Month: January 2020

Romerias 2020 – Festivals in Gran Canaria

A Traditional Festival "Romerias" are a tradition that is cultivated with lots of fun and enthusiasm! They actually are pilgrimages with a religious background in honor of the patrons or saints. In the fun-loving Canaries, however, "Romerias" have adopted a folk festival character. The ceremonies are usually opened in a traditional manner with a Catholic mass at the local church. Right afterwards the procession in honor of the patron saint…