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Posted: July 31, 2018

Last Updated: January 7, 2019

Festival, parade celebrate Puerto Rican culture

The 49th-annual Rochester Puerto Rican Festival was held July 27-29 at Frontier Field’s VIP lot. The event, which featured live music, cultural events and authentic food, kicked off with an opening ceremony July 27, followed by the annual Puerto Rican Parade down Main Street July 28. The theme of the parade was "Puerto Rico Se Levanta (Puerto Rico will rise.)”

(EMC photos by Jeff Witherow)

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