fiesta del toston ojen 2016

Toston Chesnut Festival : Ojen 2016


What : Toston Chesnut Festival : Ojen 2016

Where : Ojén, Inland Costa del Sol, Spain

When : 06th November 2016

fiesta del toston ojen 2016

fiesta del toston ojen 2016

For two decades, the town of Ojen holds in November the “Fiesta del Toston” , a day in which tradition is to roast chestnuts with the preparation of compounds dishes for this fruit, as well as tasting products like raisins in brandy, honey, roasted bacon, rice with fennel or chestnut soup.

fiesta del toston ojen 2016

fiesta del toston ojen 2016

The event celebrates the end of chestnut harvest when, after weeks of work to reap the benefits, you could enjoy this food.

fiesta del toston ojen 2016

fiesta del toston ojen 2016

The Popular Toston Party is accompanied by numerous parallel activities for the whole family: Potato dancing, racing, etc…

 

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fiesta de la castaña Alcaucín 2016

Chestnut Festival 2016 : Alcaucín


What : Chestnut Festival 2016 : Alcaucín

Where : Alcaucín, Inland Costa del Sol, Spain

When : 5th November 2016

The popular festival of the Alcaucín Chestnut will also offer free tastings of typical anise and cinnamon shortbread.

fiesta de la castaña Alcaucín 2016

fiesta de la castaña Alcaucín 2016

The Axarquía village of Alcaucín still retains one of its most popular festivals celebrating another year the chestnut tradition of yesteryear who “gathered the neighbors in the village square on the occasion of the feast of All Saints day , in which each family brought a dish, and given the date, chestnut used to be harvested in the area. ”

fiesta de la castaña Alcaucín 2016

fiesta de la castaña Alcaucín 2016

In this edition, Alcaucín distributes more than 300 kilos of chestnuts and 200 of sweet potatoes, plus aniseed and typical traditional double buttered cinnamon in the main square of the town, opposite the town hall.

fiesta de la castaña Alcaucín 2016

fiesta de la castaña Alcaucín 2016

It plans to host about 500 people who will travel, as previous years, from other points of the Axarquía and the province attracted by the star product , the autumn chestnut.

more info :

https://www.facebook.com/AytoAlcaucin/?ref=hl

http://www.alcaucin.es/es/noticias/paginaNoticia.html?pos=2&pag=1&query=

 

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Chestnut Festival 2016 : Pujerra


What : Chesnut Festival in Pujerra, Málaga

Where : Pujerra, Málaga, Spain, Inland Costa del Sol

When : 29 October 2016 till 30 October 2016

The arrival of autumn is the date on which the celebrations related to the chesnut take place. Every year in late October or early November it is celebrated in Pujerra, located in the Serrania de Ronda. The Chestnut Festival, which coincides with the day of the patron saint of the town, the Virgin of Fatima.

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Normally, the holiday is usually done when the collection of the Chesnut is finished.

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

During this holiday you can enjoy music and dancing in the streets of the town, as well as tasting more than 50 dishes made with chestnuts and accompanied by anise or brandy. In addition, you can visit many places where clothes and typical tools in collecting the fruit are shown.

Pujerra

Pujerra

PROGRAM

SATURDAY OCTOBER 29

10:00 Launch rockets announcing the start of the 14th CHESTNUT FESTIVAL AND VIRGIN OF FATIMA 2016.

11:00 Diana and Parade, with the performance of the verdiales OF PARAUTA.

12:00 official opening speech of the 14th edition of the Chestnut Festival, by D. CARLOS DELGADO MORALES Gaspar.

13:00 Delivery Chesnut of the year award 2016 to the adult group of theater.

15:00 Fair day enlivened by the “MALACAI” groups and “ROMPEOLAS”.

15:00 Afternoon free access at the Chestnut Museum.

17:30 gastronomic tasting of products made with chestnuts in the Plaza de la Iglesia.

18:00 Traditional TOSTÓN CHESTNUT accompanied by anise and sweet wine.

20:00 MEMORIAL to the Association of Friends of Cadiz by its X Collaboration and Promotion of the Chestnut Festival.

23:00 popular festival, with performances of “ORCHESTRA DYNAMIC” and “new hopes”

SUNDAY OCTOBER 30

10:00 rocket fire.

11:30 Celebration of Holy Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima, patroness of Pujerra.

12:00 PROCESSION in honor of our Patron, accompanied by the Band of Pujerra.

FAIR DAY 16:00 enlivened by the “MALACAI” group.

16:00 Afternoon open at the Chestnut Museum.

17:00 SPECIAL TOSTÓN variety “Chestnut pilonga”.

18:00 End party with hot chocolate and churros.

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

Wine and Cestnut Fair. Yunquera 221016-231016


Where : Yunquera, Málaga Costa del Sol Inland

What : Wine and Cestnut Fair

When : 22 October 2016 till 23 October 2016

Yunquera, every October, pays homage to the chestnut fruit typical of autumn and base of  its traditional cuisine, and exquisite wine from grapes raised in the cold lands of the Sierra de las Nieves.

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

Roasted chestnuts in syrup, cooked, candied or just picked directly from the tree, and a good wine, sweet wine, pink or white, all alive with the music of the verdiales, attract hundreds of people that day.

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

The party starts in the square where more than twenty stalls offer from the serrano products like strawberry, cold meats or oil, to the traditional pottery of the region, and continues with various activities such as cooking contest, the stepping of the grape, and tasting the typical dish of Yunquera, the” malcocinao”, made from chickpeas, bacon, tripe, chorizo and morcilla.

Fuente de Piedra Ribbon Race

Fuente de Piedra : Ribbon Horse Race 08/09/2016


WHAT : Ribbon Horse Race

WHEN : Fuente De Piedra (Antequera)

DATE: 8th of September 2016

Fuentedepiedra, located in the western half of the region of Antequera, is especially known for its salt lake that houses the second largest breeding colony of pink flamingos in Europe.

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In September, coinciding with the feast of its patron saint, they celebrate the “Ribbin Horse Race”, inspired by the fair and jousting tournaments. They go as galloping knights trying to enter the tip of the spear in one of the metal rings hanging tied by a ribbon.

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Today the spears have been replaced by wooden pikes and the race is chaired by the “Manolas” girls from the village chosen for the occasion which also are responsible for the embroidery of the tapes used to hold the rings.

Tourist information: Town Hall, C / Ancha, 9 (29520). Phone: 952 735 016; Fax: 952 735 317
e-mail: info@fuentedepiedra.es

Festival of the Three Cultures : Frigiliana

Festival of the Three Cultures. Frigiliana


WHERE : Frigiliana

WHEN : 25/08/1016 to 28/08/2016

Provincial Tourist Singularity Event

Frigiliana, a town in the region of Axarquia, is known as “Villa of the Three Cultures” by the different civilizations that have passed through its streets: Arabic, Moorish and Christian.

Festival of the Three Cultures : Frigiliana

Festival of the Three Cultures : Frigiliana

Annually this small town becomes an international benchmark of integration and coexistence in its “Festival of the Three Cultures”.
Every last weekend of August, the town becomes a playful encounter forum in which to enjoy a variede program with musical performances, conferences and gastronomic events, which run along the streets.

Festival of the Three Cultures : Frigiliana

Festival of the Three Cultures : Frigiliana

Entertainment activities with parades, music, juggling, fakirs, belly dancing and children’s activities with a traditional market complete the offer for those days.

Festival of the Three Cultures : Frigiliana

Festival of the Three Cultures : Frigiliana

Sierra de Yeguas : Asparagus Fair 010516


WHERE : Sierra de Yeguas, Málaga, Spain 

WHEN : 01 May 2016, 13:00

WHAT : Festival of the Asparagus

Thousands of people gather to enjoy this Malaga native asparagus municipality, it is a free tasting of up to 2,000 kilos of asparagus, cooked in omelettes, scrambled or grilled, for visitors attending the fair.

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Approximately about 13.00 hours, more than 30 stands offer visitors craft products of all kinds.

Any visitor can buy everything from fresh cheeses to organic products, made in Sierra de Yeguas and nearby villages. In addition to this attractive offer, and direct sales to the public, there have been other recreational and cultural activities, as a recipe contest with asparagus or musical performances to liven up the act. –

fiesta esparrago sierra de yeguas 2016-2

See more at: http://www.sierradeyeguas.es/es/Turismo/Fiestas/#sthash.qE9Fs6CO.dpuf

LOCATION OF SIERRA DE YEGUAS :