• Discover the Festival of the Harvest of the Pero of La Hiruela in its XIV edition

    The Fiesta del Pero has become an essential event in the Sierra Norte from Madrid. Next Saturday, 26 October, La Hiruela celebrates one more edition of its most popular party. This year is the XIV Edition of a day that values the quality of the small indigenous productions of the Sierra del Rincón.

    The "But" is a type of apple with a consistent texture and sweet taste. There are three varieties "But from Aragon"", "But Real" and "But Pardo". Historically, this fruit has been a hallmark of the municipality and has contributed to its development. From the past it was cultivated for commercialization, apart from for consumption, resulting in a vitally important economic pillar. Chronicles tell that, Formerly, was sold up at the Villa and Corte de Madrid, in places like the Barley Market and it came to be consumed even in the Royal Household.

    This annual celebration is a recognition of the quality of the small indigenous productions of the Sierra de Rincón, and drives the conservation and growth of crops, Enhancing, at the same time, agricultural genetic diversity. Es durante este mes cuando la mayoría de las familias del pueblo preparan los aperos y sobraos de sus viviendas para recolectar y almacenar la fruta cuidadosamente.

    Let yourself be carried away by the inhabitants of this small town and know the important value of the but

    The Pero Harvest Festival lasts practically the entire day on Saturday, Since the 11.00 (h) up to 19.00 h, approximately. In this edition, the programme of activities will start at 12:00 hours with the Welcome Pregón from the balcony of the Town Hall. Before, will have begun Guided paths which will take place during the morning and will pass through the orchards and meadows of the town, where the different varieties of fruits that made La Hiruela famous are cultivated since time immemorial. These routes are intended to show the visitor the art of collecting, as well as the tools used for it.

    Then, starting from the 13.00 h, there will be a spot of birds of prey. Half an hour later, will come the graft demonstration, fundamental to the existence of the but, what makes this demonstration a must-have to know the origins of this fruit. The tasting of traditional cuisine, consisting of crumbs and ostias – sliced but battered in flour and egg, accompanied by orange slices- will be from the 14:30h. Subsequently, to the 15:30 hours, there will be traditional games for the little ones like the frog, the veneers, The comba, petanque or bowling, organized by the Oak Moreno Association.

    Already in the afternoon, will be carried out basket raffla with local produce. Then, starting from the 16:30 hours, the group's performance will begin traditional dance the Sierra del Rincón, Serranos Repiques, and it will close the holiday, a puppet show for children, based on the popular romance of El Pernales, a feature with puppets, accompanied by traditional Castilian music that will take place 17:30 (h) in the Multipurpose Room of La Hiruela.

    In addition, throughout the day will remain open craft market with all sorts of products like cold cuts, smoked salmon, honey, sweet, beer, wine, herbs and spices, as well as handicrafts in wood and ceramics, Pictures, crochet and wool accessories, soaps and natural cosmetics, among others. The event will be musically enlivened by the charanga "La Chuzaranga", attendees will be able to enjoy donkey rides Since the 12 up to the 15 h and will also have the opportunity to visit the La Hiruela Ethnographic Museum Since the 11 up to the 14 hours.

    This new edition of the Fiesta del Pero aims to recover and promote agricultural activity and typical indigenous products, incentivizing La Hiruela's neighbors through this annual recognition, so that this custom is not lost and has a continuity in time. Let yourself be carried away by the inhabitants of this small town, that will convey to you the values of rural life, y la importancia del respeto y mantenimiento del medio natural y su entorno.

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