Nearly 11,000 plants and flowers will give colour to the historic centre of Gáldar starting on Friday, May 6, in the 2nd edition of the exhibition ‘Gáldar en Flor’. Geraniums, begonias, sunflowers, daisies, lavender, rosemary, and a wide selection of plants will decorate the route along Calle Capitán Quesada and around Plaza de Santiago accompanied by artistic compositions and fantasies that always surprise the visitor.
The City Council of Gáldar will celebrate their second edition of “Gáldar en Flor” exhibition from May 6 to 24. The Gáldar in Flower features a sample of flowers and plants that will fill the main street of the ancient pre-hispanic Gran Canarian Royal Capital with colour and beauty, the emblematic street Calle Capitán Quesada.
This is the second edition of this show, the spring edition of the ‘Flower Week’ held in December, which takes advantage of the great variety available in the month of flowers par excellence to give colour to the historic centre of the municipality.
The inauguration will take place on Friday, May 6, at 19:00, in front of the Town Hall, beginning the act with a performance by the Mariachi de Gran Canaria. The tour will be enliveded by violin and saxophone music offered by the teachers of the Municipal School of Music “Pedro Espinosa” of Gáldar.
This exhibition will have the collaboration in its assembly and installation of 15 students from the Construction Labor Foundation in Las Palmas, in the garden professionalism certificate, in addition to another 15 students from the “Young Gardeners” program of the Young Agrarian Association ASAJA farmers. Also staff from the “Gáldar for Formation 5” program, in addition to staff from the Parks and Gardens area of the Gáldar City Council, as well as from other areas of the town hall.
As a novelty in this edition, it will be possible to visit an exhibition of Ikebana, Japanese floral art, by Isidoro Moreno Guillén and Juan Martín Tacoronte, which will take place in the Agáldar Museum of the city’s history, in the Casa del Capitán Quesada. Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:30 and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 to 18:30.