Representatives from the Vega Baja’s artichoke capital, Almoradi, were in  Alicante last weekend waving the flag for the town’s annual artichoke festival which takes place next weekend. The mayor, Antonio Hurtado, led the team at the Gastroalicante event last Saturday to promote the two day festival on Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th, which will be based in Almoradi’s Plaza de la Constitucion. Many artichoke-based dishes will be available to sample as well as cooking demonstrations over the weekend.