Thousands of children participated making cider and learning how to pour it in the activities that LA SIDRA organized inside the Apple Festival.
Inside the program of this year's Apple Festival, a specially nice activity, designed for the little ones, but in which some parents participated happily.
In a land of cidermakers, the tods were more than receptive at the time to make cider, and clearly showed that, while apple smashing (with the traditional "mayos" and "duernu") it's more important the willing to do it than the size.
Lots of participants spent the whole three hours that the activity took apple smashing and working with a small cider press, like true professionals. It was nice to see how it was for some people something completely new but others were experts in the field, since they had a cider press at home or did smash with their grandparents.
Some others preferred the the cider pouring workshop (water in this case, cider is not to be wasted) in which Berto Leal did explain, one by one, the correct technique to get the cider into the glass.
Also here there was a surprise: a pair of kids showed to have the enough pulse and practice to present to the next cider pourers contests. Impressive.
Moreover, all of them had the chance to dress up with cider motives, abounding the apples ("colloraona", "verdialina" or "ernestina" varieties depending on the color preferences), the cider queens, the facial apple orchards and the apple crowns.
Apart of the children's activities, LA SIDRA was present with its stand in which there was made available information about the magazine and our activities, chance that lots of people took to complete their collections with the old issues or to subscribe to it.