Friday, December 18, 2015

Carnival’s eyes on Cultural Heritage

THE annual Santa Cruz Carnival, which attracts hoards of visitors from all over the world, could become a national treasure.

The Culture Ministry has this week initiated proceedings for the spectacular fiesta – second in the world to the Rio festival only – to become part of the nation’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.

And Santa Cruz Council will next year present arguments to incorporate the Carnival on merit, popularity and uniqueness.

Carnival’s eyes on Cultural Heritage

Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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