The mayor of O Carballiño along with the mayor of Tourism presented the official program of the 52nd edition of the Octopus Festival, which will begin on August 1 with the inauguration of the artistic lighting in the streets and the city hall imafronte, at 23:00 hours, after the inauguration of the lighting comes the first musical performance in the main square in charge of the Nueva Generación orchestra. From day to day every day, until August 12, the activities to animate the great week of O Carballiño will take place, which will have as a high point in terms of participation, on Sunday, August 10 with the celebration of the Octopus Party itself in the municipal park. Among the most notable activities will be the elaboration of the largest octopus dish in the world, which will take place on Tuesday, August 5, from 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Mayor. A plate of 5.10 meters will be filled with the typical product of O Carballiño, made by the pulpeiras of Arcos. Another important event will be from Wednesday 6 to Friday 8. The best chefs in Galicia will meet at the Gastronomic Technical Days. Names like Rafa Centeno, Michelin star of the Maruja Limón restaurant, Diego López chef of the year, of the Lana Molinera Restaurant, or the winner of the Junior Master Chef cooking television contest, Mario. This activity will take place in the Plaza Emilia Pardo Bazán. Music will also be a highlight of this program, with the Nueva Generación orchestras on Friday, August 1, the Cantata @ Vernáculo concert on Tuesday at 11 p.m. at the Plaza de la Veracruz, the Alfonso Medela Quarter concert in the same square on Wednesday, August 6 at 11 p.m., the Vigo Syntony Orchestra on Friday, first pass at 11 p.m., as it happens at 1:30 a.m. with the performance of DKB-Dkuba at 00: 30, all of them in the main square. And the Mosaic orchestra on Sunday 10 at 7:00 p.m. Highlight within the program the t-shirt competition of penalties, on Saturday, August 9, the visit of the Vivamos truck as Gallegos de Gadis and, on Saturday, the craft fair since Monday, August 4, foam party for children Wednesday in the Plaza Mayor, or the 3 x 3 championships in the Alameda.