27. November 2011  
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria  
Happy Gymnastics

Sunday: BLUME-Festival, Opening Gala - lively, folksy, colorful!

It was, as it is always: Happy Faces expectancy, bus direction Corso to the Jumbo shopping center of Maspalomas and hundreds of contributors organized before the opening gala evening of the 51st BLUME Gran Canaria Festival 2011, a tingling feeling, as one usually reserved for large knows gymnastics and sports celebrations.
Abolute always radiating calm and serenity, acting chief organizer Jesus TELO Jr. and then out totally cool, if for various logistical reasons, the air burns the right times.
But he has a proven team at his side, which can deal with "incidents" of any kind, and were still found solutions of an operational nature.
Were very impressed and again especially in the Canary Islands regional representatives from the mayor to the bravery of which have long been the social value of this event is so important long understood ...

BLUME-Ambassador Ronny Ziesmer brought greetings from the artistic gymnastics team from Germany and especially from the all-around Vice-world champion Philipp Boy.

As a special guest of the Spanish BLUME-Festival organizers gave a special invitation to Ronny Ziesmer, who had an accident in times of preparation of the 2004 Olympic Games and so it was his personally international journey in an wheel-chair, when Ronny visited the 2005 Blume Festival.
 Since then, the now 31-year-old former world class gymnast  also acts as a "BLUME-ambassador", and reported with its many international contacts from the special value of this tradition.
Now he returned again to the island of eternal spring!

Philipp Boy - the reigning Vice-World Champion - here 2004 as a 16 years old gymnast with his training group at the beach of Playa del Ingles.