The cancellation of the Asturias International Trade Fair it supposes the non-celebration of one of the great events of the summer. However, this does not imply that there is no plan B. Gijón Chamber of Commerce work on a new option. As you may have learned BE Gijón, as long as the Principality gives the green light to the proposal, the entity wants to organize on a smaller scale a motor fair and a home fair. At least for now these two are the options, although it is not ruled out that there could be more. The chosen dates would be between August 10 and 16. The director of FIDMA and secretary general of the Chamber, Alvaro Alonso, has not disclosed the plans in which they work and has only indicated that “We will look for alternatives that favor the sectors present at the Fair and will try to organize fairs of a sectorial nature “.
Alonso has indicated “his regret” for the prohibition although he has indicated that “We abide by the considerations of the technical committee.”
What have been the reasons? The general director of Public Health, Rafael Cofiño, has pointed to the “special characteristics of the event”. Cofiño recalled that “international projection and presence of many people from other communities autonomous qe makes the multiplication of risk greater “.
The Luis Adaro Fairgrounds came welcoming more than 700,000 people in the traditional appointment that takes place during the first fortnight of August.