The San Juan Daily Star
Cultural Night with a Dominican flavor
By Judy Gordon-Conde and Jennifer Conde-Powers
Puerto Rico Secretary of State Omar J. Marrero Díaz invited a group of guests to a “Dominican Cultural Night with Flavor” together with the consul general of the Dominican Republic Consulate in Puerto Rico, César Cedeño Ávila, in celebration of the 179th anniversary of the independence of the Dominican Republic.
The guests enjoyed gastronomic delights, traditional music and dancers on the State Department’s outdoor patio, which was decorated with colorful themed decorations, flags and flowers. Moreover, speeches marking the occasion were given by Governor Pedro Pierluisi Urrutia, the secretary of state and the consul general of the Dominican Republic as they danced on stage to the lively music, paying homage to a lovely cultural experience.