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The Canary Guide Weekend Tips 24-26 August 2018

The Canary Guide Weekend Tips 24-26 August 2018

A hot August weekend ahead and many summer events are going on around the island. Recommended places to visit are Teror and Agaete during this weekend, and these are some of the many highlights…

 

23-26 AUGUST, AGAETE
FIESTAS DE LAS NIEVES – BIOAGAETE CULTURAL SOLIDARIO

The Festival Bio@gaete Cultural Solidario, was conceived with the ultimate goal of helping those who need it most, thanks to the collaboration of all participants. Each year, several causes are proposed, among which one that will receive primary benefit from the annual edition of the event is selected. During the festival there is music, workshops, children’s activities, more music, markets, dancing, crafts and did I mention more music and them some. You can see the full program ( not the easiest to read =) HERE ( in Spanish )


FRIDAY 24, MOGÁN
‘Tu mejor puesta de Sol’.

Las Marañuelas beach in Arguineguín will host the ‘Your best sunset‘ Summer Sports activity. You can enjoy the following classes directed and all of them free of charge, at the following times:

· 20:00 – 20:25: LusanFit; Cardiobox; Aquabox
· 20:30 – 20:55: Zumba
· 21:00 – 21:25: Yoga

 

 


25-26 AUGUST, TEROR
FIESTAS DEL PINO

Teror is the place to visit during this weekend with  Patron Saint of Gran Canaria “Fiesta del Pino” festivities just getting going at the moment.

The Teror main town hosts a refreshing proposal, on Saturday and Sunday, that offers the public the opportunity to enjoy some of the most innovative and fun shows of puppets, theatre, circus, music, humour and dance.

The “En Pie” (on foot) International Festival of Street Art consolidates this sixth edition, with a fortnight of performances, workshops and concerts for the whole family, to be held in various areas of the historic centre. Children, young and old will be able to enjoy magnificent street performances and shows coming from different parts around Spain. The music will be centred around  ‘La Bandita’, Patricia Muñoz and ‘Salvapantallas’, on Saturday and the locally popular music group ‘Overbooking, on Sunday.

On Saturday, The International Street art Festival ‘en Pie
12:00 puppet shows at Plaza del Pino,
13:15 Concert of “La Bandita” at Plaza del Pino,
16:00 workshops at Plaza Teresa de Bolívar,
17:30 Street parades “La Familia Pi” Calle Real of the Plaza,
18:00 a show  “el sastrecillo valiente” (the brave little tailor)  at Plaza de Sintes I (next to the Auditorium),
19:30 The Bella tour (BCN) Paseo Glez Díaz. Boulevard space,
21:00 everything fits. Inc. UpArte (Valencia) | Sintes Square II.,
22:00 gracias … un beso by Omayra Cazorla (Gran Canaria) at Plaza del Pino,
23:00 Concert “Los 80 a mi manera” with Patricia Muñoz. (GC) at Alameda Pío XII.. ,
00:30 Concert of “salvapantallas”. (GC) at Alameda Pío XII

On Sunday, 11:00 and 12:00 “Morirse es un error”. Alumnado de Teatro EMM Candidito (GC),
12:00 Whose Hair dares. Osadía. (Barcelona) Plaza del Pino,
13:00 animación on Calle Real. From
12:00 to 14:00 Latin dance workshops , Plaza Teresa de Bolívar.
14:30 Concert by “overbooking”. Alameda Pío XII.,
17:00 Piratas al Caribe. Timaginas Teatro (Tenerife). Plaza de Sintes I (junto al Auditorio),
17:30 Whose Hair dares. Osadía. (Barcelona) Plaza del Pino o Plaza Pío XII.,
18:30 desequilibrio Urbano. Karkocha (Chile)Plaza del Pino.
20:00  diábolo Clásico Metal. Infoncundibles (Madrid/Sevilla) Plaza de Sintes II.,
21:00  Comedian Kike Pérez show. Multitracks (Tenerife) at Plaza del Pino.

On Sunday a Cattle Fair at Finca de Osorio from 10:00-15:00. The Cattle Fair of the Pine will have demonstrations of threshing, Roman plowing, planting, donkey rides, exhibition of agricultural machinery, a sample of black canary pig, shepherd’s jump, shearing and milking. Traditional workshops for children. Samples of craftsmanship in the field of agriculture and livestock. Musical performance of La Parranda de Teror.

 


25-26 AUGUST, MELENARA, TELDE
FIESTAS DE MELENARA 

The festivities in the seaside neighbourhood of Melenara in Telde will come to an end this Sunday.

On Saturday, the big night, with the spectacular firework show at the beach of Melenara at midnight.
The City Council and the public transport companies of Telde have agreed on a plan to facilitate access to the beach of Melenara this Saturday, where there will be one of the best attended events of the municipality, the pyrotechnic spectacle of the festivities of this coastal neighbourhood.

On Sunday, the maritime – land procession starts at 18.00 (a good place to be is at the beach of Melenara ) and later, the Gala, starting at 21:30 will end the 2018 festivities.

 


EVERY DAY in AUGUST, MOGÁN
ANGRY BIRDS ACTIVITY PARK – SUMMER ACTIVITIES 

Simmer Saturdays Hawaiian Summer Fiesta
12.00 Hawaiian workshop – make your own Hawaiian garland – all materials are provided you just need to bring your imagination!
14:30 Limbo Competition – How low can you go? Will you be our limbo champion?
15:30 Foam party – a bubble fuelled tropical Luau – Abubbloha!
17:00 Star appearance of our Angry Bird – RED

18:30 Face Painting – Let our Angry Birds artists turn you into whichever character you desire.

Summer Sundays: Sports! at the Angry Birds Activity Park Gran Canaria


Artenara, Gran Canaria’s highest village is celebrating “Virgen de la Cuevita” festivities. Saturday at 12:00 foam party at the football field with the solidarity €2 entry.  Sunday is the main fiesta day. Good place to visit is Plaza de San Matias and in the evening a fireworks

 

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