This great holiday sister of Veracruz carries out in collaboration with the city.The Carnaval of Veracruz prospers with the visit of million national and foreign tourists, as well as of artists who come to take part in the parades.The streets of Veracruz and Boca of the Rio are flooded with happy people who enjoys day and night of one of the best holidays of the country.The Carnaval gives beginning nine days before the ash Wednesday, initiates with the burning in a bad mood, the coronation of the Kings Kids and of the King "Feo", and finally the coronation of the Queen on the part of the governor of the State of Veracruz.After the coronations they begin the parades of extras and allegoric cars on saturday evening; this event recognized internationally as one of the most happy of the world carnivals, it initiates his tour in the center of Veracruz and comes up to the boulevard of Boca del Rio. The parades extend until tuesday night; the holiday finishes on wednesday with Juan Carnaval's Burial.
Along the boulevards Manuel Ávila Camacho and Adolfo Ruíz Cortínez are the most exclusive and enterteining night centers of the Golden Zone of Boca of the Rio, they are for all the preferences, from restaurants - bars outdoors, lounges and discotheques of diverse musical kinds as salsa, reggaeton, pop, trova, electronics and rock. Also it is possible to enjoy excellent live music in bars and canteens that remain opened until high hours of the night.The nearness of the night centers and bars with the hotel zone they facilitate the visitors to entering the vibrant world that there offer the clubs and discotheques of Boca of the Rio. The young persons can enjoy the modern musical offers that offer and coexist with the local population to take to him the better of Boca of the Rio: his people.Undoubtedly the night life in Boca of the Rio offers an environment to see and to be seen, one is vibrated by young woman who offers unforgettable moments of a sure way.
In Boca del Río since 1582 religious holidays are realized in honor to the Lady of Santa Ana.
The legend tells that the statue of the Lady of Santa Ana was found by the fishermen, who deposited it in the Church that now takes his name.
During July the fishing of some kinds of fish and shrimp increase, the villagers attribute it to the intervention of the Lady of Santa Ana and it is for this that they countersign his faith across the benediction of his boats, this way it gives I begin the biggest popular holiday of Boca del Rio.
Every July 26 there are carried out the employer holidays that begin in the dawn with the singing of " The Daybreaks ", the Masses of communion and confirmations, then to continue with the aquatic Walk of the Holy one along the river Jamapa.
The celebration lasts ten days, in which one organizes the choice of the queens of the feast, the " Florecitas of Santa Ana ".Also there is chosen to the sovereign one of the holidays, the "Maiden of the Sea ", the one who is a young woman who has to represent the beauty, warmth and gabble of the people of Boca del Rio. The accompanist of the Maiden of the Sea, is a humorous personage disguised as Newt, who with his singular dance encourages and infects of happiness the public.
Another one of the principal activities of these holidays is the "Bath" of the godmother, who is carried out in the Civic Plaza. Men, women and children congregate about the scene to receive the bath of water from the municipal authorities and the artists invited as godmother and godfather of the holiday.
All that happens under the brilliant sun of the midday. This costume was taken from the former popular practice that happened in the days before July 26, the people realized a bath in her streets of the people, where some were getting wet their others with basins full of water to come clean and purified from body and soul in the day of Santa Ana.
During the day and the night there are concerts of different musical kinds, with the presence of local, national and international artists, which they will fill with pace and dance to everything the one that is present at the Holidays of Santa Ana.The flavor of the Holidays of Holy Ana it gives a pride of Boca del Rio: the Filet of Stuffed Fish of Seafood. His preparation begins from two days before to his degustation, is an arduous labor of selection and marinaded of the ingredients. The fished ones and seafood with which the Filet is prepared come from the waters of the coast of Boca del Rio. The filet of fish goes landfill of seafood as the shrimp, crab and octopus in big quantities, adorned with olives, capers, laurel, thyme and other spices, which do of this recipe a culinary exquisiteness.
The size of this saucer has made it be remained by it a new recruit in the Record Guiness from 1992 as The Biggest of the World. His current record is 210 meters. The delicious smell that detaches can be perceived from the distance; more than seven thousand persons meet to enjoy his flavor.
The production of this filet turns in addition, in symbol of the unit and collaboration of the people of Boca del Rio.The sport is a principal part of this celebration, there are carried out marathons, football matches, basketball and baseball. Also there is done the choice of the best "Hercules" of the region, who will have to possess a muscular body that it will represent to Boca of the Rio in national competitions.
This holiday is that of major both religious and lay celebration in the municipality of Boca del Rio, in the last years it has turned into a celebration of faith, happiness and joy of the people of Boca del Rio, which in cooperation on the town hall has met a great impulse to the tourism across the diverse religious, cultural and sports activities that organize in honor the Mistress of Boca del Rio.
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