• San Juan Solstice Hoguera Bonfire

    Celebra San Juan respetando el Medioambiente · Celebrate a sustainable Summer Solstice

    San Juan es una de las fiestas más tradicionales y especiales del verano. ¿Quién no disfruta con una buena hoguera frente al mar? Pero la celebración no debe estar reñida con el medioambiente, y este año es especialmente importante. La noche de San Juan habrán marea alta a partir de las 02:00 de la mañana. ¿Qué significa esto? Que todo lo que no recojamos nosotros al terminar nuestra fiesta, se lo va a llevar el mar y afectará a nuestros fondos marinos y a nuestra fauna. Por eso, recuerda recoger y llevarte todo lo que no quieras encontrarte cuando te bañes en el mar. ¡No le fastidien el San Juan al mar!…

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  • Hogueras-de-San-Juan

    St. John festivities / Fiestas de San Juan

    St. John is one of the most popular festivities on the catholic calendar. The St. John’s bonfires are a tradition that have pagan origin, as a celebration of the beginning of the summer season. Anyhow, the fact is that it is still a reason to celebrate and make bonfires on the beach, an activity that has fascinated humankind since they first discovered fire (probably). This is a list of the events that will take place along the island on the following days:

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  • San Marcos Bonfires at Agulo today / Hogueras de San Marcos hoy en Agulo

    Tonight Agulo town center will shine with the lighting of the bonfires carefully placed on arrow in front of the village church. It is a yearly celebration to commemorate Saint Marcos. In the popular festivity, one of the remaining oldest traditions of The Canary Islands, the fires will be part of a particular hurdle race when jumped by those willing to test their speed and agility against the fire. Drums and “chácaras”, a local type of “castagnette”, put the rhythm to the race. The typical quietness of the village gives way to color, sounds and lights on a magical night.

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