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Güímar, El Jordán de Tenerife

Güímar, The Jordan of Tenerife

Los Niños del Jordán (The Children of the Jordan)
Enrique Cejas Zaldívar & Franc Cordeiro
1966

Güímar /  Güímar, El Jordán de Tenerife   Güímar /  Güímar, El Jordán de Tenerife

Description

Fountain with a sculpture group of a older boy, kneeling on a rock, baptizing a younger boy holding a fish.
The sculpture group was in 1966 unveiled on the Plaza de San Pedro. In 2017 it was restored and placed on the square in front of the town hall.

Inscription(s)

"Güímar, El Jordán de Tenerife"

Grupo Escultórico que hace alusión al papel que
jugo Güímar en la evangelización de Tenerife.

Obra de Enrique Cejas Zaldívar, 25 de Junio 1966
Reconstruido por Franc Cordeiro, 17 de Junio de 2017

Bendecida por el Cura - Párroco de San Pedro, Don Pedro José Pérez Rodríguez,
siendo Presidente del Gobierno de Canarias, Don Fernando Clavijo Batlle y
Alcadesa de la Ciudad de Güímar, Doña Carmen Luisa Castro Dorta.

En la Ciudad de Güímar, Junio de 2017
"Güímar, The Jordan of Tenerife"

Sculptural group that alludes to the role that
Güímar played in the evangelization of Tenerife.

Work by Enrique Cejas Zaldívar, 25 June 1966
Reconstructed by Franc Cordeiro, 17 June 2017

Blessed by the Priest - Pastor of San Pedro, Don Pedro José Pérez Rodríguez,
being President of the Government of the Canary Islands, Mr. Fernando Clavijo Batlle and
Mayoress of the City of Güímar, Mrs. Carmen Luisa Castro Dorta.

In the city of Güímar, June 2017

Güímar - Güímar, El Jordán de Tenerife

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Location (N 28°18'52" - W 16°24'40")

Item Code: esca550; Photograph: 31 January 2020
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