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Expedia Names Dominican Republic 2014 Leader in Caribbean Travel Demand Expedia Names Dominican Republic 2014 Leader in Caribbean Travel Demand
Punta Cana, April 22 2015
The Expedia group, one of the world's largest online travel companies, reported today a banner year for the Dominican Republic in 2014 with a 45 percent increase in travel demand year over year. Furthermore, Punta Cana was the top producing market in 2014 in the Caribbean region with a travel demand growth of more than 50 percent, while the country’s capital city of Santo Domingo was among the top ten producing markets in the Caribbean for 2014...
MITUR Holds Meeting in Puerto Rico to Promote La Romana-Bayahibe Fernando Villalona to Reflect on His Life, Music at New York Dominican Get Together
Santo Domingo, 28 de Abril de 2015
Fernando Villalona, el Mayimbe, one of the most important musicians of the Dominican Republic, will take the stage this time to talk about his life and more than four decades of musical career on Thursday, May 14 at the Museum of Arts and Design in the city of New York. The third Dominican Get Together (DGT) of the year in the Big Apple, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD)...
MITUR Holds Meeting in Puerto Rico to Promote La Romana-Bayahibe MITUR Holds Meeting in Puerto Rico to Promote La Romana-Bayahibe
Puerto Plata, 28 de Abril de 2015
The La Romana-Bayahibe tourist destination was the star of a crowded meeting-workshop organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic, through its Tourism Promotion Office (OPT) in Puerto Rico. The purpose of the event was to present new developments and attractions of this destination to more than 60 tour operators and travel agent businesses from the neighboring island, as Cicom informs...
Tourism Cluster of Puerto Plata Held Tourism Forum Under the Theme Diversification of the Hotel Offer Tourism Cluster of Puerto Plata Held Tourism Forum Under the Theme Diversification of the Hotel Offer
Puerto Plata, 27 de Abril de 2015
The second university forum on Tourism, organized by the Tourism Cluster of the Puerto Plata destination, was held last Friday with the support of the CNC Project “Strengthening the Tools of Tourism Competitiveness.” The theme of the forum was “Diversification of the Hotel Offer...
Journalism Awards on Climate Change Reporting Journalism Awards on Climate Change Reporting
Santo Domingo, 27 de Abril de 2015
The Dominican College of Journalists (CDP), the National Council for Climate Change and Mechanism for Clean Development (CNCCMDL) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GTZ) called on journalists to participate in the First Journalism Prize for Climate Change Reporting...
Aventúrate, the First Fair of Sustainable and Alternative Tourism of the Dominican Republic, Returns Aventúrate, the First Fair of Sustainable and Alternative Tourism of the Dominican Republic, Returns
Santo Domingo, 27 de Abril de 2015
The Dominican Consortium for Tourism Competitiveness (CDCT for its acronym in Spanish), with the sponsorship of the Ministry of Tourism, will hold the third edition of the Alternative and Sustainable Tourism Fair, Aventúrate 2015...
Free Zones Contributed More Than RD$60 Billion in Local Expenses in 2014 Free Zones Contributed More Than RD$60 Billion in Local Expenses in 2014
Santo Domingo, 27 de Abril de 2015
In 2014, the country’s Free Zones maintained a positive performance for the fifth consecutive year, contributing more than RD$60 billion in local expenses to the national economy, and managed to achieve a leading position in various export areas...
Commissioner of Culture Sponsors Scholarships to Study Visual Arts in New York Commissioner of Culture Sponsors Scholarships to Study Visual Arts in New York
Santo Domingo, 24 de Abril de 2015
In order to support young Dominicans who wish to pursue academic degrees in visual arts, the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States, an agency of the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic, is offering scholarships to participate in the Summer Art Intensive Program at The Cooper Union School of Art in New York...
Piedra Letreada Monument Was Presented "Piedra Letreada" Monument Was Presented
Santo Domingo, 22 de Abril de 2015
The Ecotourism Cluster of Constanza and the Casa de la Cultura of Constanza, announced the project to restore the Aboriginal monument known as “Piedra Letreada o de los Indios” (Inscribed or Indigenous Stone), which is one of the most important Dominican and Caribbean rock art heritage...
Culture will Dedicate National Biennial of Visual Arts to Fernando Peña Defilló Culture will Dedicate National Biennial of Visual Arts to Fernando Peña Defilló
Santo Domingo, 22 de Abril de 2015
With a special dedication to the illustrious Dominican visual artist Fernando Peña Defilló, the Ministry of Culture will hold the 28th edition of the 2015 National Biennial of Visual Arts. For his career and significant contributions to the national arts, the Organizing Committee of the 28th edition of the event unanimously decided to dedicate such high recognition to Maestro Peña Defilló, according to the state agency...
Artist Xiomara Fortuna Joins GFDD and the Dominican Diaspora in NYC for an Evening of Music and Reflection on her Career Artist Xiomara Fortuna Joins GFDD and the Dominican Diaspora in NYC for an Evening of Music and Reflection on her Career
Santo Domingo, 22 de Abril de 2015
This year’s second Dominican Get-Together (DGT) took place in New York before a packed auditorium at the Dominican Commission of Culture in the United States, in the presence of Dominican artist Xiomara Fortuna...
Ten Personalities Will be Honored with Streets at the International Book Fair 2015 Ten Personalities Will be Honored with Streets at the International Book Fair 2015
Santo Domingo, 20 de Abril de 2015
During the 12 days that the 18th Santo Domingo International Book Fair 2015 will take place, the Ministry of Culture and the Directorate of the Book Fair, will pay tribute to 10 writers and honor La Trinitaria Bookstore by dedicating to them one of the streets in the fairgrounds; the streets are located in the Plaza de la Cultura Juan Pablo Duarte...
Over 900 Schools Participated in Recycling Project of the Rica Group with Support from the Ministry of Education Over 900 Schools Participated in Recycling Project of the Rica Group with Support from the Ministry of Education
Santo Domingo, 20 de Abril de 2015
A total of 935 schools from ten education regional districts participated in the Rica Group's project Aliméntate, Recicla y Conócenos (Feed Yourself, Recycle and Get to Know Us), with support from the Ministry of Education. The purpose of the project is to create awareness among the students about the importance of eating healthy; and, protecting the environment and their surroundings by reusing materials...
The Commissioner’s 5th Hispanic Theater Festival is Announced The Commissioner’s 5th Hispanic Theater Festival is Announced
New York, 20 de Abril de 2015
The Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States’ 5th Hispanic Theater Festival will be held from May 14 to June 21, according to the announcement made by the festival director Luis Felipe Rodríguez...
Trilogy Presented at Arawak This Thursday Trilogy Presented at Arawak This Thursday
Santo Domingo, 15 de Abril de 2015
The Arawak Art Gallery will present Trilogy, an exhibition of paintings by renowned artist Antonio Guadalupe, one of our Dominican artists who, through figurative expressionism in his works, keeps native traditions alive, narrating part of our history from his humane perspective. The exhibition will take place on Thursday, April 16...
New Edition of Handcrafted Accessories Festival: ComplementARTE 2015 Will Be Carried Out New Edition of Handcrafted Accessories Festival: ComplementARTE 2015 Will Be Carried Out
Santo Domingo, 15 de Abril de 2015
The Handcrafted Accessories Festival: ComplementARTE 2015 will take place on May 23-24 in the fourth level of the Blue Mall Santo Domingo.In this new edition of the festival, participants will have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their creations...
The Children and Youth Library Shows Art Pieces at Literary Bottles Competition The Children and Youth Library Shows Art Pieces at Literary Bottles Competition
Santo Domingo, 13 de Abril de 2015
The Children and Youth Library of the Dominican Republic (BIJRD) is currently showing the winning and the runners-up art pieces from this year’s second edition of the Literary Bottles National Competition 2015, at its Doctora Margarita Cedeño de Fernández exhibition hall. The purpose of this competition is to promote reading and good environmental practices...
Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions Collective Exhibit "Hecho aquí" at the Dario Suro de la Vega Art Gallery
Santo Domingo, 10 de Abril de 2015
The Casa de la Cultura Darío Suro Art Gallery, located in the Municipality of La Vega, joins the celebration of the World Art Day, dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, on the commemoration of the artist’s date of birth on April 15, with the opening of the exhibit "Hecho Aquí" (Made Here)...
Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions Ministry of Culture Announces 15th National Amateur Theater Festival Emilio Aparicio
Santo Domingo, 10 de Abril de 2015
This Tuesday, April 7, theater groups from the capital and the rest of the country will participate in the “15th National Amateur Theater Festival Emilio Aparicio 2015”. The Ministry of Culture (MINC) has organized this event as part of the celebrations of the year of the Dominican theater...
Botanic Garden Received 238,551 Domestic and Foreign Visitors in 2014 Botanic Garden Received 238,551 Domestic and Foreign Visitors in 2014
Santo Domingo, 09 de Abril de 2015
The Director of the National Botanic Garden, Ricardo García, presided over a ceremony in which he outlined the activities that this institution conducted in 2014. During the event, a Guide of Common Birds living in the city’s ecological reserve was released...
4th 24-Hour Theater Marathon 4th 24-Hour Theater Marathon
Santo Domingo, 09 de Abril de 2015
For the 4th consecutive year, Teatro Guloya has organized the Maratón Teatral de 24 Horas (24-Hour Theater Marathon) at its headquarters located in the Colonial City. The event will take place this coming Saturday, April 11 at 4 pm and it will close at 4 pm on Sunday, April 12...
Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions Hecho en RD: Retrospectiva René Fortunado
Santo Domingo, 09 de Abril de 2015
The Directorate General of Cinema, through its Department, the Dominican Film Library, presents the film series "Hecho en RD: Retrospectiva René Fortunato" (Made in RD: Retrospective René Fortunato)...
Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions JAZZ FEDU community of Cabarete
Santo Domingo, 08 de Abril de 2015
The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival Education Foundation celebrate International Jazz Day with free concerts and a fund-raising event April 30, 2015 at The Beach Club at Sea Horse Ranch to benefit the music program started by FEDUJAZZ in the community of Cabarete...
Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions Travesías Opens Photo Exhibition
Santo Domingo, 07 de Abril de 2015
A Francis Redman photographs exhibition of rural and Victorian houses opened in the terrace of the Travesías Restaurant, which will become a space for photography enthusiasts to exhibit landscapes, characters and other representative elements of our culture...
Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions The Second DGT of the Year Brings Artist Xiomara Fortuna to the City of New York
New York, April 2, 2015
The second Dominican Get-Together (DGT) of this year brings to the city of New York Dominican multifaceted artist Xiomara Fortuna. She is a singer, songwriter, composer and researcher of Dominican culture, with over 38 years of musical career..
Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions Simón Suárez Expects the Everything Included to Grow in the Southern and Northwestern Regions
Santo Domingo, March 30th, 2015
The President of the Dominican Republic Hotels and Tourism Association (ASONAHORES for its acronym in Spanish) expects the future growth of tourism development in the southern and northwestern regions of the country with all-inclusive hotels that will continue as our "core commodity"...
Merengue in the Capital of Tango Merengue in the Capital of Tango
Santo Domingo, March 30th, 2015
At a rally of more than 20,000 people on March 14, the First Official Dominican Folkloric Ballet Dance Troupe was formed in Buenos Aires, following an initiative of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Argentina. The event took place at Plaza de Mayo, in front of Casa Rosada, and it was broadcast live on the main TV channels to celebrate the "Day of the Communities"...
Sur Futuro Foundation Announces the Second Call for the Water Planting Ecological Award Sur Futuro Foundation Announces the Second Call for the Water Planting Ecological Award
Santo Domingo, March 26th, 2015
The Sur Futuro Foundation announced the launching nation-wide of the second call for the Water Planting Ecological Award, which recognizes and encourages exemplary actions that contribute to water conservation and the preservation of its quality, as well as its rational use, through reforestation, forest harvesting, sustainable agricultural practices, forest conservation and educational and awareness-raising activities on the efficient management of this resource...
EL ARTÍSTICO WORKSHOP IS VISITED BY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES IN LA ROMANA EL ARTÍSTICO WORKSHOP IS VISITED BY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES IN LA ROMANA
Santo Domingo, March 24th, 2015
Representatives of major international universities visited the facilities of the company El Artístico in La Romana on Sunday, March 22. The purpose of the visit was to meet the majestic artistic work done by José Ignacio Morales, best known in the art world as El Artístico...
Emilie Conway at the Second Edition of the Jazzomanía Jazz Festival  Emilie Conway at the Second Edition of the Jazzomanía Jazz Festival
Santo Domingo, March 24th, 2015
The Jazzomanía radio program announced the celebration of the Second Jazzomanía Jazz Festival, with the presentation of renowned artist Emilie Conway, who will offer a single concert on April 27, at 8 p.m., at the Palace of Fine Arts of the Dominican capital...
La Mansión Presents a New Menu and a Renovated Environment La Mansión Presents a New Menu and a Renovated Environment
Santo Domingo, March 24th, 2015
La Mansión Restaurant, located on the fifth floor of the Blue Mall, presented a completely renovated menu and new space setup during a tasting with clients and associates...
Underwater and Maritime Museum will be Installed at the Monument to Fray Antón de Montesinos Underwater and Maritime Museum will be Installed at the Monument to Fray Antón de Montesinos
Santo Domingo, March 20th, 2015
A museum dedicated to the underwater, maritime, and port cultural heritage of the Dominican Republic will be installed soon in the surrounding area of the Monument to Fray Antón de Montesinos, donated to the country by Mexico in 1982...
Culture announces the Spring edition of the Long Night of the Museums for this Saturday Culture announces the Spring edition of the Long Night of the Museums for this Saturday
Santo Domingo, March 20th, 2015
The colonial buildings and museums in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo will open their doors once again to celebrate the Long Night of the Museums, Spring edition, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, headed by singer and songwriter José Antonio Rodríguez...
The International Jazz Day 2015 Will Take Place in Paris The International Jazz Day 2015 Will Take Place in Paris
Santo Domingo, March 20th, 2015
The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, and the Goodwill Ambassador, Herbie Hancock, are pleased to announce the fourth edition of the International Jazz Day, to be celebrated worldwide on April 30th, 2015. Paris, France, has been selected to serve as the host city for this year’s edition. Presented each year on April 30th, in collaboration with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the International Jazz Day encourages and emphasizes dialogue and intercultural understanding through jazz, bringing together people from all corners of the world. The celebration is highlighted in the official calendars of UNESCO and the United Nations, and it takes greater significance this year for being an important part of the celebrations marking the 70th Anniversary of UNESCO...
Book Fair 2015 Will Be Dedicated to Dominican Intellectual Manuel Rueda Book Fair 2015 Will Be Dedicated to Dominican Intellectual Manuel Rueda
Santo Domingo, March 16th, 2015
The 18th International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2015 (FILRD2015), to be held from April 23 to May 4 of this year, will be dedicated to poet, pianist, playwright and essayist Manuel Rueda, one of the most important figures in Dominican literature...
DGCINE Convokes Third Project Development Laboratory DGCINE Convokes Third Project Development Laboratory
Santo Domingo, March 16th, 2015
The General Directorate of Cinema (DGCINE), in coordination with the Ibermedia program and the Global Multimedia Institute (IGM) invites producers and filmmakers to participate in the 3rd Project Development Laboratory, which will run on April 7-21, from 9 am to 6 pm...
EIGHTH EDITION OF POR UN TUBO EIGHTH EDITION OF POR UN TUBO
Santo Domingo, March 16th, 2015
The Eighth Edition of Por un Tubo 2015, will be offered by the Guloya Theater between March 19 and March 29. It will include the participation of 18 artists and the staging of 7 micro theater plays, and there will be dance theater, performances and the exhibition of theater masks...
Japanese Film Series at the Film Library Japanese Film Series at the Film Library
Santo Domingo, March 16th, 2015
The Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, the General Directorate of Cinema and its unit the Dominican Film Library, and with the support of Vinícola Norte, will present the Japanese Film Series with the screening of the film "The Chef of South Polar", by director Shuichi Okita. The opening of the series will take place on Thursday, March 19, at 7:00 pm at the Dominican Film Library of Plaza de la Cultura in Gazcue...
The Children and Youth Library Teaches a Robotics Workshop for Children The Children and Youth Library Teaches a Robotics Workshop for Children
Santo Domingo, March 16th, 2015
Last Friday, the Children and Youth Library of the Dominican Republic (BIJRD) opened a robotics workshop for children. Engineer Osiris Villacampa, from Int. Machete Tech, is teaching the workshop as part of the program of activities carried out by this cultural center, so that children learn while having fun...
Japanese Gourmet Week at the JW Marriott Santo Domingo Japanese Gourmet Week at the JW Marriott Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, March 13th, 2015
From March 18 to 20, Asian food lovers will enjoy the Japanese Gourmet Week at the Winston's Grill & Patio Restaurant of the JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo. This event will feature Chef David Arauz and the Businessmen Group of the 99 Sushi Bar Restaurant from Madrid, Spain...
Dominican Video Art Arrives at India’s Independent Film Festival The INDOTEL Telecommunications Cultural Center and the ITLA Carry Out “Techno-Robotics 2015”
Santo Domingo, March 12th, 2015
The Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (INDOTEL) Telecommunications Cultural Center (CCT for its acronym in Spanish) and the Technological Institute of the Americas (ITLA) will be presenting an amazing, futuristic technological exhibition called "Techno-Robotics 2015"...
Dominican Video Art Arrives at India’s Independent Film Festival Dominican Video Art Arrives at India’s Independent Film Festival
Santo Domingo, March 12th, 2015
The Ministry of Culture (MINC), in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), congratulated artists Guadalupe Casasnovas and Joiri Minaya for representing the Dominican Republic in the third edition of Transmissions, the Lightcube Film Society’s festival of independent films, which will be held at the Cervantes Institute in New Delhi, India...
The Dominican American Cultural Institute and Linden Tours Announce University Fair to Study in the United States "Francophone Worlds" Film Series
Santo Domingo, March 11th, 2015
The diplomatic delegations of the francophone countries in the Dominican Republic, the General Directorate of Film and its unit, the Dominican Film Library, present the "Francophone Worlds" film series...
The Dominican American Cultural Institute and Linden Tours Announce University Fair to Study in the United States Patrimonio Cultural DGA Foundation Opens Exhibition of Dominican Artists at the UN
Santo Domingo, March 11th, 2015
On the occasion of the celebration of the 171 anniversary of the Dominican Independence, the Cultural Heritage Foundation, a unit of the Directorate General of Customs of the Dominican Republic, formally opened an exhibition of some 30 works by Dominican artists at the United Nations Organization (UN) headquarters in New York...
The Dominican American Cultural Institute and Linden Tours Announce University Fair to Study in the United States The Dominican American Cultural Institute and Linden Tours Announce University Fair to Study in the United States
Santo Domingo, March 6th, 2015
With a view to sharing information about programs that would allow Dominican students to leave the country and study abroad, the Dominican American Cultural Institute announces the Linden International Recruitment Tours university fair program...
Fourth Edition of the Carnaval del Mar in the tourist area of Boca Chica Fourth Edition of the Carnaval del Mar in the tourist area of Boca Chica
Santo Domingo, March 5th, 2015
The Boca Chica Mayor’s office, entrepreneurs and hoteliers of this tourist destination, unveiled the details of the Fourth Edition of the Carnaval del Mar, which will be held on March 21 and 22, as part of a program to promote the interest of native and foreign tourists in this area...
GFDD/Funglode Present at the 12th International Book Fair of Dominican Women Writers Casa Colonial Will Host the 7th Edition of Playa Dorada Caribbean Cigar Night
Puerto Plata, March 5th, 2015
For the seventh consecutive year, the hotels in Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, will come together to celebrate the "Caribbean Cigar Night 2015", this time at the Boutique Hotel Casa Colonial, at an event that will bring together the finest tobacco producers from the Dominican Republic...
GFDD/Funglode Present at the 12th International Book Fair of Dominican Women Writers GFDD/Funglode Present at the 12th International Book Fair of Dominican Women Writers
New York, March 4th, 2015
The 12th International Book Fair of Dominican Women Writers in the United States will be held on March 6, 7 and 8, 2015. It is one of the most important events for the literary and cultural work of the Dominican women writers residing in New York...
WOMEN LEADING ACTORS "WOMEN LEADING ACTORS"
Santo Domingo, March 4th, 2015
The Directorate General of Cinema, through its agency the Dominican Film Library, presents its new series "Women Leading Actors"...
Culture Announces the Winning Troupes of the National Carnival Parade 2015 Culture Announces the Winning Troupes of the National Carnival Parade 2015
Santo Domingo, March 3rd, 2015
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) announced the winners of the National Carnival Parade 2015, highlighting first of all a troupe called "Imperio de los cuatro elementos" (Empire of the four elements) from the National District, winner of the Grand Prize...
The historical narrative of Juan Bosch The historical narrative of Juan Bosch
New York, March 3rd, 2015
The Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States and the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), taught the workshop "The narrative of Juan Bosch" by the prominent historian and professor Dominican Luisa Navarro...
Maridalia Hernández: “The best companions in life are, without a doubt, books” Maridalia Hernández: “The best companions in life are, without a doubt, books”
Santo Domingo, February 26th, 2015
Singer Maridalia Hernández, who has had a great musical career since her participation in the Viña del Mar Festival, described reading as the best companion and the essential tool for acquiring knowledge in all aspects of life...
Doppelmoppel Jazz Band in Concert Doppelmoppel Jazz Band in Concert
Santo Domingo, February 25th, 2015
On Wednesday, March 4, the Doppelmoppel Jazz Band will arrive in the Dominican Republic from Germany, for a single presentation at the musical-cultural space The Galleries at Las Terrazas del Mesón de la Cava...
Travesías During the Month of the Homeland Travesías During the Month of the Homeland
Santo Domingo, February 25th, 2015
The Dominican cuisine reflects the Spanish, Taíno and African influences that have had an effect on the social and cultural development of the country...
The Children Carnival Will Be Led by The Queeen, Tía Nancy, And The King, Huguito Chávez The Children Carnival Will Be Led by The Queeen, Tía Nancy, And The King, Huguito Chávez
Santo Domingo, February 23rd, 2015
On Sunday, March 1st, the Children Carnival Parade 2015 will be held, starting at 10 am, on Ave. George Washington, hours before the National Carnival Parade...
Children International and the Dominican Rehabilitation Association Join Efforts on Behalf of the Community of Mendoza Children International and the Dominican Rehabilitation Association Join Efforts on Behalf of the Community of Mendoza
Dominican Republic , February 23rd, 2015
On Saturday, February 21, over 700 residents from the community of Mendoza-Santo Domingo reaped benefits under the strategic alliance between Children International and the Dominican Rehabilitation Association (ADR for its acronym in Spanish) during the health care event conducted at the Children International community center located in said community...
The National Conservatory of Music Celebrates Its 73rd Anniversary With a Concert Evocative of the Wild West The National Conservatory of Music Celebrates Its 73rd Anniversary With a Concert Evocative of the Wild West
Santo Domingo, February 18th, 2015
With the staging of an infectious musical repertoire and colorful scenery reminiscent of the Wild West, the administration of the National Conservatory of Music celebrated its 73rd anniversary with the participation of the Juan Pablo Duarte Youth Symphony Orchestra...
A&B Masters and Sabores Dominicanos Foundation Announce the Dominican Gastronomic Forum, to Be Held on February 20 - 21 A&B Masters and Sabores Dominicanos Foundation Announce the Dominican Gastronomic Forum, to Be Held on February 20 - 21
Santo Domingo, February 17th, 2015
Representatives of the A&B Masters School of Food and Beverages and Sabores Dominicanos Foundation announced the details of the first Dominican Gastronomic Forum 2015, to be held on Friday, February 20, and Saturday, February 21, at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD)...
Ortiz Heading for a Dominican Guinness Record Ortiz Heading for a Dominican Guinness Record
Santo Domingo, February 17th, 2015
Considered one of the ten best programmers in the world in 2010, Olson Ortiz has now set himself a new goal: to be the first Dominican Guinness Record of Blind Chess...
UNIBE and the Tourism Cluster of Puerto Plata Signed a Cooperation Agreement UNIBE and the Tourism Cluster of Puerto Plata Signed a Cooperation Agreement
Puerto Plata, February 17th, 2015
Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) signed a cooperation agreement with the Tourism Cluster of the Puerto Plata Destination (CTDPP for its acronym in Spanish), an umbrella organization that brings together entities that have an impact on the development of the Puerto Plata province...
The Ministry of Culture Informs that 260 Troupes will Participate in the National Carnival Parade 2015 The Ministry of Culture Informs that 260 Troupes will Participate in the National Carnival Parade 2015
Santo Domingo, February 17th, 2015
The Ministry of Culture (MINC), through the Office of Cultural Management and Carnival, has announced the classification and chronological order of the 260 troupes and characters that will participate in the traditional National Carnival Parade 2015, to be held on Sunday, March 1st, starting at 2:00 pm...
Call for the Sixth Living Statues Festival Santo Domingo - Baní 2015 is Announced Call for the Sixth Living Statues Festival Santo Domingo - Baní 2015 is Announced
Santo Domingo, February 14th, 2015
William Liriano and Claudia Lizardo, Cultural Managers of the Sixth National Living Statues Festival, which is held each year during the month of August, announced that the invitation to participate in the sixth edition of the event started this month...
Conexión Exhibit Opened at the Museum of Modern Art Conexión Exhibit Opened at the Museum of Modern Art
Santo Domingo, February 13th, 2015
The Ministry of Culture, through the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), and in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America, the Falcondo Foundation and the Altos de Chavón Foundation Cultural Center, opened the exhibition "Conexión" (Connection), by artists Jeffrey Mongrain and Nicholas Kripal...
'Passion Kiss' is Chef Jay Rodríguez’s Dish for Valentine’s Day "Passion Kiss" is Chef Jay Rodríguez’s Dish for Valentine’s Day
New York, February 11th, 2015
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, renowned international Chef Jay Rodríguez is offering his latest recipe to the public in general. "Passion Kiss" is a dish for lovers; it is made with the finest and healthiest ingredients that modern cuisine has to offer, and it is intended to stimulate passions on this date that is devoted to love and friendship...
Spain’s Film Academy Praises the Dominican Republic’s Film Law Spain’s Film Academy Praises the Dominican Republic’s Film Law
Madrid, Spain, February 9th, 2015
At the 2015 Goya Awards gala, which took place on the evening of Saturday, February 7, 2015, the President of the Spanish Film Academy, Enrique González Macho, at the end of his usual address at the ceremony, praised the implementation of the film law in the Dominican Republic...
The 'Dominican Treasures' of Santo Domingo: Atarazana Restaurant and Trikke Dominican Republic The "Dominican Treasures" of Santo Domingo: Atarazana Restaurant and Trikke Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, February 6th, 2015
The Atarazana Restaurant and Trikke Dominican Republic tourism projects received separate Dominican Treasures certifications from the Dominican Tourism Competitiveness Consortium (CDCT). The certification is based on the global sustainable tourism criteria...
The Ministry of Culture Crowns Eddy Herrera and Miriam Cruz as King and Queen of the National Carnival Parade 2015 The Ministry of Culture Crowns Eddy Herrera and Miriam Cruz as King and Queen of the National Carnival Parade 2015
Santo Domingo, February 6th, 2015
This Wednesday, the Ministry of Culture crowned singers Miriam Cruz and Eddy Herrera as the Queen and King of the National Carnival Parade 2015, which will be held on the first Sunday of March...
Dominican Writer José Acosta Wins Prestigious Casa de las Américas Award 2015 Dominican Writer José Acosta Wins Prestigious Casa de las Américas Award 2015
New York, February 6th, 2015
Dominican writer José Acosta won the prestigious Casa de las Américas Award 2015 in the category of Latin American Literature in the United States, with the novel Un kilómetro de mar...
The Children and Youth Library Announces 2nd Literary Bottles Competition The Children and Youth Library Announces 2nd Literary Bottles Competition
Santo Domingo, February 6th, 2015
With a view to promoting literature and good environmental practices, the Office of the Vice President of the Republic and the Dominican Republic Children and Youth Library (BIJRD), have organized the second edition of the National Literary Bottles Competition 2015, sponsored by Bepensa and Coca Cola...
ASHORESOCA APPRECIATES WORLD LUXURY AWARD PRESENTED TO THE MILLENIUM CABARETE HOTEL ASHORESOCA APPRECIATES WORLD LUXURY AWARD PRESENTED TO THE MILLENIUM CABARETE HOTEL
Santo Domingo, February 4th, 2015
Puerto Plata.- The Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Sosúa and Cabarete (ASHORESOCA) welcomed the recognition given to the Millennium Resort & Spa Hotel by the "World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014", in which this property was the winner in the category "Luxury Beach Resort"...
The DREFF Kicks-off the Fourth Edition of the Globo Verde Dominicano Award with a Special Category for High School Students The DREFF Kicks-off the Fourth Edition of the Globo Verde Dominicano Award with a Special Category for High School Students
Santo Domingo, February 2nd, 2015
The Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) will host the fourth edition of the first audiovisual competition in the area of environment and sustainable development in the Dominican Republic, the Globo Verde Dominicano Award. This year’s competition will include a special category for high school students: the Globo Verde Junior, which joins the Public Service Announcement, Short Film and Photography categories...
Interceptación de un Momento, obras selectivas, 2005-2015 Interceptación de un Momento, obras selectivas, 2005-2015
Santo Domingo, February 3rd, 2015
Soraya Abu Naba'a is well-known for her studious and inspired nature, surprising everyone by her enormous capacity for work and a lifelong interest in research. She is always willing to embrace new and challenging artistic designs, as is demonstrated in her exhibit "Interceptación de un Momento" (Interception of a Moment), at the National Gallery of Fine Arts...
The 10th Anniversary of the Letras de Ultramar Literary Competition will be Celebrated in Style The 10th Anniversary of the Letras de Ultramar Literary Competition will be Celebrated in Style
New York, February 3rd, 2015
The ceremony of the opening of the envelopes with the winning entries at the 10th Letras de Ultramar Literary Competition in the Novel, Short Story and Poetry categories, will be held on Friday, February 6, 2015, at the headquarters of the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States...
February Schedule of Activities at the Museum of Modern Art is Announced February Schedule of Activities at the Museum of Modern Art is Announced
Santo Domingo, January 30, 2015
The Ministry of Culture, through the Museum of Modern Art, announces the start of a comprehensive program of activities during the month of February, ranging from photography courses, landscape oil paintings, artistic avant-garde, and third dimension, in addition to the opening of a contemporary sculpture exhibition...
Eat a Lion at Travesías Eat a Lion at Travesías
Santo Domingo, January 29, 2015
The Travesías restaurant and Reef Check Dominican Republic have opened the "Lionfish Week" in order to continue to innovate their culinary offerings and to promote the consumption of this invasive species that threatens the marine ecosystems of the Dominican Republic...
Fiesta Sunset Jazz Begins its Sixth Jazz Season Up High Fiesta Sunset Jazz Begins its Sixth Jazz Season Up High
Santo Domingo, January 27, 2015
On December 22, 2009, the Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino, in partnership with Jazz in Dominicana, created a new concept: the Fiesta Sunset Jazz. The opening of this new space took place with a concert by Franco-Dominican singer Cyrille-Aimée, and renowned pianist Gustavo Rodríguez. Thus, what would become the preferred place for jazz lovers in this city was born...
Elsa Núñez receives with joy the National Plastic Arts Award Elsa Núñez receives with joy the National Plastic Arts Award
Santo Domingo, January 27, 2015
“For me it was a surprise and I feel happy and grateful that the selection jury and the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, chose me as the National Plastic Arts Award,” said Elsa Núñez...
«Twelve Glances at Ecuadoran Cinema» «Twelve Glances at Ecuadoran Cinema»
Santo Domingo, January 26, 2015
The Embassy of Ecuador in the Dominican Republic, the General Directorate of Film and its section, the Dominican Film Library, are hosting, since last Thursday, January 22, the international film festival «Doce Miradas del Cine Ecuatoriano» (Twelve Glances at Ecuadorian Cinema)...
Tourism Office in New York Invites to a Tourism Fair in the Jacob K. Convention Center Tourism Office in New York Invites to a Tourism Fair in the Jacob K. Convention Center
New York, January 23, 2015
The office of the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic in New York invites the Dominican and Latin American communities, and the media, to participate, together with the Ministry, in this important tourism fair that is being organized by The New York Times on Friday 23, Saturday 24, and Sunday 25 of January, 2015...
The Tourism Cluster of the Puerto Plata Destination Invites to the First Victorian Evening of the Year The Tourism Cluster of the Puerto Plata Destination Invites to the First Victorian Evening of the Year
Puerto Plata, January 23, 2015
January 30 is the date that has been chosen by the Tourism Cluster of the Puerto Plata Destination to hold the first Victorian Evening of this year...
The Documentary ¿Garbage or Resource? A Dominican Republic Experience Can Be Seen Online on GFDD's Channel The Documentary ¿Garbage or Resource? A Dominican Republic Experience Can Be Seen Online on GFDD's Channel
Washington, January 21, 2015
Following its successful screening in 13 international festivals, ¿Garbage or Resource? A Dominican Republic Experience is now available online for free at Global Foundation for Democracy and Development’s (GFDD) Youtube Channel. The 17-minute documentary, produced by Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (Funglode), is one of its kind in its genre in the country, that shows us how recycling has become a significant economic opportunity for Dominicans. Through various business and educational projects, the viewer learns how, besides the obvious benefit to the environment, recycling brings economic development through the creation of new businesses and industries...
UNA-DR and GFDD/Funglode Announce the Model United Nations in New York UNA-DR and GFDD/Funglode Announce the Model United Nations in New York
Santo Domingo, January 20, 2014
The United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic (UNA-DR) issued an invitation on Tuesday, January 20th, to participate in the tenth annual edition of the Dominican Model United Nations Conference in New York (NYDRMUN 2015)...
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library announces Library Research Grants The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library announces Library Research Grants
New York, January 14, 2014
The purpose of the Summer Library Travel Research Award is to enable faculty researchers from colleges and universities across the globe to take advantage of the unique resources of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library collections. The CUNY DSI will provide three awards of $3,000 to help grantees defray travel and housing costs in New York City...
Magic Inspection with Costa and Mundi Tours Magic Inspection with Costa and Mundi Tours
Romana, January 12, 2014
Carolyn Corrigan, Business Development Manager of Costa Cruises for the Dominican Republic market, is visiting the country. Along with Anita Armenteros and Angela Hooper Armenteros of Mundi Tours, Corrigan will visit one of the cruise ships of her company, which is currently in La Roma...
“Dominicana Gourmet” Get it now! 5th Festival of Hispanic Theater Sponsored by the Dominican Commissioner of Culture
New York, January 13, 2014
With a view to recognizing the work and to celebrate the contributions of the community of Latino theater artists residing in North America and Puerto Rico, the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States, an agency of the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic, announces the Commissioner’s 5th Festival of Hispanic Theater...
“Dominicana Gourmet” Get it now! “Dominicana Gourmet” Get it now!
Santo Domingo, January 12, 2014
Dominicana Gourmet is a printed and online magazine belonging to the media group of Grupo Buen Vivir, who is led by renowned journalist Luisa Feliz. It is a bimonthly magazine that, for more than three years, has been a leader in the culinary sector and is intended exclusively for lovers of gourmet food and tourism...
Pedro Martínez Enters the Hall of Fame with the Highest Percentage in History for a Latin Baseball Player Pedro Martínez Enters the Hall of Fame with the Highest Percentage in History for a Latin Baseball Player
Santo Domingo, January 9, 2014
Juan Marichal was the first 32 years ago. Now it is Pedro Martínez’s turn and he has done it through the front door, with the highest percentage in history for a Latin baseball player. The Dominican Republic, the foreign country with the largest presence in the Major Leagues, has managed to place a second representative in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, the highest award that a ball player can receive in professional baseball...
The Ministry of Culture Announces the Second Berklee Course in Santo Domingo The Ministry of Culture Announces the Second Berklee Course in Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, January 6, 2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) has announced the launching of the second edition of the musical training program, which is being coordinated by the Berklee Academy of the United States. Ten renowned professors and a scholarships admissions team will be participating, and they arrived in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday, January 6, 2015...
2015 CU Summer Artistic Residence 2015 CU Summer Artistic Residence
New York, January 6, 2014
The Union School of the Arts is seeking 4 visual artists to take part in our program "Summer Residency 2015" and to develop a project in the school facilities during the summer, here in NY. Besides participating for a month, the selected artists will have the opportunity to show their work at the end through an exhibition, and to interact with other summer students..
The Dominican Studies Institute Marks 20 Years of History in New York The Dominican Studies Institute Marks 20 Years of History in New York
New York, December 29, 2014
With a busy gala attended by senior members of university education, politicians, activists, people from the entertainment world and former degree candidates, the twentieth anniversary celebration of CUNY’s Institute of Dominican Studies was held recently in New York...
The winners of the First “Exprésate” Popular Photo Competition are announced The winners of the First “Exprésate” Popular Photo Competition are announced
New York, December 17, 2014
The office of the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States, a unit of the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic, announced the winners of the First “Exprésate” (Express Yourself) Popular Photo Competition...
“Todo Está Bien, an essential Reality show” “Todo Está Bien, an essential Reality show”
Santo Domingo, December 17, 2014
The Guloya Theatre arrives at its fourth and final week of presentations of TODO ESTÁ BIEN (ALL IS WELL), a piece written and directed by award-winning actor and director Claudio Rivera. Performances will take place this Friday, December 19th, at 8:30 pm and on Sunday, December 21st, at 6:30 pm. Saturday performances are already sold out...
Massive and Successful Celebration of the “Long Night of the Museums” Massive and Successful Celebration of the “Long Night of the Museums”
Santo Domingo, December 15, 2014
The joy was evident on the faces of the children, who, like their parents, gathered early last Saturday in the Colonial City to enjoy the traditional "Long Night of the Museums"...
Season of Stealth Art at elit-tile 2014-2015 Season of Stealth Art at elit-tile 2014-2015
Santo Domingo, December 12, 2014
In the framework of the Fifth World Ceramic Tile Triennial (elit-tile 2014), the Igneri / Art and Archaeology Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the Museum of Modern Art, disclosed the details of the new season of Stealth Art...
The Atarazana Restaurant, with Over 40 Years of History, Gastronomy and Culture in the Colonial Area The Atarazana Restaurant, with Over 40 Years of History, Gastronomy and Culture in the Colonial Area
Santo Domingo, December 12, 2014
At the time of the discovery of the Americas, pirate ships plundered the Caribbean seas. By 1586 Santo Domingo suffered the most devastating pirate attack of the new world, and with it began the imaginary legend that has lasted for over ten centuries...
Culture Releases its Magazine País Cultural Culture Releases its Magazine País Cultural
Santo Domingo, December 10, 2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) brought together renowned writers, poets and historians during the presentation of the 16th issue of its magazine País Cultural. This event took place in the Latin American and Caribbean Hall of the Pedro Henríquez Ureña Library, located in the Plaza de la Cultura Juan Pablo Duarte...
13th Dominican National Crafts Fair 13th Dominican National Crafts Fair
Santo Domingo, December 8, 2014
The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Progressing with Solidarity (PROSOLI - Progresando con Solidaridad) program, of the Office of the Vice President of the Dominican Republic, announced the opening of the 2014 Dominican National Crafts Fair (FENART), in which over 225 artisans will participate...
Culture Announces the Long Night of the Museums at Christmas Culture Announces the Long Night of the Museums at Christmas
Santo Domingo, December 9, 2014
The traditional Long Night of the Museums will take place on Saturday, December 13th, with a wide range of artistic and cultural activities aimed at the people, but especially where Christmas traditions of the Dominican Republic will be reflected in an atmosphere full of joy and entertainment...
The Vice President of the Republic Presents Solidarity Volunteer Award The Vice President of the Republic Presents Solidarity Volunteer Award
Santo Domingo, December 4, 2014
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, presented the Solidarity Volunteer Award to 13 Dominicans whose altruistic actions have contributed to the development of the nation and provided opportunities for the poor. The ceremony took place on Thursday...
The Gala Premier of the Long-Awaited Film María Montéz Takes Place Before a Full House Juan Carlos Morales Pla Successfully Completes His Solidarity Journey From Sosúa to Puerto Plata
Santo Domingo, December 5, 2014
In the presence of the Minister of Culture (MINC), singer and songwriter José Antonio Rodríguez, Orange Cinema hosted the Gala Premier of the long-awaited Dominican film "María Montez", in the majestic stage of the Palace of Fine Arts...
Juan Carlos Morales Pla Successfully Completes His Solidarity Journey From Sosúa to Puerto Plata Juan Carlos Morales Pla Successfully Completes His Solidarity Journey From Sosúa to Puerto Plata
San Felipe, Puerto Plata, December 1st, 2014
With a swim time of 5 hours 56 minutes, Juan Carlos Morales Pla successfully completed last Saturday his solidarity journey of 16.9 kilometers of continuous swimming from Playa Charamicos, in Sosúa, to El Pueblito, in Puerto Plata...
Retro Jazz Announces End of the Year Concert Retro Jazz Announces End of the Year Concert
Santo Domingo, November 2014
To close a very successful year on a high note, the Retro Jazz band is already preparing its last concert of 2014.
The musical event will take place next Friday, December 12th, starting at 9 pm, at Escenario 360 of Galería 360...
The Tourism Bureau and the Dominican Consulate in Miami Will Present Works by Renowned Artist Oscar Abreu at the Miami River Art Fair The Tourism Bureau and the Dominican Consulate in Miami Will Present Works by Renowned Artist Oscar Abreu at the "Miami River Art Fair"
Santo Domingo, November 30, 2014
Abreu's exhibition will open with a special reception on December 4th, at 6:00 pm, at the Downtown Miami Convention Center, located within the James L. Knight International Center...
Spectacular concert of the Escuelas Libres National Band Spectacular concert of the Escuelas Libres National Band
Santo Domingo, November 30, 2014
Parque Colón was the scene where hundreds of people had the opportunity to appreciate the musical talent of the members of the Escuelas Libres National Band of the Ministry of Culture, during its opening concert...
Culture opens Photography Exhibition for the 40th Anniversary of “7 Days with the People” Culture opens Photography Exhibition for the 40th Anniversary of “7 Days with the People”
Santo Domingo, November 25, 2014
Several moments of the social, political, and cultural event “7 Días con el Pueblo” (7 Days with the People) will be commemorated by Dominicans during the celebration of its 40th anniversary through the exhibit of 38 photographic panels. The activity starts today in the perimeter fence of the National Theatre...
The Children, Absolute Stars at the Dominican Film Showcase 36 countries confirm their participation in Grito de Mujer 2015
Santo Domingo, November 24, 2014
The Women Poets International (MPI) Inc. Movement in the Dominican Republic, announces the first list of participating countries that have confirmed to date their attendance to the next 2015 Woman Scream International Poetry Festival (in March), where male and female poets get together to honor women and to bring a message of non-violence through a variety of cultural expressions. The festival takes place in November to celebrate the anniversary of both projects and to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The 2015 Woman Scream has a special dedication to the Mirabal sisters (The Butterflies), and it will be held under the slogan "Women of Light" in their honor.
The Children, Absolute Stars at the Dominican Film Showcase The Children, Absolute Stars at the Dominican Film Showcase
Washington, D.C., November 23, 2014
3 al rescate, the first Dominican animated film, is screened at the Museum of the Americas before an enthusiastic children’s audience.
Dominican Diaspora in the Nation’s Capital enjoys the Film Who's the Boss? At the Dominican Film Showcase Dominican Diaspora in the Nation’s Capital enjoys the Film Who's the Boss? At the Dominican Film Showcase
Washington, D.C., November 22, 2014
Among contagious laughter and before an enthusiastic audience the film Who's the Boss?, of Dominican Director Ronni Castillo, screened on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the facilities of the Arts Museum of the Americas in Washington, D.C. The activity was part of the events that Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and its initiative Dominican Film Showcase (DFS) presented in the capital of the nation, since it opened on Wednesday, November 19th.
Washington, D.C. was the Setting for Discussing the Benefits of the New Film Law in Dominican Republic Washington, D.C. was the Setting for Discussing the Benefits of the New Film Law in Dominican Republic
Washington, D.C., November 20, 2014
Dominican Film Experts Participated in the Panel, as Part of the Dominican Film Showcase.
Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala
New York, November 21, 2014
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute is pleased to announce its first silent auction at the Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala on December 6, 2014. The items featured in the silent auction will be displayed in Lincoln Corridor, one floor below the Great Hall. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit CUNY DSI’s endowment and provide essential funding for research projects, accessions, and educational activities in 2015. Our silent auction features paintings and prints by renowned Dominican artists, as well as special items such as a gift certificate for a hand-painted portrait by the acclaimed Kramer Portraits. We have close to twenty items available for bidding.
 Exquisite Dominican Flavors at the Culinary Week in DR Exquisite Dominican Flavors at the Culinary Week in DR
Punta Cana, November 20, 2014
For the first time in the Dominican Republic nine local chefs including an internationally recognized bartender gathered at a hotel chain in Bavaro, Punta Cana, to share the best of the new dominican cuisine with tourists and participants from this country.
Dominican Businesses Taking Ownership of Sustainability Dominican Businesses Taking Ownership of Sustainability
Santo Domingo, November 18, 2014
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and its sister organization in the Dominican Republic, Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (Funglode), proactively participated at the Business Forum: “Emissions’ Reduction and Business Opportunities in Value Chain Co-Processing in the Dominican Republic”. The two-day conference is taking place November 18 and 19, 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Fifth World Ceramic Tile Triennial (elit-tile 2014) Opened Fifth World Ceramic Tile Triennial (elit-tile 2014) Opened
Santo Domingo, November 17, 2014
With support from the Ministry of Culture, and in collaboration with the Altos de Chavón Cultural Foundation, the Puntacana Cultural Foundation and the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), the Igneri / Art and Archaeology Foundation formally opened the Fifth World Ceramic Tile Triennial (elit-tile 2014), dedicated to Maestro Aquiles Azar García.
CUNY DSI will honor institutions and individuals at the Legacy Gala CUNY DSI will honor institutions and individuals at the Legacy Gala
New York, November 14, 2014
The Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala will be held on December 6, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the magnificent Great Hall of the City College of New York on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute. At the Gala, CUNY DSI will honor institutions and individuals that have made significant strides in advancing the mission of the Institute and opening the doors to the history and cultural legacy of the Dominican people. The honorees, recipients of the Groundbreaking Institution Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award; the Stellar Alum Award; and the Dominican Legacy Distinguished Leader Award, form part of an important intellectual legacy that merits recognition and celebration, “para que no se olvide”.
Culture will present the Annual Literary Awards 2013 Culture will present the Annual Literary Awards 2013
Santo Domingo, November 13, 2014
The Ministry of Culture, through the Department of Literary Management, will present the Annual Literary Awards corresponding to the year 2013 on Monday, December 3rd, at 8:00 pm in the Juan Bosch auditorium of the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National Library.
The Ministry of Culture will mark the 40th anniversary of “7 Días con el Pueblo” The Ministry of Culture will mark the 40th anniversary of “7 Días con el Pueblo”
Santo Domingo, November 3, 2014
The Ministry of Culture will mark the 40th anniversary of the celebration in the Dominican Republic of the music festival "7 Días con el Pueblo" (7 Days with the People) with a program of activities that will take place in various parts of the capital and in the provinces between November 25th and December 5th, 2014.
Ylonka  Nacidit-Perdomo will release Dentro del Bosque at the 17th International Book Fair of Puerto Rico (FIL-PR) 2014 Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo will release Dentro del Bosque at the 17th International Book Fair of Puerto Rico (FIL-PR) 2014
Santo Domingo, November 6, 2014
Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo will release her book Dentro del Bosque at the 17th International Book Fair of Puerto Rico (FIL-PR) 2014. Writer, poet and visual artist Dalia Nieves Albert, Executive Vice President of the FIL-PR, will be in charge of making the presentation. The event will take place on November 7th, at 4:00 p.m., at Café de los Poetas, in the La Paz Pavilion of the Luis Muñoz Rivera Park in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


 
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Baní, Peravia Province, November 4, 2014
With the attendance of some 160,000 people, the release of more than 20 new literary works and the donation of a million pesos in vouchers, concluded the 10th Regional Book Fair Peravia..
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