Monday, May 30, 2011

Día de Canarias - Canaries Day

Canaries DayMay 30th, is Día de Canarias or Canary Islands Day, which is a public holiday that celebrates "Canarianess" and remembers the anniversary of the first session of the autonomous Canary Islands Parliament, which took place on May 30th, 1983, when the Canary Islands gained greater powers of self-governance after the return to democracy in Spain.

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