The Canary Islands are in a strategic enclave for the union of the cultures of three different continents, Europe, Africa and America. Fruit of the emigration and multiculturalism for centuries is the richness and cultural diversity that offers the Canary Islands. For this reason the general cultural offer and the particular cultural offer for the tourist in every island is very wide.
The Canary Islands have a very unique culture. In the Canary Islands coexists the tradition and folklore to modern life. The tourist will find dances with live music in the main squares in every town, the Carnivals of the Canary Islands, as famed as the Rio de Janeiro or Venice, pilgrimages that roam its landscapes, dances and popular songs, pagan rituals and religious feasts and processions.
Traditions is not the only Canarian culture that you will find in the islands. Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Palma are islands with a large cultural offer. Museums, shows, concerts and an activities schedule very complete, as well as universities in the Canary Islands, one in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the second one in La Laguna, Tenerife. In La Palma astronomy has a great relevance.