Tag Archive: fiesta

Gran Canaria Romerias

The Romeria is one of the traditional customs enjoyed throughout Gran Canaria, and everyone can join in with the fun. A Romeria is a traditional pilgrimage, which every village and town will perform throughout the year. This fascinating Catholic celebration… (READ MORE)

Epiphany – Gran Canaria

Epiphany falls on January 5th every year in the Canary Islands. This is the day before King’s Day which is when the Canarian children get their Christmas presents. The streets will be decorated with lights and Christmas decorations and there… (READ MORE)

Labour Day in the Canaries

Labour day is known as “fiesta del trabajo” in Gran Canaria and all over Spain. This is a public holiday so expect everything except the tourist shops, bars and restaurants to be closed. Labour day falls on May 1st, which… (READ MORE)

WOMAD Las Palmas

WOMAD takes place between 12th and 15th November 2009, in Parque Santa Catalina, Las Palmas. WOMAD is the World of Music, Arts and Dance and this festival features artists from all over the world. WOMAD aims to create awareness of… (READ MORE)