Monday, July 22, 2013
Merengue Festival In SDQ
The Ministry of Tourism announced that the 2013 Merengue and Caribbean Beats Festival will take place this year at the Plaza Juan Baron of the Malecon of Santo Domingo facing the Caribbean Sea on 2 and 3 August. The event is held to celebrate the anniversary of the city of Santo Domingo. This year the anniversary falls on a Monday (5 August). The event is sponsored by Brugal Rum and the Ministry of Tourism.
Booked for the event are Diomedes & Grupo Mio, El Jeffrey, Joel Santos, Ramon Orlando, Vakero, Los Potros, El Poeta Callejero, Miriam Cruz, David Kada, Pochy Familia & La Coco Band, and the Ministry of Tourism Folklore Dance Group.
The Ministry says there will be firework shows after the closing performance.