Benitachell Mitja Fair Programme

Starts March 29th

Don’t miss the  Mitjafava Fest at El Poble Nou de Benitatxell. Music and concerts days as you wander around and enjoy tasters of the most original bean tapas. Feel the rock essence and the “fava poblera!

March 29 8:30 p.m. Social Centre

Presentation of the program “MitjafavaFest”, the new website and the trailer of the documentary: “Sembra, menja i este este la fava poblera”.

March 30th. 11:00 hours Espai Molí

Interactive children’s workshop “La Caixa Mitjafava”. From 3 to 12 years.

From April 1 to 6

Gastronomic week of the Fava in Benitachell. Enjoy the experience visiting the bars and restaurants of the town that offer the typical “arròs amb fava”.

April 1 at the bar Trillaora 647606784; April 2 at the Summit restaurant 966493213; April 3 in Antiquary 678429837; April 4 at Ca Toni Monica 966493636; April 5 in Tribus 672264351

Tuesday, April 2 7:30 p.m. Social center.

Presentation of the “tapifaves” of the pobleros restorers that will be able to taste on Sunday, April 7.

Thursday, April 4th. 19: hours Library.

Ethno-literature to the Library. Wine tasting with literary taste of authors such as James Joyce, Vicent Andrés Estellés and Virgina Wolf. Previous registration in the Library from March 27 to April 2.

Friday, April 5 6:30 p.m. Main Street.

The Valencian Handicraft Fair begins. It will be extended all weekend with an interactive farm, stalls and traditional craft workshops.

7:00 pm Espai Molí

Wine tasting of Moscatell de Alejandría. Cabrera Grapes, M from Alexandria and Moraig. Ticket + tasting glass: 5 euros. Organized by: Youth Assembly.

8:30 p.m. Carp of the Plaza de les Pesqueres.

Presentation of the short documentary “Sembra, menja i estima la fava poblera” by Empar Ferrer and Paco Soto. In finishing there will be a wine of honor.

Saturday, April 6. 9:30 am Espai Molí

Route of the fava. Enjoy the experience of going to a garden of beans in a car with lunch for the participants and with music from Colla la Llebetjà. You collaborate: Asociación Carreters i Cavallistes.

10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Artisan Fair Valenciana.

11:00 – 2:30 p.m. Moscatell with the 5 senses. Registration at 615398238

11:30 – 2:00 p.m. Parade of the Gegant Mitjafava accompanied by the Colla Llebetjà.

12:30 hours Calles la Paz and Mayor. Traditional dances by the Grup de Danses Morro Falquí.

12:30 hours Calle la Paz “Time for beer and vermouth”. There will be stalls with craft beer.

1:15 p.m. Calle la Paz “L’hora de dir favades”. With the monologist and humorist Cesar Monzonís.

POPULAR AFTERNOON. Music and tapas. Square of the Pesqueres.

5:30 p.m. Children’s show by Marcel el Marcià

18:30 Children’s entertainment “The Gegant Mitjafava” with games set in the bean like the game of the fava blind and faves sacsades.

FESTIVAL Rock & Fava. Square of the Pesqueres.

6:45 PM The Soulomonics

20:15 Nuc

22:00 La Fúmiga

23:45 Atupa

Sunday, April 7 Square of the Pesqueres.

10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Artisan Fair Valenciana.

10:00 hours Lunch service by the “La Casa del Rocío”.

11:30 am Gymkhana “The Gegant Mintjafava” with two favetes favetes.

11:00 – 1:00 p.m. VII Wine Contest. Wine tasting by the jury

11:00 hours The Tapifava Festival starts with tapas of fava beans at popular prices.

12:00 hours Showcooking by the hand of Alberto Ferruz, chef of BonAmb, with two Michelin stars and three Repsol soles. It will create a cover with the bean poblera. Collaborate: Catering Supplies

12:30 hours Children’s workshop MasterFavaXef. Collaborate: Catering Supplies

1:45 p.m. Delivery of prizes to the winners of the wine contest and to the “fava més llarga” and the “fava de més gallons”.

2:00 p.m. Concert by Jazzmàtiks

2:00 p.m. Popular food of “arròs sec amb faves”. Advance ticket sales by contacting the Housewives and Casa del Rocío. Price: 3 euros.

While you are there, be sure to pop in to see Yanina Rubini at Tribus in Benitachell. If you have never been before, you should really go and try some of the fantastic vegan food that she and her husband produce! You will be surprised just how inventive this couple and their constant changing daily menus are amazing!!

For a review of this fantastic restaurant, click the link below.