The “V Young Autumm Festival” starts this weekend

Next  Friday, october 27, a new edition of this Festival starts, counting on the “I Jornadas Güejareñas del Guiso y la Cuchara” as a main  novelty.


The fifth young autumm festival edition  will count on  twenty activities  for all the public including  workshops, tales,  activities in the open air, concerts and excursions.  Next friday  this festival starts,  repeating some traditional activities such as  “Tostoná de Castañas”   as well as “V Olimpiadas Rurales” and  doing some new such as “I Jornadas Güejareñas del Guiso y la Cuchara”.

Elisabeth García,  city councilwoman  of Tourism, has   highlighted the  broad range of activities included in the programm “for all audiences and every taste but with a common  denominator: the knowledge and respect to biodiversity”.  These  days  continue the aim  with which they were  created five years ago: learn and enjoy  in line with  environmentn  taking advantage of  natural resources  of the locality.

The opening will take place  this friday at 17:00 in  Local Library Carmina García Béjar. After that, a children`s decoration workshop a workshop tale called “Cuentos bajo el álamo” will celebrated with Suana Vegas and Jorge Pérez.

Saturday 28, will be one of the  busiest days with a   Seed Workshops organised by  Herpetology Asocciation  in which it will teach the new method of natural  agriculture of Masanoby Fukuoka consisting on repeating the original conditions in orden to the soil can be richer as well as  the quality of  food   is greater without an extra effort. Participants will  be  allowed to take their own seeds.


In the morning, towncouncil will offer an autumnal beakfast and,  those who  would wish,  will  be able to participate in the Resforestation Day  in which a local urban forest inventory will be created. In the afternoon Autum Fest  will be celebrated, including a  old farming tools exhibition   in charge of Arqueonatura  as well as an old  professions exhibition  by courtesy of Antonio Madrid. That day will end with traditional “Tostoná de castañas güejareñas” and the concert of granadian band music Elsa Bhör.

Weekend, Güéjar Sierra  a very  flashy of Granada event will take place : the “V Olimpiadas Rurales de  Sierra Nevada” in which several tems will compete  to gain  the “Gold Hoe”.   To this end, they will have to do traditional plays remembering old rural professions such as “carrera de recogida de papas en surco, el pilón de cajas, lanzamiendo de azahón o la soga-tira”.

Along with these activities,  councillorship  of Tourism has organised two  both cultural and  educational excursions such as  the guided visit to Sciency Park where, among other places,  people will visit the Biodomo, and the Caminito del Rey, one of the most spectacular  path in Spain.

Festival will continue untir november 12th with the “I Jornadas Güejareñas del Guiso y la Cuchara”, organised in collaboration with  Association of Entrepeneurs “Vereda de la Estrella”, in which both restaurants a bars will offer some traditional  stew coocked with  native food.

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