21. November 2010  
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria  
Happy Gymnastics

50. Blume festival opened with a ceremonious gala

The 50th jubilee festival 'BLUME GRAN CANARIA' in honor of the spanish European champion Joaquin Blume which had an fatal accident 51 years ago, was opened on today's sunday in the jumbo mall by Maspalomas with a spectacular gala.
Before the town councilor and the chief organizer Jesús Telo pointed out the worldwide radiation of this event and the great importance for the sport on the Canaries and for whole Spain.

Eight groups from 6 countries formed an inspiring, festive and colorful program and represented more than 5,000 participants, among them more than 800 foreign guests of three continents.
The gala started with folkloric dances of the Canary Islands.

Canrian folkloristic ouvertuere ...

Marty, Alex, Gloria, Melman ....in action!

A big delegation of 37 came from the Slovenian coastal village Sistra, 'SK FLIP Piran', with some special and different presentations