Tag Archives: San Isidro

What is a Romeria?

Islanders look forward to their ‘romerias’, they are part of Canary culture, a time when colour and joy fill the streets of towns and villages. They are usually in honour of some saint who has either helped the locals with … Continue reading

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Romería in La Orotava

It is almost June, the year is flying by, and once again, here on Tenerife the local folk will dress up in their finest costumes on 5th June to celebrate in La Orotava. Known as La Romería de San Isidro … Continue reading

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Mueca International Festival of Street Art

The Mueca Festival is already gearing up for its next edition. The art show in the streets of Puerto de la Cruz will be held from 12th to 15th May. In November when registration opened 201 applications were received, more than half … Continue reading

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The Rogation of the Virgin

Every April, the statue of the Virgin of the Incarnation, is carried from the Santa Ursula Church in Adeje to the hermitage of San Sebastián in La Caleta, the original home of the Virgin. This procession has been taking place for … Continue reading

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Art in San Isidro

Everyone knows I’m a push-over when it comes to sculptures.  Whether it is the works of art in the Parque García Sanabria in the islands capital or if I visit other countries they are always high on my list and I must, … Continue reading

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