Fiestas de Los Dolores | Schamann Las Palmas de G.C.
The festivities in honour of Nuestra Señora de Los Dolores in the Schamann neighbourhood (Ciudad Alta) in the capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria between 1-24 September 2023.
The festivities will feature this year the great novelty of taifa dance, in addition to the concert by the Puerto Rican singer Edwin Rivera and the inauguration of the remodeling of the bell tower of the parish.
The festivities, which will have dozens of activities for all ages, begin on Friday, 1 September with the election of the gala presentation of the candidates for queen, king, senior and senior star at the La Ballena Shopping Centre. Throughout practically the entire month of September, cultural, religious, sporting, and recreational events will take place, among which the musical performances of artists such as Pepe Benavente (September 11), the tribute to the Gran Miguel de Armonía Show (September 15), recently deceased; or the concert of the Puerto Rican singer Edwin Rive (September 16) stands out.
Schamann will experience its big day on Saturday, September 16, with Romería, the pilgrimage offering to the Virgin Our Lady of Sorrows and one of the great novelties of this year, the Great Taifas Dance, which will bring together thousands of people in the Galdosian neighbourhood that will be decorated with carpets of salt and flowers made on the streets. The day will end with a great pyrotechnic show and with the aforementioned performance by the singer Edwin Rivera.
The auxiliary bishop of the Canary Islands, Cristóbal Déniz Hernández, will preside at 18:00 on Sunday, September 17, over the main religious event with the solemn Eucharist in honour of the Virgin, which will later go out in procession through the main streets of the Schamann neighbourhood.