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Traditional festival ”Romería de San Marcos“ in Tegueste

Montag, September 1st, 2008

Tenerife’s art, music or film festivals are famous all around the world. The unique combination of sunny weather, live music, spectacular landscapes and first of all the great fun is common for this island.

Additionally, a lot of festivals in tenerife promote folk and rural traditions. For example “romeria festivals“ are a well-known-way to honor different patron saints.

The ”Romería de San Marcos“ ist one of the most popular traditional festivals. It takes … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Culture, Festivals, Tegueste

The Great Tenerife Fireball

Donnerstag, März 15th, 2007

It happened nearly 12 years ago but people still recall it today – the Great Tenerife Fireball of 1995.

Thousands saw it, mostly in the east and north of the island, describing a brilliant fireball that flashed across the night sky shortly after 10pm.

It happened on Sunday May 7 and hundreds of people called the Canarian Institute of Astrophysics (IAC) seeking an explanation of the phenomenon.

Because it happened at a weekend there were many witnesses to the unusual … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, La Laguna, Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tegueste
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