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Ratha Yathra Festival in Playa de Las Américas
This weekend, the Hindu community in Tenerife invites everyone to celebrate the Ratha Yatra Festival with them, with yoga, music, films, traditional prayers and Indian cuisine. At the end of the 19th century, the first Hindu people arrived in the Canary Islands and today they are an example of good integration, active entrepreneurship and great social commitment. The Hindu community in the Canary Islands is one of the largest in Spain, after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.


Ratha Yathra Festival in Playa de Las Américas

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20.07.2018 - The festival begins on Saturday at 3pm, with art, fashion and culinary specialities. At 6pm there will be traditional prayers and at 7pm the official opening with dance, cinema and plays takes place.  On Sunday at 10.3am the third yoga festival will take place.. At 8 pm the Ratha Yatra festival begins with the reception of the deities at 8pm, worship and a procession along the Avenidas Rafael Puig and Las Américas. At around 10.30pm the festival ends with the tasting of vegetarian food.

 



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