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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tenerife Rally Calendar 2017


Following the celebration of the Extraordinary Assembly of the Federación Interinsular de Automovilismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (FIASCT) on Saturday, January 21st, the Motor Sports Calendar for the 2017 Season has been published. 

Rallys

 

- 8th April - Rally Sprint Atogo
- 22nd April - Rally Orvecame Norte
- 13th May - Rally Villa de Adeje
- 24th June - Granadilla Rally
- 29th July - City of La Laguna Rally
- 21st October - Rally Isla Tenerife

Hill Climbs

 

- 11th March - El Tanque
- 10th June - Guía de Isora
- 17th June - Tamaimo
- 1st July - Güímar
- 23rd September - La Guancha
- 7th October - Arona - La Escalona
- 11th November - Arico


Some new routes and timings from previous years. The federation issue the notice that all dates are subject to change. You can download the full calendar here (PDF)



Sunday, January 01, 2017

Tenerife Fiestas in January 2017


Managing the ox team at San Antonio Abad in Buenavista del Norte

The month begins with the much awaited annual visit of of Los Reyes (The Three Kings) on night of January 5th and January 6th is a public holiday everywhere in Spain and the Canary Islands as Epiphany is the biggest family day of the holiday season.

As well as national, regional and island-specific public holidays, each municipality in Tenerife also has its own local public holidays, when town halls and businesses will be closed. Those falling in January 2017 are as follows:




As for celebrations, the following fiestas will be taking place on the island this month:

  • 17th January - Fiestas of San Antonio Abad in Arona, Buenavista del Norte, Güímar, La Florida (La Orotava) and Los Silos. [1]
  • 21st January - Fiestas of San Sebastián in Adeje
  • 22nd January - Fiestas of San Antonio Abad in Icod de Los Vinos
  • 22nd January - Fiestas of San Sebastián in Los Realejos

[1] Although the saint's day is January 17th, the main events of the fiesta, the livestock fair and processions, are most likely to take place over the weekend of 14th / 15th January 2017. We'll add more specific dates if we hear of them.


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