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Origins of Carnival in Las Palmas

Origins Of Carnival In Las Palmas

Do you know about the origins of Carnival in Las Palmas? Have you ever been to the parade or the different galas? Have you seen how people get dressed up, enjoy the music, floats and atmosphere during Carnival? Do you know where it all comes from? Carnival as we know it today is a popular […]

Early History

The Early History of Gran Canaria

In early history, Canarians from Gran Canaria, from the time of the Roman Empire were called the ‘Canarii’ and those from Tenerife were called ‘Guanches’. Each island had its own rulers, and in Gran Canaria, which they called Tamaran kings were known as Guanarteme. When Spanish troops came to conquer Gran Canaria in 1478 they […]

Castellano And Canario

The difference between ‘Castellano’ and ‘Canario’

If you have ever wondered whether there are many noticeable differences between castellano and canario when both refer to the same common language read right to the end and it will become very clear to you. There are quite a few, some of which are more noticeable than others. As mentioned in The Canarian Accent […]