Friday, March 23, 2018

Something for the weekend: Los Loros Hillclimb, Earth Hour and Palm Sunday starts Holy Week



Los Loros Hillclimb

This weekend for Rally fans there's the Los Loros hillclimb on Saturday, 24 March 2018 on the TF- 523 in Arafo. [Map]

Hora del Planeta (Earth Hour)

And, as in the rest of the world, from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on Saturday, 24 March 2018 it is La Hora del Planeta 2018 (Earth Hour), the worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm on a specific day towards the end of March, as a symbol of commitment to the planet.

Semana Santa (Holy Week)

Semana Santa (Holy Week) begins on Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday) Sunday, 25th March.



Domingo de ramos (Palm Sunday) parade in Güímar



Eidted highlights of Holy Week Parades in La Orotava in 2017

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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