Spanish holidays. Find the most important holidays in Spain & Latin America 2011. Las Fallas, San Fermin, Holy Week, Cervantino, Tomatina...
In Spain and Latin America there are celebrations in every month of the year. When we plan a trip to another country we want to submerge ourselves in the culture and learn about its traditions. This event calendar includes all of the most important holidays so that you can plan your trip and live Spanish.
Carnaval Internacional Puerto de la Cruz 2015 (Until February 22)
PUERTO DE LA CRUZ
The "Puerto de la Cruz International Carnival" will take place from February 1 to February 22. There will be numerous activities taking place over the course the three weeks such as: • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (2-4 February): Contest of Murgas from northern Tenerife along the Explanada del Muelle. Shows begin at 20:30. • Saturday, February 7: Grand final Contest of Murgas Explanada del Muelle. Shows begin at 20:30. • Sunday, February 8: Children's Carnival Queen Gala. In the Plaza de Europa at 17:00. • Thursday, February 12: Carnival Queen Gala. In the Plaza de Europa at 17:00. • Wednesday, February 18: Burial of the Sardine parade at 21:30 starting from the Avenida Colón and goes to the fishing pier. • Friday, February 20: Men's Marathon "Mascarita Ponte Tacón". This race is held over an obstacle course that winds through the streets of Puerto de la Cruz in which "mascaritas" (men dressed in drag) must wear shoes that have a heel no less than 4 inches (10cm) high. • Saturday, February 21: Grand Finale Parade • Every day for duration of Carnival at 22:00, there will be a dance in the Plaza del Charco. The dance will last throughout the night or until you body gives up! The oficial program guide to this year's Carnival in Puerto de la Cruz is available that the following web page: http://www.puertodelacruz.es/web/images/2015/PROGRAMA_OFICIAL_CARNAVAL_2015.pdf
Musical Matineé in Puerto de la Cruz
Puerto de la Cruz
As part of the Teatro Timanfaya's program of matinee concerts, soprano Beatriz Rodríguez Siverio will perfom accompanied on the piano by María Eugenia Jaubert. These two will perform Puccini, Verdi and other operatic composers. The concert will begin at 12:00.
Music Matineé in Puerto de la Cruz
Puerto de la Cruz
As part of the Teatro Timanfaya's program of matinee concerts, Socor Dúo (a cello and marimba duo) will perform the works of Saint Saëns, Villalobos and other contemporary composers.
Jorge Drexler, en Tenerife
Tickets are on sale now for the February 27 Jorge Drexler concert in Los Cristianos in Tenerife. Tickets for the concert, to take place at the Auditorio Infanta Leonor, are 17€. Drexler won two Latin Grammies for his song Universos Paralelos. He chose Arona to begin his tour of the Canary Islands with his show entitled Bailar en la Cueva.