El 43st Gamonéu Cheese Contest, Festival of Regional Tourist Interest, returns to Benia de Onis el Sunday October 29 2023. This year will coincide with the XNUMXth Anniversary of DOP Gamonéu, currently has 22 producers.
· He Saturday 28, in the Cuevona de Avin the documentary «Jalladizu. A trip to the last sheepfolds of Onís», the screening will be accompanied by a Felpeyu concert.
· He Sunday 29Will take place on Cheese Exhibition Competition and Gamonéu cuisine tasting with the collaboration of Casa Pedro Parres.
The proclamation will be given by Don Javier Guillen General Director of the Vuelta a España 2023.
This same day the Gamonéu de Oro Awards:
·· Don José Ignacio Bosh, director of the Paradores Cangas de Onís.
·· Doña Belarmina Alonso Alonso, Doña Alfonsina Alonso Alonso and Doña Maria Luisa Gonzalez Alonso, residents of Gamonéu. Widows of the brothers Jose, Blas and Mario, award-winning cheesemakers in 2005 and Pastors of Belbin and La Huelga throughout their lives.
On the 28th and 29th the National Competition of Oveya Xalda which will feature a xaldu tasting for all attendees. This year the auction of the “Best Gamonéu cheeses 2023” Donating the proceeds to FAPOE - Federation of Associations of Ostomized People
Other nearby appointments in Onís are next October 19 with the Livestock Fair and the October 21 with the Picos de Europa Goat Competition.