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“Luperoniana Week” in Puerto Plata

PUERTO PLATA. – To celebrate the 174 anniversary of the birth of General Gregorio Luperon who was born in San Felipe de Puerto Plata on September 8, 1839 , “Luperoniana Week” was scheduled for 6 to 13 of September .

The program includes multiple activities, is organized by the Museum of General Gregorio Luperon in order that the entire population of Puerto Plata to celebrate the birthday of the First Sword of the Restoration. The Luperoniana Week activities begin early in the morning of Friday 9 with the hoisting of the national flag in all public places and landmarks of Puerto Plata , just as they continue to play ” Gregorio Luperon ” by the Balm Group at 7:30 in the amphitheater of the Museum General Gregorio Luperon July 12th street near the corner of Padre Castellanos . On Saturday the 7th at the House of Culture will inaugurate the pictorial exhibition ” 150 anniversary of the Restoration ” and the documentary “El Grito de Capotille ” under the auspices of the Standing Committee of ephemeris homelands ( CPEP ) which directs the historian John Daniel Balcácer .

Also on Sunday 8 for the 174′th birthday of General Gregorio Luperon, there will be held an event with the hoisting of the national flag, a wreath and a touch of silence at the foot of the statue of national hero in Independence Square restaurateur to then move to the Cathedral of St. Philip the Apostle where one tedeum officiate and immediately they will begin a civic -military parade through the main streets of Puerto Plata. This parade will depart from Separation Street opposite the town hall and move along the tracks Beller , Eugene Dechamps and July 12 , for a stop in front of the Casa Museo Gregorio Luperon, where a battalion of soldiers will be exhibiting Weapons Manual Silent and then continues down the street José del Carmen Ariza to reach the central square where it will conclude . That same day , the House General Gregorio Luperon Museum will be open free of charge to all citizens who wish to come here, to learn more about the life and career of the military and political patriotic puertoplateño that just 26 years old commanded with intelligence, Dominican restorer army against Spanish troops intervening to put an end to annexation.

While on Monday the 9th there will be an interesting discussion about the life of Luperon which will feature Dr. Germán Camarena , Romulus Briseno , Fernando Cueto , Jose Quiroz and Lupo de Lemos , at 5:00 in the Museum General Gregorio Luperon . While on Tuesday 10, the afternoon will present the children’s play ” Life Luperon ” charges of children from different schools in Puerto Plata, also on Wednesday, 11 will be offered a piano recital by the students of the School Children Piano Maria Ercilia Loinaz which is directed by Professor Belquis Grisanty . Likewise at 5:00 pm on Thursday 12 will be held a conference with the distinguished members of the Ministry of Culture , at 8:00 pm will present a night of Jazz with Carlos Estrada in the Museum Café . Finally to close with a flourish Luperoniana week , Friday the 13th at 8:00 pm, we will have a ” Victorian Night ” with the participation of the orchestra of Puerto Plata Air Base to liven up the atmosphere in honor of General Gregorio Luperon : First Sword of the Restoration.

Source: Puerto Plata Digital

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