2015 WORLD GOLDPANNING CHAMPIONSHIP

FROM 31 JULY TO 8 AUGUST

ACTIVITY PROGRAMME

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FRIDAY 31 JULY

10,00 – 19,00 H.Touristic visit: Roman gold mining route inside Asturias.

Itinerary: Navelgas – Allande – Montefurado – El Palo – San Emiliano – Berducedo – Salime dam – Grandas de Salime.

Visit the Ethnographic Museum of Grandas and Chao San Martin Celtic Hill-Fort.

10,00  – 13,30 H. / 16,00  – 19,00 H.Registration. Free Goldpanning in the river (by law).

 

SATURDAY 1 AUGUST

12.00 –19.00 H: Touristic visit: ASTURALIMNETARIA FAIR in Tineo Village and Chigres tour.

Itinerary: Visit Asturalimentaria food fair in Tineo Village, and tour around the oldest and most emblematic Tineo’s  shop-bars.

10,00  – 13,30 H. / 16,00  – 19,00 H. Registration. Free Goldpanning in the river (by law).

22,00 H.: Slalom Gold Bar. Fun panning in Navelgas’ bars.

 

SUNDAY, 2 AUGUST

10,00 – 19,00 H.: Touristic visit: Meet the “Vino de la Tierra de Cangas” Wine cultura. Visit to Muniellos Natural Park.

Itinerary: Old part of town of Cangas del Narcea, WIne ethnographic Museum “Lagar de Santiso”, Cangas del Narcea’s wine cellar, Corias Monastery, Villar de Tebongo.

10,00  – 13,30 H. / 16,00  – 19,00 H.: Registration. Free Goldpanning in the river (by law).

11,00 – 14,00 H.: Gold panning categories for handicapped people.

 

MONDAY 3 AUGUST

10,00 – 13,30 H.

Official registration ends. Free Goldpanning in the river (by law).

17,00 – 00.30 H.

OFFICIAL PARADE AND OPENING CEREMONY.

” Espicha” (Taste of typical food and drink). Asturian party in competition area.

Guest groups :

“LLariegu” Pipe Band.

“Forcón” Selection of agricultural equipment, from Tineo.

Noé y Abel Pipe, from San Pedro.

“La Corte de Enverniego” traditional dance group.

Minning propping group- Asociación de Entibadores mineros Santa Bárbara.

Pinchín.

Evening performances:

Odón del Paganeo, Pepín de Muñalen & Nel Suárez.

“LLariegu” Pipe Band

Blues & Decker Band – “Extravaganza” Show.

 

TUESDAY 4 AUGUST

10,30 – 13,00 / 15,00 – 19,30 H. Qualifying heats.

20,00 H. Presentation of Switzerland 2016 European Goldpanning Championship at the “Navelgas Arena” (Tent of activities).

21,00 – 22.30 H. Music entertainment by MUSIC ANIMACIÓN at the “Navelgas Arena” (tent of activities).

22,30 H. Night category: Gold panning under the moon”.

 

WEDNESDAY 5 AUGUST

10,00 – 13,00 / 15,00 – 19,00 H. Qualifying heats.

20,00 H. Annual General Meeting of WGA, in Palacio de Merás Hotel (Tineo Village). Departure by bus from the “Navelgas Arena” at 19.00 H.

19,00 – 22.00 H. Music entertainment by MUSIC ANIMACIÓN at the “Navelgas Arena” (tent of activities).

22,00 H. Navelgas Gold Mines night route. Celtic bowling night game. (Free). Departure from Navelgas’ main street. Visit full of surprises along the route. (1,5 kms – 45 mins.)

 

THURSDAY 6 AUGUST

10,00 – 13,00 / 15,00 – 19,00 H. Eliminations heats.

20,00 H. Presentation of USA 2016 World Goldpanning Championship at the “Navelgas Arena” (Tent of activities).

22,00 H. CONCERT: “Alexandra in Grey” at the Navelgas Arena.

 

FRIDAY 7 AUGUST

10,00 – 13,00 / 15,00 – 19,00 H. Championship semifinals.

11,00 – 14,00 H. Navelgas 2015 WGC commemorative postmark, at MOA. Organized by: Río Negro Philately Group from Luarca.

18,00 H. Mine propping exhibition at competition area (Organized by: Asociación de Entibadores Mineros Santa Bárbara from Tineo).

19,00 H. GYMKANA around Navelgas.

21,00 H. GALA DINNER at the tent restaurant in Navelgas Arena.

23,00 H. CONCERT : “Vargas Blues Band” in Navelgas Arena.

 

SATURDAY 8 AUGUST

10,30 – 13,00 / 15,00 – 19,30 H. Championship finals.

12,30 H. Exclusive theatrical production by KAMANTE TEATRO, at competition area.

15,00 H. XV National Goldpanning Championship.

19,30 H. AWARDS GIVING AND CLOSING CEREMONY. Spanish party with ESPICHA (Asturian snack dinner).

23,00 H. Music Entertainment: “DOMINO” Group Show and Duo Habana, at Navelgas Arena.

 

SUNDAY 9 AUGUST

Goodbye friends..!!