Gastronomic delicacies and regional products in the popular festivals of April

Gastronomic delicacies and regional products in the popular festivals of April

The city of Balcarce will honor the main production of the district with the First Fried Potato Festival, in the Cerro El Triunfo municipal park, with a commercial, gastronomic, crafts, musical shows and national chefs fair, with free admission.

On the second weekend of April, the Buenos Aires city of Mercedes will present the 24th edition of the National Fried Torta Festival, starting at 10 am in the new sector of Parque Independencia, with preparation on view, music and dance shows, a food fair, artisans, and the preparation and cooking in view of the giant fried cake, which this year will exceed 5 meters in diameter. The party will culminate at sunset on Sunday with a tribute to the Malvinas ex-combatants, a Creole parade and the election of “La Tortera/o del Año”.

Meanwhile, San Vicente will hold the ninth Regional Honey Festival, with meals, talks, the Beekeeping Olympics among students of agrotechnical schools and a photographic contest.

In Córdoba, the 53rd edition of the Viennese Dough National Festival stands out, from 4 to 9, in the city of Villa General Belgrano, with free access, liturgical activities, shows, artisan pastries of Central European origin, chocolates, eggs Easter and buffet with sale of food, medieval dance and Central European rhythms. More information at: https://villageneralbelgrano.gob.ar/masaviensa2023/

And Villa Yacanto, a small town in the Calamuchita Valley, will have its 13th National Food Festival at the Plow Disc, an event called “flavor, color and family” that brings together music, dance and art from April 29. traditional, in addition to the participation of 29 culinary references with tickets for 1,800 pesos or subscriptions for 3,000. https://fiestacomidaaldisco.com.ar/.

The Cordoba capital will offer from 2 to 9, in the Plaza de la Música, the Fuerza Bruta Waira show, with tickets at 7,000 pesos, to enjoy a dynamic and immersive theater experience;

while from 14 to 23 the 37th Provincial Theater Festival will be held in the cities of Córdoba, Las Varillas, Río Cuarto and Villa María, with many free activities.

In Santa Fe, the town of Pueblo Muñoz will hold its first Dressage and Folklore Festival on Sunday the 2nd, which will feature riders and animals from neighboring provinces, typical gastronomy and a musical closing with Abel Villarreal and his group, from Chamacero repertoire.

The festival program includes pialada de bovines, a great Creole lunch, a counterpoint of herds from Córdoba, Entre Ríos, San Luis, San Juan and Buenos Aires, special riding and entertainment by payadores Diego Pugliesi and Julián Ibarra.

Mendoza proposes this month the “Classical Music along the Wine Roads” festival in different locations, from Sunday 2 to 9, with artistic proposals in theaters, churches, museums, wineries, cellars, parks, nature reserves, gardens and vineyards.

San Luis will celebrate from the 24th the novenas in honor of Santo Cristo de la Quebrada, in Villa de la Quebrada, 30 kilometers from the capital; and on the night of the 30th he will make the traditional pilgrimage from the city of San Luis to that town, while in Renca similar commemorations will be held with the novena in honor of the Christ of Renca.

Around these religious festivities an important number of fairgrounds that offer their craft products are concentrated, as well as the folkloric clubs that generate a significant cultural and commercial pole for both towns.

The Rio Negro city of San Carlos de Bariloche, meanwhile, will be the epicenter of the National Chocolate Festival during Holy Week with free admission and, according to the local mayor, it is the “sweetest event in the country that will gather on the date of Easter an endless number of playful and chocolatey proposals to enjoy with the family”.

“The little ones will be given a symbolic passport that will allow them to visit different proposals with games along Miter street and at the end they will graduate from the ‘Universidad del Chocolate’ where they will receive a diploma,” added the commune.

Visitors will also be able to observe the making of the longest handmade chocolate bar in the world, with the intention of surpassing the 215-meter mark.

In Chubut, in addition to the multiple specific activities for Holy Week, in Gaiman the “Provincial Citron Festival” will be held between the 8th and 9th, a species of cucurbit of African origin that belongs to the melon, squash and squash family. the watermelon that the Welsh colony based in the region adopted for the preparation of sweets; while in Paso del Sapo the 6th will take place. edition of the “Provincial Festival of Creole skills and chamamé”, during days 14, 15 and 16.

In Salta, on the 16th, the 441st anniversary of the founding of the city will be remembered with a civic-military parade that takes place in front of the provincial Legislature, while various patron saint festivities are scheduled in honor of San Jorge, in Pichanal; to Nuestra Señora del Valle, in Molinos; to that of Perpetual Help, in Chicoana; and San José Obrero, in Cerrillos.

Tierra del Fuego proposes the 2023 End of the World International Film Festival from April 17 to 24, which will bring together natural attractions in Ushuaia with the intention of positioning the destination as a point of cinematographic interest worldwide.

In addition, between the 27th and 30th, the End of the World Choir Festival is held in Ushuaia, an annual event that celebrates music, nature and Fuegian culture.

In Neuquén, the town of Aluminé will hold the Pehuén National Festival from 6 to 8, in homage to the tree that is the emblem of the province, with cultural and Creole activities and the traditional plantation of the araucana araucaria, called “pehuén” by the Mapuche town.

From the 7th to the 9th, in Las Lajas the Provincial Pasto Festival will be held, which pays homage to the fodder production of the town through parades, fairs and musical shows.

Catamarca will focus its festivities in honor of the Virgen del Valle from the first Saturday after Easter Sunday, the 15th, with the traditional lowering of the image in the Cathedral Basilica Nuestra Señora del Valle, and will last until Sunday the 23rd, when they culminate with the massive procession that will take place in the Parque Adán Quiroga.

In Jujuy, popular celebrations will also be combined with religious dates, such as the descent of the Virgin of Abra from Punta Corral to Tilcara, April 5 at 6:00 p.m., with thousands of pilgrims, and sikuris bands at more than 3,000 meters above sea level. , and also Perico the 2nd Tango Festival will be held from 6 to 9 in the main square, free of charge.

On Sunday the 9th, the 16th Edition of the Humita Provincial Festival will be held at the Feliciano Corro-Vinalito estate, to taste this northern delicacy in its salty and sweet version, and live music with Dalmiro Cuellar, Ivan Ruiz, Forasteros del Chaco, Grupo Sentimiento, Titiro Figueredo, Sampedreños, Sorcerers and Little Princes of Chamamé; while in Susques the VI Barter Fair and V Andean Festival were announced, on the 15th and 16th.

Entre Ríos announced for Sunday the 2nd that the historic triathlon in the city of La Paz will become the XXVI “Ironpaz Gran Premio Héroes de Malvinas”, a competition in the IronMan category, in which participants have to cover three extreme tests with 6 kilometers of swimming, 180 kilometers of cycling and 42 kilometers of running.

The activity, with individual categories and relays, will bring together more than 20 athletes from different parts of the country who will compete in the challenge.

From 6 to 9, the sixth edition of the Rio Fish Empanada Festival will take place in the Puerto Sánchez de Paraná neighborhood with canoe races, a mojarreros contest for children, shows, and the traditional empanada contest, in addition to a wide offer gastronomy, the sale of fresh fish and a “free tooth” menu; while in Concordia the thirtieth Fair of the Swallows will be held, with more than 150 artisans, manualists and producers.

The Villaguay Municipal Sports Center will become the setting for the Artisanal Cake Festival between April 7 and 9, with pastry chef contests that can be entered on the page www.facebook.com/villaguay.

Source: Ambito

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