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Author Topic: Los Corazones de Tejina

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Los Corazones de Tejina
« on: Thu 10 Aug 2017, 13:08 »

In a similar vein to the Los Realejos fireworks in May, another Tenerife town has a competition between streets. During this month, three huge hearts – each one 12 metres tall and not far off the weight of a small car – will be the centrepiece of a competition between El Pico, Calle Arriba and Calle Abajo in Tejina, a quaint little town in La Laguna municipality. Los corazones de Tejina – the hearts of Tejina – are created from natural products including wood, flowers, fruit, and even bread, and are part of the town’s fiesta of San Bartolomé.

Tenerife Turismo says that the festival is a unique event in Tenerife, and from today until Sunday, 3 September, Tejina will be de fiesta, filled with music, flowers, smaller hearts, a fair, competitions, traditional food and dancing. The main events, though, are the romeria, fireworks and the raising and procession of the hearts through the town over the weekend Friday 25 to Sunday 27 August: the full programme for 2017's fiesta is HERE. This is one of the most colourful and dramatic traditions in Tenerife, and certainly one that's very old, and it has been declared a Heritage of Cultural Interest. 
One must have sunshine, freedom and flowers. Hans Christian Andersen


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