Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Día de las Islas Canarias (Canary Islands’ Day)



Día de las Islas Canarias (Canary Islands’ Day), which this year takes place on Wednesday 30 May 2018, celebrates the first session of the Canary Islands Parliament, which took place on 30 May 1983. Now celebrated every year a public holiday and with traditional events, such as folk music, dancing, local gastronomy, as well as traditional Canarian sports, such as Juego del palo (stick-fighting) and Lucha Canaria (Canarian wrestling). Here's coverage of the celebrations from the Plaza del Cristo in Tacoronte.

Viva Canarias | Día de Canarias 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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