The main Asturian wineries, protagonists of the second Benidorm Cider Contest

Weekend of activities to commemorate the day of the Principado organized by the House of Asturias
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The main Asturian wineries, protagonists of the second Benidorm Cider Contest.
The main Asturian wineries, protagonists of the second Benidorm Cider Contest.

On the occasion of the celebration of Asturias Day, the House of Asturias of the Marina Baixa has organized the second edition of the ‘Cider Contest’ at Plaza de Sus Majestades los Reyes de España. The Councilor for Fiestas, Jesús Carrobles, accompanied by the president of the Asturian association, Ramón Carrillo, and members of the municipal corporation have toured the stands that offer the most typical of the Principado.

Neighbors and tourists of Benidorm can taste products with designation of origin: cheese, sausage, oil, organic beers and, of course, cider with designation of origin, thanks to the collaboration of the most important wineries in the region. The event has the support of the Department of Festivities of the City of Benidorm, the City Council of Gijón and the Asturian Tourism Board, OTEA.

The ‘Cider Contest’ is the first of Asturias Day activities in Benidorm. Tomorrow, Saturday, at 7:00 p.m., in the Óscar Esplá auditorium of the Aigüera Park, the central event will take place with the proclamation of the party by María Cabeza and Aitor García; the exaltation of the ‘Xanas’, Rocío Rodríguez and Alma Caballero. The ‘Pelayo de Honor’ will also be delivered and there will be musical performances. On Sunday 8, the day on which the day is officially celebrated in the Principality, activities will continue at the stands of the Plaza de Sus Majestades los Reyes de España until 3 pm.