One more year comes Fabes de Colunga Week and this 2023 celebrates its 33nd anniversary.
· December 2 Saturday
Free cider tasting provided by local cider makers. 12:00 hours.
2nd Contest of pourers. 17:00 p.m.
· Sunday December 10 the traditional Fair of the Beans within the Fabes Week.
The market will be held in a place designated for the same at the proposal of the organization during Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10 The hours will be from 10:30 a.m. to 18:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 10:30 a.m. to 15:00 p.m. on Sunday.
On Saturday, if weather conditions permit, the market will be held in the Plaza del Monumento with the aim of revitalizing the hospitality sector in the area. On Sunday, the market will be moved to the tent set up around the covered Plaza and in the plaza itself. covered plaza where the main events and awards ceremonies will be held. In case of rain, both Saturday and Sunday, it will be held around the tent and covered plaza.
In the market we will find bean producers in general and artisans from the council of Colunga, producers of the agri-food industry, and entities that carry out some type of cultural, social or educational work within the council of Colunga.
The Asturian faba is one of the gastronomic emblems of the region and in Colunga a good tribute is paid to it in the already consolidated week of the fabes, which is celebrated every year the first week of December. Producers from all over the region compete for the best Asturian bean stew and the hospitality sector is dedicated to offering them in a menu with traditional bean stew and new generation dishes.
The production of beans is deeply rooted in Colunga and is still produced in the small orchards of our towns, where you can see their pods drying in the hórreos.