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Festivals and parties

Personal Work, 2018

La Fiesta de La Rama:
Agaete’s Premiere Summer Party

When: Annually on 4th August
Where: Agaete & Puerto de las Nieves


Local historians maintain that the indigenous Canarii were the first to ceremoniously trek down from Tamadaba with pine and eucalyptus branches. Upon reaching the coast, they would beat the branches against the sea to simulate raindrops, praying for rainfall in times of drought.

As the last pine branches are tossed into the sea, the rhythms from the brass bands of Agaete.  

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