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XlVIII Festa do Polbo ( XlVIII Fiesta del Pulpo ) - O Carballiño

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This festival is held in the Municipal Park Carballiño which brings together many pulpeiras and pulpeiros. Countless steaming copper pots felt the pleasant aroma given off by cooking the product, seasoned with olive oil, salt and paprika. In addition to the octopus cooked or prepared to trade fair, main dish of this event, you can also enjoy many other products of the Galician cuisine such as pan de Cea, country loaf of homemade wheat and baked in wood ovens, empanadas of more different kinds, meat or Caldeira, donuts, playacting and all typical Galician products of the most prestigious pilgrimages. History: The octopus came to this land of Galicia interiorist the hand of the Cistercian monks of the Monastery of. Over time, the monastery's properties reached the coast of Pontevedra and Marin was the main location for providing octopus to the monastery. Since then, women of the area have been specializing in preparing a traditional style to feira. In August 1964 a group of friends, all members of the vertical union, met to make a meal whose protagonist was the cephalopod. Was proposed to hold the festival each year for all residents. Just two years later, in 1966 were sold and 3,000 servings of octopus. The celebration has since 1972 of the declaration of Tourist Interest. Precisely for this title party was achieved fame and notoriety, and today is an inexcusable event for lovers of this dish.

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