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Gay-maspalomas, the gay scene on Gran Canaria

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

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 “Gay-maspalomas, the gay scene on Gran Canaria”

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

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 “The auditory of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria”

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

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. The festival takes place every year in November.

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

WOMAD Music Festival

For the past eight years, the Parque de Santa Catalina – a city square close to spectacular the Playa de las Canteras beach – has … Read the rest “Music festival WOMAD (World of Music and Dance)”

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

Big Fiesta on San Juan

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

San Juan Bonfire

Don’t get alarmed, if you are on holiday on Gran Canaria in June, if the entire island seems to be submerged in chaos with bonfires everywhere. We are neither under attack nor have been hit by a meteor shower.

I higly recomend you, wherever you are on the isle, but specially those near to the Playa del Ingles (San Bartolomé) and the Canteras Beach (Las Palmas) to visit these beaches around 12:00 PM.

Like every … Read the rest “Big Fiesta on San Juan”

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Las Palmas, Pictures, Places to visit, Playa del Inglés, San Bartolomé

Dia de Canarias

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Tomorrow,

May 30th is the ‘dia de canarias‘, that is literally, the canaries day. The ‘dia de canarias’ celebrates the aniversary of the first session of the canarian parliament held in 1983, 10 months after we were publicly declared an autonomous region.

A lot of municipalities decorate the streets and organize special events. I would like to focus on th municipality of Mogan, where there’ll be a lot of interesting things done. Today will be the official start … Read the rest “Dia de Canarias”

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Places to visit, Trips
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