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Ancient ceremony of bathing of the goats

A huge crowd gathered in Puerto de la Cruz to watch a revived ancient ceremony, the bathing of the goats. This was one of the last acts for the celebrations of the festival of San Juan.

La Orotava wants fiestas to win status of international tourist interest

La Orotava is to officially request that the municipality’s Fiestas be declared of International Tourist Interest. In 1965, they received the title of Celebrations of Tourist ...Full Article

Busy Night of San Juan marred by Santa Cruz incident

Tenerife firefighters were shocked when they were stoned by vandals during celebrations on the island for the Night of San Juan. On a busy night, they ...Full Article

Granadilla feast of colour and flowers

Tradition and colour filled the streets on the occasion of the festival of Corpus Christi in Granadilla de Abona. The streets of the municipality became for ...Full Article

Tenerife link to shocking voodoo prostitution gang

A Nigerian network of trafficking and sexual exploitation of women in Spain had a base in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, police have confirmed following raids in ...Full Article

A greener and more colourful La Orotava

La Orotava is getting greener, thanks to a new programme organised by the local council. In the coming months, various projects will be carried out as ...Full Article

New name, new theme for La Pinta hotel

The popular four-star La Pinta hotel in Costa Adeje is undergoing a major facelift to appeal to the family market. A project is also being planned ...Full Article

Graffiti artists sought to paint huge wall, lawfully!

A local council in the north of Tenerife is actively seeking the best graffiti experts in the Canary Islands to join in a totally lawful project. ...Full Article

Santa Cruz “very unhappy” with lack of new schools in city

Santa Cruz city council says the capital needs new schools and has offered to help finance them. “We are aware of the lack of supply in ...Full Article

Residents urged to view blueprint for San Miguel

Residents of San Miguel de Abona are being urged to make their views known over the future shape of the municipality. A public exhibition is still ...Full Article
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