Saturday, June 22, 2024

The Vall de Gallinera Cherry Festival

The Vall de Gallinera celebrates the 2024 Cherry Festival on June 8th.

Unfortunately this being the sixth consecutive year of disastrous harvest of Cherries from the Alicante region crops.

Immersed in a new uncertainty for the area’s star crop, the Vall de Gallinera City Council has once again put its efforts into achieving a protesting Cherry Festival, for the second consecutive year. A celebration that will talk about the current problems that the cherry is experiencing, this area being one of the first to produce in the country. But series of activities have been prepared that will all take place in the urban area of ​​Benialí.

Programme of the 2024 Festa de la Cirera

  • 08:30 hours: Interpretive excursion of the cherry from Benirrama to Benialí.
  • Difficulty: low. Duration: 2 hours. Departure: Benirrama.
  • 10:00 am: Opening of the Fair with the Benibatuka
  • 11:00 a.m. and 16:00 p.m. to 19:00 p.m.: Popular games and ceramic workshop. The church square
  • 11:00 am: Talk «Agriculture and rural environment. Relationships and transformation trends”, by Eladio Arnalte Alegre, retired professor of Economics, Sociology and Agrarian Policy at the UPV. Town hall building.
  • 12:00 hours: Round table: «Cooperatives and rural development. Future perspectives” at the Town hall building.
  • 13:00 p.m.: Performance The Walkintet. Fronton.
  • 14:00 p.m.: Popular meal from the Benissivà-Benitaia Festival Commission. Ticket: €8. Baked rice, minced meat and desserts. (Drink not included). Fronton.
  • 17:00 p.m.: Cherry showcooking by Jordi Morera, chef from À punt’s La Cuina de Morera program. town hall building
  • 18:00 p.m.: International Cherry Stone Throwing Competition. C/La Font
  • 18:30 p.m.: Performance by the Mallorcan Dance Group Escola de Ball de Galilea (Puigpunyent). Fronton
  • 21:00 p.m.: Popular dinner of the Benirrama Festival Commission. Ticket: €8. Tortilla sandwich, picadeta and desserts (Drinks not included). Fronton
  • 23:00 p.m.: Performance by Trocamba Matanuska and Dj Xuquer. Fronton.

The City Council has made buses available to all visiting public, which will facilitate access to the urban area of ​​Benialí given that this center has few parking spaces. Bus schedules for the Festa de la Cirera de la Vall de Gallinera 2024 Establishments available for the XXI Festa de la Cirera de la Vall de Gallinera 2024. Business information.

More information about the state of the cherry farming industry can be found at the source of this article LA MARINA ALTA.

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