A diversity of artistic works will occupy Puerto Vallarta’s most emblematic public spaces, with the launching of the “Caravan Festival” that, under the organization of the municipal government, through the Vallartense Institute of Culture (IVC), will offer free entertainment for the whole family.
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In its first edition corresponding to the autumn-winter season, the “Caravan Festival” will be based at Los Arcos del Malecon. Artistic talents from Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara will offer music, dance, theater, and circus shows, starting on November 18 at 7:00 p.m. and for four consecutive Sundays.
“The purpose of the festival is to close with a flourish the celebrations of the Centennial of Puerto Vallarta. But, also, appropriate public spaces to provide them with a program that incorporates quality entertainment, by independent local, state and national companies, for the enjoyment of Vallarta families and our visitors,” informed the director of the IVC, Marina de los Santos Álvarez.
Everything and everyone
The “Caravan Festival” will begin on Sunday, November 18, with the presentation of the Mariachi Nuevo Continental (traditional Mexican music); the company Prana Entertainment Alternativo (juggling and acrobatics), and the show “¡México, mi mero mole!”, by the theater company Devorarte de Guadalajara.
The youthful energy of the local big band Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of maestro Ricardo Daniel Oliveros Zambrano, will alternate with the company Les Cabaret Capricho, who will present “Los Chefs D’Orquesta”, on Sunday 25 of November.
The following week, on Sunday, December 2, the “Caravan Festival” is dedicated to the youngest of the house, with the presentations of the “Trapotitlán” (theater and contemporary dance) shows of Versus Danza Teatro, and “Imaginarios” ( theater and clown).
The closing of the festival, on Sunday, December 9, will be borne by the Mariachi Nuevo Continental, as a preamble to the rhythms of the world and the fusion music of La Boquita (flamenco, tango, and Latin American music), and “To the sea that you go “, dance fusion with flamenco touches of the company Canela Fina.
A total of one hundred artists on stage will be presented during the four dates of the first edition of the “Caravana Festival”, promoting a meeting between local talent and visitors, through the media of art and culture.
All presentations are free, open to the general public and begin at 7:00 p.m.