The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian [...]
Tag: Gran Canaria festivals
Masdanza, the Canaries International Contemporary Dance Festival, has been held on the island of Gran Canaria since 1996. An event consolidated over the years, it gained international status for its sixth edition and is now open to creators of all nationalities. Over the course of several days, audiences can see a variety of dance performances [...]
The Canary Islands International Jazz Festival is held in a range of venues such as town squares and theatres throughout the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, La Palma and Lanzarote.
The Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Theatre and Dance Festival has been held in this city on the Canary Islands since 1996. Theatre and dance companies from different parts of the world come together at this summer event to present their latest pieces.
It is a musical event that pays tribute to the internationally famous Canaries tenor Alfredo Krauss, born in Las Palmas in 1927, with various opera productions from the great composers. The programme includes the first performances of various operas, along with other high quality pieces, performed by top-level Spanish and international musicians, with a spectacular [...]