XV Fiesta de la Cider de Villaviciosa
This Saturday will be the annual appointment with the cider in the municipality of Villaviciosa, drink par excellence in the area, will run from 12: 00 to 14: 00 hours and 18: 00 to 20: 00 hours.
Coinciding with this schedule there will be a free tasting of this drink. They collaborate in this activity, giving to prove their wines, several wineries of the council: Buznego, Castañón, Coro, Cortina, El Gobernador, El Traviesu, Frutos, Los Gemelos, M. Busto, Tomás, Vallina and Vigón. To be able to taste the cider it is necessary to acquire a glass previously.
Program of planned events:
12: 00 Comment of the XV Cider Festival - Performance of the Band of Gaites de Villaviciosa - El Gaitero.
13: 00 Awarding of the "Most beautiful label of the 2012" prize by Asturian group of cider collecting.
17: 30 Pourers contest. It consists of rewarding those cider castors who get five culetes per bottle of our drink. The approach to a stipulated measure and the style of each participant will make a jury, made up of professionals of the sector, choose the winners of each edition.
19: 30 Performance of the Torner Quartet.
20: 00 End of party.
Collaborators with the event: Buznego - Castañón - Coro - Cortina - El Gobernador - El Traviesu - Frutos - Los Gemelos - M. Busto - Riera - Tomás - Vallina - Vigón.
International Bagpipe Festival of Villaviciosa - FIG 2012
Thursday September 6:
III Night of the Bagpipe (Gaites del mundo): light and sound show, live music.
· Participants: Nico Radien (Gaita Binou Breitz), Jose Manuel Perez (Galician Gaita), José Tejedor (Gaita Asturian), Dani Álvarez (Uliam pipe), Banda Gaites Villaviciosa & friends. Band Latira (Brittany).
· Location: Caveda Square and Nava.
· Time: 22: 30 h.
Friday September 7:
· Participants: Latira Band (Brittany), Aira Da Pedra (Ponferrada), Skamala Rede (Asturias).
· Time: 22: 30 h. Stage "Sidra El Gaitero".
Saturday September 8:
Traditional Mercau: opening to the 11 in the morning. Located in El Pelambre park. Animation of traditional bands
Festival of flag bands from the 12: 30 h. up to 14: 00 h.
Locations: "Sabino Cifuentes" stage, Town Hall Square, Eccehomo Square, Pelambre Park, streets of the urban area of Villaviciosa.
17: 00 h. Opening tent "Alcuentros" (Parque del Pelambre), dedicated to professional Loutiers and traditional Asturian clothing.
Parade to the 20: 00 h. and performances of all bands on the stage "Sidra El Gaitero" at 20: 30 h.
· Participants: Naheba (Cantabria), Tejedor (Asturias).
· Time: 23: 30 h. Stage "Sidra El Gaitero".
Sunday September 9
Animation through the streets of the Villa de bandes de gaites from the 12: 30 h.
II Contest of Soloists Pipers. "Sidra El Gaitero Stage", at 19: 30 h.
Two categories are established with a maximum of 15 contestants per category.
At 22: 30 h. Award ceremony of the contest.
At 23: 00 h. Performance of the winning gaiteru in an establishment designated by the organization.
At 23: 30 h. Performance by Héctor Braga Band. Stage "Sidra el Gaitero"