Ingenio

INGENIO_1Ingenio is a Canarian municipality in the eastern portion of the island of Gran Canaria.

Ingenio is situated between the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, south of the capital city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Telde and is accessed with the GC1 highway. The main industries are agriculture and tourism. Farmlands are situated in the valleys while the mountains cover the west of the town Centre. Residential developments have replaced part of the farmlands in the recent decade.

The municipality is home to the International Folklore Festival which has the participation of music groups worldwide including Mexico, Colombia, Romania, Russia and Uganda.

A good cultural visit to Ingenio should enlighten and connect you to the deep routes of the canarian culture and traditional properties.