PROGRESO.— The 2022 Navy Day celebrations will be different this year, as reported by the president of the Organizing Committee, Miguel Ángel Martínez Hernández, head of the Regional Port Captaincy.
Presenting the program of activities and the queen of the festivities, María Thalía Carrillo Camargo, accompanied by her parents, Wendy Evelin Camargo Osorno and Juan Carlos Carrillo González, a retired naval officer from the Mexican Navy, the official said that the festivities will begin on Friday. 27 at 6 pm with the coronation of Thalía Carrillo on the esplanade located at the end of the boardwalk (19th Street) with 60.
Thalía Carrillo is 23 years old and is studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language.
Martínez Hernández said that after the coronation of the young woman, the dance that was done before will not be done.
The celebrations will continue on Wednesday, June 1, Navy Day, at 10 am with the official ceremony and floral offering on the high seas aboard the ocean patrol “Veracruz”, of the Secretary of the Navy.
The naval ship will be boarded at the remote terminal, with space for 100 guests, including Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal, Mayor Julián Zacarías Curi, the queen of the festivities and representatives of the armed forces and the maritime and port sector.
Pleasure boats, tugboats and the buoy boat “Aries” will participate in the tour.
After the floral offering, at the base of the IX Naval Zone, in Yucalpetén, a private gathering will be offered.
Martínez Hernández specified that the traditional breakfast will not be held for representatives of the maritime, port, fishing and naval sectors (in 2019 it was held at the remote terminal).
On Saturday 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, there will be tournaments on the fields of the international or west boardwalk.
The festivities will conclude on Sunday 5 with the Navy Day marathon, which will leave the traditional boardwalk at 5 in the morning and must conclude at noon.
Then there will be a sailboat tour that will depart from the marinas of Yucalpetén and sail in front of the beaches of this port.