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Berango celebrates its agricultural fair this Sunday and the medieval fair at the end of the month

Miguel Castillo

May 9, 2023 | 11:36 a.m.

The agricultural fair will offer the best local products in the Moreaga park, while the medieval fair will offer a trip to the past with workshops, shows and various products

Agricultural fair in Berango: an appointment with the products of the land

This Sunday, Berango will host its traditional agricultural fair in the park of Moreaga. The event, organized by the Berango City Council, will have 40 stalls in an open-air market with a large presence of baserritarras from the Uribe Kosta region. Visitors will be able to purchase the best Basque agricultural products, such as vegetables, seasonal fruits, cheeses, cold cuts, txakoli, natural jams, pastries, preserves and flowers, among others.

The day will also have a musical atmosphere and a playground for the enjoyment of the little ones, which will allow them to enjoy a great day with the family. In addition, there will be stalls selling talo with chorizo, txakoli, beer, among other gastronomic products. However, this year the traditional Basque cake contest will not be held.

Medieval fair in Berango: a trip to the past

The Moreaga park will continue to be the scene of fairs during this month, since, after the agricultural fair, the medieval fair. This event, of great importance in the municipality, will take place on the 19th, 20th and 21st and attracts many visitors each year thanks to its wide range of activities.

In this edition, the fair will once again feature craft workshops, theater shows, magic, puppets, musical performances and storytelling, among other activities. The Moreaga park will be the place where the camp is set up and the medieval souk with typical crafts from that time.

As in previous editions, the public will be able to enjoy a wide variety of events throughout the weekend in an incomparable setting and purchase the most diverse products, such as cecina, paprika from La Vera, Jerte cherries, Turkish delight, Basque pastry, Galician products, spices and cosmetic items, among others. Also, there will be a gastronomic zone with numerous options for all tastes.

It should be remembered that the last edition of the market was a great success. The event included a large Arab souk in which medieval trades were represented and offered talks with artisans and wood carving, stone, damascene, ceramic and clay workshops. In the gastronomic area, visitors were able to enjoy grocery stores, creperies, pizzerias and endless options for all tastes.

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