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The mayor of Progreso and his daughter got good seats at the event. (Photo Facebook mayor José Cortés)
The mayor of Progreso and his daughter lead the event. (Facebook photo courtesy Mayor José Cortés)

Progreso, Yucatán — The city has successfully completed a mega-festival combining Children’s Day and Mother’s Day. Over 5,000 people swarmed the gates of the Miguel Hidalgo baseball field, where the event was held yesterday.

The city’s mayor, José Cortés, and his daughter, Adela Cortez, were front and center along with other elected officials. Municipal employees did not miss the opportunity to pose with performers with photos.

From Televisa, singer Lore Lore and a costumed character whose name translates to Bi-Polar Bear, were among the highlights.

Lore Lore takes the stage. (Facebook photo courtesy Mayor José Cortés)
Lore Lore, a singer from Monterrey, takes the stage. (Facebook photo courtesy Mayor José Cortés)

During the festival, gifts such as tablets, bicycles and appliances were raffled off.

Source: Progreso Hoy

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