The 25 of October of 2015 arrives a new edition of an already consolidated contest and they are already 36 years. The cheese makers and producers of the area opt for the double prize: prize for the variety of the Port and the Valley.
The contest is declared a Festival of Tourist Interest of the Principality of Asturias.
At 13: 30 h. will take place the official act with the reading of the proclamation, and then read the jury's decision to know the winners of the contest.
This edition will have four honorees of exception: Graciano Torre - former Minister of Industry and Employment of the Principality of Asturias-, Eduardo Díaz - for his photographic work with the pastors -, Gerardo Niembro - first president and great promoter of the Regulatory Council of the PDO Gamonéu and Abel Álvarez - of «Güeyu Mar» for its promotion of gamonéu cheese in places like Japan.
Wednesday 14 October
Casa Moreno Bar at 12: 00 hours.
· Presentation of the XXXVI Quesu Gamonéu Certification and XII Picos de Europa Fair and failure of Gamonéu 2015 awards.
· Presentation of the VI Xaldos Carneros Contest and II Pitas Contest.
Tasting of Quesu Gamonéu and Rioja wine from Terminus wineries.
Monday October 19
Place: Fairground of the Vallín in Benia de Onís to the 9: 00 hours.
· Great October fair of all kinds of cattle.
Saturday October 24
Interpretation Center of the Glacial Fauna in Avín at 18: 30 hours.
· Sample of Asturian traditional music. Ismael Tomás Montes, Laudelina Hortal González, Juan Robledo Iglesias, monologuista José Manuel Reguero «El Maestru», piper Víctor Manuel Álvarez González and presenter Fernando Ruís Fernández. Students of the Music Workshops of Benia de Onís and Coral Group «Ecos de Onís».
Fairground of the Vallín in Benia de Onís of 10: 00 to 22: 00 hours.
· II Pitas exhibition contest.
Sunday October 25
XXXVI Quesu Gamonéu Certification and XII Picos de Europa Fair
Sports court in Benia de Onís from the 10: 00 hours.
· Tasting of the jury and the public of the cheeses participating in the contest.
· Performance Folk Association «Picos de Europa».
Sports court in Benia de Onís from the 13: 30 hours.
· Pregón del Quesu Gamonéu 2015 by Doña María Blanco, journalist of RTPA.
· Awards ceremony Gamonéu 2015 and the XXXVI Quesu Gamonéu Certification.
Benia de Onís municipal bowling alley at 12: 00 hours.
· V Championship of bowling in pairs of the Council of Onís (final).
Fairground of the Vallín in Benia de Onís of 10: 00 to 17: 00 hours.
· II Pitas exhibition competition and VI Cordero Xaldos Exhibition Competition. Corderu Xaldu tasting for all visitors.
Likewise, from Thursday 1 from October to Friday 23 in October will take place the V Championship of bowling in pairs Council of Onís (eliminatory and semifinals), in the Municipal bowling of Benia de Onís to the 17: 00 hours.