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Fireworks: Pyrotechnic Festival in Los Realejos

Mittwoch, Mai 2nd, 2007

Big bangs for big bucks

With a massive budget of 162,000 euros, the May celebrations at Los Realejos in the north of Tenerife are spectacular to say the least.

The fiesta programme of events began on the end of April and some, notably the sports tournaments, continue until the end of May.

But the one event that draws extraordinary crowds to the town is the Exhibicí­on Pirotécnica.

Two rival manufacturers supply the fireworks for the late-night display, which is … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Festivals, Los Realejos

Easter: Holy Week with grand processions

Samstag, März 31st, 2007

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the most important week in the religious calendar in Tenerife, the start of Semana Santa, Holy Week, or  Easter Week.

Easter celebrations in Tenerife are known for their magnificent processions, which take place all over the island throughout the week, though the ones in La Laguna, La Orotava and Puerto de la Cruz are among the grandest.

If you find this interesting, why not making easter holidays in tenerife?

As the … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: Costa Adeje, Festivals, Garachico, Guimar, La Laguna, La Orotava, Los Realejos, Puerto de la Cruz