Today is a bank holiday in the Canary Islands which is celebrated every year on the 30th May. It marks the anniversary of the first session of Canary Islands parliament as one of the autonomos of Spain. Its a day where people celebrate culture and many dress in the traditional costume and have private parties eating and drinking where traditional food and drink is served. Many busineses close this day and relitiveley the streets are quiet. The authorities usually organise events during the day. Regional or local authorities may move the public holiday to a different date. If May 30 falls on a Tuesday or Thursday, many businesses and organizations are also closed on Monday, May 29, or Friday, May 31. The Day of the Canary Islands is not a public holiday in the rest of Spain on May 30.