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Events: Almond Blossom Festivities in Tejeda postponed to 9-11 February

Events: Almond Blossom Festivities in Tejeda postponed to 9-11 February

The 48th edition of Fiestas del Almendro en Flor Tejeda, one of the most popular festivities during the winter season on Gran Canaria is one of the most wonderful events to visit at this time of year. Almond trees blossoming up in the mountains daubing the beautiful spring scenery in an experience most definitely worth the drive along the islands oldest roads.

In the past 47 editions of “Fiesta del Almendro en Flor, Tejeda”, there have been countless people coming to Tejeda from around the island, from other islands, from the national territory and from other countries. This celebration, which started as a local party sponsored by tejedenses still young at that time, has grown in unimaginable ways, becoming what is today a benchmark in terms of esencia of canariedad, the essence of canarianism, expressed through music, dance, food, crafts and local autonomous sports.

Saturday 10 February “Dia de Turista”

For the fifth consecutive year, Tejeda continues to dedicate this day for tourists and for everyone that wants to enjoy all that this village, officially one the most beautiful villages in Spain, has to offer.
Starting from 10:30 on the main street , an Artisan fair and tastings of traditional Canarian tapas, with very affordable price of €1 as well as performances from different folk music groups
From 10:00 to 16:00 at Municipal Park Exhibition of animals: Hens, black pigs, sheep, goats and donkey walks
From 10:30 to 13:30 at Plaza de Ntra. Sra. Del Socorro Popular games for all ages
From 11:00 to 12:00 – In front of the Church Wrestling Exhibition by the Almogarén Fight Club
At 12:30 Plaza Ntra. Sra. Del Socorro : Musical performance by Yeray Rodríguez – Versos en Flor
At 16:30 from Cruz Blanca to Plaza Ntra. Sra. Del Socorro ; street parade with Gran Canaria band

Sunday 11 February 

From 10:00 The village of Tejeda, there will be a true sample of culture and Canarian tradition. Artisans, folkloric groups, ventorrillos, typical products of the area, everyone will meet from the early hours of the day setting up an authentic canvas whose most important element is the people who visit. The day will be enlivened by folkloric groups.

From 10:00 to 16:00 at Municipal Park Exhibition of animals: Hens, black pigs, sheep, goats and donkey walks
From 10:30 to 13:30 at Plaza de Ntra. Sra. Del Socorro Popular games for all ages
From 11:00 to 12:00 – In front of the Church Wrestling Exhibition by the Almogarén Fight Club
at 12:00 at the church : Solemn Eucharist. Offering of the products of the earth and the accompaniment of the music group “Aires del Nublo”.
at 14:30 Musical performance by ‘Beletén‘ at Plaza de Ntra. Sra. Del Socorro

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