Finally it is FRIDAY !! Time to relax ? Oh no, there is no time to chill this weekend.
This seems to be the weekend everything happens and thank god the calima is ending on Saturday !!!
Fiestas Del Carmen starts in Arguineguin tonight FRIDAY at 21:30 with gala queen election and late night party. Saturday 13th July at 18:00 in the church square, it is the celebration of Romeria. Get dressed in the lovely traditional Canarian dress and the celebration continues later on at 23.30h in the market square. You will be abel to buy drinks and food, so bring some cash 🙂
The festival which started in 1992, has musicians and groups most representative of jazz from all the different eras and countries playing the most diverse jazz styles. Meaning that you don’t have to be a jazz-fanatic or anything. However, here you have the chance to see proper good musicians preforming proper good music !!!
It all happens in beautiful Las Palmas in different venues, some concerts are free and some you will have to hurry up and get a ticket for.
If you have visited Gran Canaria before or are living here, you know it seem to always be a fiesta of some sort down here.
In Arguineguín and Puerto de Mogán the Fiestas del Carmen in July are very important. This is when the local residents take the statue of the Virgin Mary in a maritime procession from one end of the coastline of the municipality to the other, with a multitude of boats specially decorated for the occasion following the procession.
And THIS year it is the 100 anniversary. ( 1913 – 2013 )
However, DO NOT MISS the famous water parade “Bajada de la Rama ” on Saturday 20th July !!!!!!! Meet up at the park PINO SECO in Arguineguin (the street down from Hiper Dino ) at 18:00 o´clock ! Bring some drinks and prepare to get WET !!!
A little tip : put your mobile phone, money etc. in plastic bags with a zipper 😉
A few days ago all the media down on Gran Canaria was writing about the joy of the heatwave ending…..today we got ANOTHER one!!!
This is just the 7 th one this year, no stress ! By all means, we all CHOOSE to live here and it is an Island with one of the best clima, but heatwaves/calimas/siroccos …yeah they get a bit too HOT for most people. Even for those who are born here.
❤ A I R C O N D I T I O N ❤
Whatever you are doing today and however you are feeling you need to watch this video!!! It is hilarious !!
It will definitely put you in a better mood and probably make you forget about the heat for about 18 minutes 😉