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Ponce’s Museums (Puerto Rico). 'Ponce boasts a wealth of museums. Those interested in the distinctive rhythms of the island should start with Museo de la Música Puertorriqueña, before touring the best art museum in the Caribbean, the Museo de Arte de Ponce.' www.lonelyplanet....
Teatro la Perla built in 1864. Of great historical significance due to its early construction, exceptional performances are hosted here almost every evening. These vary from plays and concerts to other events such as beauty pageants. Each year hosts the Festival de Teatro Luis Torres Nadal, dedicated to the great playwright. The lobby also acts as a museum telling of the past as well as previous events hosted here. #ponce #historic #theatre #teatro #art
The Carnaval de Ponce (Ponce Carnival), is an annual celebration held in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The celebration lasts one week and it ends on the day before Ash Wednesday. It is one of the oldest carnivals of the Western Hemisphere, dating back to 1858. The Ponce Carnaval can be traced to as far back as 250 years ago.The Carnaval coincides with the Mardi Gras of New Orleans, the Carnival of Venice, and Rio de Janeiro's Carnival. The estimated attendance is 100,000. =)~