This gastronomic event, which will begin on Wednesday, will last three days and will be part of the Virgen de Las Mercedes Fair.
From Wednesday, September 20, until Friday, September 22, cocoa and chocolate producers from Río Chico will meet to show their best products at the festival in honor of the Virgin of Las Mercedes.
“We are going to have several artisans from all areas who prepare the best chocolate in the world,” said the mayor of the Páez municipality of Miranda state, José Augusto Monterola, quoted in a press release.
Monterola also invited the community to participate in the expofair that will be held in Río Chico.
He added that for the closing of this event, which will be on Friday, the Cocoa Bonfire is planned, which is a lighting in which cultivators from the area gather to narrate events that have occurred since colonial times.