The marina at Puerto Calero are also celebrating the Día de Canarias with a weekend of sports events.
The marina has been decorated in the colour of the Canarian flag with garlands of blue, yellow and white.
During the 29th & 30th May there will be the Torneo Día Institucional de Canarias de Bola event. There are 160 participants expected over the 2 day event with the top bowling teams from each of the Canary Islands attending. The bolas courts have been set up under tents in the main plaza of the marina so that visitors can watch and appreciate this traditional Canarian sport. The event starts at 9am, it’s traditional for the teams to parade before play.
At midday on Monday 30th the Federación Insular de Barquillos have organised a Vela Latina sailing regatta “Trofeo Día de Canarias”. Around 72 sailors are expected to compete in their yachts of 8.55 m, this is the 5th regatta of the 2011 league.