Kicking off Dominican Week at the NJ Dominican Parade

Vibrant celebrations

Get ready for a week of vibrant celebrations as we usher in Dominican Week with the grand spectacle of the NJ Dominican Parade Flag Raising. On Saturday, September 2nd, at 12 p.m., the festivities begin at Downtown Paterson City Hall. This event, graciously hosted by Mayor Andre Sayegh, in collaboration with the President of the Dominican Parade and Deputy Mayor Elsa Mantilla, promises to be a colorful and spirited start to a week-long celebration of Dominican culture.
Downtown Paterson City Hall serves as the ideal backdrop for this significant event. The raising of the Dominican flag in this central location symbolizes the unity and pride of the Dominican community in New Jersey. It’s a moment when tradition meets modernity, and the heart of the city beats in harmony with the beats of merengue and bachata.

Mayor Andre Sayegh, known for his dedication to inclusivity, will lead the ceremony. His presence underscores the city’s commitment to embracing its diverse communities. Alongside him, the President of the Dominican Parade, a driving force behind this event, will be present, along with Deputy Mayor Elsa Mantilla, showcasing the city’s deep appreciation for the Dominican community’s contributions.

The NJ Dominican Parade Flag Raising is a celebration of culture, identity, and unity. Beyond the flag-raising ceremony, the event promises lively music, traditional dances, and mouthwatering Dominican cuisine. It’s an all-encompassing celebration that transcends age and background, inviting everyone to partake in the rich heritage of the Dominican Republic.

We extend a warm invitation to all—neighbors, friends, and fellow New Jerseyans—to join us on September 2nd at 12 p.m. at Downtown Paterson City Hall. Let’s raise the Dominican flag high and embark on a week of festivities with enthusiasm, unity, and deep respect for the Dominican Republic’s cultural legacy.

The NJ Dominican Parade Flag Raising marks the beginning of a week filled with cultural pride and unity. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a memorable kick-off to Dominican Week, a time when the spirit of the Dominican community shines brilliantly in Paterson. Come celebrate with us as we honor our heritage and showcase our vibrant culture during this special week-long event.

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