30. November 2019
Gran Canaria
   

Gala BLUME GRAN CANARIA: "Jesús Telo Núñez"


Once again this year, the festival filled the sports halls and stages of the island with an audience and with actors who devoted themselves in their free time to the manifold possibilities of different kinds of gymnastics. But the history of this event has also been into the focus of attention:
The BLUME Gala at the Commercial Center YUMBO in the heart of Maspalomas this week also focused on the memory of the festival's founder, "Jesús TELO Núñez", the Canary Islands' father of gymnastics, who created his last festival in 2007 and passed away on 05. November 2008, November 08. His son Jesus TELO Rodriguez is now continuing this tradition with his proven organizational staff and is already preparing the next big jubilee, the 60th BLUME FESTIVAL Gran Canaria in the Olympic year 2020, in memoriam of Joaquin BLUME, the four-times European artistic gymnastics champion of the Fifties in the last century...

29. November 2019
Gran Canaria
   

Particularly appreciated by the participants in the prime of life are always the hands-on offers for active holidays.
Therefore the BLUME Festival Gran Canaria offers attractive workshops each year with interesting and varied events, partly also unusual offers. This content is conveyed by experienced lecturers and professional teachers from different sources, also from changing countries. This year there were a total of 16 teachers from Denmark, Colombia, Sweden, Germany and Spain. In their home countries they mostly are working full-time in various industries or lead professional movement studios, for example, the native Colombian Angela Dietrich-Orozco (photo, left), living now in Germany. At the end of their BLUME campaign this year, they have traditionally come together in a sociable and funny round ...:

26. November 2019
Gran Canaria, ESP
   

<< The pyramid builders in the BLUME show from Lower Bavaria and those on the beach from Upper Bavaria came to Gran Canaria this year as the newcomers to the almost 60-year-old BLUME festival tradition: From the Lower Bavarian metropolis Landshut the railway association "ETSV 09 Landshut" and from Upper Bavaria, from the vicinity of Lake Chiemsee, the "TSV Siegsdorf". At the end of May / beginning of June, both groups qualified at the Bavarian Gymfestival Festival in Schweinfurt, as it were, through the special performances of their show performances. So they noticed the Spanish "Scouts", who annually hand over special invitations to the best island formations of such group competitions, such as "Show-Time", "Dance2u" and "Rendezvous of the Best" (- these are special general gymnastics events in Germany) invitations to the international island highlight "BLUME Gran Canaria" in the form of special conditions. And that, of course, raises the sporting and aesthetic level of the BLUME programs here at the island events year after year ...

24. November 2019
Las Palmas, GC
   

On Saturday the "7th INTERNATIONAL Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament" took place in the capital of the island Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The youngest talents, advanced juniors and already experienced competition gymnasts were especially gifted by many training centers of the various Canary Islands, which extended their competition experience in different age and performance classes.
<< Champion in the elite class was Inès RODRÌGUEZ RAMÌRES from the local club "Acroritmica" Las Palmas, ahead of Valentina ESTÈVEZ (GR Eleganze) and ahead of Maria BORDON AZURIN coming also from Las Palmas.

24. November 2019
Maspalomas, ESP
   

Traditionally, a typical, colorful stage show program in the shopping center "Yumbo" of the tourist resort Maspalomas in the south of the island Cran Canaria opened the 59th FLUME-Festival 2019. Clubs, groups from European nations as well as native folkloristic formations led their shows acts, some of them were specially designed for this program. Like no other sport, the gymnastics disciplines have a sheer limitless variety of design options, from acrobatics to artistry, from age-specific gymnastics to dance, while the creative variety of design options seem endless. This kaleidoscope of possibility therefore offered best exchange between the different nationalities ...

22. November 2019
Las Palmas, ESP
   

On the first day of the International 59th Festival BLUME GRAN CANARIA 2019, the 11th International TeamGym Cup was held in the sports pavilion of the University of Las Palmas on Gran Canaria. In an interesting and exciting comparison, the British team of the "Scarborough Gym" managed the successful cup defense and the ten young girls received as a special prize the invitation of the Canarian organizers for another week-long island stay at the next years's 60th anniversary festival 2020!  But also teams from Slovenia and Italy left a strong athletic impression at these Blume Festival overture!

22. October 2019
Gran Canaria, ESP
   

* From 2019 November 24  to November 30  you will finde here the daily coverages from the 59th BLUME Festival Gran Canaria:
- Shows & Presentations,
- Workshops, Competitions & Events,
- Reports ...
 - the GYMmedia Editors;     * ... more on  >> Preview & Reviews