Annual Activities

Presence of the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón en Laviana through the year

The Asociación Cultural Amigos del Descenso Folklórico del Nalón, works over the year to keep the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón presence in the community.

Its members, with the unconditional support of the Partners, work disinterestedly in activities and projects with the aim that every third Saturday of August the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón returns to its appointment with Laviana.

Annual Activities

Cider Festival of Laviana

Since 2013, on a yearly basis, the Asociación Cultural Amigos del Descenso Folklórico del Nalón organizes the Cider Festival of Laviana.

Billboard Contest "Luis Cuevas Memorial"

The Association Amigos del Descenso Folklórico del Nalón announces the "Luis Cuevas Memorial" billboard contest each year to select the billboard wich will announce the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón in that year's edition. 

An experts panel chooses among all the billboard received the one that best reflects the spirit of the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón.

Cartel Descenso Folklórico del Nalón 2020
Cartel Descenso Folklórico del Nalón 2020
Promoting of the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón

One of the most traditional activity to promote the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón is the distribution of the "Luis Cuevas Memorial" contest winning billboard to inform all followers of the date of the next edition.

A guide is published and distributed to visitors to inform them about the parade schedule, parking areas, tips & tricks for better enjoy the experience, and other useful information.

Over the year, the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón has regular presence in social media, press, radio, TV to keep all its followers informed and involved.

Rio Nalón Cleaning
Integrantes de la Peña
Integrantes de la Peña Idiosincrasia

 

Since 2013, following Saturday to the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón, a "sextaferia" is schedule by the Asociación Amigos del Descenso Folklórco del Nalón to clean the Nalón river from Puente de Arcu to La Chalana.

Members of the association, members of the Peñas and volunteers participate in this initiative. As well companies like COGERSA support it providing cleaning stuf.

Painting the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón Wall

Included on the activities of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón, former organizers (Peña "Asturcón") repainted the wall at the entrance of Pola de Laviana recalling the traditional colors.

Since that year, this is an activity that has become part of the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón tradition.

Walk of Winners

TheDescenso Folklórico del Nalón is part of the popular culture of Laviana and has taken deep root in recent years.

As a tribute and recognition to more than 50 years of history, Laviana City Council creates in a privileged place of Pola de Laviana, the Walk of Winners.

The Walk of Winners is a space dedicated to theDescenso Folklórico del Nalón that pays tribute, in the form of commemorative plaques, to all the winning Peñas of the Descenso Folklórico del Nalón from 1968 to the present.

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