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Caribbean "Touristic Caravan" arrives to Estelí

Faustino Salcedo | Mar 15, 2012

Touristic providers will show and offer services in the middle of Caribbean cultural presentations.

The Caribbean coast of Nicaragua is a place full of beauty and packed of touristic destinations. One part of touroperators, restaurants, craftspeople, musicians and Caribbean dancers are transferred to Estelí to participate at the "Touristic Caravan" which will take place this Saturday March, 17 and Sunday March, 18. They will give information about the touristic offer of this specific area of the country through a fair in central park.

The dynamic is called "Touristic Caravan" and consists in one expo-fair in which the different Caribbean Coast delegations of Nicaragua will be offering their touristic products. The scenario is the Estelí central park. In this place the participants will be informing and offering their touristic products, among with cultural acts. According to Antonio Armas, staff member of the National Promoters office at INTUR, "there will be around 40 or 50 tourism entrepreneurs and around 30 or 40 caribbean artists".

The fair begins at 10:00 AM and ends at 8:00 PM both days. The event is being organized by the National Tourism Board (INTUR). Karla Hammond, coordinator of the National Promoters office at INTUR, said that is aimed to make a cultural exchange with all the country regions. Hammond assured that this initiative will accomplish the goal: Everybody will know more about each zone of Nicaragua.

During the fair there will be diverse cultural acts particularly characteristic of the Caribbean Coast, music, dynamics. Armas confirmed the participation of a dance "comparsa" native from Bluefields. Another big attraction is the exposition of some restaurants with typical food elaboration. According to Migdalia Zamora, INTUR promoter in Estelí, with this fair, the aim is to promote the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast.

In a preliminary way is known that the next Touristic Caravan will be on March 31 in the Occident side of the country. There will be entrepreneurs from the north side of Nicaragua exposing their products, according to INTUR.

Translated by Olga Ortiz Kurashvili