Brugal and the Ministry of Tourism announce the Merengue and Caribbean Rhythms Festival
Santo Domingo – Brugal & Co., the international brand of the country and the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic, have proposed that the Festival of Merengue and Caribbean Rhythms 2015 will bring an unforgettable celebration and a tribute to the culture of their people. 30 recognized Dominican artists from different generations have been called to participate in large concerts.
The first event of the festival, sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism and Brugal, will be take place on Friday, August 28, starting at 8 pm, at the Plaza Juan Baron in Santo Domingo. There will be presented meringue Big Band, directed by maestro Dioni Fernandez with the participation of Sergio Vargas, Joseíto Mateo, Aramis Camilo, July Mateo Rasputin, Benny Sadel, Diomedes, Feny Ortiz, Gavy Tito, Los Kenton, Fernando Villalona and the Royal Band, among others. Urban music with several of its leading singers, Milka “The Hardest” and Don Miguelo.
On Saturday, August 29th there will be a big salsa band, conducted by maestro Victor Waill with the participation of Sexappeal, Chiquito Team Band, Michel, and Edwin Davicito Kada. The Teke Teke will take care of urban music.
According to Heidi Pineda, brand manager of Brugal & Co., Merengue Festival and Caribbean Rhythms 2015 is a recognition of the diversity and richness of music Dominicans. “That is why we will also make a great holiday in Puerto Plata, home of Ron Brugal.
Puerto Plata concerts will take place on 25 and 26 September. The first night there will be a special concert of merengue and bachata with the participation of Hector Acosta -The Torito-, Chiquito Team Band and the urban action of the New School. The second night will present the Big Band of merengue with Dioni Fernandez, Aramis Camilo, Benny Sadel, Rasputin, Feny Ortiz, Diomedes, Tito Gavy and Los Kenton. In addition to the special performance of Mozart La Para,
Fausto Fernández, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Heidi Pineda, Brugal brand manager, invited all Dominicans and foreigners to enjoy the incredible music experience that will be presented during this year’s Festival.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
August 28, 2015
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