Puerto Plata’s Carnival begins January 31, 2015
In a press meeting the dates of this year’s carnival parades in Puerto Plata have been announced. It will happen on four Sundays in February, 1, 8, 15 and 22nd, 2015. The main stage, with the performances of nationally renowned merengue, bachata and reggaeton bands, is planned to be built opposite the fire station at the Malecón. The start of the Carnival is on Saturday evening, January 31, when at half past eight the election of King Momo and the queen of the carnival takes place in the Hall of Ocean Marine World. Then each weekend of February carnival activities will happen at different spots in Puerto Plata. The official launch is on Sunday February 1 with a parade on the Malecón (boulevard of Puerto Plata). The carnival is sponsored by the Brugal rum factory, the Municipality of Puerto Plata and the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur).
Source: Sosua News
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