The Fair of “Products of the Earth and Crafts” will close the second edition of “Feslalí, Alcalalí in bloom”. Feslalí “Alcalalí en flor” concludes...

The Fair of “Products of the Earth and Crafts” will close the second edition of “Feslalí, Alcalalí in bloom”.

Feslalí “Alcalalí en flor” concludes the weekend of 25 and 26 February, celebrating the Fair “Products of the Earth and Crafts”, with a varied offer of artisan and agroecological products.

This weekend the streets of Alcalalí will host the fair “Products of land and trades”, with a significant presence of craftsmen’s posts that will complement the offer of agroecological products. From the town hall, visitors and neighbors are invited to visit the market and get to know firsthand the first quality products brought directly by producers and artisans.

The fair will take place in the center of the urban area of Alcalalí, occupying the Town Hall square, Porche street and Main street. From 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., in the more than 40 stalls that make up the Fair of “Land Products and Crafts” you will be able to find unique pieces that are normally only found in galleries or specialized stores, as well as products Of premium quality: cocas, jams, honey, sausages, vegetables and almonds, etc.

In addition to the posts, follow-up activities have been organized. Both Saturday 25 and Sunday 26, visitors can participate in workshops to learn how to work wood, clay, or metal. Activities and workshops have also been organized with small children in mind: inflatables, wooden train rides among almond trees, masks workshops, a coconut workshop, a merry-go-round and enjoy traditional toys and games.

The Cropprotection group of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and Repte – Horizon 2020 collaborate with the City Council in the “Almendra de Alcalalí” project. Both entities will be present at the fair, with the aim, on the one hand, of making known to the neighbors and visitors, the works carried out in the framework of the project “Almond of Alcalalí”, and on the other, To bring them closer to agriculture through games and workshops.

For Sunday 26, in addition to visiting the fair, is scheduled at 12:00 in the Ethnological Museum a tasting of oils of the town. And on Sunday, from 11 am to 5:30 p.m., Ravalet Street will host archery exhibitions by national champions of this Olympic sport, a sample of the evolution of the bows used for the practice of this sport and Archery workshops for both children and adults, in charge of Club Tir Arc Benissa and Arquers Pedreguer.

During the two days of the fair, the local associations will also participate in the Fair. The Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs of Alcalalí (AEPAL), the Association of the Elderly, the Association of Fathers and Mothers of CP Mosquera, the Association of Hunters and the “Festers” of Alcalali 2017, will go out to the street to exhibit their work Associative and liven up the event.

This weekend, visitors will be able to taste a variety of tapas, foods and sweets with almonds from the II “Ruta de la Tapa”. You can taste a piece of Alcalalí and win € 100.00 to spend at any of the participating establishments. In addition, you can also enjoy free guided tours from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in the Medieval Tower and the Ethnological Museum. This one will find the photographic exhibition of the II Photographic Marathon #AlcalalíenFlor, inaugurated last February 19th.

With the fair “Trades and Products of the Earth” to be held on 25 and 26 February, Alcalalí fires Feslalí, “Alcalalí en Flor”. For the second consecutive year, with the collaboration of different administrations and the support of local associations and neighbors, the city council has presented a wide program of activities, aimed at all audiences, from 4 to 26 February. The objective of Feslalí “Alcalalí en flor” is to show the tourist potential of the municipality, giving prominence to the landscapes of almond trees in flower, recognizing the work of the farmers, valuing the quality of our almond, and our gastronomy.

We bet to enhance our attributes, and February is undoubtedly the most appropriate month. We say goodbye to the winter with the spectacle of almond blossoms, flowers that spring turns into almonds and that concentrate in their flavor the aromas of the earth and the mountains that envelop us.

Hans Zitz