Integration and diversity are part of the spirit of the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival, embracing the concept of a Carnival as a fiesta which leaves nobody out

The gala, which is followed with interest worldwide, is a symbol of the transparency and the transgression which are the identifying features of the city's Carnival

The festivities’ Carnival Queen, Drag Queen, Junior Queen and Grand Dame have been proclaimed

Party night and day, or enjoy the celebrations in the historic quarter: these are the main attractions for these dates on Carnival Queen and Carnival Drag Queen Days in the Gran Canaria capital

The Vegueta and the Santa Catalina daytime fiestas are the main attraction at the weekend in the city, which will also be celebrating its Dog Carnival

Visitors can easily obtain the festival programme, find a suitable costume, get around by public transport and mix with the locals in restaurants

The carnival festivities have a busy programme ready for the little ones in the Gran Canaria capital: from a great parade to the Junior Gala, the daytime celebrations or a Dog Carnival.

The Las Palmas de Gran Canaria celebration of its Carnival, a Fiesta of Tourist Interest, is like a great popular meeting place where the Drag Queens sparkle, the Carnival Queens show off, and a...