Second Annual Seafood Festival in North Coast Town of the D.R.

The Festival will be held June 19-20 in the north coast town of Sanchez, in Samana Province, where the town will treat national and international visitors to its famous seafood dishes.

The festival program will also include lectures, folk music and many seafood and coconut-based dishes.

Some of the popular local treats are the coconut shrimp, fried fish in coconut sauce, fish meatballs and crab stew, all prepared with fresh seafood brought in by local fishermen.

The festival is organized by the Dominican Tourism Competitiveness Consortium, the Center for Conservation and Eco-Development of Samana Bay and the Environment, the Fishermen’s Co-op of San Lorenzo Bay, Dominican Gourmet and in cooperation with the town’s City Hall and the Ministries of Tourism and Culture.

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