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8th ANNUAL ARTISAN FAIR AT SAN FELIPE DEL MORRO CASTLE

Jul 11th 2012 at 10:33 PM

 

Foto: The 8th Annual Artisan Fair at Castillo San Felipe Del Morro (El Morro Fort) will be held on Friday July 20 to Sunday July 22, 2012.  Over 150 artisans from around the island will be showcasing their work on the esplanade of El Morro Fort, from 9am – 6pm each day. At this year’s fair, there will be a special emphasis on children with demonstrations and events geared towards them.  This is a great opportunity to spend a great time in Old San Juan Puerto Rico. For just this weekend Friday July 20 to Sunday July 22, 2012 (2 nights & 3 days) get an Interior Queen Bed Room (NO WINDOWS) for just US$158.00 + Taxes per night (Regular Price US$230.00 + Taxes per night, you save 32%.   Call us at 787-722-9191 or Email us at: plazahj@gmail.com  Hotel Plaza De Armas “Where every person arrives as our guest and leaves as our friend”  Share our video below with your friends:  http://www.uvioo.com/video?m=luigar007&so=yt&v=UJVVfQvJO6M

San Juan National Historic Site will once again host an Artisan Fair on the grounds of El Morro. This year's Artisan Fair at El Morro will be expanded to three days and will be held from Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Over 150 artisans from the island are expected to participate in this year's fair.

A daily program featuring live demonstrations, musical performances and Ranger Talks will give visitors an excellent opportunity to enjoy the fortifications while experiencing performers and local artisans displaying and selling their crafts. This year's theme or emphasis is on children, with many of the performers and demonstrations focusing on children. National Park Service staff will be providing Interpretive Programs on local culture and history of musical instruments, games and other crafts.

"We are very pleased to be working with our local craftspeople and performers to produce this, our 8th Artisan Festival, held on the grounds of Castillo San Felipe del Morro" says Superintendent Walter J. Chavez. Castillo San Felipe del Morro provides such a grand setting for this type of event. The fair which was first held in 2005 was developed by park staff to share local culture with visitors to the site, while giving our local artisans a great venue to sell their crafts.

The fair has continued to grow each year, as it has also become a favorite of the artisans. "I encourage you to come out to Castillo San Felipe del Morro and enjoy this year's activity, which is produced with the excellent support of our partners, the Municipality of San Juan, PRIDCO and others" added the Superintendent Again, this year, to help promote the Artisan Fair, artisans will provide demonstrations and sell their crafts in Castillo San Felipe del Morro every weekend beginning June 9th through July 11th.These artisans will be featured from 9 am to 6 pm each Saturday and Sunday leading up to the fair.

"This event is of great importance for the capital city at the cultural, economic and social development because it allows us to expose ourselves internationally as a country with immense wealth craft," said the Mayor of San Juan Jorge Santini.

This is a great opportunity to spend a great time in Old San Juan Puerto Rico. For just this weekend Friday July 20 to Sunday July 22, 2012 (2 nights & 3 days) get an Interior Queen Bed Room (NO WINDOWS) for just US$158.00 + Taxes (Regular Price US$230.00 + Taxes) you save 32%. 

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