International Artists to Liven Up Caracas Carnival 2017

Caracas, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The mayor of the Libertador municipality of this capital, Jorge Rodríguez, revealed that the International Carnival Caracas 2017 will conclude with concerts of important artists on Monday and Tuesday, at Los Próceres Avenue.

We will count on the special performance of the members of Corazón Llanero, and international singers such as Tito Rojas, Jorge Celedón, Jerry Rivera and Bonny Cepeda, assured the also leader of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, during the program La Hora de la Salsa, led by President Nicolás Maduro.

Rodríguez said that Caracas schools have already started carnival parties with the production of typical masks, an activity developed until February 24 in the House of First Letters, under the auspices of the government of the Capital District.

Precisely next Friday, he noted, the Carnival Scream is expected with a parade of costumes and floats made by schools, between the Panteón and Bolivar squares.

That same day, in the Catia Theater will be chosen the godmother and the senior adult godfather, a contest in which people of the elderly of the 22 parishes are presented, and that will be the preamble for the beginning of the Salsa Festival with a concert of the Antaños de San José, he reported.

As detailed, on Saturday 25, at the Bolivar Theater, there will be a festival on the carnival of El Callao, in which the attending public can enjoy gastronomy and handicrafts from that area of the Bolivar state; And the queen of Carnival 2017 will also be chosen.

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