Fair Granite County

Feira do Granito e do Concelho

The 12th edition of the Granite County Fair and in Sabrosa, organized by Municipality, Vitaguiar, EHATB, e AIGRA, embodiment is of 21 a 23 June 2013 and promises to animate the entire region with activities around the valuable mineral stone that flows from the mountain ranges of the county.

The vice president of the City Council, Alberto Machado, has no hesitation in stating that 'granite is the engine of the local economy "with a turnover covering, directly and indirectly, one-third of the county's population.

The granite industry moves on average 100 million EUR / year. Therefore, MAKE perfect sense to have a weird national showcase like this Fair that shows and sells granite stones Salgadas, Yellow and Grey have it.

This fair is granite and county, atividades showing other economic and social: trade, restoration, crafts and associations. We will have musical performances, a show of traditional dances and the camp of Saint John with sardines and jigging. And on the Day of the Municipality - 22 June - honor him aguiarenses made with relief and opened new urban spaces. Example: This is the John Paul II Square.

Greater Stone trawler is 23 June
Portuguese national pull rock

The old tradition of people dragging stones for the building of monuments and dwellings will be revived again 23 June 2013 Trawler with the Great Stone, that board 18 parishes of the county and visitors who come to the capital to participate in the Granite huge festive event.

Inserted in the Granite County Fair and the Sabrosa (21 a 23 June) and the celebrations of the Day of the Municipality (22 June), the trawler Greater Stone is only possible with a human force that imbued with an enormous spirit of unity and with the help of a 'dolly' and 'magic potion', beats rock Portuguese 13 tons of solid granite ridge.

Under the initiative are realized this way, afternoon of day 23 June, the following activities: Large Stone (adult audience), Small Rock (young audience), Magic Potion, Stone Soup, Cultural recreation with animation.

XII FAIR AND GRANITE COUNTY

21 a 23 June 2013
Sports Pavilion Dr. Francisco Gomes da Costa and surrounding area

PROGRAM

Friday, 21 June

14h00
Opening of the fair to the public
18h00
Official Opening of the XII edition of the Granite Fair
and the Municipality of Vila Real
20h00
Dinner at the Horse (Restaurants and Taverns)
22h00
Musical Espetáculo

Saturday, 22 June (Day County)

09h00
Honor Guard - Raising the Flag on Praça Luís de Camões
09h30
Solemn Session Municipal Decorations
Cine Teatro Municipal
11h00
Inaugurations Ceremony
– Square John Paul II
– Redevelopment Access to the Mother Church
– Reclassification of Largo Chestnut Round and Adjacent Areas
12h00
Opening of the fair to the public
12h30
Breakfast in room (Restaurants and Taverns)
14h30

16h00
18h00
II Show Dances of the Municipality of Vila Real
– Ballet, Ballroom and ukuleles
National Folklore Festival of the Parish Ranch VPA.
Camp of St John with jigging and sardines
22h30
Musical Espetáculo

Sunday, 23 June

12h00
Opening of the fair to the public
12h30
Lunch at the Horse (Restaurants and Taverns)
16h00
The trawler THE BIG STONE
Final interaction between participants – The Stone Soup
20h00
Closing Fair

Organization:
County
Vitaguiar
EHATB – Hydroelectric developments Alto Tâmega and Barroso

Co-Organization:
AIGRA

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