Great Carnival Parade 2014 was held in Puerto Plata last weekend
PUERTO PLATA – . A torrid afternoon downpour did not stop dozens of people, carnival troupes , floats, tribes and groups of traditional Taimáscaros Cojuelos Hell to participate in the grand parade carnival closing ceremony Puerto Plata 2014 , and carried out with great success last Saturday.
This flocklórico and cultural event organized by the Carnival Union of Puerto Plata ( UCAPPLATA ) chaired by Dr. Juan Oscar Souffront ( Yanco ) , featured several invited delegations from Santo Domingo, Santiago , Mao , La Vega, Bonao, Rio San Juan , Villa Gonzalez and Cotuí that marched from 3:00 pm from the ancient Caracol hotel all across the local boardwalk.
Spearheading the great carnival parade was the troupe with “Elements” which represented the four elements that govern life on our planet Earth such as air, water , earth and fire, after which to which there followed a colorful chariot “Discover Puerto Plata” the local tourism sector which consisted of a large cruise ship designed by Rafael Tolentino - ” Puerto Plata : City cruiser “.
The artistic performance was given by the orchestra Kinito Méndez ( Merengue Man ), that began to vibrate citizens with their popular songs El Baile del Suá-Suá”, “La Bocina”, “Cachamba” (Hay un Hoyo), “La Pinea”, “Sigue resbalando”, “La Pegué”, among other rhythmic meringues.
Extreme security was implemented during the carnival, officers and agents of the National Police and soldiers of the Air Force of the Dominican Republic ( FARD ) immediately quelled few attempts between several young rioters who aimed to create a mess there.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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