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Dominican Day Parade on 6th Ave in New York

Sunday, August 10, for the 33rd year, the Dominican community in the USA held their Dominican Day Parade through the streets of New York. The parade started in the morning on 6th Avenue and then ended in the afternoon at 52nd Street. Thousands of Dominicans stoodd on the sidewalks cheering for the parade of colorful dressed people and drummed other music bands. In the USA there live about one and a half million Dominicans with large concentrations in New York.

But many Dominicans with a visa traveled to New York too, to celebrate this fest, including a group from Sosúa. Famous bachata and merengue artists took part  in the parade, such as Ruby Pérez, Raúl Acosta and Henry Santos. And even several Dominican politicians participated because many Dominicans in the United States have the right to vote.

Source: Sosua News

Category: DR News |

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