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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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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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Fiestas de San Juan

The summer solstice is celebrated by many European countries and nowhere more than in Tenerife. The festival of San Juan is one of the most deeply rooted cultural events and takes place right across the island.  In the south particularly popular … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in May

Every month of the year there is some fiesta, pilgrimage or party taking place in Tenerife and the people invite you to join them in celebrating all of their festivities and traditions. Mueca Festival The International Festival of Art on … Continue reading

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Las Burras of Güímar

For those seeking a unique and very a different, Carnival event, head to Güímar, for Las Burras de Güímar. Instead of the normal burial of the sardine, the people in the municipality of Güímar celebrate with a relatively new carnival … Continue reading

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