Hanal Peek Xan 2018 is a costume party for pets and their owners organized by Cinco Patas, A.C, in conjunction with Humanimals, and it will take place this Saturday Nov. 3, starting 5:30 in the afternoon at Plaza Odara (Avenida Yucatan).
The event will consist of a catwalk and costume contest in three categories: best breed pet costume, best mestizo (Malix) pet costume and best owner and pet costume.
The costume will be a free theme and prizes will be awarded for the first three places in each category. The registration fee per contestant is $ 50. Free admission.
Entries for the contest will be received on site from 5 to 6 pm and the contest will be held one hour later.
The Hanal Peek Xan celebration will be held as part of the inauguration of the fourth edition of the veterinary, boutique and spa service of Humanimals and will include catwalks for adoption, promotion of the Adopta platform, the performance of Yucatecan regional comedians Cuxum and Chayac, music with The Watts Band, raffle and more.
The objective of this event, which is carried out for the sixth consecutive year, is to raise funds for Cinco Patas, A.C., which will be used to pay a debt of 165,000 pesos to the veterinarian who supports them with care for rescued dogs and cats.
Gabriela Romero Solís, president of Cinco Patas, A.C., indicated that this year they joined forces with Humanimals to make a bigger event.
She recalled that Cinco Patas is an association that seeks to combat animal abuse, promote the education of canine and feline rescue, veterinary care for these stray animals, temporary homes and adoption. And stressed that the community is already more aware of animal adoption and that Cinco Patas, A.C., handles one hundred dogs per year.
Azalia May Ceballos, vice president of Cinco Patas, offered details of the contest that will be hosted by Tony Nusa, radio announcer and king of the last edition of the Mérida Carnival.
To participate in the contest the pet must be sociable and not be in heat.
The program will include a “mercadito bazar” with local entrepreneurs. More information on the Facebook page: Cinco Patas A.C.
TYT Newsroom with information from yucatan.com.mx