Santa Brigida • Recreación Histórica de la Batalla de El Batán de 1599
The 5th edition of the Historical Reenactment of the Battle of El Batán is to be held at the Finca El Galeón, the infrastructure for public use in the municipality of Santa Brígida. El Batán in 1599, witnessed the population of the island, including natives and colonial settlers, supported by a handful of militiamen, fighting alongside the military authorities of the time, managing to repel an attack on the island by the Dutch fleet, commanded by Vice-Admiral Pieter Van der Does, known more as a pirate around these parts.
A festive atmosphere with a show around what life was like at the end of the 16th century on Gran Canaria.
anyone can participate, either as a spectator or as an extra, wearing costumes, and demonstrating livelihoods and music of time.
??members of the public can visit the camp on Saturday from 10:30-13:00, where an exhibition of historical clothes, renaissance dancing and micro scenes will be there to educate and surprise.??