Carnival started in Puerto Plata
The Carnival of Puerto Plata started Sunday afternoon with a grand parade along the promenade (Malecón) of the port city. The parade was led by King Momo, who was accompanied by Queen Roquelito Garcia and the organizers of the festival. Behind them followed a long parade of the ‘los taimáscaros. Dominicans dressed up to the Indian tradition, their faces hidden behind an Indian mask. In front of the fire station, the jury sat on a specially built stage where they reviewed the various groups critically. Also on the coming Sundays there will be parades, performances by folk groups and bands to exuberantly celebrate carnival in Puerto Plata.
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