Puerto Plata Carnival 2016 starts on Sunday, Feb 7th
PUERTO PLATA With an extraordinary calendar of events this Sunday, February 7th “Puerto Plata Carnival 2016″ will start with colorful parades, devils and Taimáscaros Cojuelos in addition to the presentation on stage of the merengue singer Kinito Mendez .
The president of the Carnival Union of Puerto Plata (UCAPPLATA); Dr. Yanco Souffront said they have worked hard to ensure the success of this cultural and folk festival which was plunged into lethargy, but four years on, the Carnival of Puerto Plata again ranked as one of the most important in the country.
Souffront said that together with the other directors of the UCAPPLATA, with the support of the sponsors for this year the even has an assembly that is unmatched. The program is dedicated to the Puertoplateño history from different sectors of this province.
He stressed that as a way to rescue our roots and social values, this year the Carnival of Puerto Plata has been dedicated to 25th anniversary of the founding of Taimáscaro which is the identity of the Carnival of Puerto Plata in the world, but also has on the agenda a lot of presentations of cultural, folk and artistic contents insurance that will be the delight and enjoyment of the public.
As for the security in the area Carnival, Dr. Yanco Souffront said they have scheduled a strict monitoring device with police and military authorities, in order to avoid mishaps and keep public order, to guarantee that citizens can attend as a whole family to enjoy the scheduled great surprises, and colorful presentations.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
Feb 5, 2016
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