Press conference on the Carnival Puerto Plata 2016
In a press meeting, which was held in the conference room of the City Hall, the dates of this year’s Carnival in Puerto Plata in 2016 have been announced. These are the four weekends in February. The main stage, where the performances of the nationally renowned Merengue, Bachata and Reggaeton bands take place, will be set up halfway down on the Malecón. The election of King Momo and the queen of the carnival in the Hall of Ocean Marine World is the start of the Carnival. All kinds of other Carnival activities will take place during each weekend of February in Puerto Plata. For children there is a children’s carnival on the Town Hall Square. Besides the King Momo election, the official start will be on the first Sunday of February with a parade on the Malecón (seafront of Puerto Plata).
The carnival is sponsored by the Brugal rum factory, the Municipality of Puerto Plata and the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur). In Sosúa several bar restaurant owners will organize a Carnival festivity including restaurant Parada Típica El Choco.
Source: Sosua News
Jan 18, 2016
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