Artenara | Fiestas de la Virgen de la Cuevita 2023
The beautiful mountain village of Artenara, at 1500m+ the highest altitude village on Gran Canaria, are celebrating their ‘Feast of the Virgen de la Cuevita’ between 14-27 August 2023.
The Virgen de la Cuevita is the patron saint of folk groups and cyclists in Gran Canaria.
Monday 14 August: at 21:30 Pregón, opening proclamation. at 22:30 music performance by “Son X Tres” and movable disco with DJ Promaster.
Tuesday 15 August: concert by Salvapantallas at the Plaza
Saturday 19 August:
at 10:00 Dog exhibition on the football field by Agility Genyo.
XIV Outdoor Quick Painting Contest in the morning
at 13:00 the arrival of the 58th subida Cicloturista, a cycling event to Artenara, followed by a flower offering to their patroness at the temple atrium. at 19:30 Eucharist, followed by a procession with the image of Virgen de la Cuevita. Route: Plaza de San Matias, C/ Manuel Luján Sánchez, Carretera General de Tamadaba, Lomo del Puerto, Las Moradas, Camino vecinal concejal Matías Díaz González, Plaza de Matias and to Temple.
at 21:30 The XXII edition of the concert “Una Noche en Artenara, with the friends of José Antonio Ramos” with music performances. afterwards late night disco,
Tuesday 22 August: at 17:00 XVII Dessert competition in the cultural centre. at 21:00 spectacle for kids and at 22:00 traditional children’s games.
Thursday 23 August: XXVI carrera popular “La Cuevita 2023” at the plaza. A running competition.
Friday 25 August: at 21:00 Flower battle through the streets of the village with Banda Isleña and Samba Isleña. at 23:00 a street party with Leyenda Joven and Acuarela.
On Saturday: at 11:00 the big foam party on the football field, aquatic festival and concert by ‘Cuenta Atrás’ .at 16:00 from the fotball field, “Traída de la Rama” with Banda Isleña.
at 17:00 in the park, children’s workshops and bouncy castles. at 23:00 at the plaza street party with Armonia show and Grupo Arena.
On Sunday, The Feast Day of Santa María de la Cuevita.
at 11:30 official reception of the town hall
at 19:00 The 3rd edition of the musical spectacle.
at 21:00 on Plaza de San Matias, the soprano, Maite Medina Díaz will sing Ave María.
at 21:15 Drone spectacle will lit up the sky. at 21:30 the image of the Virgen will be taken to her sanctuary and end of fiestas party with Grupo Arena.