The Asturies XXI Foundation, organizer of the International Hall pf Gala Ciders, is a non-profit organization established in 2008, declared of General Interest and registered in the Register of Teaching and Cultural Foundations of General Interest of the Principality of Asturies.

The Asturies XXI Foundation has among its foundational objectives the defense and empowerment of Asturian culture in all its expressions, being especially committed to the Asturian culture of cider, organizing the following events related to cider apart from theIHGC :

First Cider of the Year
Best First Cider of the Year
LA SIDRA Photography Contest
Contest Homemade cider made in wood