Tag: culture

  • Auditorio Alfredo Kraus in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Auditorio Alfredo Kraus in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    At the most southern point of Playa de Las Canteras, right next to Playa La Cicer (the surf beach), you’ll find the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus. It might remind you of a lighthouse, which is exactly how the Spanish architect Óscar Tusquets designed it; the auditorio is there to protect the beach of Las Canteras. It […]

  • Where to find cultural events in Las Palmas

    Where to find cultural events in Las Palmas

    Gran Canaria is quite popular for sports activities, but also has a lot of culture and (cultural) events to offer. It’s impossible for me to share a list here and keep it updated, especially since dates and venues tend to change a lot because of covid, so I will share the main sources here. Bookmark […]

  • Cueva Pintada Museum & Archaeological Site in Gáldar

    Cueva Pintada Museum & Archaeological Site in Gáldar

    If you want to learn about the history of Gran Canaria and its aboriginal inhabitants (the guanches), this is a must-see. The videos will show you a lot of information about the islands in pre-colonial times and the Castillian conquest. The caves are well preserved and show you what it was like to live here, hundreds […]

  • Museo Canario in Las Palmas

    Museo Canario in Las Palmas

    “The museum’s archaeological collection mainly consists of prehistoric remains and historic artefacts originating from the early human populations on Gran Canaria, as well as artefacts originating from other islands in the Canarian Archipelago. Items on display include ceramic vessels, religious idols, pintaderas, tooled implements made of bone or wood, animal skins and other remains. As […]

  • English cinema in Las Palmas

    English cinema in Las Palmas

    The Spanish love to dub their movies, but most people just want to hear the original actors speak! Luckily you can watch the original English movies in cinema here, just not every day. In Yelmo Cines the Tuesday is reserved for VOSE (Version Original Subtilada en Español), meaning you’ll be able to watch the original […]