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Competitions | Awards
Image of notice The first "Concurso de microrrelatos | LPA Bibliotecas" opens with five winners
Performing, dance
Image of notice "Canarii, inland" comes to life in Miller
  • The cultural hall of the Santa Catalina Park is hosting rehearsals during the summer period for the show that will premiere on 17 November at the Cuyás Theatre.
  • The founder of Mestisay, Manuel González, and the National Dance Prize winner Daniel Abreu are the creators of this work, which is co-produced by the City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
  • The singer Olga Cerpa, the timplista Hirahi Afonso and the producer Teddy Bautista are taking part in a special way in the show, tickets for which are already on sale on the website of the aforementioned cultural enclave.
Language and literature
Miscellaneous, leisure in general
Image of notice The Josefina de la Torre Municipal Library turns on the video console
  • The headquarters of Paseo de Las Canteras hosts today Friday 25 and tomorrow Saturday 26 'Bibliogaming', an initiative that comes from the hand of Inexus Arena and allows you to enjoy different video games, from the classic Arcade for the most nostalgic, to the latest e-Sports.

  • Access to the activity, part of the summer programme of the Municipal Network of Libraries, "Ola de letras", will be free until full capacity is reached.

Performing, dance
Image of notice MASDANZA brings the excellence of Canarian contemporary dance to the Guiniguada Theatre

The capital's coliseum will host a gala on 29 September, starting at 20:00, which will showcase the creations of seven dancers and choreographers from the island.

Talks, meetings, conferences, presentations, training
Image of notice Open call for participation in the PSJM-LPGC 'Workshop' 2023 "Critical creation and the market: bringing meaning and value".
  • The initiative will take place at the Pepe Dámaso Cultural Centre from 11 September to 5 October.

  • Those interested in taking part must register before 12:00 noon on 7 September by emailing

Download the rules, in Spanish, here

Performing, dance
Image of notice MASDANZA to organise a course for professionals with Vietnamese-Dutch artist Tu Hoang

The training will take place from 23 to 27 October at the Pérez Galdós Theatre where on the 28th, at 12:00 noon, the work carried out by the participants will be presented to the public.

Image of notice Gisele Jackson & The Shu Shu's, Mirla Riomar, Nymura and Los Jinetes del Groove, the rhythm takes over Doramas Park.

The concerts, part of the second edition of LPA Groove Summer, will be held on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th August in the José Antonio Ramos Auditorium in Doramas Park.

Admission to all concerts will be free

Performing, dance
Image of notice The 28th edition of MASDANZA hosts an African dance exhibition

The Mozambican dancers Fenias Nhumaio and Deissane Machava will perform at Casa África on the 5th of October, at 8:00 pm, the piece by choreographer Asier Zabaleta entitled "Otempodiz".

The organisation collaborates with the Festival through the MASDANZA X Casa África programme, which aims to give visibility to creators from the neighbouring continent.

Performing, dance
Image of notice TEMUDAS says goodbye to its twenty-seventh edition

The festival reaches its final stretch with eight performances that, from Thursday to Saturday, will take place between Stagno Square, Miller Square and the Guiniguada Theater.

The agenda reserves two local premieres for its last week.

Tickets for the shows held in the cultural hall of Parque Santa Catalina and the capital's coliseum are on sale at a price of 8 euros for adults and 3 euros for children up to 12 years of age.

Performing, dance
Image of notice MASDANZA will travel through all the Islands with the Extensions Tour

The competitive section in the capital of Gran Canaria will give way to the journey of a selection of pieces through the scenarios of the Archipelago

Image of notice The OFGC will provide the soundtrack to the 27th TEMUDAS with "Grand Finals" between contenders

The Boluda Corporación Marítima terminal will once again host the traditional concert that will take place at its facilities next Saturday, July 15, at 10:00 p.m.

Under the baton of maestro Karel Mark Chichon, the group will go through the final pages of the most famous pieces of the symphonic repertoire for just over an hour.

Access to the port area will be carried out only through the special service authorized by Municipal Buses and attendees must carry their National Identity Document (DNI) with them.

Image of notice “Great finals” of the symphonic repertoire, dance and circus rolls in the second week of the 27th TEMUDAS

The Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra and up to nine other international, national and local companies will meet in the capital of Gran Canaria from Thursday to Sunday.

Language and literature
Image of notice The Network of Municipal Public Libraries takes the pulse of talent with its first «Micro-stories Contest | LPA Libraries»

The works can be presented from July 24 to August 21, through the email and must value public libraries as tools for social transformation and meeting points for the community

The jury will decide in favor of a maximum of five winners who will be presented with Lenovo Tab M10 2g+32gb 10.1”Iron gray tablets, courtesy of Worten Canarias

The Municipal Public Libraries encourage those interested to enroll in the writing workshop taught by Amaya Blanco as part of the “Wave of Letters” summer program

Image of notice TEMUDAS puts on sale the tickets for the OFGC «Great Finals» concert

The popular concert by the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra will be held again during the twenty-seventh edition of the Festival at the Container Terminal of the Muelle de La Luz-Boluda Corporación Marítima next Saturday, July 15, at 10:00 p.m.

Language and literature
Image of notice The fourth edition of “Ola de letras” returns to the Josefina de la Torre Municipal Public Library.

From July 4 to August 31, the library that is located next to the 'Go Fit' in Las Canteras will host fifty activities aimed at both adults and children

Download the program in Spanish: 2023-Ola-de-letras2023

Performing, dance
Image of notice Vegueta and Miller concentrate the agenda of the twenty-seventh edition of TEMUDAS

A total of 24 companies, three of them international, 17 national and four local, to which the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra will join, will participate in the Festival that has been presented by the mayoress of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carolina Darias and the councilor of Culture Adrian Santana

The capital's appointment with the performing arts, which will be held from July 6 to 22, recovers its summer character with more than thirty functions that will be distributed between Santa Ana square, the urban cobblestones of the historic center, Stagno square, the Castillo de Mata Museum, the cultural hall of the Santa Catalina park and the Guiniguada Theater

Access to most of the shows will be free, except for those held in the capital's Coliseum and Miller, which will cost 8 euros for adults and 3 euros for children under 12 years of age.

Download the program in Spanish Temudas_Fest_2023

Image of notice The capital square of Santo Domingo hosts a double "Night of boleros"

On Friday the 30th and Saturday the 1st, starting at 9:00 p.m., the concerts organized by the group Los que no escarmientan will take place

Image of notice "Music in the heart of Vegueta" to celebrate the 545th birthday of the capital
  • On Saturday, June 24, eight patios and four squares in the historic center will host, within the framework of the program of the Foundational Festivals of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, performances by the Yull Ballesteros Trío, Luis Sánchez, Mel Ömana, Yone Rodríguez, Iván Quintana Trío , Ainur Chamber Choir, N'Trío, Pino Quimont, Marta Bolaños, Pablo Queu and Bentejuí de Vera Trio
  • Olga Cerpa and Mestisay will put the finishing touch to the evening with their "San Juan Concert" starting at 10:00 p.m. in Santa Ana
  • Eleven artists and musical groups will offer three sessions that will allow the public to enjoy their proposals between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
  • Access to all concerts will be free and open until completing the capacity provided in the different spaces
Image of notice Music takes to the streets on the day their official European Day is celebrated
  • Complying with the philosophy of sharing the magic of music, on June 21, the students of the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias and those of the Municipal School of Music take to the streets of Triana and Mesa y López, respectively, and professionals from the city's Symphonic Band takes over the Plaza de La Música with the show "Grease in concert"
  • Rhythm and melody will also be the protagonists of the evenings held at the Palacete Rodríguez Quegles and at the Castillo de Mata Museum
Image of notice Agenda for the first weekend of the Foundational Festivities
  • The boys and girls of VOPIA take the pulse of the city in the proclamation of the Foundational Festivities
  • On Saturday June 17, after the official announcement of the party, the show «Volver. Symphonic Tango» of the Las Palmas Symphony Orchestra will bring international stars of the genre to the tables of Santa Ana: under the musical direction of Rafael Sánchez Araña and stage direction of Nacho Cabrera, the voices of Ardiel Ardid and Francis Andreu, the bandoneon of Claudio Constantini and Andrés Linetzky's piano will mark the rhythm of the most sensual melody from Río de la Plata
  • The festive spirit will reach the back of the Pérez Galdós Theater with the return of the "Opera for All" initiative that will take the live broadcast of Rigoletto to Piazza Stagno
Image of notice Las Palmas de Gran Canaria celebrates its 545th anniversary with a programme with a markedly musical character
  • From 15 June until 2 July, the Founding Festivities offer three weeks full of encounters connected with traditions, music and, especially, with children in a year in which the city has been internationally recognised for its commitment to this sector of the population and delegates to the children of VOPIA (Voces de Órgano de Participación de la Infancia y de la Adolescencia) the responsibility of officiating at a proclamation that imagines the city of their dreams.
  • Between the show "Volver. Tango Sinfónico", the protagonist of the closing of the proclamation that will take place on Saturday 17 June, and the concert that José Vélez will give on the night of San Juan, and also before and after those dates, the city will host festivals, events, cycles and other musical events of great level such as the tribute to Amy Winehouse offered by her original band, the concert by Olga Cerpa and Mestisay or the night of the concerts of the tenth edition of Sonora Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Loquillo.
  • The stages of the Plaza de La Música, the Plaza de Santa Ana, the Plaza de Santo Domingo and the courtyard of the Palacete Rodríguez Quegles will operate as venues for open-air events, while the Miller Building and the Castillo de Mata Museum will host other types of events that require their infrastructures. These venues will occasionally be joined by the Pérez Galdós Theatre, the Plaza de Stagno, the courtyards of Vegueta, the Calle Mayor de Triana and the Avenida Mesa y López, as well as the Auditorium and Theatre Foundation's own programme.

Download the programme in Spanish Programa_FF_2023

Performing, dance
Image of notice Four Canarian premieres on the agenda for the 27th edition of TEMUDAS

The productions of Dorado Producciones, Escena Creativa, Bypass Teatro and Aerial Circo de Lanzarote will be part of the next Festival to be held from 6 to 23 July.

Image of notice Miller lends his boards to the Municipal Symphonic Band's production of "Grease".

On 27, 28 and 29 April and 4, 5 and 6 May, the cultural space will host a concert that will bring together forty musicians on stage, the singers Fasur Rodríguez, Lucía Viera, Samuel Guedes, Rubén Pérez and Nereida Peña, the choristers Carla Vega, Tarahis María Pestana and Lucía Martín and a corps de ballet made up of six dancers.
Tickets for all six performances, at a cost of 8 euros a seat, can be purchased here.

Talks, meetings, conferences, presentations, training
Image of notice City Council awards Eulen the new contract for the Municipal School of Music Education for more than 2 million euros

The Governing Board of the Consistory approves an award that will mean an increase from the 440,000 euros per year of the current budget of the training entity to 695,500 euros over the next 3 years.

Museums, exhibitions
Image of notice "Castillo de Mata" hosts the exhibition Amigos Canarios de la Ópera (Friends of the Canary Islands Opera) which traces 56 years of opera in the capital of Gran Canaria.

The exhibition will remain open until 10 May, from 10:00 to 14:00 hours from Monday to Friday and from 17:00 to 20:00 hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays. On Saturdays it will also be open from 11:00 to 14:00, as well as on the first Sunday of the month during the same hours.

Cinema and audiovisual media
Aid | Grants
Image of notice The City Council announces the 11th City of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Photography Award
Performing, dance
Image of notice "Transitando, festival de danza contemporánea" returns to Juan Pablo II Park

The initiative created by Fundación DISA will take place on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of April.
The third edition of the event is once again being produced by Qué Tal Estás Producciones and with the collaboration of the Culture Department of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria City Council.
The programme offers nine shows, five educational workshops and complementary activities in schools, homes for the elderly and the Hospital Universitario de Gran Canaria Dr. Negrín.

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Language and literature
Image of notice Launch of "La Biblioteca se mueve", a new service for requesting books by telephone

Launch of "La Biblioteca se mueve", a new service for requesting books by telephone

Image of notice The city celebrates the piano festival with nearly 40 musical sessions and a triple concert at the end of the festival.

Talented pianists, including professionals, students and spontaneous musicians, together with other musicians, will celebrate the fifth edition of "Happy Piano Day" in nine different venues in the city, on board a bus and on an interactive keyboard.
The event kicks off at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday 25 March, on the steps of the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, with an inaugural session that will mark the start of the programme at 12:00 p.m. simultaneously at the rest of the venues.
At 19:15 hours, in the Plaza de diputado Eduardo Suárez Morales in La Puntilla, a triple closing concert of JapoSpain, by Satomi Morimoto and María Dolores Gaitán, the Youth Choir of the OFGC and Nauzet Mederos and, finally, the Cuban pianist Roberto Carcassés and the voice of Virginia Guantanamera, will bid farewell to the day.

Program HPD2023 EN

Talks, meetings, conferences, presentations, training
Language and literature
Image of notice Under the watchful eye of...

"Bajo la mirada de ...", a literary event bringing together prestigious Spanish writers in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Language and literature
Image of notice The City Council announces the Poetry and Mystery and Intrigue Novel Awards

The deadline to apply for either of the two modalities opens on Monday 6 March and the reception of works will always be done by e-mail.

Cinema and audiovisual media
Image of notice LPA Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary of distributor Digital 104 with a special session

The film event programmes a 67-minute session that brings together eight titles related to the alliance it maintains with the production and distribution company: the eight Digital 104 prizes awarded in the framework of the Festival.

Image of notice Sonora Las Palmas de Gran Canaria celebrates ten editions of La Caja Sonora and Capital Sonora as the leading band and artist contest in the Canary Islands
  • Registration opens this Monday the 13th on the website, where you can also consult the bases of the contest
  • Teddy Bautista will be the honorary president of the jury in charge of designating the winner of the contest after the concerts on March 31 and April 1
  • Loquillo, Ácido Pantera and Lajalada headline the poster of the great final festival on June 24
Performing, dance
Image of notice TEMUDAS opens the call for production and contracting of Canarian projects in its 27th edition
  • The next Festival de Teatro Música y Danza de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be held from 6 to 23 July.

  • Interested companies may submit their proposals from tomorrow, 1 February, until Friday, 10 March, via the e-mail address

Image of notice Musicando 2023

"Musicando" premieres season with Los Granjeros

On Saturday, February 4, at 9:00 p.m., the cycle of root music concerts returns to the José Antonio Ramos Auditorium in Doramas Park

In addition to the group from Aruquán, the capital venue will host the performances of Caracolas, Ana Carla Maza, A night between boleros. Women with soul, Skins, Mayte Martín, Taburiente, Los Sabandeños, Germán López and La Trova

Image of notice Musicando 2022

Musicando, 100 concerts connecting audiences with popular roots music

The music series celebrates its 100th concert and will celebrate it with a special show on 9 April in Doramas Park.

The programme for the first half of the year will bring performances by En-cantadoras, Ordinarius, Camané, Maruja Limón, La Trova, Los Gofiones, Non Trubada, Las Karamba and Araguaney to the José Antonio Ramos Auditorium.

Free tickets for the first concert of the season, En-cantadoras, can be ordered this Friday 18 March 2022 at or at

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