Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Traditional Fiestas in El Tanque

Iglesia de San Antonio de Padua, El Tanque (Tenerife)

San Antonio Abad, the nearest weekend after 17th January.
San José, 19th March.
Fiestas de San Alejo, the final days of April and 1st May.
San Antonio de Padua, 13th June.
Virgen del Buen Viaje, 31st August.
Nuestra Señora del Coromoto, a festivity that's popular with those who have at some point had to abandon their homes to go to live and work in Venezuela.
Santísimo Cristo del Calvario, third weekend in October.
San Isidro Labrador, in the middle of the month of May.
Nuestra Señora de la Begoña, first week of June.
San José, third weekend in September.
Nuestra Señora de la Milagrosa, second week of October.

Photo By Liam Moloney [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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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