspalomas Carnival

The Maspalomas International Carnival 2017, held 3-12 March will be celebrated

Events: Main events in Maspalomas 2017

The town hall representing Maspalomas Costa Canaria had a small stand at Fitur

International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

FITUR, The International tourism trade fair, touted as the global meeting point