Die faszinierenden kulturellen Veranstaltungen auf den Kanarischen Inseln

The fascinating cultural events in the Canary Islands

The fascinating cultural events in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are a true paradise for culture and art lovers. Each island has its own charm and a wealth of events ranging from traditional festivals to modern art exhibitions. In this blog article we will take you on a journey through the most fascinating cultural events taking place in the different Canary Islands.


  1. Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival (February) - The famous Santa Cruz Carnival is one of the largest and liveliest in the world, attracting thousands of visitors every year.
  2. Festival Boreal (September) - This world music and arts festival offers a unique blend of cultural performances, workshops and environmental activities.
  3. Romería de San Marcos (April) - A traditional pilgrimage festival in honor of Saint Mark, where participants parade through the streets in traditional costume.
  4. Noche en Blanco (November) - A special night when the town of La Laguna opens its doors to culture, art and music and the streets are lit up with a sea of ​​people dressed in white.
  5. Festival de Música Antigua y Barroca de Garachico (November) - A tribute to ancient and baroque music in the picturesque town of Garachico, with concerts in historic buildings and churches.

Grand Canary:

  1. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival (February) - A colorful and lively festival that celebrates the pride and joie de vivre of the islanders.
  2. Festival Internacional de Cine de Las Palmas (March-April) - A prestigious film festival showcasing independent and avant-garde films from around the world.
  3. Fiesta de la Rama (August) - A traditional festival in Agaete where participants cut branches from trees and carry them in procession to the church.


  1. Feria Insular de Artesanía (May) - A fair that celebrates Canarian handicrafts and showcases local artisans and their products.

La Palma:

  1. Fiestas Lustrales de La Palma (every five years in August) - A special festival that takes place every five years and celebrates island culture with processions, performances and fireworks.

All Islands:

  1. Semana Santa (Holy Week) (March or April) - A week of religious celebrations and processions depicting the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  2. Dia de Canarias (Canary Day) (30 May) - The day when the Canary Islands celebrate their autonomy, with numerous cultural events and activities taking place across the islands.
  3. Festival Internacional de Música de Canarias (Canary Islands International Music Festival) (January-February) - A major music festival showcasing artists from different musical genres across the islands.
  4. Festival Internacional de Jazz y Más Heineken (Heineken International Jazz and More Festival) (July) - A jazz festival that also includes other music genres and is held throughout the Canary Islands.
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