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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in September & October

Having looked at the tradition of celebrating the Virgen del Carmen that takes place this month, I was asked by readers what other fiestas occur at this time of year. There are quite a lot for September as culture, tradition … Continue reading

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Corazones de Tejina (Hearts of Tejina) – Tenerife

The fiestas in honour of San Bartolomé last approximately 15 days culminating in the Corazones de Tejina that usually takes place on the last Sunday in August in Tejina. The program covers all kinds of events, cultural, sports, art, folklore, … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in August

La Esperanza Pilgrimage The entire town gets involved in the event that evokes the purest of Canarian culture. There are no shortage of traditional carts and livestock, Canarian food and wine on the first Sunday in August. Traditional Harvesting On … Continue reading

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Fiestas – Virgen del Carmen

Tenerife is famous for its all year round fiestas and parties and during these summer months, one of the main attractions is the Nuestra Señora de Carmen festival. The tradition began when fishermen and sailors adopted the Virgin as their … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in July

For anyone wishing to get a close look at the Island’s most deeply-rooted pilgrimage festivities, and delve into the bustling atmosphere there is no better time and during July. International Film Music Festival “FIMUCITÉ” There are melodies we remember thanks … Continue reading

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