This August 1st El Mocito (replica of Santo Domingo de Guzmán) will be received by the believers in the Capital, with all the traditional activities of the August festivities.
The arrival of El Mocito on behalf of the Patron Saint will be adorned with the Sail of the Boat, the Palo Lucio, bullfight, election of the Beautiful India and the traditional Equestrian Parade.
Once the replica makes the journey from Las Sierritas to the church of the same name in the Capital, the organizing committee of the Managua Horse Parade will carry out the traditional parade, leaving in the afternoon as in all previous years, from the monument of the Unknown Soldier on Avenida Bolívar bordering Tiscapa, then you will go through the Plaza España roundabout until you reach the Holiday Inn hotel.
Between 1500 and 2000 horsemen will participate in the parade and there will be delegations from the United States, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, the organizers of the event have guaranteed all the security measures directed by the authorities of the Ministry of Health (MINSA) and the necessary protocol to protect participants from the pandemic.
The organizing committee of the equestrian parade is made up of the Mayor's Office of Managua, the Association of Horsemen of the Capital, the National Police and the General Directorate of Firefighters.
The Patron Saint Festivities in honor of Minguito began this Wednesday, July 28, with the Sailing of the Bulls in the Los Membreño region, on Friday the 30th, the India Bonita of the festivities will be chosen, while on July 31 the sailing of the ship will take place. , the bullfight in the San José Oriental neighborhood, the Diana in the Gancho de Caminos and the Palo Lucio and on Sunday August 1st will be the departure from El Mocito to Managua, it will leave at 6 in the morning where you will be received by the membership.
In this event, public safety will be protected by the National Police and the General Directorate of Firefighters, who will move hundreds of troops throughout the circuit that the El Mocito procession and the Equestrian Parade will go through.