The Dominican city’s community will celebrate the 148th anniversary of the Dominican Republic’s Restoration of Independence with a festival this weekend.
The festival, organized by the United Dominicans of Perth Amboy in association with promoter Irving Lozada, is scheduled for 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Wilentz School field off First Street. Last year’s festival attracted more than 20,000 people daily. This year, the festival is dedicated to the community’s youths.
The festival will feature more than 25 musical attractions, including seven bands from the Dominican Republic. Performers will include Tito Swing, Yoskar Sarante, Juliana, Sexappeal & Secreto.
This year, there will be a combination of rhythms, such as merengue, bachata, salsa, reggeton and Dembow.
The festival will feature food from different cultures, including the Little Spain Restaurant in the Fords secton of Woodbridge. The restaurant will work to create the largest paella in New Jersey.
There also will be rides for children and adults.
Source: My Central Jersey
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