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Gay-maspalomas, the gay scene on Gran Canaria

Monday, January 21st, 2013

On the homepage gay-maspalomas.com you can find lots of information about gay scene on the isle. You can rent a special accommodation. You can find special hotels and apartments, which are gay friendly. The sense of this page is to help gay people to spend their holiday on the isle without being observed or discriminated by other tourists.

We want to underline that it’s got nothing to do with a pornographic association or something similar, it is … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Beaches, Cultural Events, Events, Mapalomas, Nightlife, Tourism

My Journey to Gran Canaria Island

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

In the last years i travelled many times to Gran Canaria island. The island is one of the most beautiful places at the canary islands.

The capital of Gran Canaria Island is Las Palmas, the same name is used for the Airport at witch every tourist arrives.

I stayed in a 2 Star categorized apartment and also in a 3 star categorized apartment. If you would like to have cheap holidays, its the best to book … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: Cultural Events, Mapalomas, Nightlife, Playa del Inglés, Tourism

The auditory of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

The auditory of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria of Gran Canaria is located at the nothwestern end of Las Canteras beach, next to the convention centre opposite the Las Arenas shopping centere with it’s modern design.

It is named after Alfredo Kraus, a famous spanish tenor who died in 1999 and was considered to be one of the last Grandseigneurs of opera. Designed by the architect Oscar Tusquets and the sculptor Juan Bordes it was first opened on December … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Events, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Music festival WOMAD (World of Music and Dance)

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

If you would like to listen to faboulus live music from all over the world, you should not miss the famous World of Music, Art and Dance (WOMAD) festival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

WOMAD festivals take place in over 20 countries, on 4 continents.



For the past eight years, the Parque de Santa Catalina – a city square close to spectacular the Playa de las Canteras beach – has been the heart of the festival in Las Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Events, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Recomendable

“The branch” without branches

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

One of the most famous,

if not the most famous, ‘fiesta’ on Gran Canaria is “La Rama“, which literally means ‘the branch’ but is at the same time short for “La Bajada de la Rama” or ‘the descent of the branch’, is held every year in August 4th, which would be tomorrow.

Traditionally the celebration is about going up the valley of Agaete dancing to the sound of a marching band, getting some tree branches, … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Events, Funny/Curious news, Local news, Recomendable
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