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The Fiestas in honour of San Miguel de Tuineje celebrate their declaration of National Tourism Interest

Fuerteventura's Cabildo participated in the Procession – Offering in honour of San Miguel de Tuineje that was especially dedicated to the activity of basketmaking that characterises the Canaries and Fuerteventura. The procession was animated with Folkloric music. The island Cabildo was present this year again in those celebrations that have been declared of National Tourism Interest by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism in June and benefited from a contribution of 6.000 Euros through the Island Culture Council. They also participated in the 279th Anniversary of the Tamasite Battle that received 3.000 Euros for its promotion. This is an event that influenced the island's history and is reproduced faithfully each year during those celebrations. Those celebrations have also been rated as Asset of Cultural Interest and of Tourism Interest in the Canaries. The Fiesta of San Miguel de Tuineje participate in the promotion of various celebrations and tourism congresses in Spain and in Europe where the Tourism Board participates.