The governor of Veracruz, Cuitláhuac García, assured that there will be no gala dinner for the Scream of Independence on Sunday because 6 million pesos were allocated for the presentation of the band La Adictiva.
«Everything was canceled. Breakfast and dinner were canceled because of the band’s cost. It was the gala dinner, the breakfast, everything that was done inside. This time we watch the event, we scream and it’s all over, everyone at home. There will be no fats or Grenaches,» the governor told reporters.
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The statement comes after local media reported that the Veracruz government planned to pay 14 million 992 thousand pesos for the festivities of September 15 and 16, including 6 million for the group.
«The problem was convincing a band to stay and play, I thank The Addictive for being up to the task,» the governor said, arguing that it has many supporters in the region.»
According to documents exhibited by Notiver, the government of Veracruz planned to pay 131 thousand 950 pesos for the «Verbena Patria» of September 15 and 40 thousand 600 pesos for breakfast on September 16.
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