A contest for the Queen of the Fiestas (the Grito and Independence Day celebrations) is being held for girls between 15 and 20 years old who have been born in or have lived in Puerto Vallarta for 5 years. Prizes include $15,000 pesos for first place, $10,000 for second and $5,000 for third.
Apply at Subdirección de Arte y Cultura, Aquiles Serdán No. 437, interior 38, from Monday to Friday, 10am to 2 pm. For more information: tel. 22 300 95 or 11 3 01 07
Entries are open to the public and will be closed Thursday, August 28, 2008, at 2pm.