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Deval Patrick to march at the Annual Dominican Parade

Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts, will join the festivities at the 30th Annual Dominican Festival on Sunday, August 15, 2010. Gov. Patrick will march at the traditional  Dominican Parade that features typical floats, performers in traditional outfits, and local residents' vehicles making up the enthusiastic procession that will head up Franklin Park in the middle of music, dancing and colorful costumes.

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Dominican Festival on Sunday, August 15, 2010

The free-admission festival will start with the traditional  Dominican Parade  that features typical floats,performers in traditional outfits, and local residents' vehicles making up the enthusiastic procession that will head up Franklin Park in the middle of music, dancing and colorful costumes.

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Dominican Festival Overview

For over three decades, civil associations have worked hard to coordinate the events and celebrations that help maintain the Dominican heritage alive in New England. This year, new leaders are stepping in to have an active participation in the coordination and planning of the festivities, and to help raise the funds needed to celebrate the largest Dominican festival in New England. The Dominican Festival caps off a week of events commemorating the restoration of the Dominican Republic’s independence in 1863.

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Cultural Week

La Semana Cultural de Nueva Inglaterra (New England Cultural Week) and the planning committee of the Dominican Festival are joining forces to enhance the festivities during La Semana Cultural that culminates with a colorful parade leading to the grand Dominican Festival at Franklin Park.This year's festival and the cultural week celebrations are dedicated to encourage cultural pride and to refresh the younger generation's knowledge of the history of their origin.

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