Humanitarian Festival

Humanitarian Festival

Of Regional Tourist Interest

Humanitarian Festival
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    Of Regional Tourist Interest

    It is in Moreda de Aller where the traditional festival of San Martín or Festival of the Humanitarians is celebrated, declared of National Tourist Interest, a festival with more than one hundred years of age, which was born specifically in 1905.

    This is one of the most typical festivals of Asturian autumn. A party organized by the Humanitarian Society of San Martín, in which joy, fun and folklore take over the streets of Moreda.

    Latitude: 43.1687508 Length: -5.7382321
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    The 11 day of November the party starts from the 09: 00 hours in the morning with the fliers, the bagpipe and the drum that announce its beginning. The celebration is celebrated Traditional Saint Martin Mass, sung and accompanied by bagpipes, in which the vast majority of people come dressed in traditional Asturian costume. After the mass, the Puya'l Ramu takes place, which consists of the auction of spelled loaves placed in a wooden frame.

    Mid-morning starts the float parade, with dance groups and bagpipes bands, that cross the streets to the sound of the most traditional music. After the parade, the food of San Martín is given, a traditional menu made up of the fabada, the casadielles and the panchón. All hotel establishments in the area offer this menu that allows complementing the cultural offer of these parties ».

    It is a good opportunity to know all addicts: a loyalty program linked to the gastronomy and tourism sector of the council of Aller launched by the local council. The Aller adictos card is totally free and with it you can get discounts and promotions in restaurants, accommodation, active tourism companies ... In addition, you will enjoy a 10% discount on scheduled gastronomic events.

    Photo from Facebook Festival of the Humanitarians.

    Text: © Ramón Molleda for Copyright Ramón Molleda

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