Tenerife: between music festivals and sports competitions, we almost forget the sun…

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Tenerife recently presented the international agenda of musical, sporting and cultural events for 2023. A complete program of activities and events that will make the island the ideal destination to enjoy a wide offer of experiential leisure and high level throughout the year.

Pedro Martín, the President of the Municipality of Tenerife, points out that “the island will once again host some of the best festivals, events and outdoor sports competitions at national and international level. It is about positioning Tenerife for what it is, a modern, diversified tourist destination committed to sustainable development, with a unique heritage offer, in exceptional nature.

Among the upcoming events, Green World

The most underground and international electronic music festival in the Canary Islands, will open its season on the island on April 8. It will welcome Luciano, one of the most coveted DJs on the planet, as well as Raresh and Ben Sterling.


Singer Sting is expected in June

The Easter weekend will also be the opportunity to go to the island to attend the I love Music Festival, on April 8. The day before, on April 7, the La Misa festival will take place, which can also be enjoyed on June 10.

The world-famous singer, Sting, will announce the very near arrival of summer with a concert at the Adeje football ground on June 3.

The Cook Music Fest will be held from July 14 to 22 in Puerto de la Cruz, with music, shows and gastronomy. Its commitment to the dissemination of culture and leisure has made it a historic event where renowned artists from the world of

music and humour, and which also offers shows for children and a gastronomic area.

For its part, Ritmos del mundo, one of the oldest festivals on the island, will be held again on July 15.

The 17th edition of the Mar Abierto festival will welcome Andrés Calamaro during his concerts in Tenerife on July 22, at the Santiago Martín pavilion.

Several techno and house music festivals in August

We continue the festivities with the Sunblast music festival which will offer on August 12, 2023, as every year, a show rich in innovative and avant-garde music. This is an event

proposed by the group Farra, which plans to organize several festivals of electronic, techno and house music in the coming months.

The seventh edition of the Phe Festival will bring together outstanding national, international and local artists and groups in the coastal city of Puerto de la Cruz on August 19-20. The festival offers two days of concerts and a complete holiday experience with a program of parallel activities including urban sports championships, sports and sustainability workshops, art exhibitions and other cultural activities in the city. .

The Mujeres World Fest music festival will celebrate its second edition on August 26 at the Costa Adeje Golf Course. The first confirmed artists are India Martínez and Pastora Soler. The Canarian DJ Renzzo El Selector will also be there.

The Boreal Festival is a unique cultural and sustainable project, based on a singular event that transcends strictly artistic manifestations. It will take place from September 21 to 24 in the historic center of Los Silos, in the northeast of the island of Tenerife.

Peñón Rock is one of the most established rock festivals in the archipelago, with several parallel activities, which will take place in Puerto de la Cruz on October 13 and 14.

And flamenco shows

Among the varied offer of entertainment and shows in Tenerife, some take place throughout the year, such as those offered by the Las Olas show room at the GF Victoria hotel: the Scandal dinner show and the Flamenco Ole. The former is an extravagant, unique and luxurious cabaret that promises an exciting and alluring evening, while the latter is a Spanish dance and flamenco show directed and created by Malaga dancer Fran Chafino.

Summer is ideal for nights of fun under the moon, for which Siam Nights offers live music during the months of July and August, while giving you incredible sensations on the rides of Siam Park in the south from the island.

Fashion will also be present

Also in the south, in the middle of autumn, a new edition of the Tenerife Fashion Beach Costa Adeje will take place. An event that merges fashion and tourism under an innovative concept, which has positioned itself as one of the shows with the greatest projection, both in terms of direct impact and return on investment.

Tenerife: an ideal destination for sports

Its great diversity of landscapes allows it to host all kinds of events.

The Vuelta al Teide, which will celebrate its sixth edition on May 6 and which is included in the world calendar of the Union Cycliste, with the participation of more than 25 countries, is an example of this. The Vuelta al Teide has a route of 175 kilometers and an elevation of 4,400 meters, with a start and finish in the coastal tourist area of ​​Puerto de La Cruz.

The Tenerife Bluetrail mountain race, which will take place from June 8 to 10, offers seven different modalities for people with or without disabilities, designed so that mountaineers and athletes of different levels and physical conditions can participate. This race, organized by the Cabildo de Tenerife, will again be supported by the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB), the most prestigious event in the world in this specialty, which classifies the races according to their distance and their uneven.

For the second consecutive year, and in October, Tenerife will turn into a stage where cycling enthusiasts can experience the Giro d’Italia as if they were professionals. The Giro d’Italia Ride Like a Pro is a race that will travel the roads of the island of Tenerife to the delight of participants who will be able to appreciate the unique essence of a sport like cycling.

It is also worth mentioning the Santa Cruz Extreme, which will take place between October 13 and 14, within the framework of the biosphere reserve that makes up the magnificent rural park of Anaga, or the Santa

Cruz Marathonwhich will hold its ninth edition at the end of the year on the traditional street circuit of the capital of Tenerife with the usual distances of marathon, half-marathon and 8 kilometers, and which in 2022 has welcomed participants from more from 50 countries.

The Spartan Race, meanwhile, will take place on November 25 and 26. Spartan athletes from all over Europe will participate in a race of some difficulty in a dream landscape. A complete weekend for all its modalities: Sprint (5 kilometers, 20 obstacles), Super (10 kilometers Super, 25 obstacles) and Beast (21 kilometers, 30 obstacles).

For water sports enthusiasts, Las Americas Surf Pro, the best European surfing festival, will take place from November 25th to December 8th. It is a transversal event that brings together sport,

culture, social activism and environmental protection through various activities for two weeks. Top athletes compete in the waters of the town of Arona, in a spectacular setting.

Similarly, and following the success of its first edition last year, the Punta Blanca Young Series will bring together promising young surfers and bodyboarders under the age of 21.

The Tenerife website: https://www.webtenerifefr.com/

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