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Festivals in Puerto de la Cruz

2 festivals in Puerto de la Cruz

Festivals in Puerto de la Cruz
San Juan Feasts
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TRADITION IN THE EVE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO DE LA CRUZ The day before San Juan Bautista enraman public sources (jets) that supplied water to the inhabitants of Puerto de la Cruz. Although they no longer function, they are maintained despite the passage of time. They are a part of its history. With different flowers, fruits, vegetables, such as garlic leeks, peppers, onions, bubangos, cauliflower, eggplant, etc being sold around this area.. TRADITION BATH GOATS The Orotava Jesus Dorta Eustaquio Díaz, better known by Chucho Dorta, or as he liked to be called Benahuya, was the man who bathed goats in Puerto de la Cruz . Ethnographer and folklorist, died at 52 in 2002 on the eve of St. Johns shepherds, whose flocks are launched from the hills into the ravines. People traverse rough roads, streets with traffic etc. but thanks to their dogs the goats are kept together. You must arrive very early to the port, where continuous currents are bathing the animals, goats, horses, donkeys ... The flocks come in the spring. At eight o'clock start, one by one, to introduce them into the water. This tradition ends at two in the afternoon.
Festivals in Puerto de la Cruz