The traditional ‘Dia de San Pedro,’ festivities were officially declared by Mayor Daniel Guerrero during an opening ceremony on Thursday, June 28th, at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre sporting complex.
The event was attended by both island residents and a delegation from the Mexican State of Quintana Roo, who are joining the festivities this year at the invitation of The San Pedro Town Council. The annual festival is held in honour of St. Peter (San Pedro) the Patron Saint of fishermen on the island.
The official ceremonies included speeches, live entertainment and a spectacular display of fireworks.
On Friday, June 29th, a traditional fishermen’s mass and breakfast took place starting at 4AM at the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church.
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This past weekend La Isla Bonita was in the festive mood as the entire community celebrated Patron Saint’s Day, St. Peter, (Dia de San Pedro) with religious celebrations as well as fun entertainment at the Hon. Louis Sylvestre Sports Field.
The celebration commenced on Thursday, June 28, with La Alborada taking place at the San Pedro RC Church followed by the Opening Ceremonies at the Hon. Louis Sylvestre Sports Field where the audience was entertained by Wil & Dale, Rompe Raja, Mariachi Tierra Maya and the Ballet Folkorico De Quintana Roo. Without fail the spectacular Fireworks Display had everyone in awe.
On Saturday, July 1, The San Pedro Dance Company graced with audience with their performances followed by the highlight of the evening, the performance of comedian – Macta. He had everyone laughing end having a great time with his jokes. His performance was followed by local Belizean Rock band – Ascenthium.
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