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Culture.

In this municipality an important example of Canary traditional architecture has been conserved. Excellent quality wines are harvested in the region.

Among the local celebrations those of the Santo Cristo del Calvario, in El Tanque, on the Sunday following September 14th, are outstanding. The Livery Dance is part of the tradition, accompanied to the sound of the “tajaraste”. A massive pilgrimage takes place on June 13 th for San Antonio de Padua.

 

Calendar of Popular Festivities in El Tanque
Third weekend in January San Antonio Abad. Tanque Alto
Fourth weekend in January San Antonio Abad. San José de Los Llanos
March 19th San José . San José de Los Llanos
May 1st Pilgrimage of San Alejo. Tanque Bajo
Third weekend in May Pilgrimage of San Isidro Labrador . Ruigómez
Third weekend in June Festivity of San Antonio de Padua. Tanque Bajo
Last weekend in July Threshing Festivity (Fiesta de la Trilla). Los Partidos de Abajo. San José de los Llanos
August 31st Patron Festivity of the Virgin of the Good Trip. Tanque Bajo
First weekend in September Festivity of Coromoto. Barrio Nuevo
Second weekend in October Festivity of La Milagrosa. Erjos
Third weekend in October Patron Festivity of the Cristo del Calvario. Tanque Alto. Livery Dance. Eve of the Festivity of Christ
December 24th Christmas Eve. Portal Viviente. Tanque Bajo

Cultural Interest Centres

El Tanque Municipal Archive

Phone: 922 136 715 / 136 623

Youth House Municipal Library

Phone: 922 136 222

Cultural Information Office: Culture Council of the Guildhall

Phone: 922 136 715 / 136 623

Guanche Park

Phone: 922 136 421

For Complete cultural information concerning Tenerife and the Canaries visit www.tenerifeculture.com

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