05. November 2008  
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria  
Happy Gymnastics

Jesus Telo Nuñez, the legendary Organizer of Blume Festival passed away...

Sunday, November 2 the "Canary Father of Gymnastics", ond longtime organizer of sport and gymnastics, " Jesus Telo Nuñez, died at the age of 82 years in his hometown Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria.
Together with all of his thousands of friends in his native land also many generations of guests and participants from all over the world, visiting the unite and symphatically "Festival with Hearts", the "BLUME GRAN CANARIA" in the last half century are in mourning about this big loss...
The longtime director of the Canary Club "Gimnasio Las Palmas", was a leading character not only in Spanish or Canarian sports, but also with an international radiation! The European Gymnastics Union (UEG) appreciates the personality of Jesus Telo Nuñez,with the following necrology ...:


Jesus Telo Nuñez:... at the very last time the big organizer closed 'his' Festival with Hearts' in 2007
* photo: GYMmedia

A few years ago, this career soldier has been awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Las Palmas in recognition of his enormous merits in terms of sport and education.

Father of three children, his entire family was closely involved in his sports activities, especially in the "Blume Festival."

** ... the Act of Burying and the prayer
will held Wednesday, November 5 , at 7.15  p.m., local time,
at the Las Palmas' Church "Nuestra senora del Pino" (Street Presidente alvear)....

* ... read more about Jesus Telo Nuñez on our German GYMmedia website
www.gymmedia.de , but also on