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COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

While the current state of emergency continues, all large gatherings and events are off. Any future dates listed on this site, therefore, are subject to cancellation or change and we will update, where we can, when information is made available. In the meantime, we reckon wherever you are, you might appreciate some distraction from the situation and, to that end, we'll continue to post pretty pictures and videos.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Comparsa Danzarines Canarios

Danzarines Canarios at the Opening Parade on 1 March 2019

One of my favourite components of carnival, comparsas in Santa Cruz de Tenerife are said to be similar to the Brazillian Carnival Blocks, but actually appear to have more in common with the dancing, marching and drumming Samba Schools that have a strong community basis and are traditionally associated with a particular neighborhood.

Central Santa Cruz, right by the cruise ship port, is where Comparsa Danzarines Canarios have their headquarters. They were formed in 1971. 



Danzarines Canarios | Comparsas adultas | Carnaval S/C Tenerife 2019

Find out more about Santa Cruz Carnival 2020which will take to the streets between Friday, 21st February 2020 and Sunday, 1st March 2020. 

All events are liable to change beyond our control.

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