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The Canary Information #WeekendTips 22-24 July 2022 : The Canary

• 22-25 July, Gáldar
• 540º Fiestas Mayores de Santiago

Gáldar is celebrating one of many important fiestas of the city, the 540th Fiestas Mayores de Santiago de los Caballeros, Saint James of the Knights between 8-27 July 2022. After two years of the coronavirus pandemic, the Main Festivals of Santiago return with probably the most conventional and standard occasions such because the pilgrimage, the battle of flowers, La Rama, the evening of the fireworks, the live performance of the municipal band, the procession, the cattle truthful, the horse race and the election of Guayarmina and Bentejuí can be celebrated. See extra data for the festivities The Canary Information HERE!


This really is a festive weekend to not be missed!  Tuesday 26 July is a financial institution vacation in Gáldar – Festivities of Santa Ana, the co-patron saint of the municipality.

On Friday, a extremely popular and vigorous parade via the streets of town centre from 21:00, that includes embellished paper horses and large dolls.

The parade goes from Plaza San Sebastian to the principle church the place the Burning of Wheels of Fireplace Horses creates a spectacle.  Tradicional Volcán Anunciador fireworks show from the highest of the Gáldar mountain at 23:00, adopted by a road celebration with orchestra Armonía Present and Eventus DJ on Plaza de Santiago. 

On Saturday, the institutional act of twinning with the city of Machico (in Madeira, Portugal) can be held at 19:00 on the City Corridor Theatre, at 21:00 the Municipal Band live performance with the participation of the Chelys Odalys Choir within the Plaza de Santiago, at 22:30 The Nice Parade of Carriages will journey via the streets of the historic centre.

From 23:30 the DN7 Pageant will begin in La Quinta with the celebs of La Reina del Circulate. (Tickets out there @

There can be Eucharists at 12:00 and 19:30 on that day.

On Sunday, the V Pilgrimage of Gran Canaria begins with the Iglesia Parroquial Nuestra Señora del Pilar within the Guanarteme neighbourhood of the capital from 07:00 within the morning within the route of the Matriz Temple of Santiago de Los Caballeros.
– At 12:00 the bells will ring with the launch of salvos within the Temple of Santiago, the place the Eucharist will happen at 9:00, 11:00 and 18:00.
– At 17:00 Bajada de la Rama de Santiago begins within the Plaza de La Montaña. The pre-hispanic throwback that now precedes most Gran Canaria non secular days, bringing tree branches down from the hills to the procession.
– at 21:00, the live performance by Maikel Delacalle and La Pantera begins in La Quinta.
– At midnight the bells will ring once more however this time additionally within the historic parishes of the municipality earlier than the Foremost Temple of Santiago the place an audiovisual and drone present will wow the crowds along with the nice fireworks show at midnight.

Monday is the Feast of Santiago de Los Caballeros
– The day begins with the Diana Floreada at 05:00. Subsequent, an early Eucharist for pilgrims at 8:00 and 10:00.
– at 11:40 from the City Corridor, the civic procession will happen with the switch of the Royal Banner Below Mazas, presided over by the municipal company, to the Foremost Church of Santiago, the place at 12:00 the Eucharist will start presided over by the Bishop of the Diocese of the Canary Islands, José Mazuelos.

– At 13:00, the non secular magna procession is widely known via the streets of the city centre and at 18:00 a brand new Eucharist will happen.
– At 19:00 within the environment of the Plaza de Santiago, the Battle of Flowers will happen on Plaza de Santiago
– the festive day concludes with the live performance by Antonio José at 21:00 on the cultural place La Quinta and a road celebration at 23:00 on plaza de Santiago with the orchestra Panamaribe.

540º Fiestas Mayores de Santiago – Gáldar




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