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Puerto Plata Carnival 2016 kicked off last Sunday

PUERTO PLATA With great excitement mixed in with colorful folklore and cultural traditions, Sunday afternoon (Feb 7th) Puerto Plata Carnival 2016 started, which this year is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the founding of Taimáscaro, the identity of carnival of “The Bride of the Atlantic” at local, national, and international levels.

This event is organized by the Carnival Union of Puerto Plata (UCAPPLATA which is chaired by Dr. Juan Oscar Souffront (Yanco) and a large team of communes, it is staged in the so-called “Zona de Carnaval” located on Avenida del Malecon the streets Emilio Prud’homme and avenue President Caamaño old Colon, whose incidents were by Silver TV (channel 3) and Musa Vision (channel 10) channels broadcast live.

The Carnival Puerto Plata rewards participating groups, so the first Sunday there were awards to “Carta Brasil”, “La batalla contra la Corrupción”, “Las Criollas con Sabor Dominicano” y “Chinnola”, while in line of Individual winners were: “Me lleva el Diablo”, “Robalagallina”, “Heroínas por Siempre”, “El Domador de Cocodrilos” y “Sorpresa”.

As an incentive, the tribe of Taimáscaro “Naitíao” was awarded, and the group of Limping Devils “The machacones of Altamira” who closed the night with their artistic presentation of orchestra Kinito Mendez “El Hombre Merengue”.

Some extensive safety devices were installed around the perimeter of the carnival by agents of the National Police, Specialized Bodies Tourism Security (CESTUR), Metropolitan Transit Authority (AMET), Municipal Police and soldiers Base stands Flights from Puerto Plata.

The directive of UCAPPLATA invited people of Puerto Plata and all the communities of the North Coast come and enjoy the second day of Carnival 2016 Puerto Plata this coming Sunday, February 14th coinciding with the Valentine’s Day.

Source: Puerto plata Digital

Feb 9, 2016

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