BP Diaz Hosts Dominican Day Parade Reception

Ramona Torres Grupo Folklorico were dressed in attire reminiscent of the Dominican Republic’s flag.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

On Tuesday, May 21, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Dominican Day Parade, Inc. co-hosted the ‘Dominican Day Parade Reception,’ in collaboration with Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Councilman Fernando Cabrera and assembly members Victor Pichardo and Karines Reyes. This year included special recognition by the Dominican Day Parade to ‘Adopted Dominican’ Konstantinos ‘Gus’ Tyras. The reception took place at The Bronx County Building, Veterans’ Memorial Hall and featured Dominican food and entertainment by Ramona Torres Grupo Folklorico, Dominican Dance Group.

Borough President Diaz (l) and Miss Mundo Dominicana 2018 Denise Romero enjoyed the celebration.
Photo by Vernoica Feliciano

The event honored the 2019 Dominican Day Parade leadership and individuals who have contributed to the growth and promotion of the nation’s community and culture.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office

Konstantinos ‘Gus’ Tyras (l) proudly accepted his citation of merit from Diaz.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office

Konstantinos ‘Gus’ Tyras (front, c) joined Ramona Torres Grupo Folklorico in celebrating.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office

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