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Fiestas de Noviembre 1999

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November is Festival Month in Puerto Escondido

The following schedule is from the November 1999 Festival.

Saturday, November 6 Miss Puerto Escondido Preliminaries
Friday, November 12
Inauguration of painting exhibition by Hugo Felix
Painting Exposition of Oaxaqueña painters sponsored by Pinacoteca del I.O.C.
Miss Puerto Escondido Beauty Contest
Saturday, November 13 Regional Dance Festival [photo]
Painting exhibition by world renowned Oaxacan painter Francisco Toledo
Sunday, November 14 Mountain Bike Races
2nd half of the Oaxaca and Regional Dance Festival
Wednesday, November 17 Guitar Trio Los Mirlos with guest Azela Gasga singing romantic Mexican boleros and regional "chilenas"
Thursday, November 18 "Miss Chiquitita" children's beauty contest
Friday, November 19 Opening day of the 11th annual Sailfishing Tournament [photo]
Entry fee is $600 u.s. per boat with three brand new cars to be won, along with cash prizes.
Special prices for the biggest dorado and marlin.
Do you feel lucky????
Brass band from San Pedro Mixtepec playing a program of "chilenas"
Mrs. Puerto Escondido Beauty Contest
Saturday, November 20 2nd day of the 11th annual Sailfishing Tournament
You still have a chance to win one of those 3 brand new cars.
Dugout canoe races at the lovely Manialtepec Lagoon nearby
Big brass band from Santos Reyes Nopala playing and dancing 'chilenas"
Sunday, November 21 Final day of the 11th annual Sailfishing Tournament
Waiters race on the main street (no waiting for margaritas)
Food fair on the main street
Marimba concert
Wednesday, November 24 The Fabulous Trio Fantasia presenting the songs of Alvaro Carillo and "chilenas".
Trio Fantasia have recorded more than 10 albums and are among the most popular in Mexico.
Friday, November 26 Opening day of the International Surfing Tournament [photo]
Come catch a wave and one of 4 cash prizes.
Very versatile Orchestra Primavera playing a varied program of Oaxaca standards, classical music and jazz. Too good to be true. Conducted by Alberto Moreno.
Saturday, November 27 2nd day of the annual Puerto Escondido Surfing Competition
Dog Show and Exhibition
Pinotepa's very own brass band of "chileneros"
Sunday, November 28 Final day of the 3-day Puerto Escondido Surfing Competition
Miss Bikini Contest on the Beach
Runner's Marathon
Well known group from Sola de Vega dancing and singing regional music
Closing ceremonies in the town square

For times and location of the above events, and many more that are being added daily, check with City Hall or pick up a copy of El Sol de la Costa, a monthly bi-lingual paper that gives you all you need to know about Puerto Escondido.......it's free!

Puerto Escondido's November Fiestas are irresistible. Aero Caribe, in conjunction with some of Puerto Escondido's finest hotels, are offering package tours including roundtrip air-transportation, hotel room including breakfast, airport transfers, based on double occupancy for as low as $1,288 pesos plus taxes. That's a mere $135 dollars or so, roundtrip from Mexico City.

Come and visit our lovely, friendly town and enjoy the people, the music, the food, the fishing, the surfing and ....the smiling. You deserve a break and we want to meet you!

Up to the minute Festival information on Lucy Sonido's bi-lingual radio show heard every Sunday from 8-10 p.m. and Wednesday from 9-10 p.m. Great music too!

See photos or return to Puerto Escondido.

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