The 26th edition of the Pre-Pyrenees Rural Alternatives Fair that is celebrated in Ayerbe this Sunday has registered a participation record with an “assistance of more than 5,000 visitors” that have exceeded the 4,100 registered last year and a time that has accompanied the non-registration of the rains that were expected a few days ago.
This has been indicated by the mayor of Ayerbe, Antonio Biescas, who has highlighted that the event has brought together “record sales” of the 80 participating exhibitors dedicated to agri-food, crafts, textiles, leather, boxwood, antiques, natural products, etc., next to the local sports pavilion. “We are very satisfied with the participation of the people and the exhibitors and artisans who have come”, he indicated.
In parallel, there has been a Citroën 2CV vintage car exhibition, children’s games, musical entertainment. Among the displaced artisans, the agri-food stalls with charcuterie, fruit, vegetables, oil and Ayerbe wineamong other products.
At the Ayerbe fair there has also been a space dedicated to the exhibition of agricultural machinery and digital entrepreneurship projects
Even from the Ayerbe Tourist Office there have been guided tours of the town as well as a zip line for children which has been installed by an adventure sports company in the area, who have also enjoyed a traditional Ferris wheel pulled by a pedal bicycle as well as many traditional games.
In any case, the mayor of Ayerbe has highlighted the participation of more than 5,000 visitors. “This morning you could hardly walk because of the number of people at the fair”has highlighted.
During the course of the dayScarves have been imposed on newborn children between the Ayerbe fairs from 2021 to 2022. Also during the day, The Navarran town of Petilla de Aragón, where Santiago Ramón y Cajal was born, has been recognized as a friendly town of Ayerbe.Nobel Prize in Medicine, also closely linked to the town of Ayerebense on the occasion of the 170th anniversary of the researcher’s birth.
One of the most anticipated events has been the delivery of the Lady of Ayerbe that this year has fallen to Sister Josefina, a nun of the Little Sisters of Santa Ana, “for her dedication for 45 years to the town in social matters such as the nursery, the Ayerbe residence for the elderly and activities with young people”.
For biesca, the day “exceeded expectations” and, in summary, he highlighted that this fair has served “to highlight rural initiatives and alternatives, entrepreneurs, small businesses, local and quality products”.
Hereinafterthe municipal councilor added, “We will begin to prepare the 2023 fair to continue growing and make Ayerbe a benchmark for another year”.
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Participation record with more than 5,000 people at the Ayerbe Fair