Tourism Fair in Catral to offer music, dancing, demonstrations, parades and food tastings

The Vega Baja del Segura Tourism Fair is being held in Catral this weekend, with a vast array of activities on offer between Friday and Monday.

Avenida de la Pursisima will be taken over by music, dancing, demonstrations, parades and food tastings to show off the culture of local municipalities including Albatera, Almoradi, Benejuzar, Callosa de Segura, Catral, Dolores, Guardamar del Segura, Los Montesinos, Pilar de la Horadada, Rojales, San Fulgencio and Torrevieja.

Here is the programme:

Friday September 22nd

6pm – Inauguration

6:30pm – Parade by San Fulgencio Unión Musical band

7pm – Concert by San Fulgencio Unión Musical band

7:30pm – Zumba demonstration by Hibernis Mare, Pilar

8pm-9pm – Cookery demonstration by Torrevieja Tourism Centre (CdT)

9pm – Musical performance by Pilar Rock School

Saturday September 23rd

10am – Opening

10:30am – Craft demonstration of turning by Rodeo Caves, Rojales

11am – Jotas folk dancing, Benejúzar

11:30am – Artichoke tasting, Vega Baja Artichoke Association

12pm – Hatha Yoga by Hibernis Mare, Pilar

12:30pm – Migas tasting by the Peña Huertana, Almoradí.

1pm – Artichoke tasting, Vega Baja Artichoke Association

1:30pm – Arroz y costra (crusty rice) tasting, Callosa

2pm-6pm – Fair closed

6pm – Tasting of typical sweets, Los Montesinos

6:20pm – Making a gigantic roast meatball followed by tasting, by El Rabanico Gastronomic Association

6:30pm – Tasting of typical sweets, Catral

7:30pm – Parade of fiesta floats, Pilar

Craft demonstration of recycling by Rodeo Caves, Rojales

8pm – Theatre play, Los Montesinos

Tasting of milhojas, Pilar

8:30pm – Artichoke tasting, Vega Baja Artichoke Association

9pm – Concert by Ana Aldeguer, Guardamar

Sunday September 24th

10am – Opening

10:30am – Hemp school demonstration, Callosa

11am-1pm – Horse and cart rides, Dolores

11am – Bicycles exhibition, Huertana association, Almoradí

11:30am – Musical parade by La Constancia band, Catral

12pm – Craft demonstration of painting by Rodeo Caves, Rojales

12:30pm – Floral offering procession, Pilar

1pm – Artichoke tasting, Vega Baja Artichoke Association

1:30pm – Consommés tasting, Dolores

2pm-6pm – Fair closed

6pm – Tasting of toñas (sweet buns), Benejúzar

6:30pm – Tasting of typical sweets, Rojales

7pm – Latin dancing by Hibernis Mare, Pilar

7:30pm – Reception of fiesta queens from participating towns

8pm – End of fair

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