The National Harvest Festival was decorated not only with their queens but nothing less than the presence of Romeo Santos on the first night and crowned by Axel in a final with everything. Remarks by Governor Francisco Pérez
Led by the blessing of the harvest decorating everything with each bunch of grapes, Harvest is the most awaited and important Mendoza party.
In this province of Cuyo, vintage celebrations are part of popular folklore, which achieves to approach winemakers and all those who work during the vine and soil, to other people.
A carousel, a banquet in a cellar and a tour of the San Martin Avenue serve as input to what would be the beginning of the Harvest.
The Blessing of Fruits vendimialies officially opened the celebrations and the ceremony headed by Governor Francisco Perez, who was made doors inside each winery was light street led by La Virgen de la Carrodilla as chosen by the farmers.
White Way and Carousel
When the sun goes down and starts to get dark, one of the most important traditions that has the Vintage is the White Way of the Queens. This is where people from all departments having Mendoza expect to crave and joys, equipped with posters and banners, the presence of their queens and princesses.
The next day, the Carousel is one of the key parts of the celebrations. There the people of Mendoza, joined the tourists who come from all over the world can enjoy the parade queens day or, as they say there, "a washed face" greeting from their carriages
Romeo Santos in the most anticipated nights
Amid the hills lit by the stars, at the Greek Theatre Romero Day takes place the first night, the opening ceremony and the election of the National Harvest Queen. The choice this year was Rocío Tonini who at just 18 years and a shimmering beauty, represents the Department of Junin. And last but not least this first night of the party, was crowned nothing less than the long awaited show of American bachatero Romeo Santos which thrilled more than 20,000 people.
Then on the second night, including performances by local groups and actors in the province reached rock hand of Cyrus and the Persians and the most acclaimed show "Postcards of an oasis beating" that was the revelation of the Harvest.
And on the final night, not Sunday, but on Wednesday, since there was rainout, the best show of light and sound, staging of winemakers and Axel to close with romanticism this majestic and unique in the country that shines year after year even more, between the mountains and the cuyanas stars.