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T he 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
Culture
9/28/2015
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
Culture
9/28/2015
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.
Culture
9/28/2015
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 c
Culture
9/28/2015
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
Culture
9/28/2015
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 Ureñ
Culture
9/28/2015
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
9/28/2015
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.
Culture
9/28/2015
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
Culture
9/28/2015
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 Cult
Culture
9/28/2015
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
Culture
9/28/2015
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.
Culture
9/28/2015
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 8:3
Culture
9/28/2015
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 Be
Culture
9/28/2015
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library announces Library Research Grants
Culture
9/28/2015
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 D
Culture
9/28/2015
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 re
Culture
9/28/2015
"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.
Culture
9/28/2015
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 G
Culture
9/28/2015
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 C
Culture
9/28/2015
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 c
Culture
5/6/2015
To close a very successful year on a high note, the Retro Jazz band is already preparing its last concert of 2014.
Culture
5/6/2015
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 t
Culture
5/6/2015
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 capita
Culture
5/6/2015
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 Libr
Culture
5/6/2015
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
Culture
5/6/2015
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), wher
Culture
5/6/2015
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
5/6/2015
The Dominican population in the US is now over 1.5 million people, comprised of long-standing and freshly-arrived immigrants, as well as a rapidly-expanding second and third generation. Each one of these groups has multiple stories to tell as their l
Culture
5/6/2015
Yesterday, the children were the absolute stars at the Dominican Film Showcase that Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) has hosted since November 19th and until Sunday, November 23rd, in Washington, D.C. The children enjoyed the fi
Culture
5/6/2015
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
Culture
5/6/2015
The V Living Statues Festival opened at Plaza España in the Colonial City. The event was free to the public and was attended by the Vice Minister of Culture, Claudio Cohen, and Congressman Manuel Jiménez.
Culture
1/1/2015
After three very successful weeks of great theater presentations, the V Ibero-American Pocket Theater 2014 of the Guloya Theater comes to its last week of performances. To conclude this event, Lorena Oliva takes the Otto Coro stage of the Guloya Thea
Culture
1/1/2015
The Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic Inc. and Creato, an agency specializing in gastronomy marketing, announced the nominees of the first edition of the Dominican National Gastronomy Awards to be held this Friday, September
Culture
1/1/2015
The Ministry of Culture (MINC), together with the Embassy of Spain, will hold The Long Night of Museums, Fall 2014, on Saturday, September 27th, thereby kicking off the celebration of The Week of Spain in the Dominican Republic. The event, which was
Culture
1/1/2015
Psychotherapist and educator Martha Beato has received an invitation to participate in the "8th Dominican Book Fair in New York," to be held from September 26th to the 28th at the Gregorio Luperón school in Manhattan.
Culture
1/1/2015
The participating countries are: the Dominican Republic, Spain, France, Colombia, Switzerland, Norway, Israel, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Martinique, Canada, United States, Italy and Germany.
Culture
1/1/2015
Tne Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States is issuing a call for the cultural community of Dominicans residing abroad to present cultural project proposals to be submitted through his office to the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican
Culture
1/1/2015
The classic tragedy by William Shakespeare, “Hamlet”, was enjoyed by the Dominican public during its free presentation at the National Theatre last Saturday. The presentation was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and the Dominican Embassy in Great
Culture
1/1/2015
SThis one-time presentation of the play in the country, which is scheduled to take place at 8:00 p.m., is included in the world tour that this English theater company has organized to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespe
Culture
1/1/2015
SThis one-time presentation of the play in the country, which is scheduled to take place at 8:00 p.m., is included in the world tour that this English theater company has organized to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespe
Culture
1/1/2015
The Guloya Theater continues with the V Pocket Theater Festival 2014. During the second week of the Festival, actress Niurka Mota, will perform at the Otto Coro stage with the show “Nosotras Lo Hacemos Mejor (We Can Do it Better),” starting this comi
Culture
1/1/2015
This free family event offered the public an abundant and varied artistic and cultural programming.
Culture
1/1/2015
The Guloya Theater donned its finery to present the V Ibero-American Pocket Theater Festival 2014, in the Otto Coro hall from September 4th to the 28th. This edition of the festival comprises four outstanding theater performances that are all being s
Culture
1/1/2015
The Mesón de Bari restaurant, located in the heart of the Colonial City, was recognized by the Ministry of Culture for its exquisite and excellent contributions to the promotion of the traditional Creole cuisine in the Dominican Republic.
Culture
1/1/2015
The Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and its sister organization in the Dominican Republic, Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) successfully participated in the 8th edition of the Dominican Book Fair in NY, colla
Culture
1/1/2015
The Ambassador of France in the Dominican Republic, Blandine Kreiss; the President of the French-Dominican Chamber of Commerce, Joan Giacinti; and, Karine Jacob, President of the Organizing Committee, chaired the opening cocktail of the "Week of Fran
Culture
1/1/2015
The deadline for taking part in the first edition of the Exprésate (Express Yourself) Popular Photography Competition has been extended until December 1st, 2014, to provide an opportunity for more people to participate. This information has been prov
Culture
1/1/2015
On Thursday, October 23rd, at 7:00 pm, the Mirador Santo Domingo Cultural Center and the Sebelén Gallery, will open the exhibition titled “Los Enigmas del Morfeo Antillano” (The Enigmas of the Antillean Morfeo) by renowned artist Manuel Nina Cisneros
Culture
1/1/2015
he Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States held the awards ceremony for the 1st Light and Movement Short Films Festival, which took place on September 27 and 28, 2014 at the Cinema Pavilion of the 8th Dominican Book Fair in New York.
Culture
1/1/2015
The Office of the Vice President of the Republic, through the Community Technology Centers (CTCs), issued the call to participate in the first Stories of the Environment competition, which promotes the care for the environment and the importance of r
Culture
1/1/2015
The second course of the musical training program between the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic and the Berklee College of the United States, with the support of Juan Luis Guerra, was announced for early 2015 at the National Conservatory
Culture
1/1/2015
The Experimental Community Theatre (TEC for its acronym in Spanish) will present the comedy "El daño que hacen los celos" (The hurt that jealousy causes) at the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States.
Culture
1/1/2015
Dominican film La Montaña successfully screened at the Providence Latin American Film Festival (PLAFF), event that took place on October 2 to 5, 2014 in Providence, Rhode Island. The film projection had the collaboration of Global Foundation for Demo
Culture
1/1/2015
With an analysis of Hispanic-American literature and poetry readings concluded the "Get-together of International Writers", held as part of a gala dinner hosted by the Ministry of Culture (MINC) in honor of the participating delegations of national a
Culture
1/1/2015
Ten ways in which a young person can develop a passion for reading was the keynote address that the former Minister of Culture, José Rafael Lantigua, delivered last Wednesday at the La Trinitaria auditorium of the Children and Youth Library of the Do
Culture
1/1/2015
Located 66 kilometers from Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, is Baní, land of hardworking men and women who have distinguished themselves in the various disciplines of the arts, sports and literature.
Culture
1/1/2015
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and its sister organization in the Dominican Republic, Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), announced the film Bears has been this year’s “Audience Award 2014” winner, recognition
Culture
1/1/2015
The French Dominican Chamber of Commerce (CCDF) and the Association of Industries of the Dominica Republic (AIRD) Is pleased to invite you to: Seventh Sustainable Tertulia Cultural Cluster: "Cinema as Brand".
Culture
12/2/2014
The office of the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States announced the creation of several new cultural programs and events that will take place during the 2014-2015 period.
Culture
12/2/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) closed the VIII Santo Domingo International Theater Festival 2014 (FITESD) with the presentation of the play “Escalera para Electra” (Stairway for Electra) and the closing remarks by the Director of the event, Karina No
Culture
12/2/2014
The Ministry of Culture will open a solo exhibition titled "Genética" (Genetics), by plastic artist Omar Molina, in the temporary exhibition hall of the Museo de las Casas Reales, on August 1st at 7:00 pm
Culture
12/2/2014
Culture Minister José Antonio Rodríguez led the opening ceremony in which he said that this is one more indication of the support President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic has been providing to the cultural sector
Culture
12/2/2014
With the organization of a very interesting forum-workshop titled “Voyage, Heritage, and Legacy of Enslaved African Women”, the Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Kalalú Danza Foundation located within this community, opened a program of a
Culture
12/2/2014
The Ministryof Culture of the Dominican Republic, through the Dominican Cultural Commissioner in the United States(CODOCUL, by its Spanish acronym) announces the opening of the first edition of the Popular Photo Contest for Dominicans"EXPRÉSATE", a c
Culture
12/2/2014
The Ministry of Culture presented a symposium on “The First Seven Volumes of the Complete Works of Pedro Henríquez Ureña,” in Cuesta Centro del Libro, where two academics analyzed in depth the life and work of the Humanist.
Culture
12/2/2014
The Guloya Theatre will offer this weekend three presentations of its multiple award-winning play "NuestraSeñora de lasNubes (Our Lady of the Clouds)",under the direction of Claudio Rivera. Performances will take place in the Otto Coro Hall, at its h
Culture
12/2/2014
The 3rd event of the “The Afro-descendance in the Process of Formation of the Dominican Culture” series, held in the framework of the Caribbean Cultural Corridor, was closed following presentations and conferences concerning the validity of honoring
Culture
12/2/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC), in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), held the consultative forum “Rethinking the National Biennial of Visual Arts”. Representatives of various sectors of national life, such as artists, art critics, cur
Culture
12/2/2014
The group promises to deliver a concert full of synergy between the musicians and the public
Culture
12/2/2014
The office of the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States announced the creation of several new cultural programs and events that will take place during the 2014-2015 period.
Culture
12/2/2014
The Ministry of Culture opened the first cultural village set up in the country on Wednesday, July 30th. It is located in the building where the Santa Rosa de Lima prison used to operate in La Romana.
Culture
10/1/2014
The Vice President of the Republic and the Dominican Republic Children and Youth Library (BIJRD) held the IX International Childrens Film Festival Santo Domingo 2014, from 24 to 30 July.
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ministry of Culture and Mario Martínez Fernández, in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), opened the exhibition “Ramón Oviedo, El Triunfo del Espíritu”(Ramón Oviedo, The Triumph of the Spirit”), as an institutional initiative focuse
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) presented the families of artists Soucy de Pellerano and Guillo Pérez the Posthumous National Award for Plastic Arts, corresponding to the year 2013. This is the highest recognition granted by the Dominican government t
Culture
10/1/2014
New York-(Z@D). With the participation of twenty seven countries, the International Film Festival of New York Citywas recently successfully completed. The Dominican film industry was represented at the festival by the film "En Medio del Dolor" (In th
Culture
10/1/2014
The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate its 18th year (Nov 6 - 9, 2014) with four nights of concerts in the North Coast towns of Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete.
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ministry of Culture, the Alcázar de ColónMuseum and opera singer Fausto Cepeda,will present this Thursday, July 24th, the concert titled "Anthology of the Latin American Song". It will start at 8:00 pm in the courtyard of Plaza España
Culture
10/1/2014
During a joyful event in which Psychotherapist and Teacher Martha Beato celebrated the birth of her work among longtime friends. Her book “Querida Martha (Dear Martha),” which is a compilation of 150 different letters that readers from the Listín Dia
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) closed the VIII Santo Domingo International Theater Festival 2014 (FITESD) with the presentation of the play “Escalera para Electra” (Stairway for Electra) and the closing remarks by the Director of the event, Karina No
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ministry of Tourism announced the start of the Megamerenguetour with two icons of the country brand: Johnny Ventura and Wilfrido Vargas. The two highly prestigious and world famous Dominican stars will perform this summer in 15 concerts and 15 ho
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ballet of the Ministry of Tourism (MITUR), under the direction of Professor Oscar Batista, will participate with a stellar performance in the Cultural Week and the Dominican Festival 2014, which is scheduled to take place from August 12th to the
Culture
10/1/2014
By popular request, the play "El 28" returns to the Otto Coro hall of Teatro Guloya. Presentations will take place on the weekends, between August 8th and August 17th.Claudio Rivera wrote the script inspired by the book "Mis 500 Locos", by Antonio Za
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ministry of Culture will open a solo exhibition titled "Genética" (Genetics), by plastic artist Omar Molina, in the temporary exhibition hall of the Museo de las Casas Reales, on August 1st at 7:00 pm
Culture
10/1/2014
The book “El Esplendor del Mural”, written by Efraim Castillo, was released during a ceremony that was held in the framework of the exhibition of the Mario Martínez collection “Ramón Oviedo, El Triunfo del Espíritu”, on the first floor of the Museum
Culture
10/1/2014
TRIBUTE TO MASTER Eugenio Maria de Hostos MONDAY 11 AUGUST 10:00 a.m.., FLORAL OFFERING IN THE PANTHEON OF THE NATION. 6:30 PM "CONFERENCE" Hostos: LIFE AS MISSION "HALL OF THE DOMINICAN ACADEMY OF LANGUAGE HouseAcademies, C / Mercedes 204, Ciudad C
Culture
10/1/2014
The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Museum of Casas Reales, formally opened the solo exhibition "Genética" (Genetics), by artist Omar Molina, which consists of 23 artworks produced using a variety of techniques and in various formats, in
Culture
10/1/2014
With such a rich history, Dominican landmarks were calling to be explored. CUNY DSI inaugurates Dominican Landmarks, an online initiative and educational tool available to the public. A one of a kind project, it was developed and executed primarily b
Culture
10/1/2014
Psychotherapist and teacher, Martha Beato, published a collection of 150 different answers to letters she received from readers of the Listín Diario in the Dominican Republic and the El Universo newspaper of Ecuador, which are all encompassed in her
Culture
10/1/2014
With the organization of a very interesting forum-workshop titled “Voyage, Heritage, and Legacy of Enslaved African Women”, the Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Kalalú Danza Foundation located within this community, opened a program of a
Culture
10/1/2014
Culture Minister José Antonio Rodríguez led the opening ceremony in which he said that this is one more indication of the support President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic has been providing to the cultural sector
Culture
10/1/2014
Solo Actress Embodies Eight Characters.Guacamolink Performing Arts, a Hispanic theater company returns to the Manhattan Off-Broadway stage with an original work written and directed by Peruvian playwright Walter Ventosilla, inspired by Sophocles Gr
Culture
9/4/2014
The extensive pictorial exhibition by Dominican painters is successfully on display at the BCM Art Gallery
Culture
9/4/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) announced that a total of 35 theater companies will participate in the VIII Santo Domingo International Theatre Festival (FITESD2014). 20 foreign and 15 Dominican theatre companies will stage 85 presentations in various
Culture
9/4/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) awarded painter Ramón Oviedo the National Award of Visual Arts corresponding to the year 2013, for the excellence of his contributions in revitalizing the development of national art and for his professional career.
Culture
9/4/2014
With a cash prize of USD$5,000 and directed toward Dominican writers who reside outside their country, the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic, through the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States, called for the tenth edition
Culture
9/4/2014
The Ministry of Culture and Mario Martínez Fernández, in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), will open the exhibition “Ramón Oviedo El Triunfo del Espíritu” (Ramón Oviedo The Triumph of the Spirit) on the first floor of the MAM, next T
Culture
9/4/2014
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, announced that composer and pianist Bullumba Landestoy will return to the country to offer his art to the Dominican pubic and to devote himself to the Christian faith.
Culture
9/4/2014
Hundreds of people gathered in the Máximo Avilés Blonda Hall of the Palace of Fine Arts to attend the concert by “Ensamble Spiritousi”. Proceeds from the concert would benefit the Nido para Ángeles Foundation, which is under the direction of Mónika D
Culture
9/4/2014
The Ministry of Culture and the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) opened the exhibition “Fernando Báez Guerrero Collection / A Century of Modern Art in the Dominican Republic", with the participation of a total of 93 artists and more than 300 works.
Culture
9/4/2014
The Ministry of Culture and the Alcázar de Colón Museum successfully presented the “Dominican Bolero on the Alcázar de Colón” in the framework of the “Long Night of the Museums Summer Edition 2014”.
Culture
9/4/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) and the Chilean Juan Bosch Committee will release a fascinating historical report titled "Following the Footsteps of Juan Bosch in Chile". Cuban Psychologist Catalina Bosch Carcuro will head the event.
Culture
9/4/2014
As a final note, the universal Dominican song,“Por Amor”, by Maestro Solano, was performed by the artist as a duet with legendary Dominican singer Niní Cáffaro.
Culture
8/15/2014
The Ministry of Culture, the Embassy of the United States, the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) and the Directorate General of Film hosted the "Foro Cine Latinoamericano: Necesidades, Apreciación y Visualización (Latin American Cinema Forum: Needs, Assessm
Culture
8/15/2014
Because of his outstanding career as a writer and cultural manager, and his great contributions to Dominican literature through his essays and poetic work, the 8th Dominican Book Fair in New York will be dedicated to Dominican writer and Professor Re
Culture
8/15/2014
The ministries of Culture and Education, in coordination with the Narciso González Cultural Center and Regional 15, presented the awards to the winners of the “Concursos por la Dominicanidad” (Competitions on the Dominican national identity). The com
Culture
8/15/2014
The Ministry of Culture, the Embassy of the United States, the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) and the General Directorate of Cinema will organize the “Foro Cine Latinoamericano: Necesidades, Apreciación y Visualización” (Latin American Cinema Forum: Need
Culture
8/15/2014
This successful event proved that museums are no longer seen as boring places, but as spaces turned into the focus of attention not only of foreign tourists, but also of the local public.
Culture
8/15/2014
This activity is a training exercise in which young Dominican musicians from various musical educational backgrounds (including both private and public) will receive international musical training. They will perform in several chamber music concerts,
Culture
8/15/2014
The fact that she was a blind person was not an obstacle for Janette Márquez to show extraordinary abilities for music and singing since childhood.
Culture
7/31/2014
The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), will open on June 25th, at 7 pm, the exhibition “Fernando Báez Guerrero Collection / A Century of Modern Art The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Museum of Moder
Culture
7/31/2014
José Enrique Delmonte Soñé was awarded the Ibero-American Poetry Prize for his set of poems “Once palabras que mueven tu mundo” (Eleven words that move your world).
Culture
7/31/2014
This installment, to be held next Saturday, June 21st, will focus on music and dance, their evolution and contributions.
Culture
7/31/2014
A book that revolutionizes and upgrades the Dominican gastronomy.
Culture
7/31/2014
Garbage or Resource - A Dominican Republic Experience won the 2nd Place Fan Coral Award in the Documentary Short category at the Reef Renaissance Film Festival last Sunday, June 8th in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
Culture
7/31/2014
The artist was chosen for his “permanent commitment to the Dominican visual creation, having created many great national pieces of visual art”
Culture
7/31/2014
The Aula Magna of UniNorte’s Graduate School was the stage where a large audience enjoyed the screening of the film "Ana’s struggle", organized by the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) / Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (
Culture
7/31/2014
The Third Dominican Film Festival in New York opened with the full support of the Latino community and especially the Dominican community in the Big Apple.
Culture
7/31/2014
T he Ministry of Culture (MINC) brought to a close the “International Seminar on Copyright and Related Rights in the Dominican Republic” with a series of presentations that resulted in several conclusions, among which is a public call and awareness
Culture
7/21/2014
The book Ballet in the Cane Fields: Vignettes from a Dominican Wanderlogue, a new bilingual collection of cultural vignettes written by Diplomat Judith Ravin, was released during a ceremony that took place at the Museum of Modern Art (MAM).
Culture
7/21/2014
GFDDs Dominican Film Showcase, hosted in partnership with the Dominican Film Festival in New York and the Dominican Cultural Commission in the United States, ended on a high note on Friday, May 23, with its final film presentation of a popular musi
Culture
7/21/2014
The use of new technologies contributes to the development of national policies and the economy in the field of culture, through education.
Culture
7/21/2014
The Ministry of Culture, the Dominican Film Library and the European Union have announced the opening of "Eurocine 2014" on Thursday, May 29th. This edition, which will last until June 11th, has been dubbed "United in Diversity" and it will be held
Culture
7/21/2014
The Ministry of Culture celebrated the first anniversary of the Teatro Orquestal Dominicano (TODO) on Wednesday, with a solemn Mass and an artistic presentation. Young people with disabilities, who make up the group, showed their dancing, singing an
Culture
7/21/2014
Three young artists, one Dominican and two Mexican, were invited by the Ministry of Culture to the Auditorium of Casa de Teatro, where they spoke and shared with pleasure their beginnings in music and singing, and their expectations and desire to su
Culture
7/21/2014
The results from the first simulations prior to the implementation of the 911 National Emergency and Security Response System met the expectations of the concerned agencies.
Culture
7/13/2014
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, highlighted the support that the State has been providing to Dominican filmmaking, and advocated for it to convey an authentic Dominican image that is rich from the technical stand point.
Culture
7/13/2014
The School of Hospitality of Instituto Técnico Superior Comunitario (ITSC), organized the First Festival of Dominican Gastronomy, as part of the final assignments corresponding to the first class of students majoring in Gastronomy, Baking and Pastry
Culture
7/13/2014
The XVII edition of the International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD) concluded last night with a ceremony that brought together the organizers of the event, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, who said
Culture
7/13/2014
On the occasion of the “International Day of the Museums”, on Sunday, May 18th, the Ministry of Culture will open the doors of several museums in the Colonial City, which may be visited by the Dominican family free of charge, from: 6:00 pm to 10:00
Culture
7/13/2014
The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National Library (BNPHU) paid tribute to librarians on the Librarians Day celebration with various activities, including the screening and subsequent discussion about the film The Book Thief, by Brian Percival, which took
Culture
7/8/2014
The event was held in the Plaza de la Cultura, where the Book Fair was taking place. Minerva Mirabals children and other relatives attended the event.
Culture
7/8/2014
Nicaraguan poet and priest Ernesto Cardenal called Dominican writer and humanist Pedro Henríquez Ureña a prophet of the theology of liberation, because he predicted that the spiritual axis that was previously located in Europe, would travel to this s
Culture
7/8/2014
Composer and guitarist Anthony Ocaña will perform at the concert entitled Metamorphosis, for a six-string guitar, in the framework of the XVII International Book Fair 2014.
Culture
7/8/2014
The rules of the contest were announced by the organizing committee, which is chaired by the Vice President of the Republic and Coordinator of the Office of Social Policies, Dr. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández.
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7/8/2014
The Ministry of Culture, the National Institute of Culture of Panama, the Embassy of Panama to the Dominican Republic, the Directorate General of the Book Fair, and the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), opened the collective exhibition "Panamanian Art: Ye
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7/8/2014
A great work focused on promoting and strengthening the book as the main cultural and intellectual tool.
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7/8/2014
The International Book Fair in Santo Domingos Plaza Cultura came to a successful close on May 5, 2014 after two weeks of bustling activity for visitors and book aficionados. Now in its 17th year, the Book Fair was dedicated to prolific writer, San
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7/8/2014
The Ministry of Culture, the General Directorate of the Book Fair and the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) will open the following solo exhibitions: "Le Panthéon de Mercader", by artist José Mercader, and "Looop", by Elvis Díaz, on Friday, April 25th, at 7
Culture
6/27/2014
The Ministry of Culture, through the Dominican Film Library, announced a program of film exhibitions, which will take place in the framework of the XVI edition of the International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD2014), based on literary works
Culture
6/27/2014
The property, built by the Spanish conqueror in 1505, was restored in 1970 by the government of Puerto Rico.
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6/27/2014
T he Educational Concerts Season of the National Symphony Orchestra (OSN) came to a close under the masterful direction of Maestro Santy Rodríguez and the performance of three new musicians.
Culture
6/27/2014
As part of GFDD’s Year-Round Environmental Film Screenings program, the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) will join forces with Listin Diario’s Plan Lea in celebrating the Third Annual Geography Fair, to be held from April 23-24
Culture
6/27/2014
In 2013, GFDD launched the ReCrearte Program with the goal of becoming the Dominican Republic’s leading program in artistic creation of useful objects through recycled materials.
Culture
6/27/2014
The award ceremony will take place at 7:00 pm, in the Carlos Piantini Hall of the Eduardo Brito National Theater. During the opening ceremony of the 17th International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD), writers Eduardo Galeano and Ernesto Card
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6/27/2014
Hundreds of publishers and writers, both domestic and foreign, will participate this Thursday, April 24th, in the International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD2014), which will close on May 5th.
Culture
6/27/2014
This Thursday, April 10, from 9:00 oclock in the morning until 10:00 oclock in the evening, the Ministry of Culture, through the Museum of Modern Art, will host in the MAM facilities the seventh edition of the INDEX International Performance Festiv
Culture
6/3/2014
J azz en Dominicana, the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Culture, the Embassy of the United States of America, and Mesón de la Cava, join the International Day of Jazz 2014 celebrations with a concert by the Jazz Big Ba
Culture
6/3/2014
Transforming public libraries in community involvement environments for learning is a major challenge and commitment for Dominican society, stated the Director of the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National Library, Diómedes Núñez Polanco.
Culture
6/3/2014
With the participation of over a thousand students from public and private schools across the country who study under the Extended School Day model, the Ministry of Education (MINERD), through the Directorate General of Culture, held for the first ti
Culture
6/3/2014
The fourth edition of the Woman Scream International Poetry Festival closed last March 31, 2014, with resounding success. More than thirty countries dutifully joined this innovative project, carrying out more than one hundred events around the world
Culture
6/3/2014
The opening ceremony of the IX Mexico - Dominican Republic Educational and Socio-Cultural Exchange, sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), was held at the Lawmakers Club in Santo Domingo East. Auth
Culture
6/3/2014
The Ministry of Culture announced the winners of the XIV Emilio Aparicio Amateur Theater Festival. The announcement took place in the Monina Solá Auditorium of the Narciso González Cultural Center in Villa Juana. The cash prizes that were awarded amo
Culture
6/3/2014
After a successful first season of the “Jazz Nights in The Area”, which took place in December, 2013, the public who loves the area, the music and the culture has been waiting minute by minute for the announcement of the start of the 2014 Season!
Culture
6/3/2014
In honor of the Jazz Appreciation Month, on April 2 – 4, the Embassy of the United States of America will present Jazz Without Borders on tour with Paul Austerlitz and his Dominican Ensemble.
Culture
6/3/2014
As part of the program of the Guest of Honor Country at this great event, he highlighted an important conference, organized by former Panamanian President, Dr. Arístides Royo.
Culture
6/3/2014
A delegation of Dominican writers living in the United States will participate with readings, lectures, and book presentations at the XVII International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014, to be held from April 24th to May 5th at the Plaza de la Cultura
Culture
6/3/2014
The XVII International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD14 - Feria Internacional del Libro Santo Domingo), to be held between April 24th and May 5th, 2014, will honor eleven outstanding Dominican writers with dedication of streets at the Plaza d
Culture
5/20/2014
Veteran writer Manuel Mora Serrano offered the keynote address entitled "Life and work of Domingo Moreno Jimenes", as part of the in Pre-Opening events of the XVII International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD14). In it, he noted that the Caribbe
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5/20/2014
The award offers 250 thousand pesos for each category.
Culture
5/20/2014
The 5th ÁGORA MALL MINI BOOK FAIR (FIL-AM) will hold a Special Dedication to writer, colonial researcher, journalism teacher, and promoter of literary generations MARÍA UGARTE on the occasion of the Commemoration of the centenary of her birth (1914-2
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5/20/2014
The exhibition is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD).
Culture
5/20/2014
Colombian writer Jorge Franco has been awarded the 2014 Alfaguara Award in the Novel category, worth US$175,000 (some €130,000) and a sculpture by Martín Chirino, for his novel El mundo de afuera (The outside world), presented under the title Aquel m
Culture
5/20/2014
On March 21, Symphony Space in New York Citys Upper Manhattan came alive with music, laughter and colorful stories behind the tropical tunes of two legends of the Dominican and international music scene, Rafael Solano and Johnny Ventura. This momen
Culture
5/20/2014
The National Conservatory of Music, Jazz in the Dominican Republic and GAD Productions, announce the presentation of the Jazz Big Band of Samford University in Alabama, under the leadership of Grant Dalton. The concert will be open to the public on T
Culture
5/20/2014
The Directorate for Books and Reading, of the Ministry of Culture, sponsored the symposium “Present and future of the digital books in the Dominican Republic”, as part of the Pre-opening activities of the International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014
Culture
5/20/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) and the National Commission for UNESCO and its Associated Schools Project Network commemorated, this Tuesday, the “International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination”, during a ceremony that took place in th
Culture
5/20/2014
The Ministry of Culture, through the General Directorate of Museums, announced the first edition of the 2014 “Long Night of the Museums, spring version”, which will take place on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014.
Culture
5/2/2014
The group exhibition “Razón de Mujer” opened last night, under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Culture, at Casa de Italia, located on Hostos Street in the Colonial City.
Culture
5/2/2014
Dominican cuisine, one of the most varied and rich of America, will be among the dishes available on the main menu of the prestigious Sanborn restaurant chain, starting April 3rd, 2014.
Culture
5/2/2014
The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) and with the collaboration of the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM), opened the solo exhibition "After all, tomorrow is another day" by artist Jorge Pineda.
Culture
5/2/2014
The “Literary Café” (Café Literario), a get-together at the Ágora Mall, joined the events that celebrate women throughout the month. This was a perfect opportunity for the attendees to spend time with our Guest of Honor: writer Ángela Hernández, know
Culture
5/2/2014
The Dominican National Commission for UNESCO (CNDU), represented by the Ministry of Culture, signed an interesting inter-agency agreement with the companies Microsoft Dominicana and Global Shapers Community, which will allow the training of 323 teach
Culture
5/2/2014
To commemorate the National Day of the Dominican Theater, the Ministry of Culture, through the National Theater System, will open the XIV edition of the Emilio Aparicio Amateur Theater Festival, on Tuesday, March12. The opening will include 3 theater
Culture
5/2/2014
It features the presentation of the Rector of UNAPEC, Radhamés Mejía, and a foreword by former Minister of Culture José Rafael Lantigua. The event was presided by Monsignor Agripino Núñez Collado.
Culture
5/2/2014
During a crowded ceremony that took place in the basement of the MAM, the Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art and María del Carmen Ossaye, opened the photo exhibition “El peso y la levedad" (Weight and lightness), of v
Culture
5/2/2014
The award was dedicated to renowned Dominican writer Marcio Veloz Maggiolo, for being a pioneer in the creation of short narratives in the Dominican Republic.
Culture
5/2/2014
Carnival is the popular festival where the folklore and the splendor that characterizes the Dominican people, since the colonial times, is shown.
Culture
5/2/2014
The song, written by composer and singer Roldán Mármol, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, seeks to celebrate the excitement, warmth, and the freedom of a time when dreams and fantasy parade through the main streets of each province.
Culture
5/2/2014
Merengue icon and emblematic symbol of Dominican art and culture Mr. Joseito Mateo, “El Rey del Merengue” (The King of Merengue), was declared “Dominican Heritage” by the organizing committee of La Gran Parada Dominicana del Bronx (The Grand Dominic
Culture
5/2/2014
The event, organized by the "Kiwanis of Little Havana" Club, was attended by the Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier García, together with a delegation of journalists from various Dominican Republic media, important personalities, and both Dominica
Culture
5/2/2014
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) announced the winners of the III Exhibition of the Children Carnival, which was held last Saturday, March 1st, on Ave. George Washington (at the Santo Domingo Boardwalk).
Culture
5/2/2014
Restaurants El Mesón de la Cava, located on Mirador Sur in Santo Domingo, and Lucía in Puerto Plata, are on the list of the top 50 restaurants in the Caribbean in 2013, according to the Caribbean Daily Journal, an online publication.
Culture
4/21/2014
The Ministry of Culture and the Alcázar de Colón Museum present, this Wednesday, February 26th, the show "Somos Dominicana" (We are the Dominican Republic) by the National Dominican Folkloric Ballet. Admission is free of charge and the show will tak
Culture
4/21/2014
The Alliance Française reaches one hundred years of existence and to celebrate the anniversary, it will offer concerts, exhibitions, dances, and other cultural activities throughout 2014. On Thursday, February 20th, Camaïeu, a contemporary art show,
Culture
4/21/2014
The fair will be held on February 21, 22 and 23, 2014. The Ministry of Culture (MINC), through the Directorate General for Management and Carnival, will open the III Carnival Artisans Fair 2014, on Friday, February 21st, on the grounds of Parque Coló
Culture
4/21/2014
With the objective of fostering creativity in the makers of theatrical art and to encourage them to use music in their creations, the Music Director of the Metropolitan Orchestra of Madrid, Virginia Gutiérrez, delivered the lecture “Music and Words:
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4/21/2014
With the support of the Office of the Vice President of the Republic, renowned Dominican Chef Inés Páez (Chef Tita) and Venezuelan Chef Catherine Lemoine, participated in the International Gastronomy Fair Madrid Fusion 2014, with the purpose of upda
Culture
4/21/2014
The National Directorate of Folklore, under the Ministry of Culture, laid a wreath at the Altar de la Patria (Altar of the Homeland) to mark the “Day of the National Folklore” on Monday, February 10th.
Culture
4/1/2014
Under the slogan WE ARE HEROINES! a recital will take place on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the lNDOTEL Telecommunications Cultural Center (CCT) in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The recital will mark the opening
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4/1/2014
More than 100 children, youth, and adults participated and there were hundreds of people in attendance.
Culture
4/1/2014
This Friday, February 14th, the Ministry of Culture will recognize music director, pianist, and composer Rafael Solano, for composing his son “Por Amor”, one of the most significant romantic pieces of the twentieth century.
Culture
4/1/2014
The artist is represented by the Sebelén Gallery, and showcases his works at the Museo de las Casas Reales of Santo Domingo.
Culture
4/1/2014
The Minister Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, together with his Excellency the Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Tomás Ping-Fu Hou, attended a show on the occasion of the celebration marking the beginning of the Chinese New Year dedicate
Culture
4/1/2014
The former Miss World was crowned by the Minister of Culture José Antonio Rodríguez, together with singer Milly Quezada, last years carnival queen.
Culture
4/1/2014
Bonao promises creativity, colors, emotions, and fun every Sunday in February, and on March 9th, during its regional parade, plenty of dance troupes from around the country. The variety of characters, dance troupes, security, order, and quality, dra
Culture
4/1/2014
The Minister of Culture, songwriter and performer José Antonio Rodríguez, announced that the XVII International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014, with Panama as the Guest of Honor, will be dedicated to writer Domingo Moreno Jimenes, “creator of postu
Culture
4/1/2014
The creativity and ingenuity of renowned Dominican designer Marisol Henríquez, continues to surprise with her new collection for the Fall 2014 called “Retro Texturas” (Retro Textures), a production created especially for Couture Fashion Week and to
Culture
4/1/2014
With a selection of images, costumes, and masks, the Tourism Cluster of Puerto Plata, the FOMIN-IDB project “Tourism Management based on Cultural Resources,” and Casa de Cultura of this city, opened the exhibition “Trajes y Caretas Carnaval de Puert
Culture
4/1/2014
"Reina y Señora (Queen and Lady)," the most amazing concert of last year that shattered all expectations with two full house functions, will perform again in the Capital City and in Santiago.
Culture
3/7/2014
Tony Raful Tejada has won the 2014 National Literature Prize, Dominican Republic’s main literary award, announced today the Corripio Foundation, the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, and the jurors, the rectors of the six major universiti
Culture
3/7/2014
The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) and María del Carmen Ossaye, will open the photography exhibition “El peso y la levedad” (Weight and lightness), by visual artist Ángel Ricardo Rivera, on Tuesday, February
Culture
3/7/2014
The official launching of the Constanza Carnival took place in the Ramón Oviedo Art Room, in the presence of the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez. The Carnival will start on February 1st and will run until February 27th.
Culture
3/7/2014
The Mini Book Fair at the Ágora Mall has become one of the most important cultural events in the city of Santo Domingo. It represents a dialogue between the book and the reader. Therefore, the Dominican family enjoyed this 4th edition of the book fa
Culture
3/7/2014
ADOCINE forwards the applications to Awards organizers
Culture
3/7/2014
The Medrano Group, the support Committee of the La Vega Carnival, and the Mayor’s Office of La Vega, provided details of the innovations to be featured this year in the traditional and highly anticipated La Vega Carnival. The announcement took place
Culture
3/7/2014
Known for a long time as a representative of the pop ballad, Christian singer Johan Paulino has now surprised the audience with a musical proposal with new colors in his new single titled "Mi Compañera (My Companion)."
Culture
3/7/2014
Rosa Tavárez retrospective exhibition “Territorios de la Pasión y la Memoria” (Territories of Passion and Memory) and the exhibit of “Ignacio Pinazo,” Spanish master of impressionism, are still open to the public until early February at the Museum o
Culture
3/7/2014
The Ministry of Culture, through the Directorate of Literary Management, announced that writer Nam Chevalier was the winner of the "III National Contest of Mini Fiction 2013" with his book El domador de fieras y otros nanorrelatos (The beast tamer a
Culture
3/7/2014
Returning to a publication in conventional book format, Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo presented on Saturday, January 18th, at 11.00 am, at the “Pedro Mir” Forum of the Cuesta Bookstore, a literary text that integrates twenty soliloquies of overflowing imag
Culture
3/7/2014
The Perelló Cultural Center, a private and nonprofit institution, will present in its facilities the sculptural exhibition “Flotaaltagracia de Miches a Baní,” a retrospective by laureate recycling sculptor Genaro Reyes, Cayuco.
Culture
3/7/2014
On December 22nd, 2009 the Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino, in partnership with Jazz en Dominicana, created a new concept, the Fiesta Sunset Jazz. The opening of this new space dedicated to Jazz took place in the Executive Floor of the Dominican Fie
Culture
3/7/2014
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, presented the first check to the 133 members of the Dominican Orchestral Theatre (TODO - Teatro Orquestal Dominicano), during an event that took place in the Ramón Oviedo Art Hall at the Ministry’s he
Culture
2/18/2014
The Cultural Center of Spain brings its 2013 musical program to a close with a concert by the renowned Dominican rock band Toque Profundo, which will present its latest single, Dance MF.
Culture
2/18/2014
The Dominican film industry continues to set records and to take risks with new proposals. The test scenes of “Expedición Gloriosa” were shot with the support of Global Brands and the Ibermedia program. This is the first Dominican war film that reca
Culture
2/18/2014
The president of the Dominican Society of Bibliophiles (SDB - Sociedad Dominicana de Bibliófilos) indicated that this is the only organization in the country that is dedicated to re-editing the main works of national classical literature that are ou
Culture
2/18/2014
On Saturday, the Ministry of Culture concluded the round of provincial meetings of the First Call for Cultural Projects. During those meetings, 123 initiatives were approved for implementation in 2014, an event that is unprecedented in the State pol
Culture
2/18/2014
The 2013 Emmy Award nominee, Pavel Núñez, releases his new album called "Cantor Urbano (Urban Singer)," on December 8, at 6:30 pm. As a posthumous tribute to Luís Dias, the CD contains his most emblematic songs. It is being released thanks to the su
Culture
2/18/2014
The Directorate of Literary Management, a department of the Ministry of Culture (MINC), Tuesday opened the call for the 2013 Annual Literature Awards on Tuesday. The call is for this year’s unpublished and published works.
Culture
2/18/2014
The Ministry of Culture will present on Saturday, December 7th, the traditional activity “The Long Night of the Museums at Christmas,” celebrating on this occasion the “winter version.” The inaugural event will take place at 6:30 pm at the Museum of
Culture
2/18/2014
The Directorate of Literary Management of the Ministry of Culture and the Erwin Walter Palm Foundation will hold a symposium on “Architecture and Literature: The city of the Ozama in the Dominican literature,” next Tuesday, December 10th, at 7:30 pm
Culture
2/18/2014
The Ministry of Culture, through the Directorate of National Monumental Heritage, on Tuesday, December 10th, will celebrate the “Day of National Heritage” that was declared by UNESCO in June of 2005.
Culture
2/18/2014
The fourth edition of the Mirabal Sisters Cultural Festival took place November 21 – 25 in the municipality of Salcedo, in the Hermanas Mirabal Province. This year, it was dedicated to Germany for its contributions to the development of this town, an
Culture
2/1/2014
The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, sponsored by the Ministries of Tourism and Culture, along with other local sponsors, celebrated its 17th year (Oct 31-Nov 3, 2013) with internationally renowned musicians Bernie Williams, Rufus Reid, Abraham Labo
Culture
2/1/2014
The Ministry of Culture and the Museum of Modern Art (MAM in Spanish) will inaugurate “Rosa Tavárez: Territories of Passion and Memory,” a retrospective from 1963 to 2013, that includes paintings, prints, drawings and constructions, arranged througho
Culture
2/1/2014
Editorial Alfaguara, the Corripio Foundation and Ángela Hernández Núñez, have the honor of inviting you to the launching of the novel:
Culture
2/1/2014
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, began talks with representatives of bookstores in Santo Domingo to find ways to avoid the closing of their businesses.
Culture
2/1/2014
The Alfaguara Publishing Company and the Corripio Foundation invite to the launching of the new novel by Ángela Hernández Núñez, Leona, o la fiera vida (Leona, or the fierce life), during a ceremony that will be held on Friday, December 7th, 2013, a
Culture
2/1/2014
The writer will discuss La invención del amor (The invention of love) and the literary profession with two literary connoisseurs.
Culture
1/21/2014
The Ministry of Culture, the Embassy of Spain, the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM - Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno) and the Museum of Modern Art will open the exhibit "Ignacio Pinazo, Master of Spanish Impressionism," on Wednesday, Dec
Culture
1/21/2014
The San Ramon Art Gallery presented the most recent works by Dominican artist, Rafael Rodríguez, gathered under the exhibit "RHYTHMS AND SPACES." The opening reception was held in its facilities, which are located on Ave Abraham Lincoln No. 904 del e
Culture
1/21/2014
The Ministry of Culture, Museum of Modern Art and the Organizing Committee of the Biennial officially closed the recreational and theoretical events section while the Visual Arts Biennial remains open until November 17.
Culture
1/21/2014
This talk and workshop will examine how the décima, as an over 500 year-old tradition of the Ibero-Afro-American world, has nourished the music of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic—most specifically jíbaro music and bachata. This event aims to h
Culture
1/21/2014
Thanks to support from GFDD and FUNGLODE, the City’s financial district was revived with echoes of dulcet prose as 30 accomplished Latin Poets from the US and abroad, including the Dominican Republic, read excerpts of their work at the opening cerem
Culture
12/26/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish), through its Office of Culture, held the First Congress on Cultural Initiatives last Thursday that was attended by 500 students from 17 schools of the 10th and 15th Regional Offices of Santo Domingo, the
Culture
12/26/2013
T he Technical Meeting on a Satellite Account for Culture in the Dominican Republic is taking place at the Ministry of Culture headquarters between representatives of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Organizat
Culture
12/14/2013
Pavel Núñez has been nominated for the second time to the Emmy Suncoast award for the TV special "Big Band Núñez," which is aired by Mega TV of Miami.
Culture
12/14/2013
The Cultural Center of Spain, through the Embassy of Spain and the Spanish Cooperation Agency in the Dominican Republic, and as part of the "Weeks of Spain," presents an original photo exhibit under the name "La utopía transgresora (The transgressiv
Culture
12/14/2013
On the heels of the huge success of the theatre play "MARÍA MONTEZ, 100 YEARS,"
Culture
12/14/2013
The Unit for the Sosúa Community Heritage (UMPC Sosúa - Unidad Para Patrimonio Comunitario De Sosúa), will present the third edition of the 2013 Sosúa Multicultural Food Festival, which brings first-class participants with restaurants and cuisines f
Culture
11/19/2013
Today, in a ceremony held at the museum, the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, sworn in Juan Rafael López Concepción, as Director of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.
Culture
11/19/2013
The work of Luis de Góngora (1561 - 1627) is one of the most valuable poetry assets of the Hispanic tradition and an unavoidable benchmark in the history of literature. For his exceptional aesthetic magnitude, for its tireless and innovative charact
Culture
11/19/2013
A total of 18 cultural projects were approved on Saturday, to be implemented in the provinces of Peravia, Azua, San José de Ocoa, and San Cristóbal, with the support of the Ministry of Culture.
Culture
11/19/2013
The Ministry of Culture invites the public to enjoy its traditional "Long Night of the Museums – Fall edition," in which cultural, artistic and educational activities will take place, free of charge, at the various museums of the Colonial City on Sa
Culture
11/5/2013
The Ministry of Culture presented cash prizes and certificates to the winners of the Awards for Journalism, Social Networks, Short Films and Literature of the Santo Domingo Book Fair 2013. These awards represented a total investment of RD$740,000 in
Culture
11/5/2013
Do you have old posters announcing concerts ormusical events? Was there a particular clubor venue where you liked to dance to Dominican music in the good old days? Do you have your old “club” clothing you wore to concerts, clubs, Dominican family fie
Culture
11/5/2013
The cultural policy of the government led by President Danilo Medina Sánchez aims at strengthening the artistic and cultural institutions of the Dominican Republic and supporting private sector initiatives by promoting entrepreneurship, said the Min
Culture
11/5/2013
The Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States, Carlos Sánchez, highlighted the contributions of the Dominican Book Fair held every year in the city of New York, to promote the countrys culture abroad.
Culture
11/5/2013
The XII Villa Francisca Neighborhood Carnival 2013 was successfully celebrated with the participation of 30 dancing troupes from different sectors of the National District and the various municipalities of Santo Domingo.
Culture
11/5/2013
With a journey through tango and jazz, floating with new age music, or recovering themes from soundtracks, the duo formed by harmonica player Antonio Serrano and pianist Federico Lechner, offers a unique opportunity to listen to new sounds in a fres
Culture
11/5/2013
Chef Florian Strahlhein is coming back for the 2013Nestlé Professional Culinary Cup after winning the 2012 Taste of Santo Domingo Gastronomical Festival.
Culture
10/29/2013
Accordionist Tatico Henríquez, who became a benchmark for folk music when he was alive, was honored by the Ministry of Culture with a commemorative plaque as a posthumous tribute to his dedication and contribution to the development of that musical
Culture
10/29/2013
The exhibition “Domingo Liz: Mirada de Fuego/Esculturas de Silencio/Retrospectiva in memoriam (Domingo Liz: Glance of Fire / Sculptures of Silence / In memoriam retrospective)” will open on Thursday, September 12th, at 7:00 pm, at the National Galle
Culture
10/29/2013
The Directorate of Literary Management of the Ministry of Culture released the winning works of the “2011 Annual Literature Awards” during a ceremony that took place at the Ramón Oviedo Art Room at the Ministry’s headquarters. Writers and prominent
Culture
10/29/2013
The 7th Dominican Book Fair in New York will be held on September 27-29, 2013, at the Boricua College in Manhattan. The Minister of Culture of the Dominican Republic, José Antonio Rodríguez, will lead a delegation of prominent writers who will parti
Culture
10/29/2013
The Ministry of Culture, through the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National Library, had a remarkable participation in the three major international library events that took place in the global library sector, the XXIV General Assembly of the Association of
Culture
10/29/2013
The Ministry of Culture and the Alcazar de Colón Museum will hold the “Dominican Art Fair” on Saturday, September 21st, within the framework of the Fall edition of the Long Night of the Museums.
Culture
10/29/2013
In October of 2012, Landestoy Enterprises introduced an entirely new and exciting concept from the Dominican Republic: The South Florida Dominican Jazz Fest. This is the multicultural event that brought to Florida the best jazz that is being performe
Culture
10/25/2013
The Ministry of Culture, through its Literary Management Division, will hold a ceremony to preent the "Annual Literature Awards 2012," which will take place on Wednesday, September 11, at 6:00 p.m., in the Aída Bonnelly de Diaz hall of the Eduardo B
Culture
10/25/2013
The GFDD and FUNGLODE, will be participating in the 7th annual Dominican Book Fair at New York’s Boricua College (Manhattan campus) from September 27-29.
Culture
10/25/2013
The Ministry of Culture and the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) successfully completed the First Diploma in Cultural Management and Creative Industries. The course had 41 participants and took place in the Aída Bonnelly de Díaz ha
Culture
10/25/2013
Cultural managers from four provinces will meet next weekend with authorities from the Ministry of Culture (MINC), as part of the "First National Call for Cultural Project 2013," which is being sponsored by that government agency.
Culture
10/25/2013
On the evening of Friday September 6, as part of the many activities of the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF), GFDD and FUNGLODE honored Director, Lucy Walker with a Recognition Award for Inspirational Documentary Films.
Culture
10/25/2013
The Ministry of Culture selected the Barahona province to host of the first formal work session of the "First National Call for Cultural Projects 2013," where the provinces from the southern region that have been invited to the event will become acq
Culture
10/20/2013
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, had a meeting this past Friday with executives from the Dominican Society of Bibliophiles, during which he clarified that the Ministry of Culture has no responsibility for the interruption of the subs
Culture
10/20/2013
The Ministry of Culture made a commitment to the Association of Art Critics (ACROARTE - Asociación de Cronistas de Arte) to train its members in cultural journalism, through a degree program, training courses and seminars.
Culture
10/20/2013
Cultural managers from the provinces of Barahona, Pedernales, Independencia and Bahoruco presented at mid-morning this Saturday their respective cultural projects that would be financed by the Ministry of Culture.
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10/20/2013
"A total of 186 pieces make up the main exhibit of the 27th National Biennial of Visual Arts (BNAV), which will remain open to the public until November."
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10/3/2013
WHAT: The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival now in its 17th year, is the longest running jazz event in the Dominican Republic. The event is a free, multi-day festival full of rhythm, flavor, and color held each year on the North Coast of the Dominica
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10/3/2013
Dominican film Cristo Rey will make its world debut on September 10, at 9:00 pm, at the Scotiabank Theatre, as part of the Toronto International Film Festival.
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10/3/2013
The Chief Conductor of the National Youth Symphony Orchestra, Darwin Aquino, will study a Master’s degree in orchestral conducting at Florida International University, where renowned music creator Gzregorz Nowak will be his teacher.
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10/3/2013
The Popular Dancing Theater Foundation (Compañía Fundación Teatro Popular Danzante) dedicated the "Por ella, 33 Aniversario (For her, 33 Anniversary)" show presentation to its mentor, dance teacher Nereyda Rodríguez. The show took place in the Máxim
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9/27/2013
A s part of the events taking place for the decentralization of cultural activities, the Ministry of Culture (MINC), through the Directorate General of Education and Training and the National Directorate of Provinces, is sponsoring the workshop "Cul
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9/27/2013
T he Enriquillo Sánchez Auditorium of the Ministry of Culture was filled to capacity during the presentation of the free concert "Soy Libre (I am Free)," with performances by the Bienvenido Bustamante orchestra, the San José de los Llanos Youth Mus
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9/27/2013
The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Inter-American University (UNICA – Universidad Interamericana) and the Dominican School of Plastic Artists (CODAP - Colegio Dominicano de Artistas Plásticos), will pay tribute to renowned painter Fél
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9/27/2013
The Library of the Ministry of Culture, located in the Las Atarazanas of the Colonial City, was the setting of the ceremony to release into circulation two editions –numbers thirteenth and fourteenth- of the magazine "País Cultural," event that was
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9/27/2013
The Ministry of Culture, through the Directorate General of Books and the National Literary Workshops System, offers a course-workshop on "Narrative Techniques." The workshop takes place every Friday.
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9/27/2013
The first publisher of e-books – digital books - in the country, Luna Insomne Editores, a project of Poet and Editor Luis Reynaldo Pérez, announced its first book catalog, which will be available starting on Monday, July 22nd, to users of Kindle.
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9/20/2013
On July 26, at 7 pm, the group QUINTAPATA will celebrate its fifth anniversary at the Cultural Center of Spain.
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9/20/2013
The Ministry of Culture formally launched the "Call for Cultural Projects 2013," which, according to the statement from Minister José Antonio Rodríguez, "is part of the instruments that national cultural policies require and which has the full suppo
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9/20/2013
The Dominican International Company (CID – Compañía Internacional Dominicana), announced the completion of the film "Cristo Rey," directed by Dominican filmmaker Leticia Tonos, and produced by the globally recognized executive producers Sergio Gobbi
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9/20/2013
The Ministry of Culture, through the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National Library, paid homage posthumously to Dominican writer, journalist and poet, Héctor Incháustegui Cabral, on the 101st anniversary of his birth.
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9/20/2013
The Ministry of Culture, the Museum of Modern Artand the Organizing Committee of the 27th National Visual Arts Biennial Santo Domingo 2013 released the names of the Jury for Selection and Awards, comprised of two national and one international speci
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9/13/2013
The Ministry of Culture, the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) and the Organizing Committee of the 27th National Biennial of Visual Arts Santo Domingo 2013, in accordance with the provisions of the bases of this remarkable event, announced the names of the
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9/13/2013
The Image 83 Foundation (FundaciónImagen 83) and the Image Center (Centro de la Imagen) inaugurated the exhibition “Crossover, Art and Science" by Soucy de Pellerano and Paula Messina. The opening ceremony was held in the Image 83 Foundation’s facil
Culture
8/21/2013
O n Tuesday, June 25, on the occasion of Dominican Get-togethers in the Big Apple, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and FUNGLODE, proudly hosted highly regarded Dominican film director and producer, Fernando Baez. The honoured
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8/21/2013
C apital DBG, under its in-house publisher Capital Books and the Cultural Center of Spain in Santo Domingo (CCESD) is honored to invite you to the launch of the book Independent Dominican Graphics (GID) to be held on Thursday 20 June at 7:00 pm in
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8/21/2013
The fourteenth Santo Domingo Jazz Festival 2013 by the Casa de Teatro has a luxurious line-up this year, with groups from the Americas and Asia. The event, one of the genre’s most important of the city, will take place between July 4th and August 1s
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8/21/2013
Following his renowned short story Negocios and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,Junot Díaz turned his extraordindary talent in the unforgettable and impossible power of love.
Culture
8/21/2013
On May 14,the Dominican-American Cultural Center(CCDA - Centro Cultural Domínico-Americano) and the Alliance Française of Santiago, for the second consecutive year, jointly organized the "Cannes Film Festival in Santiago," which screened the film "MI
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8/14/2013
Producers Amaury Esquea and Víctor Alonzo announced that Dominican Actor Carlos Espinal, based in the United States, will be in charge of the play "Peter El Rojo, The Gorilla (Red Peter, The Gorilla)," a monologue about immigrants, inspired by Franz
Culture
8/14/2013
Daniel Mordzinski, who is known for his photographs of some of the most famous writers in the world, this time presents a selection of photographs of musicians and singers from different genres and generations,which allows us to call him the photogr
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8/14/2013
Paintings, drawings, sculptures and installations are part of the exhibition, in whichthe Dominican artist based in France, Miguelina Rivera,revealsher love for the arts and transforms everyday items into works that leave a markdue totheir great cul
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8/14/2013
Friends of Centro León and the general public visitYamasáto enjoy this traditional festival in honor of the Saint, and to appreciate the various forms of popular culture.
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8/14/2013
The Viceroyal Palace MuseoAlcázar de Colón ofthe Ministry of Culture, presented the performance "Poetisas y Madres(Women Poets and Mothers)," an artistic and theatrical production that showcases Dominican literature, creating a space for visits, cul
Culture
8/14/2013
The Delegation of the European Union, the Embassies of the Member States residing in the Dominican Republic, which are Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, the General
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8/14/2013
The cast of musicians in theNational Symphonic Orchestra, directed by maestro José Antonio Molina, captivated the audience at their majestic concert during the 2013 First Altos de Chavón Film Festival.
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8/14/2013
The magic of the National Black Theater of Prague is returning on Saturday to the National Theater where it will perform “Aspects of Alice,” a new adventure of Alice in Wonderland. The performance is being put on under the auspices of the San Miguel
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8/14/2013
The 4th National Narrators Festival was recently held as part of the Inaugural Cycle of the XVI International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2013.The Narrators Festival was organized by Noé Zayas, director of the Ángeles de Fierro Publishing Company; Valen
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8/1/2013
The Alliance Française of Santo Domingo invite all professional and amateur musicians to participate in the biggest musical event in the world.
Culture
7/17/2013
The creation of the Theater Orchestra Dominicano(TODO in Spanish) was praised as a step forward for national art and music by orchestra directors Dante Cucurrulo and Darwin Aquino who concur that the orchestra takes into account a source of talent th
Culture
7/16/2013
Rafael Marión Lindáis will be the new Director and Rector of thisacademic institution.At its Annual Members Assembly, the Dominican-American Cultural Institution recently elected a new Board of Directors for 2013-2014, headed by engineer Rafael Marió
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7/16/2013
French producer Sergio Gobbi and his CompañíaInternacionalDominicana (CID) in conjunction with Joan Giacinti and Leo Proaño, announced that filming is underway of his second Dominican film La Extraña, to be directed by Leticia Tonos.
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7/16/2013
Cuban writer, Leonardo Padura, who rose to fame with his crime and mystery novels, participated in a roundtable discussion in the Miriam de Gautreaux Cookbook Pavilion at the International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2013. He said he emphatically believe
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7/8/2013
The General Directorate of the International Book Fair introduced “El poder de unaslágrimas y varioscuentosmás” [The Power of Tears and Several More Stories] and “La tierraestábramando” [The Earth is Howling] by the late Dominican writer Hilma Contre
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7/8/2013
The Ministry of Culture, through the National Center for Craftsmanship (CENADARTE - Centro Nacional de Artesanía), organized the National Technical Committee meeting for the formulation of the Master Plan for Craftsmanship (CTPA - Plan Director de Ar
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7/8/2013
The Ministry of Culture and General Directorate of the International Book Fair honored Rosa Francia Esquea, writer and journalist, for her personal and professional dedication to children’s literature. They named a street in her honor in the Juan Pab
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6/26/2013
With the objective of disseminating the activities that its variousdepartmentsconduct, including those related to the traditional Dominican Carnival, the Ministry of Culture participated in the "Second Geography Week Fair," which took place April 17
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6/26/2013
With a regal ceremony,theXVI International Book Fair Santo Domingo2013 was inaugurated on Monday, chaired by the President of the Republic Danilo Medina, Rafael Correa Delgado and Minister of Culture José Antonio Rodríguez.
Culture
6/26/2013
Many of the pieces on sale in the Artisans Area of the International Book Fair reflect the nation’s Taina, Spanish and African heritage that have influenced our traditions. Buying one would be taking home a valued treasure.
Culture
6/26/2013
This Friday will be the fifth day of the XVI International Book FairSanto Domingo2013, with arich and varied cultural offering that will attractvaried audiences, among them the Aquatic Continent concert with Silvio Rodríguez (Cuba) Juan Carlos Pérez
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6/26/2013
The Museum of Modern Art will host five exhibitions as part of its broad artistic program organized for the XVI International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2013, under the coordination of the Ministry of Culture and the Book Fair Directorate.
Culture
6/26/2013
A little piece of Ecuador can be found in SantoDomingo,specificallyon the grounds oftheXVIInternational Book Fair2013. This branchofthe South American country condenses allthe peculiarities of adiverse and vigorous land.
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6/26/2013
The Dance Directorate and the Ministry of Culture paid tribute to outstanding foreign-based dancer Sasa Queliz, at the Salón de Ensayos (Rehersal Hall) of the Palace of Fine Arts. The ceremony was attended by local dance personalities.
Culture
6/16/2013
In celebration of the Dance Month, the Embassy of Germany in the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Culture and the National Contemporary Dance Company (CNDC - CompañíaNacional de DanzaContemporánea) will host renowned Dominican dancerSasaQueliz, wh
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6/16/2013
Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez viewed the publication of the 27 books as a huge achievement, especially the special collection of the well-known Dominican writer, Pedro HenríquezUreña, which will be available in seven books.
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6/16/2013
An intense cultural program is about to get underway with more than 700 writers, intellectuals, artists from here and abroad and 80 special guests from 11 countries who have all confirmed their attendance at the upcoming International Book Fair Santo
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6/16/2013
The Ministry of Culture, chaired by José Antonio Rodríguez, presented the awards to the winning carnival groupswho participated in theNational Carnival Parade,which was held on the Malecón in the Dominican capital.The Grand Prize was awarded to the c
Culture
6/16/2013
The First Congress on the Arts as Means for Social Transformation will take place on April 17 – 19, 2013, in the Manuel del Cabral Auditorium of the Pedro Mir Library, UASD.
Culture
6/5/2013
This event is part of Chef Tita’s plan to rescue and promote Dominican Gastronomy.
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6/5/2013
TheDominican Government recently established the “Pedro HenríquezUreña International Prize for Literary Productivity, Critique and Creation of Thought in One’s Life’s Work.” Theprize, established through Decree number 93-13, will be given annually by
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6/5/2013
The Ministries of Education (MINERD) and Culture are in the process of developing the "Encuentrosvivos de la escuela con los ritmosdominicanos (Livingcultural encounters of schools with Dominican rhythms)" project, in schools with extended day format
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5/24/2013
The conference"Los misterios de Hilma Contreras (The Mysteries of Hilma Contreras)" was held on March 19, in the framework of the pre-opening season of the International Book Fair (FIL - Feria Internacional del Libro). The conference, by renowned aut
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5/24/2013
The Ministry of Culture announced the winning plays at the XIII Emilio Aparicio International Amateur Theater Festival, which took place March 6 to 22. Winners in the various categories will receive cash prizes of 75, 50 and 25 thousand pesos.
Culture
5/24/2013
The exhibit will open on April 6 at 541 W 145 St., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10031.
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5/24/2013
Creación Masiva (Mass Creation) will present two of its most recent proposals at the XV International Film Festival of Santo Domingo, which will take place April 11 – 20, 2013.
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5/24/2013
The Ministry of Culture through the General Directorate of Museums is offering a diverse program that promises to be full of magic, dance, music and color at Saturday’s “Long Night of Museums in Spring” that runs from 9:00 in the morning until 12 mid
Culture
5/15/2013
This year, during the celebration of the XVI International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2013 (FIL 2013), various public figures will be honored with the dedication to them of one of the streets of the Juan Pablo DuartePlaza de la Cultura, where the eve
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5/15/2013
The precarious habitat, the most visible image of poverty, is the type of housing in which nearly one-third of Latin America’s urban and rural populations live.
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5/15/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) signed a collaboration agreement with the Orange Foundation which has committed to support the National Literacy Plan known as “QuisqueyaLearns With You” being developed by the Dominican government with t
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5/15/2013
The "Barroco Elysa" group invites you to the second presentation of the painting exhibit "La ManeraBarroca (The Baroque Way)," which will open on April 8, at 7:00 p.m.,at Calle Dr. Delgado, Esq. Francia-Biblioteca, Dominican Republic.
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5/15/2013
Filmmakers Enlist the Help of Kickstarter. Guagua Productions, the team behind the critically acclaimed documentary, Ballplayer: Pelotero has announced that they are doing a follow-up to the documentary titled The Miguel Sano Story. Filmmakers are e
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5/10/2013
The Ministry of Culture’s General Directorate and Carnival ManagementOfficehas launched the new book,“The Master of Disguise and History of the Ali Babas” at a ceremony in the Ramón Oviedo Art Hall in the presence of young people and adults intereste
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4/30/2013
The Juan Pablo Duarte Youth Symphonic Orchestra, founded in October 1993 anddirected by conductor Dante Cucurullo, put on a magical concert in the historical PlazaEspaña. The concert was promoted by theAlcázar de Colón Museumand attended by the Minis
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4/30/2013
The General Archiveof the Nation cordially invites you to a panel to be held on the book, “Caamaño,Biograpny of an Era” with the panelists Dr. Luis Gómez, General José Miguel Soto Jiménez and engineerand author of the book, Hamlet Hermann.
Culture
4/30/2013
Pioneer Dominican television and radio host Socorro Castellanos´ most recent book has received the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards prestigious international prize for “second best book” of easy family recipes in a decision announced last February 23rd
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4/30/2013
A book of words where music stands out.
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4/30/2013
Thursday March 21 is the launch date for Chilean writer Enrique Lafourcade’s novel, “La fiesta del Rey Acab” (King Ahab’s Feast), published by FUNGLODE.
Culture
4/30/2013
La editorial Alfaguara tiene el honor de invitarle a la puesta en circulación del libro Solo de Flauta de René Rodríguez Soriano.
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4/30/2013
As part of the celebrations of the bicentennial of the birth of Juan Pablo Duarte, the Ministry of Culture, in coordination with International Book Fair organizers, called on designers and scenic artists to participate in a competitive exhibition on
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4/30/2013
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, met with representatives of the National Police and ofthe Metropolitan Transportation Authority (AMET) to coordinate the security measures that will apply during the three-day carnival that will take p
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4/25/2013
The feature-length documentary "Bosch: Presidente en la frontera imperial (Bosch: President at the imperial border)" will be broadcastedby four television channels, as part of the activities commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of therise to power
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4/15/2013
The Ministry of Culture (MINC in Spanish) has decided to organize three days of Carnival in the capital city of Santo Domingo where Milly Quezada and Fernando Villalona will rule as queen and king. This year’s Carnival organizers are making a special
Culture
4/15/2013
Culture Minister, José Antonio Rodríguez, congratulated the members of his cabinet for placing the issue of Dominican identity as a standard and a priority issueof the ministry.
Culture
4/15/2013
Please join Teatro Las Tablas celebrate Dominican Heritage in one of its most creative initiatives and help us secure funds for our youth programs.
Culture
4/15/2013
Superstar singer and musician, Marc Anthony, has announced that he will be adding one more performance to his upcoming New York tour to benefit the Maestro Cares Foundation.
Culture
4/3/2013
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, expressed interest in seeing the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) and the Dominican government develop initiatives that would help young people in vulnerable economic and social conditions to fulfill th
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4/3/2013
Mu Kien Adriana Sang Ben’s book "Unautopíainconclusa: Espaillat y el liberalismodominicano del siglo XIX" (An Inconclusive Utopia: Espaillat and Dominican Liberalism in the 19th Century) was launched by the Ministry of Culture as part of the inaugura
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4/3/2013
The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art, inaugurated "Primary Origins and Forms"by artist Fernando Varela, in an event on the first floor of the Museum.
Culture
4/3/2013
Dominican-Spanish archeologist, Alfonso López Belando,gave a conference at the Museum of the Dominican Man, in the form of a Master Class called “Cave Painting in Hispaniola: Schools of Painting, Myths, Animals and Deities”in which he established tha
Culture
4/3/2013
Ministerof Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, swore in writer and sociologist Mario Bonetti as the new governor of Columbus Lighthouse. Mr. Bonetti promised to work for the good of this important monument, inaugurated in 1992.
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4/3/2013
The Cultural Center of Spain is hosting Tony Capellán’s exhibition, "Flotando," until March 10.
Culture
3/25/2013
The Dominican Academy of Languages and the Ministry of Education invite to a roundtable to discuss Juan Pablo Duarte’s youth. This cultural activity,which will be held on the occasion of the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of Juan Pablo
Culture
3/18/2013
The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Mexiko and the Dominican-German Center,invites you to two extraordinary concerts whichwill delight the taste of all lovers of this genre of music:
Culture
3/18/2013
Mercedes de los Angeles, a 56 year old housemaid living in Villa Mella, cannot read or write. She uses two crosses in place of her signature, and that makes her feel ashamed. So, in the "Quisqueya Aprende Contigo "National Literacy Plan, she sees an
Culture
3/18/2013
The Imagen 83 Foundation, the Ignery Art and Archeology Foundation and the Centro de la Imagen opened"Los cilindros del arte furtivo," the first exhibit of Stealth Art in the country, by visual artist Thimo Pimentel. The opening cocktail took place a
Culture
3/18/2013
The movie Asuntos Extranjeros Cuba, was filmed in the Dominican Republic with French capital and prominent Dominican actors.
Culture
3/9/2013
Domingo Liz, a renowned Dominican artist, was declared the winner of the Visual Arts National Award for the year 2012, during a meeting of the selection committee that was chaired by the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez.
Culture
3/9/2013
Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, held a meeting with a group of artists in which they discussed issued related to this sector and its development in the cultural processes of the Dominican Republic.
Culture
3/9/2013
The Ministry of Culture, through the Vice Ministry of Cultural Heritage, organized the concert "Voces en Libertad".
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3/9/2013
G FDD audiences need not wait any longer to access publications in electronic format. The first series - EDUCATION – RESEARCH AND IDEAS - is already in iBookstore®.
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3/9/2013
Singer and composer José Antonio Rodríguez, Minister of Culture, raised the need for a Dominican theatrical repertoire for next year, during a meeting with national playwrights and theater artists.
Culture
3/1/2013
The National Army handed over the old building which housed the now closed Santa Rosa de Lima prisonto the Ministry of Culture. The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez,received the keys to the building from the local military command and info
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3/1/2013
The Directorate of Special Projects of the Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the National Council on Disability (CONADIS for its acronym in Spanish), organized the "Workshop on the rights of people with disabilities and their treatment with d
Culture
3/1/2013
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) and the Progresando con Solidaridad (Advancing with Solidarity) programof the officeof the VicePresident, announced the winners of the Crafts and Nativity Scenes contest, which was conducted within the framework of the
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3/1/2013
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, swore in the members of a commission that will become part of the National Literacy Plan to be implemented by the Presidency of the Republic on January 7th of next year.
Culture
3/1/2013
Culture Minister, José Antonio Rodríguez, and the director of the Museum of Modern Art, María Elena Ditrén, participated in a breakfast commemorating the day of thevisual artist.
Culture
3/1/2013
During her visit to the office of Culture Minister, José Antonio Rodríguez, the young violinist expressed satisfaction that the Ministry is including in it plans the creation of an artistic group that will provide opportunities to people in special c
Culture
2/11/2013
Play wright and theater director Haffe Serulle opened the play "De arriba abajo" in the gardens of the Palace of Fine Arts of the Ministry of Culture. The event was attended mainly by a young audience.
Culture
2/11/2013
The magic of music was in the air at the last concert of the season given by the 2012 Symphony Orchestra as it performed under the direction of the maestro José Antonio Molina, titular director of the National Symphony Orchestra, soprano Paola Gonzál
Culture
2/6/2013
The Philharmonic Foundation and the Ministry of Culture’s National System of Orchestras will offer the “II Orchestra Conducting Workshop,” to be given by Maestro Daniel Hurtado, conductor of the Simón Bolívar Symphonic Rock Orchestra in Venezuela.
Culture
2/6/2013
The Ministry of Culture and the Embassy of Spain in Santo Domingo are pleased to present the "18 + 12 Illustrators Interpret the 1812 Constitution" exhibition.
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2/6/2013
The Cultural Center of Spain is presenting its last exhibition of 2012 with a collection of paintings by Dominican artist, Laura Castro.
Culture
2/6/2013
As part of the "National Merengue Day"celebration,the Ministry of Culture, through the National Directorate of Folklores (DINAFOLK for its acronym in Spanish), surprisedpeople walking by in the avenues, squares and parks of Santo Domingo with groups
Culture
1/24/2013
The Dominican International Company (CID for its acronym in Spanish), Film de LAstre and producers Sergio Gobbi, Joan Giacinti, Leo Proaño and Diego Fernández, completed the filming of the Cristo Rey movie, which was directed by Leticia Tonos.
Culture
1/24/2013
The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Narciso González Cultural Center and the Ministry of Education, organized an interesting roundtable discussion entitled "Art, Culture and Youth Participation", within the framework of the program abou
Culture
1/24/2013
The Ministry of Cultureinvites all artists, designers, and students of art, graphic design and other creative expressions, to participate in a competition where the official poster for the 2013 National Carnival Parade will be selected.
Culture
1/24/2013
The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art, informs that the call for entries to the Ibero-American photography project "Saltando Muros (Jumping Over Fences)"will remain open to the public until the end of December.This pr
Culture
1/24/2013
The Dominican Academy of Languageis a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, which was founded on October 12, 1927.
Culture
1/14/2013
The Ministry of Culture, within the framework of the Regional Book Fair Espaillat 2012, recognized several individuals and institutions from the northern region for their valuable contributions to Dominican literature and culture.
Culture
1/14/2013
To mark the Day of St. Cecilia, Patron Saint of musicians, the Ministry of Culture will organize a musical extravaganza at Boulevard 27 de febrero. The event will take place on Thursday, November 22nd, with the participation of major music groups of
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1/14/2013
Directed by Leticia Tonosand produced by Sergio Gobbi and Joan Giacinti.
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1/14/2013
As a gesture of gratitude towards the Mocaresidents for the support they have provided to the Eighth Regional Book Fair, the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, offered a concert in this city last Friday night.
Culture
1/14/2013
The Ministry of Culture, within the framework of the Regional Book Fair Espaillat 2012, makes a contribution to the literature of the northern region with the release of 6 new books.
Culture
1/14/2013
The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), with the fifth concert of the Symphonic 2012Season, raised on stage the popular phrase that says "music is the universal language." Melodic magic and virtuosity permeated the Carlos Piantini Hall at the Eduardo
Culture
1/14/2013
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) and the Technological Institute of the Americas (ITLA- Instituto Tecnológico de las Américas), signed a landmark agreement for inter-agency cooperation, through which people will have access to information concerning th
Culture
1/14/2013
Villa de Santo Domingo Concerts presents, in its second version, a series of concerts, recitals and educational events from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. These internationally high quality concerts will also be held in Santiago de los Caballer
Culture
1/14/2013
The Ministry of Culture dedicated the VIII Regional Book Fair of Espaillat 2012 to the writer from Moca, Julio Jaime Julia Guzmán, historian, essayist and editor
Culture
1/14/2013
The Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Museum of Modern Art, the Embassy of Spain, the Nuevarquitectura Inc. Group (GNA for its acronym in Spanish), the CODIA, and the Society of Architects of the Dominican Republic (SARDfor its acronym in
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1/14/2013
Two theater groups from Spain will open the 3rd edition of the 2012 Ibero-American Children’s Theater Festival (FITIJ in Spanish).
Culture
12/28/2012
The next Dominican Get-Together in the Big Apple on Friday, December 7, continues to celebrate the rich and vibrant cultural heritage of the Dominican Republic with a presentation of a documentary screening of "Discover La Vega: Pride of my Land".
Culture
12/28/2012
Dominican Architecture Day, Saturday November 3rd marked the beginning of the largest cultural expression of this profession in our country.
Culture
12/28/2012
The Swiss Overseas Music Foundation signed an agreement with the Dominican Ministry of Culture to donate 54 musical instruments, including woodwinds and string and percussion instruments, to the National System of Public Schools.
Culture
12/16/2012
The Spanish Cultural Center, along with the Association of Cultural Attaches of Latin American countries and the General Directorate of Film announced the names of the participating films in the II Ibero-American Film Festival, which will be shown at
Culture
12/16/2012
The National Sympthy Orchestra will hold its fifth concert of the season Wednesday, Oct. 7, with Syrian conductor Missak Baghboudarian and special guest Rubén González, the distinguished Cuban guitarist.
Culture
12/16/2012
The Ministry of Culture, per its labor policy and based on strategic planning to achieve the goals set by the institution, offered provincial and municipal directors a workshop entitled Project Formulation and Evaluation.
Culture
12/16/2012
The San Ramon Art Gallery is the perfect setting for San Ramon Art and the JMMB Brokerage House to present the exhibition of hyper-realist artist Ruddy Taveras called In Search of the Absolute, which will be open to the public until October 30, from
Culture
12/16/2012
The National Symphony Orchestra (OSN in Spanish) once again will delight classical music lovers Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. with its fourth concert of the 2012 symphony season in the Carlos Piantini Hall of the Eduardo Brito National Theatre.
Culture
12/16/2012
The National Theater Company, as part of their Dramatized Lecture Cycle, will present the play,Duendes y locos de lasDunas on Monday October 29 at 4:00 pm in the Enriquillo Sánchez Hall of the Ministry of Culture.
Culture
12/16/2012
With excitement for his first literary child, Dominican novel writer, Emmanuel De Jesús R. launched his book entitled “24”, which aimstobring a message of social reflection citizenry.
Culture
12/16/2012
Writer and researcher Carlos Andújar described the history and the preparation and consumption rituals involved in traditional Dominican cuisine at a lecture held in APEC University’s José MaríaBonetti Burgos salon.
Culture
12/16/2012
The waters of the best national dance company bathed the MáximoAvilésBlonda room, at the Palace of Fine Arts, with the unforgettable showAguasVivas (Living Waters), a demonstration of the high level that the largest dance company in the country, the
Culture
12/3/2012
Imagen 83 Foundation and Centro de la Imagen, very successfully closed their sixth edition of the International Photoimagen Photo Festival Dominican Republic 2012, called"Tránsitos". The closing ceremony took place with great enthusiasm and joy and i
Culture
12/3/2012
With a solemn Mass celebrated by Father Antonio Marcelino, the administration of the Columbus Lighthouse marked the 520th anniversary of the Discovery and Evangelization of the Americas. The ceremony was presided over by the Minister of Culture, José
Culture
12/3/2012
The National Symphony Orchestra offered a concert this past Wednesday, during which hundreds of amazed spectators gathered at the Santo DomingoNational Theater.
Culture
12/3/2012
Heritage is closely linked to culture in that it is formed by certain ways of thinking, feeling and acting in given social groups and manifested in material or tangible products as well as spiritual or intangible. This is what anthropologist Carlos H
Culture
12/3/2012
The Spanish Cultural Center, in collaboration with Photoimagen, announced the winners of the third Photo Culture Rally, at an awards event where the selected photos are on display. The event was also the official closure of the Photoimagen Festival.
Culture
12/3/2012
Directors of dance and ballet schools held a meeting with Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, in which they discussed the need to work for better national expression in dance.
Culture
12/3/2012
The filming for Cristo Rey, begins on Tuesday October 9th. The new Dominican film was written by film director Leticia Tonos and Alejandro Andujar, winner of the third edition of the Arturo Rodríguez Screenwriting contest organized yearly by the Domi
Culture
12/3/2012
The Ministry of Culture, the San Souci Group and the National District City Council have announced that the celebration of the "Santo Domingo Colonial Fest"will take placeOctober 12th, 13th and 14th. The celebration will include popular concerts, gas
Culture
12/3/2012
The library of the Museum of Modern Art was open to the public for the first time on October 9, 1980.
Culture
11/15/2012
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracy y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) partnered with the Dominican Culture Commission to celebrate the 6th Dominican Book Fair in New York, dedicated to the theme “Reading Helps
Culture
11/15/2012
For the third consecutive year, Jarabacoaadornsitself with colors, the aroma of flowers, and withjoy and tradition,during the celebration of the 2012Jarabacoa Flower Festival. This year the Festival will take place from September 21 to the 24, at the
Culture
11/15/2012
On October 12, the Museum of Dominican Man, owner of the richest collection of Taino culture objects in the Caribbean and one of the largest in the world, completes 39 years since its founding. The time is ripe to rediscover one of the countrys most
Culture
11/15/2012
Stones play an important role in Dominican culture. Together with the old Zemis (cemíesTaínos) they crossed the boundaries imposed by time and, in an almost imperceptible way, they are present in the daily life of Dominicans.
Culture
11/15/2012
Upper Manhattan again became the cultural capital of the Dominican Republic during the celebration of the VI Dominican Book Fair in New York City, which was attended by the Dominican diaspora community en masse. Thousands of books were sold and there
Culture
11/15/2012
As part of Photoimagen 2012, Dominicanartist Jaime Guerra’s exhibition is showing the world about daily life on Duarte, Sánchez andMella Streets in Santo Domingo by photographing a series of details that shed light on what rules the behavior of the p
Culture
11/4/2012
The2012 XI National Crafts Fair will be held this coming December 13 through the 16, and will be dedicated to the artisans of the SamanáProvince, for their contribution to the development of the Dominican handicraft industry and for the originality o
Culture
11/4/2012
The Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) is pleased to announce this years Audience Award Winners. Out of DREFF 2012s diverse selection of 24 acclaimed films – 13 featured films, 6 short films, 3 Dominican productions and 2 retros
Culture
11/4/2012
Dominican writer, Miguel Collado, will launch his book of essays, “La mentiraesunatelaraña (Reflexiones y pensamientos)” [A Lie is a Spider Web – Reflections and Thoughts] at the 4thDominican Book Fair in New York. The Book Fair is organized by the D
Culture
11/4/2012
The Culture Center of the Spanish Embassy in Santo Domingo hosted the fourth version of its Photo Rally,“Photo-Culture 2012,” an organized competition in conjunction with“Photoimagen,”which, thisyear, chose the theme “Transit” with the support and pa
Culture
11/4/2012
The Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, announced that, starting in January of 2013, an artistic and cultural program will accompany the activities of teachers and students, until the completion of the “Quisqueya Aprende Contigo” National Li
Culture
11/4/2012
Luis O. Brea Franco, a member of the technical team from the Ministry of Culture, participated in Natasha Sanchezs traditional get together, in which he spoke aboutthe new vision and the policies that will be implemented at the institution that the
Culture
11/4/2012
Submit your best shots to enter the contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar. Submit photos ».
Culture
11/4/2012
The Ministry of Culture, the Embassy of Brazil, the Imagen 83 Foundation, the Centro de la Imagenand the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), opened the Dominican Republic’s International Photography Festival Photoimagen 2012.
Culture
11/4/2012
The roundtable discussion was about the childrens book “La iguanitaazul (The blue iguana)”, by MarcioVeloz Maggiolo, which was read by the childrens book club “El ave y el nido (The bird and the nest)” at the Biblioteca Infantil y Juvenil República
Culture
11/4/2012
Italian Deputy and president of the Commission for International Community Affairs, Gilberto Casciani, paid a courtesy call to Culture Minister, José Antonio Rodríguez, to talk about extending cultural relations between the Dominican-Italian communit
Culture
11/4/2012
More than 29 exhibits with works by 87 artists inSanto Domingo and Santiago.Brazil will be the guest of honor. The event will take place between September 4 and September30.
Culture
10/7/2012
Theeighth edition of the International Festival of Contemporary Dance, Edanco, returns to the Palace of Fine Arts under the production of PROYES and EDANCO, with national and international representation of one of the most important festivals of cont
Culture
10/7/2012
Dominican singer and author, Wason Brazobán,announces his most ambitious concert to celebrate his ten-year career as “The King” of romantic music.
Culture
10/7/2012
Artistic producers Haffet Saba De Marchena and Joyce Roy, as well as the cast of the musical Godspell,offered details of the mise-en-scenefor September 7 through 9, at 8:30 pm, in the Maximum Avilés Blonda room at the Palace of Fine Arts.
Culture
10/7/2012
Culture Minister, José Antonio Rodríguez, participated in the panel "Cultural policies in the Dominican Republic, according to the visión of young contemporary artists," which was held under the Tertulia "Peña de los martes" party by the "La multitud
Culture
10/7/2012
Rules for the II Youth Competition of the Book Fair 2012:
Culture
10/7/2012
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) are pleased to be partnering once again with the Dominican Commissioner for Culture in New York to celebrate the 6th Annual Dominican Book
Culture
10/7/2012
The Alliance FrançaiseofSanto Domingo, the Theater House and the Contemporary Art Evolutionary Laboratory, are pleased to present two outstanding concerts by the Eric Bonheur jazz quartet, scheduled to take place on Monday, September 3rd and on Thurs
Culture
10/7/2012
The hall was empty except for the echo of a party going on in the next room and a look of desire to exchange anecdotes and better understand other realities. This is about the anxiety of a mind that lives to creates stories, an individual who is alwa
Culture
9/25/2012
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) is pleased to announce that it is bringing its acclaimed photography exhibit “New Perspectives: Dominican Republic” to the Primary School 24 Dual Language School for International Studies in Broo
Culture
9/16/2012
A mong their initiatives for the promotion of a culture of cinematography for the benefit of the environment, GFDD and FUNGLODE present the first installment of their contest for short films and public service announcement, Globo Verde Dominicano Awa
Culture
9/16/2012
Following several successful presentations at International Festivals in Costa Rica and Spain, the Contemporary Dance Project of the Dominican National Ballet, or ProDanCo, will premiere part of their new show with several performances at the Máximo
Culture
9/10/2012
The Dominican stage is luxuriously designed and decorated as it prepares to put one of theater’s most representative plays in recent times, “Steel Magnolias” a world-famous comedy with a moving story that captivates viewers at the very beginning unti
Culture
9/10/2012
The Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery of Contemporary Art presents Carlos Estévez’s most recent show, “Diluvios Íntimos.”
Culture
9/10/2012
The National Council on Culture approved the creation of the Academy for Orchestral Studies in their meeting last Thursday. This new organization will be supported and managed with private resources and will be connected to the National Symphony Orch
Culture
9/10/2012
Every Wednesday throughout July, Pavel Núñez will be joining with his friends at the Casa de Teatro where he is celebrating the Casa’s anniversary with this series of concerts that will feature his greatest hits sung by him and his friends who will j
Culture
9/10/2012
Yesterday, July 5, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) partnered with the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations to celebrate the Dominican Republic’s rich and distinct musical heritage. The Foundation wa
Culture
9/10/2012
Claudia Madera is a Dominican artist who loves to be surrounded by nature. She is passionate about working with the human figure and is inspired by people around her, nd particularly focusing on interpersonal relationships such as love and all that i
Culture
9/10/2012
This is an initiative for the population to enjoy free high quality films with positive value messages.
Culture
9/10/2012
His Eminence, the Most Reverend Cardinal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez, received a $100,000 donation from the Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Mr. Thomas Ping-Fu Hou to be used in the third and final phase of the Rehabilitation Projec
Culture
9/10/2012
The Dominican Republic gave a painting of well-known Dominican artist, Fernando Peña Defilló, to the Central American Integration System (SICA in Spanish) at the closing event of the XV Book Fair in Santo Domingo, which was dedicated this year to the
Culture
9/10/2012
Under the auspices of the Board of Directors of APEC University and the APEC Cultural Program, painter Rudy D. Castillo will present his 4th solo exhibition on Wednesday June 27th at 7:00 pm. His show, "Colores, Viento y Metal II" [Colors, Wind and M
Culture
9/10/2012
The Ministry of Culture, the New Architecture Group, Inc. (GNA in Spanish), the Society of Architects of the Dominican Republic (SARD in Spanish) and the Museum of Modern Art recently published the rules and regulations for the 11th International Arc
Culture
9/10/2012
The course is intended for music students and professional musicians who play rhythmic section instruments such as piano, bass, guitar, drums and percussion. The objective of the course is to develop and apply concepts of Contemporary Latin Jazz to t
Culture
9/3/2012
The NEOARTE Art Center andthe PALAFITOS BAR,are pleased to invite to the contemporary group art exhibit "TIEMPO DEL COMICS", atravelling exhibition by a group of artists from Santiago consisting of GEORGE HEINSEN, NELSON BATISTA, ARSENIO "SNOOPY", WA
Culture
9/3/2012
The Director of the Miches Art Festival recognized the contribution of the Ministry of Culture (MINC) to the celebration of its cultural week, an event designed to showcase the area’s cultural and tourist attractions.
Culture
9/3/2012
For the second time Cuban artist Carlos Estévez will exhibit his solo expo "Diluvios Íntimos" in our country.
Culture
9/3/2012
Looking at the pictures, they make us dream of those idyllic and different places, and live especial moments. Although these specific situations of our trips to different places should not be forgotten, we may always find our Paradise somewhere close
Culture
9/3/2012
Veladora Theatre presents "Confessions of a Mask," a homage to Japanese writer Yukio Mishimaby playwright RadhamesPolanco.
Culture
8/8/2012
Between May 29 and June 2, the Casa de las Américas (House of the Americas) will host the “Ayiti en Casa” as part of Cultural Week in collaboration with the Haitian Ministry of Culture and Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Cuba at the XI Havana Bie
Culture
8/8/2012
The Ministry of Culture held an event in honor of Salomé Ureña in Jamao al Norte, where it unveiled a bust of the celebrated poet and teacher.
Culture
8/8/2012
More than 500 young people from "Young Leaders for Progress and Peace" and "Forum from the Dominican Children’s Library" took part in the walk for the rescue of ethical and spiritual values.
Culture
7/28/2012
A chorus made of 40 children and youth voices will stage a large repertoire of songs, with the objective of pleasing the most special group of people in the world, the mothers.
Culture
7/28/2012
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, The Smithsonian Latino Center, The Embassy of the Dominican Republic, The Embassy of Haiti, The Dominican Republic Tourist Board, in partnership with Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFD
Culture
7/28/2012
During its three years of service, the Dominican Republic’s Children and Youth Library has had 290,616 visitors.
Culture
7/28/2012
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) is pleased to announce that it is bringing its acclaimed photography exhibit “New Perspectives: Dominican Republic” to the Primary School 24 Dual Language School for International Studies in Broo
Culture
7/28/2012
The Ministry of Culture, the Board of Directors of the XV International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2012 and the Museum of Modern Art, in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico in the Dominican Republic, joined together in inaugurating "Mexico, A Color
Culture
7/28/2012
The VIII International Contemporary Dance Company Festival, (EDANCO), with support from the Deputy Minister of Film Affairs of the Ministry of Culture, will present the documentary film, “Pina 3D” on May 29 at the Caribbean Cinemas Acropolis. He fil
Culture
7/28/2012
Join Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) for an evening of celebration of Dominican and Haitian music on Wednesday, May 16. GFDD is partnering with The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, The Smithsonian Latino Center, The
Culture
7/28/2012
Nine artists from eight countries and two local artists will come together at the VocesInmigrantes (Immigrant Voices) in the Dominican Republicconcert on Friday, April 27, at 7:30pm. The concert will take place at the Santo Domingo National Theater,
Culture
7/16/2012
Accepted from among 100 film projects in Hollywood, the most important film about the life of the legendary Dominican film star, María Montéz is moving forward at a fast clip.
Culture
7/16/2012
Alejandro Andújar, with his script, "Aquí no hay invierno" was chosen the winner of the third edition of the Arturo Rodríguez Screenwriting Contest, organized by the International Film Company and Film de L´Astre, under the auspices of the French Emb
Culture
7/16/2012
Juan Ramón Jiménez and the group Orígenes was the title of the speech given by the Spanish Professor, Carmen Ruiz Barrionuevo, in the Museum of Modern Art, as part of the Keynote Speeches program at the International Book Fair.
Culture
7/16/2012
"Océanos de tinta y papel” by Miguel Reyes Sánchez, won the National Prize at the Eduardo León Jimenes Book Fair 2012.
Culture
7/16/2012
The Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) signed a collaboration agreement in which they will join forces in a search for common goals and purposes to strengthen sensibility and knowledge about the philosophical, ethical a
Culture
7/16/2012
Throughout the 2nd International Storytelling Festival, more than 30 activities took place in different places, keeping children and adults laughing and smiling all the while. The Festival also served to train teachers, culture disseminators and pare
Culture
6/19/2012
We invite you to the opening ceremony of the following exhibitions:
Culture
6/19/2012
A total of 35 books will be presented as part of this year’s 15th International Book Fair (FIL in Spanish) which opens on April 18. The book launches are part of the intense publications program being carried out the by the publishing units of the M
Culture
6/7/2012
Nuclear Physicist, Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, will be featured on the first day of the International Book Fair, Thursday April 19th, as part of the Keynote Speakers Series of this year’s spectacular event which opened on April 18th.
Culture
6/7/2012
The Ministry of Culture will open nine cultural exhibitions at this year’s 15th International Book Fair 2012 Santo Domingo, a magnificent event that opens on April 18 and runs through May 6th.
Culture
6/7/2012
The Ministry of Culture and the María Montez Centenary Commission is putting on an intense program of activities in commemoration of the 100-year anniversary of the birth of the Dominican film star who rose to fame and swept Hollywood in the 1940s an
Culture
6/7/2012
The Ministry of Culture (MINC for its acronym in Spanish), through the General Directorate for Books and Reading, donated 10 thousand books to young people participating in the Second Youth Reading Marathon 2012, that was organized by the Ministry of
Culture
6/7/2012
The Association of Dominican Classical Artists Inc. Presents the second Concert Series "A Celebration of Dominican Classical Composers and Musicians".
Culture
6/7/2012
The Ministry Culture has inaugurated a new cultural proposal, this time, for film lovers: the “Tinta y Luz” (Ink and Light) Film Forum will be held every two weeks at the Culture Bookshop.
Culture
5/29/2012
The Ministry of Culture (MINC), through the General Directorate of Books and Reading, presented abook donation to the library of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Colombia and to the library of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Culture
5/29/2012
More than 400 teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18 are participating in this contest, which aims to motivate young people to read and compete in a healthy manner.
Culture
5/29/2012
The Ministry of Culture offered the lecture entitled "Impact of the Constitution of Cádiz on the Dominican everyday life and institutional life," by Scholar and Historian Wenceslao Vega. Thelecturetook place in theAuditorium of Fundación Global Democ
Culture
5/29/2012
The Cultural Center of Spain in Santo Domingo will inaugurate the traveling exhibition, “Bridges. Roads in Water” on March 30th at 7 pm. The show, featuring seven Spanish painters using different visual languages, is traveling around the country inco
Culture
5/29/2012
GFDD has been invited to participate in the IX Annual International Book and Culture Fair in New York City organized by the Dominican Women Development Center (DWDC). The fair will be celebrated March 23, 24 and 25. GFDD will showcase its publication
Culture
5/18/2012
The painting exhibition, “Mujeres: Gestación de Valores” (Women: Gestation of Values) was inspired by the values campaign known as “Bien por ti” (Good for you), according to painter Alma Vásquez. The exhibition is comprised of 17 paintings of various
Culture
5/18/2012
The Spanish Cultural Center invites to the series "Cine a Contracorriente. Diálogos, confluencias, divergencias… en los últimos 80 años", a selection of experimental short films fromLatinAmericaand Spain. The series will take place from March 29 to A
Culture
5/18/2012
Saturday March 17 marked the opening of the XXIII Catholic Book Fair with a free concert given by Alfareros.
Culture
5/18/2012
The National Center for the Conservation of Works of Art and Documents is an office that functions under the Ministry of Culture and is in charge of curating, conserving, predicting and reversing the esthetic and material deterioration of the country
Culture
5/18/2012
G lobal Foundation for Democracy for Development (GFDD)’s initiative Dominican Get-Togethers is reaching out even further -a-field, and on March 21 headed south to Miami, Florida.
Culture
5/18/2012
The Argos Theater Group, directed by Carlos Celdrán, one of Cuba’s most outstanding directors, presented “Aire Frio” (Cold Air) by playwright Virgilio Piñera. The play was performed at Casa de Teatro in Santo Domingo on Monday and Tuesday, March 19 &
Culture
5/18/2012
As partof the activities programmed for the next International Book Fairin SantoDomingo, the Ministryof Culture (MINC for its acronym in Spanish), through the General Directorate ofthe Book Fairand theGeneral Directorate of Booksand Reading,has creat
Culture
5/10/2012
The opening in the Dominican Republicof the International Poetry Festival "Woman’ Scream" under the slogan ¡La mujer vive! is approaching. Poets and artists from the Eastern part of the country (La Romana, Higüey, Hato Mayor, etc.), Santo Domingo, Sa
Culture
5/10/2012
The urban music bandEl Batallónmade its big debut and wontwo awards at the Dominican gala awards ceremony of music and art, and it immediatelystarted preparing for itstour throughoutEurope.
Culture
5/10/2012
The rock and pop band Futuros Divorciados, nominated to the 2012 Casandra Awards as the Best Rock Band, stretches its creative muscles with “Acústico,” playing for four weeks at the Theatre House bar, where it intends to show its versatility and dive
Culture
5/10/2012
"Dos pinceles, una obra (Two brushes, one painting)” is the title of the joint exhibit of Dominican painter Chris Villar Cintrón and Dominican visual artist Víctor Manuel Ochoa.
Culture
5/10/2012
The donation was made with the objective of training the residents of El Seibo in making ceramic arts and crafts and ultimately improving the condition of their lives.
Culture
5/10/2012
With the goal of expandingits contacts andrelationship with the community, BancoAgrícola(Agricultural Bank) of the Dominican Republic will open its firstCULTURAL HALLon Wednesday, March 21st, at 7pm.The exhibit, entitled“FRUTOS DE LA TIERRA,” will be
Culture
5/10/2012
The Catholic Book Fair will be opening its XXIII edition under the slogan, “One Who Reads Little, Knows Little.” The Fair will run from Saturday March 17th to Sunday March 25th at the Casa San Pablo.
Culture
5/1/2012
The Ministry of Culture launched the complete stories by Cuban writer Eduardo Heras León at the 21st International Book Fair, Cuba 2012.
Culture
5/1/2012
A solidarity meeting between a community of artists of various disciplines and a privileged audience comprised of residents at the Najayo 2 Women´s Rehabilitation Center and women from the Rafey and Baní Women´s Centers will take place on March 8 in
Culture
5/1/2012
The Ministry of Culture announced the names of the winning troupes of the National Carnival Parade, held on Sunday along the waterfront promenade, which included the participation of more than 100 troupes from around the country.
Culture
5/1/2012
The Ministry of Culture (MINC in Spanish), through the General Directorate of Books and Reading, gave the workshop, “Organization of Libraries for Writers,” in the Arte Ramón Oviedo Hall of the Ministry’s headquarters.
Culture
5/1/2012
The Museum of Modern Art decided to extend the one-person shows of Raúl Morilla´s “Ensimismado” and José Rincón Mora´s “Retrospective” due to their overwhelming success.
Culture
5/1/2012
Twenty nine participants were certified in the “Methodological Training for Facilitators” workshop, the goal of which was to give professionals the necessary competence to transmit knowledge. The workshop was given by Professor Santos Moreta, of the
Culture
5/1/2012
Opening of Exhibits Wednesday the 7th Opening of the Individual Paint Exhibit "The Love of the Poet" Artist: Daniel Bottero Time: 7:00 P.M. Venue: MAM, First floor
Culture
5/1/2012
The prestigious Academic Foundation of New Film (FANCI in Spanish) recently signed an academic alliance agreement with the International Film and Television School of San Antonio de los Baños de Cuba (EICTV), represented by its director, Rafael Rosal
Culture
5/1/2012
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) officially launched the third phase of the "Sembrando Teatro"program during a brief ceremony held at the Ramon OviedoArt Gallery, at the Ministry’s headquarters
Culture
4/23/2012
The International Book Fair Cuba 2012 opened on Thursday under the slogan "Reading is growing," and with the presence of the 14 island states, including the Dominican Republic, as guests of honor
Culture
4/23/2012
Independence-Do, a national and international platform for performance artists, announces the second edition of the Performance International Art Festival,which is scheduled to take placefrom February 21stto the 27th, at various locations in Santo Do
Culture
4/23/2012
The Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery has been selected for the fourth consecutive time, to participate in the prestigious art fair "Scope NY 2012" focusing on emerging art. The fair is scheduledto be held March 7 – 11, 2012. The Gallery has a new strategic lo
Culture
4/23/2012
Nathalie Ramírez has the rare ability of traveling inher own land. "The Human Being" (“El Ser Humano”) is the result of a relentlessjourney within our species. It is a celebration of the human beauty and absurdity through drawings.
Culture
4/23/2012
Photographer Spencer Platt will be a judge at the 10th International Wilfredo García FoUNtografía Award, organized by Casa de Teatro, which has extended its closing date to Friday, February 24.
Culture
4/23/2012
Rafael Lantigua, Minister of Culture, selected Dominicanlaureatescreenwriter Leonardo de Leon, to receive the "2011 Cultural Personality"award, which isconferredby the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic since the year 2008.
Culture
4/13/2012
Cuba´s International Book Fair 2012 opened on Thursday under the slogan “To Read is to Grow” with the presence of 14 Caribbean nations, including the Dominican Republic, as guests of honor.
Culture
4/13/2012
Applications must be submitted before February 24, 2012 to the IDB offices in the 26 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Culture
4/13/2012
The Ministry of Culture will hold the First Seminar on Literary Criticism in the Dominican Republic on February 24 and 25.
Culture
4/13/2012
The Ministries of Education and Culture are launching art education degree programs in four provinces simultaneously
Culture
4/13/2012
With the objective of attracting the publicto a space dedicated to books, and to formallystart the pre-inaugural cycle of the 2012Santo Domingo International Book Fair, theCultureBookstoreheld the event "Noche Brava del Libro" at its headquarters loc
Culture
4/13/2012
CineMAM, the official Museum of Modern Art’s film club, held athree-day dialogue and designers’ screening entitled “Musa &Moda”, at the MAM auditorium.
Culture
4/13/2012
The Deputy Minister of Institutional Development of the Ministry of Culture (MINC), Matthew Morrison, offered a lecture entitled "Marketing and Cultural Identity Facing the Challenges of the XXI Century" at The Ateneo Dominicano.
Culture
3/18/2012
The Ministry of Culture (MINC in Spanish), recently launched the book, “Círculo de Espera”, which is a collection of stories written by the winners of the Second Baseball Stories Contest, held in 2009.
Culture
3/18/2012
This week, as we usher in the Month of Love – February - we are happy to announce a series of special programs for Jazz lovers and lovers of culture in general. Two concerts and a photo exhibition dedicated to Jazz are part of the innovative program
Culture
3/18/2012
The Ministry of Culture and the Embassy of Japan inaugurated “Dolls and Japanese Calendars” exhibition at the Museum of the Dominican Man.
Culture
3/5/2012
Dominican writer and poet, Marianela Medrano, will launch her fifth book of poetry, Diosas de la Yuca, at the Children’s Library of the Dominican Republic (BIJRD in Spanish) on January 18th at 6 pm.
Culture
3/5/2012
Photographer Miguel Collado’s exhibit, “Trees in Holga,” opened with a series of 24 exquisite photographs of the trees that line the streets of Santo Domingo, especially in the area of Gazcue, taken with his Lomographic meniscus lens.
Culture
3/5/2012
The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Mexiko, and the Centro DominicoAlemán (Dominican-German Center) invite to a special concert which should delight the palates of all lovers of this genre of music.
Culture
3/5/2012
Through its Embassy in the Dominican Republic, the government of Taiwan donated 1.6 million pesos to the National Conservatory of Music and gave a van to the National Artisans Center.
Culture
3/5/2012
The individual exhibitions "Ensimismado" by Raúl Morilla, "¿Quiéntiene la razón?" by Carlos Hinojosa, and "Retrospectiva" by José Rincón Mora, willremain open to the public until the end of February at the Museum of Modern Art (MAM for its acronym in
Culture
3/5/2012
Leonardo de León was among the Platinum Award Winners in the Screenplay Competition of the “Oregon Film Awards 2011,” where he competed with some 4,000 writers.
Culture
2/22/2012
As part of the Ministry of Culture´s annual Christmas celebration, this year ended with a spectacular series of concerts which included performances by the Dominican Wind Orchestra, the National Ballet, the Orpheum of Santiago and the Cibao Philharmo
Culture
2/22/2012
Dominican President Leonel Fernández awarded, through a decree, special grants to a group of painters, curators and promoters of the arts in honor of the Day of the Visual Artist.
Culture
2/22/2012
Please join us in our series on Shakespeare for 2012, an annual cycle on his plays. This year we will enjoy a masterwork about love and justice, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.
Culture
2/22/2012
More than five thousand hours of moving footage of Dominican historical events and activities, were donated by filmmaker René Fortunato to the Nation’s General Archive (AGN for its acronym in Spanish).
Culture
2/22/2012
Family and close friends of the late Alfonso Moreno Martínez donated a book and a documentary film to the Memorial Museum of the Resistance about the life of the pedromacorisanbusinessman, politician, diplomat and ecologist who,from a very early age,
Culture
2/22/2012
Well-known artist Ada Balcácer was awarded the National Arts Painting Prize for this year.
Culture
2/6/2012
As part of its cultural diplomacy, the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Holland presented its first classical Christmas concert last week at the University of Social Sciences of The Hague.
Culture
2/6/2012
Artists competed with one or two pieces of their work inspired by the thirteen values that make up the Good for You (Bien por ti!) national strategy.
Culture
2/6/2012
The Office of the First Lady (DPD in Spanish) and the Ministry of Culture is sponsoring the Tenth National Artisans Fair 2011,to be held December 14-18. This year the Fair is dedicated to the artisans of San José de Ocoa.
Culture
1/27/2012
Harold Priego won First Place and took home a cash prize of 125,000 pesos for his short film, “No lo revivas” which the jury said possessed an “excellent combination of animation technology and an excellent sound track which, along with the story, en
Culture
1/27/2012
The Ministry of Culture and the Dominican Commission for Culture in the United States invites you to a book discussion on Wednesday December 7, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.
Culture
1/27/2012
As part of the declaration of International African Ancestry Year, the Ministry of Culture (MINC in Spanish), through the Cultural Itinerary Program, has organized an interesting and historical tour of the routes taken by the island´s first slaves
Culture
1/22/2012
Dominican painter, José Demetrio Peña, is bringing his one-man, traveling “The Ultimate Green” (El último verde) show home to the Dominican Republic. The show was seen last May-June, 2011 at the Arts Hotel in Bolzano, Italia.
Culture
1/10/2012
The Ministry of Culture and the Dominican Commission of Culture in the United States is inviting people to a talk on: How to start a non-profit organization
Culture
1/10/2012
The Ministry of Culture developed a full program of activities for National Merengue Day which included music, tributes and exhibitions.
Culture
1/10/2012
The National Folklore Directorate (DINAFOLK in Spanish), part of the Ministry of Culture, inaugurated the ¨ Merengue Gallery¨ which honors merengue singers, musicians, arrangers and composers around the country.
Culture
1/10/2012
A special program of exhibitions, theatrical presentations, concerts and workshops will be offered by the Ministry of Culture (MINC in Spanish) at this year’s 4th annual “Long Night at the Museums” in which all the major museums around the country w
Culture
1/10/2012
"The Birth of Baby Jesus,” a musical show, is being performed on three Saturdays in December, the 3rd, 10th and the 17th as well as on Wednesday the 21st in the esplanade in front of the Children’s Library. All shows begin at 5:30 pm.
Culture
1/10/2012
Recognition is given to those who have made a digital impact through their work.
Culture
12/27/2011
With the motto "We have the word the First International Meeting of Ethnic Writers took place in Costa Rica with 17 countries represented.
Culture
12/27/2011
The Ministry of Culture, through the Literary Management Directorate and in coordination with the Ministry of Women, held the conference "Dominican women under Trujillo Authoritarianism", lead by renowned researcher and advocate for women’s rights Ca
Culture
12/27/2011
In honor of the birth centennial of French-Romanian thinker and essayist, Emil Cioran, the Ministry of Culture’s Literary Office, in coordination with the French Embassy in the DR, offered a colloquium on the life of this celebrated figure.
Culture
12/27/2011
The Ministry of Culture, through its Department of Literary Workshops and Literary Promotion opened a poetry workshop given by well-known Mexican writer, Mario Bojórquez. It was held in the Ramón Oviedo Art Hall.
Culture
12/8/2011
The National Council of Culture, the official organization in charge of designing policies and plans for the development of culture, designated composer and orchestra director Ramón Antonio Molina as “National Glory of Dominican Music” in recognition
Culture
12/8/2011
It has been confirmed that GFDD and FUNGLODE will participate at New York’s Dominican Book Fair to be held from October 7 - 9, 2011.
Culture
12/8/2011
Throughout the month of October, the Ministry of Culture will develop an intense program of new book presentations from the Ediciones Rumbo Sur and from the Colección Provincias publishing houses.
Culture
12/8/2011
A group of 150 students from the Socorro Sánchez School enjoyed the performance given by Colombia´s Pombo Group at the Children´s Library of the Dominican Republic (BIJRD in Spanish).
Culture
12/8/2011
The Ministry of Culture (MINC in Spanish) officially inaugurated "VII Regional Book Fair, Barahona 2011" in a ceremony presided over by Dominican Vice President Rafael Alburquerque and José Rafael Lantigua, Minister of Culture.
Culture
11/27/2011
The VII edition of the Regional Book Fair dedicated its second day of activities to the provinces of Bahoruco and Independencia, who honored the late journalist and poet Apolinar Perdomo as well as historian, professor and poet General Rafael Leónid
Culture
11/27/2011
The Municipal Unit for the Community Heritage of Sosúa (UMPC in Spanish) announced their first “Multicultural Food Festival” which will be held between September 30 and October 2 in the Las Flores Park of Sosúa.
Culture
11/27/2011
The pieces on display were made by artisans from the Progresando families around the country as well as independent artisans associated in federations or groups.
Culture
11/27/2011
The Ministry of Culture gave 2 million pesos to the Silvano Lora Foundation to be used to develop its plans to create painting workshops in Colonial City where it operates.
Culture
11/27/2011
The Ministry of Culture, through the Provincial Cultural Office of Romana, the BoMana Foundation and the Dominican College of Painters of La Romana, coordinated the participation of national artists at the First Dominican Culture Week in Orlando, Flo
Culture
11/27/2011
Buen Vivir (Good Living) Productions opened its fourth edition of the tastiest event in the Caribbean: Sweet Santo Domingo, all the profits of which are designated to go to the Dr. Heriberto Pieter Volunteer Oncology Institute
Culture
10/31/2011
The Ministry of Culture, through the General Directorate of Books and Reading, undertook the first phase of the Reading Pilot Plan in the Juan Bosch Cultural Center in the city of Moca.
Culture
10/31/2011
The Dominican Republic was the guest of honor at the VII International Book Fair of Panama, held between August 14-28 in the Atlapa Convention Center of Panama City.
Culture
10/31/2011
The new Culture Bookstore, with an ample offering of books by Dominican writers, opened in Colonial City, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. The Bookstore is located at 2 Las Atarazanas Street in the Colonial Zone.
Culture
10/11/2011
Works of art from different genre and disciplines were recently selected for the 26th National Visual Arts Biennale which will be inaugurated at the Museum of Modern Art on August 16th at 7:00 PM. This years Biennale will feature a new Guest of Hono
Culture
10/11/2011
One of the most distinctive characteristics of the Dominican Republic is its cooking and food. The mix of cultures is reflected in its culinary creations such as desserts and Creole sweets. To make these delectable treats which are a preference among
Culture
10/11/2011
As a virtuoso of drawing and experimentation in juxtaposing a variety of techniques, one can define Amy Hussein’s work for this exhibition as just that. Amy will show a total of ten drawings that speak to the domination of this technique and the grac
Culture
10/3/2011
Present a video or photography and win a scholarship to the Altos de chavón design school or samsung prices
Culture
10/3/2011
The Dominican Ministry of Culture gave $18 million pesos to the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) to offset expenses incurred as part of the Orchestra´s general restructuring process, which began in 2009.
Culture
9/25/2011
Urban artist of the moment, known as El Poeta Callejero (the Street Poet), confirmed his participation to perform on Thursday July 30 at Neptunos Beach Saturday Special Edition in Boca Chica.
Culture
9/25/2011
The Ministry of Culture officially closed the VII International Theater Festival of Santo Domingo 2011 at the Máximo Avilés Blonda Hall in the Palace of Fine Arts. This years Festival was dedicated to Iván García and Rodolfo Santana.
Culture
9/25/2011
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) will hold the First National Library and Documentation Center Congress with the goal of coordinating the country’s National Library System.
Culture
9/25/2011
Once again, the Virgilio Díaz Grullón Literary Workshop of the Regional University Center of Santiago (CURSA) and the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), in connection with the Cultural Department of the UASD, are celebrating their Sevente
Culture
9/25/2011
On the occasion of International African Ancestry Year, the Ministry of Culture has put together an intense program of activities which seek to emphasize African heritage, cultural values and traditions.
Culture
9/25/2011
The Ministry of Culture is currently restoring the Obelisk of the Malecon (seafront promenade) with paintings by renowned artist Dustin Muñoz, in honor of the Mirabal Sisters. The finished product is expected to be inaugurated by the end of July.
Culture
9/25/2011
The Ministry of Environment, with the support of the Program for Environmental Protection of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), held a seminar called, “The Impact of Climate Cha
Culture
9/25/2011
Dominican Hip Hop or Hip Hop from the Dominican Republic has a style of its own, which is a mixture of its native music.
Culture
9/25/2011
Dominican President Leonel Fernández, inaugurated the Memorial Museum to the Dominican Resistance in which the government invested 104 million pesos.
Culture
9/20/2011
The Ministry of Culture, the government of the Canary Islands, the Spanish Cultural Action society of the government of Spain and the Dominican Museum of Modern Art will inaugurate the group show “Horizontes Insulares.” The exhibition is a project th
Culture
9/20/2011
Leonel Melo Guerrero, General Director of GMO, a consulting firm, stressed that the Film Law, passed last Tuesday by the Executive Branch and by Presidential Decree number 370-11, which establishes regulations for its implementation, creates a new le
Culture
9/20/2011
The Ministry of Culture, through the Office of National and International Theater Festivals, announced that the VII International Theater Festival (FITE) is organizing ¨Huellas de un Maestro¨ (Footprints of a Master) Exhibition dedicated to Iván Garc
Culture
9/20/2011
The Ministry of Culture, through the Office of National and International Theater Festivals, announced the VII International Theater Festival (FITE) Santo Domingo 2011 which, this year, has made Spain the Guest of Honor.
Culture
9/20/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 24/05/2011 He led the architectural reconstruction of the Colonial City; among his main restorations are: the Museo de las Casas Reales (the Royal Muse
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/23/2011 The members of the four teams that made it to the finals of the Battle of the Storytellers answered questions about the plot, characters, authors and context of the 18
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 30/05/2011 What is the real way forward in our time…the steep tumble into the abyss or the rise to the top through art and culture? Is rust the symbol of the West? Perhap
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/27/2011 On Friday, June 3rd at 7:00p.m., the Ministry of Culture, the Government of the Canaries, the Spanish Cultural Action of the Government of Spain, and the
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/28/2011 A group of artisans from the Progressing in Handcrafts Program, developed by the Office of the First Lady in El Cedro
Culture
7/11/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 25/05/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC) will publish four new books to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the patriotic deed that took place
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/24/2011 The cast of dancers from the National Ballet and the Contemporary Dance Company Troupe presented separate performa
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 24/05/2011 Vicente Hernández was born in Batabanó, Cuba on November 9, 1971. He did his early studies in painting at the ele
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 24/05/2011 Dominican singer, Fantine, gave her first official public appearance at the Cantina del Agave in Santo Domingo.
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/22/2011 The General Management of Books and Reading of the Ministry of Culture offered a workshop titled “The electronic book: Finally, what I alwa
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/24/2011 The Directorate General of the Book Fair and the Ministry of Culture presented the book "Por el Cielo de las Islas," part of the Dienteleche collection, before d
Culture
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo,05/09/2011 This cultural event was conceived with the idea of bringing together emerging artists with diverse approaches and discourses into the same space in order to
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 5/01/2011 The German Embassy in cooperation with the Dominican Ministry of Culture and the Goethe Institute of Mexico City are once again combining their efforts for the c
Culture
6/6/2011
Fair Santo Domingo 2011 Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/01/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC) and the Directors General of the XIV International Book Fair, Santo Domingo 2011 presented t
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/01/2011 With the official opening of the International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2011 on Wednesday, May 4th, the Ministry of Culture will introduce its series o
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/01/2011 The National Gallery of Fine Arts inaugurated the exhibition of “Suites” by French Master Michel Bizet. The event was celebrated with a c
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 5/01/2011 Paintings by Peruvian artist Monica Luza will be on display from May 3-25 at the Los Remedos Chapel under the auspices of the German Embassy in Santo Domingo.
Culture
6/6/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo,09/05/2011 Cuaderno de Catarsis," (Catharsis Notebook) a book of poetry by writer and journalist, Alexéi Tellerías, was launched on
Culture
6/6/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo,09/05/2011 A gala concert was performed by the National Symphony Orchestra and the Choral Group of the First Cathedral of the A
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo,09/05/2011 "Northern Poetry: Getting to Know the Young Poets from the Northern Region of the Country," coordinated by Johan Mijail Castillo took place
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo,05/11/2011 Psychologist Elizabeth Watson gave a conference called, "Growth in the Face of Adversity" in the Dominican Writers Pavil
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/11/2011 As part of the extensive programming of this year’s XIV International Book Fair, a colloquium on “Anti-Trujillo Resistance and the Effects of the
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/05/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC) and the General Directors of the Book Fair inaugurated the Vatican a
Culture
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/05/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC) and the General Directors of the Book Fair inaugurated the Vatican and Dominican C
Culture
6/6/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 27/04/2011 Christian songs, pop, rock, jazz, merengue, son, percussion, classical ballet, lyric singers, choral groups, young dancers and soloists, s
Culture
5/27/2011
Dominican Republic, Alta Gracia, 24/04/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC), through the Provincial Office of Altagracia, presented the theatrical adaptation of the novel, “Over” by one of the most notable
Culture
5/27/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/24/2011 The Dominican Traveling Theater is under the direction of veteran actress Carlota Carretero who will be in charge of the street theater this year at the
Culture
5/27/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 25/04/2011 There are a total of 55 entries in the competition for this year’s National Prize of the Eduardo León Jimene
Culture
5/27/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/20/2011 The Ministry of Culture inaugurated the "Treasures of the Vatican" art exhibition which is on display along the perimeter of Independence Park.
Culture
5/27/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/25/2011 A total of 9 panels on various topics selected by the organizers of the International Book Fair will make up the Colloquium
Culture
5/27/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/15/2011 Luis Céspedes Peña, José Francisco Madera and Perfecto Martínez were the winners of the René Fernández Almonte essay writing contest sponsored by
Culture
5/18/2011
República Dominicana, Hato Mayor 04/13/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC), through its Provincial Offices and the “Sowing Theater Program,” put on its first plays with the participation of more
Culture
5/18/2011
Vatican City 04/11/2011 On the morning of April 8th, an important press conference was held in the John Paul II Auditorium to reveal the detai
Culture
5/18/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 13/04/2011 Among the published authors are Bishops Ramón Benito de la Rosa y Carpio, Juan Antonio Flores Santana and Fr
Culture
5/18/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 15/04/2011 With the backing of the Dominican Ministry of Culture (MINC), the 10th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for Assistance Funding for the I
Culture
5/18/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/15/2011 The Youth Symphony Orchestra will offer weekly classes in the Santo Domingo Sabio, a private institution with a fifty-plus years of work in the popular ne
Culture
5/18/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/18/2011 The Ministry Culture (MINC) is taking classical music to the children and young people of Sa
Culture
5/18/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/18/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC) concluded the National “Sowing Theater Program” o
Culture
5/18/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 04/19/2011 The Cultural Center of Spain inaugurated the “Creation INJUVE 2010” Visual Arts Show which is part of the series of prizes organized each year by the Youth Institute in
Culture
5/18/2011
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 3/6/11 To assure that the more than 1,500 children and young people of Miches, in the province of Seibo, have access to national and int
Culture
5/8/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 04/11/2011 President Leonel Fernández honored Spanish singer, Raphael Sánchez, with the Heraldic Order of Christopher Columbus of the Level of Knight, through Decree 209-11
Culture
5/8/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 13/04/2011 La exhibición individual “Geometría del Plátano”, del pintor dominicano, Radhamés Mejía, fue inaugurada en District & Co. The Gallery , del Ensanche Naco en Santo Domin
Culture
5/8/2011
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2/6/11 The Ministry of Culture (MINC) held a cocktail party to recognize and thank all those who helped create and develop the e
Culture
5/8/2011
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 3/3/11 The Ministry of Culture and its District Office in the province of Valverde Mao, as part of their shared interest in promoting this city’s art, are develop
Culture
5/8/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 08/03/2011 El miércoles 13 de abril a las 8 de la noche en la “Sala de la Cultura” del Teatro Nacional, será puesta en circulación la nueva obra del escritor y ex canc
Culture
5/8/2011
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 04/12/2011 The Ministry of Culture (MINC in Spanish) recently inaugurated Pedro Jose Gris one-man show, "Windows: A View of
Culture
5/8/2011
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 04/11/2011 The Dominican Ministry of Culture (MINC) called on all youth orchestra institutions around the country to present their artistic budgets, for training an
Culture
5/8/2011
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic March 4, 2011 A total of 18 important personalities connected to the cultural scene will be honored at this years X
Culture
5/8/2011
Santo Domingo, 11/22/2010 President Leonel Fernández, under Decrees 643-10 and 644-10, bestowed the Order Christopher Columbus Heraldic Award on various international actors and filmmakers who were visiting the country
Culture
1/26/2011
Santo Domingo, 26/10/2010 "The Middle Finger of Reality Greets Me,” Joan Prats first novel will be published in November by Punto de Lectura from the Santillana Group. At this moment, there are
Culture
12/8/2010
Dominican Republic, 08/11/2010 The Dominican Cultural Foundation is inviting people to attend the launch of Brian J. Bosch´s book “Balaguer and the D
Culture
9/19/2010
New York, 08/05/2010 On Thursday, 22 July, the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic approved legislation that will facilitate the development of the country’s flourishing
Culture
9/19/2010
President Leonel Fernández, presided over the graduation ceremony of the first class of 29 students from the United States, Israel, Iran, India, Palestine, Haiti, Senegal and the Dominican Republic. The Dominican President and American actor Vin Dies
Culture
7/21/2010
The President of the Republic, Leonel Fernández, accompanied by the First Lady, Margarita Cedeño, attended the lecture “Some Lessons from the Crisis” this Thursday. The lecture was given by the former Prime Minister of France, Lionel Robert Jospin, u
Culture
7/7/2010
New York City’s Municipal Council released a proclamation of public recognition in honor of Dominican filmmaker René Fortunato for his contribution to Dominican art and culture through his documentary films.
Culture
5/31/2010
The Altos de Chavón Cultural Foundation Center is hosting a new solo exhibition of painter Jean Girigori, whose work is considered by experts to be among of the most powerful expressions in modern painting in the Caribbean and expression of visual th
Culture
5/18/2010
A total of 191 dance troupes and floats, from the various municipalities of Santo Domingo, the District Capital and some 30 provinces, will participate in Sunday’s National Carnival Parade, being organized by the Ministry of Culture.
Culture
4/6/2010
With more than 100 colorful dance troupes, endless imagination and authentic costumes, characters and activities, the Villa Mella 2010 Carnival was celebrated to great success and joy.
Culture
4/6/2010
The Dominican Republic was the guest of honor at the Quebec 2010 Carnival where the Minister of Tourism introduced the country’s Folkloric Ballet to those gathered at the Plaine d’Abraham. The Dominican dance troupe performed on the outdoor stage in
Culture
3/14/2010
Following on from the success of Photo Exhibits in both Santo Domingo and Santiago last year, a hugely popular Expo showcasing images from the picture book, “New Perspectives: Dominican Republic” is traveling to the US.
Culture
3/9/2010
With an impressive display of Caribbean culture, the Dominican Republic had an excellent showing at the Tourism Fair Salon des Vacances in Brussels, Belgian where thousands of visitors stopped by the Dominican stand at the Brussels Exhibition Center.
Culture
3/5/2010
The exhibition “Fernando Botero: the Pain of Columbia” formally opened the activities being held around the declaration of Santo Domingo as the American Capital of Culture 2010.
Culture
2/16/2010
The Minister of Culture, Jose Rafael Lantigua, in a visit to the new Center of Correction and Rehabilitation of the Isleta, in Moca, began the incorporation of his office with the jail reform in the in the Dominican Republic.
Culture
2/16/2010
Boulder Over the Cliff,” a play for theatre written by Dominican writer Jimmy Valdez, was declared the winner in the literary contest Ultramar Letters sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic, through a commissioner that awarded
Culture
2/16/2010
President Leonel Fernández received Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin at the National Palace on Tuesday. Martin thanked the Dominican President’s offer to help his organization, the Ricky Martin Foundation, get aid to those in need in neighboring Hait
Culture
2/14/2010
Dominican Vice President Rafael Alburquerque greeted in his office the Taiwanese Ambassador, Isaac Tsai, who is donating $66,429 to the Youth Symphony Orchestra of San Pedro de Macorís to be used to purchase musical instruments.
Culture
2/2/2010
Carlos Humberto Sánchez Morel was sworn in as the new Culture Commissioner in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture in New York
Culture
12/16/2009
The III Dominican Global Film Festival will officially open in style in four different Dominican cities at the same time. Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata, Santiago and Nagua will each be holding their own inauguration ceremony and premiering a different
Culture
12/8/2009
Beginning on Thursday, September 17, the Dominican Republic will have a new tourism product on offer: the Art Gallery Circuit which will give Dominicans and foreigners the opportunity to visit 19 art galleries and centers in Americas First City.
Culture
12/3/2009
The Mesa Fine Art Gallery presents the work of a new generation of Caribbean West Indian artists (Cuban, Haitian, Puerto Rican and Dominican) who will participate in a painting exhibition.
Culture
10/30/2009
For the first time in history, this October 12th will be commemorated as thousands of people from 20 cities all around Latin America gather together to meditate simultaneously for world peace, according to organizers of the event.
Culture
10/23/2009
The Anthology of the Thoughts of Juan Bosch, by Justo Pedro Castellanos, Rector of APEC University, will be introduced into the Dominican community in New York, in a ceremony supported by Dominican cultural societies and university authorities of the
Culture
10/21/2009
Dominican President Leonel Fernández attended the inauguration and gala concert in the Carlos Piantini Hall of the Eduardo Brito National Theater which marked the resumption of the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction the maestro José Anto
Culture
10/18/2009
The diversity of Dominican food, its tropical flavors and smells, made an impressive name for itself during the five days it held the Guest of Honor spot bestowed upon it by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNSECO
Culture
10/7/2009
Daniel Infantes body of artwork encompasses the classical up to the current. Viewers will have a chance to see a total retrospective of his work at the Casa Italia, or Italy House, in an exhibition of 30 paintings done in acrylic and oil on cloth.
Culture
8/12/2009
Pavel Núñez launched a special CD/DVD edition of his live production of “Big Band Núñez” with a concert at the Theater House after having introduced the public to this new work in a press conference called by the artist and executives from Antena Mus
Culture
8/11/2009
The Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo and its sister institution in the United States, the Global Foundation for Democracy (GFDD) with the support of the Ministry of Culture, inaugurated the photographic exhibition, “New Perspectives from the
Culture
8/4/2009
The library was re-opened in a simple act that included donors and several officials and personalities including the FUNGLODE’s Honorary President, Leonel Fernández, and the widow of Professor Juan Bosch, Carmen Quidiello (Santo Domingo, June 8, 200
Culture
7/20/2009
Eleomar Puente, well-known Cuban artist and resident of Santo Domingo, DR since 1992, is presenting his most recent one-man show “Out of Line,” at the Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery of Contemporary Art, located in the Piantini Tower.
Culture
7/20/2009
"The Influence of African Art in the Americas” is the title of the conference to be given next Tuesday, June 9th by international curator and architect Mariavelia Savino.
Culture
7/14/2009
A major success. An exhibition never before seen in the Dominican Republic. A reunion of Dominicans with their compatriots and their countryside. Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD), Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLO
Culture
7/14/2009
More than 3,400 spectators attended the First Showing of Dominican Film in Barcelona which ended last night after three weeks and twenty films, including two documentaries. The Film Showing, organized by the Consul General of the Dominican Republic i
Culture
7/13/2009
All the images and remembrances of a spectacular festival. All the record breaking achievements of the 2008 edition. All the cities, screening locations, projections and events. All the invited guests and staff of the II Dominican Republic Global Fil
Culture
7/9/2009
Producers Mariam Suarez, Alejandro Nunez and Airam Toribio announced the benefit photo show and auction will feature the countrys fifty most important personalities in the world of music, art, fashion, journalism, television and radio. The show, "Fi
Culture
7/9/2009
Since May 15, a delegation from the Dominican Republic has been participating in the 5th World Bay Congress, which is being celebrated in Setubal, Portugal under the slogan United by Oceans. The event is being sponsored by the Republic of Portugal, t
Culture
7/9/2009
A new reading program for Dominican children will hold its third installment May 27 in Mendoza. The program, in keeping with a tradition in the cigar industry called el lector de tabaquería, is a collaboration of the Dominican Republic Sports & Educa
Culture
7/9/2009
At total of eight groups from America and Europe will participate in this year’s musical bill at Theater House Jazz Festival. The event, one of the most important of its kind to be celebrated in Santo Domingo, will take place from June 18 to July 30
Culture
7/9/2009
The Alliance of Dominican-American Visual Artists (ADAVA) is presenting a series of art exhibitions as part of an effort to contribute to the development of art and culture in Washington Heights and Inwood areas of New York City. The exhibition, open
Culture
7/9/2009
With a simple click of the mouse, Dominicanaonlinge.org. allows its users to get to know the Dominican Republic not only from a historic and geographic standpoint, but from an economic, political and social standpoint as well. The detailed, comprehen
Culture
7/9/2009
The Mesa Fine Art Gallery presents the Intuitive Connection exhibition by Omar Molina.
Culture
6/5/2009
The Ministry of Culture handed out awards and certificates to this year’s winners of the “National Carnival Parade of 2009” at an event presided over by the Deputy Administrative Minister, Alexander Santana. The event was held in the lobby of the min
Culture
6/5/2009
Ministry of Culture will prepare a program for this important Spanish festival that includes a book fair, theater, concerts and artistic events.
Culture
6/5/2009
In recent days, Ratification of the Collaboration Agreement between the Albéniz Foundation and the National Symphony Orchestra Foundation was signed, ushering in MagisterMusicae.com. The agreement was signed by the presidents of each foundation, Palo
Culture
6/2/2009
The MDFC Gallery is presenting its tenth WALLRIDE exhibition. This one is about skateboards designed by a group of artists, several of whom are young graphic designers, illustrators and skaters whose work is based on their own professions, using a sk
Culture
5/29/2009
GFDD and FUNGLODE, together with the Dominican Ministry of Culture, will organize the photography exposition New Perspectives of the Dominican Republic: A Country from the Sky. The event will showcase images from the book New Perspectives: Dominican
Culture
5/26/2009
The MDFC Gallery is presenting its tenth WALLRIDE exhibition. This one is about skateboards designed by a group of artists, several of whom are young graphic designers, illustrators and skaters whose work is based on their own professions, using a sk
Culture
5/26/2009
The Dominican Office of Tourism Promotion (OPT in Spanish) in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Plaza shopping center held the Dominican Republic Expo 2009 at the the largest shopping center in the southern region of Puerto Rico.
Culture
5/20/2009
The Dominican Office of Tourism Promotion (OPT in Spanish) in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Plaza shopping center are collaborating in the Dominican Republic Expo 2009. The Expo is being held at the Caribbean Plaza, the largest shopping center in the
Culture
5/19/2009
Jazz in Dominicana and Dewar’s 12 present a blending of two cultural genres: jazz and photography. Throughout the entire month of May, the Photo Show “The Colors of Jazz,” exquisite photos with a jazz theme, will be on display every Wednesday at the
Culture
5/14/2009
The APEC Cultural Program and the Dominican Association of Art Critics presented the exhibition "A Nest of Colors," which is made up of 25 works of art of various formats and techniques, predominantly oil and acrylic. The show will be opened to the p
Culture
5/14/2009
Dominican filmmaker René Fortunato won the Platinum “Remi Award” for creative excellence at the 42nd WorldFest Houston International Film Festival for his feature length documentary, “Bosch: Presidente en la frontera imperial” (Bosch: President on th
Culture
5/14/2009
The exhibition opened April 23rd in the MCR1 Studio Gallery.
Culture
5/14/2009
Dominican President Leonel Fernández led the inauguration of the XII International Book Fair of Santo Domingo yesterday where organizers are expecting more than 650 participants, 240 of them international. There will be nearly 100 new books launched,
Culture
5/5/2009
The exhibition halls at CLUB HEMINGWAY’S STARFISH RESORTS in Juan Dolio, are hosting an exhibition of Spanish artists Emma Grau and Pere de Ribot.
Culture
5/5/2009
The Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR) in coordination with the Ministry of Public Health announced a plan to implement a series of strategies to optimize the quality of food consumed by tourists who visit the Dominican Republic as well as a general improv
Culture
4/28/2009
They could easily have been on the runways in Paris or Milan, was the public opinion of the Dominican fashion designers who recently participated in one of the most important fashion events in the United States: Miami Fashion Week 2009.
Culture
4/22/2009
The Minister of Culture, José Rafael Lantigua, announced the remodeling of the Museum of the Dominican Man in order to bring the museum and the building up to date on the newest museum standards and necessary improvements.
Culture
4/21/2009
"El bocadillo,” or the Sandwich, by Marcelo Ferder, is comprised of eleven singular, geometric pieces made with a mixture of material, primary colors, forms and subtle textures. The show opens on April 1 in the Projects Hall of the Museum of Modern A
Culture
4/21/2009
The Spanish Cultural Center (CCE) will be presenting two animated films in its Espacio Cero hall. The films were made by Dominican artists Ignacio Alcántara whose films will show from March 20-26 and José Pión who will show his films from March 27 to
Culture
4/21/2009
Fragments of architectural monuments and cultural heritage sites from the Colonial Zone are represented in a total of 31 images that make up the photographic exhibition "Colonial Details" by Dominican-British photographer Amadeo Anselin Barletta.
Culture
4/21/2009
"Del fondo de la noche" or “In the Depth of the Night,” is a docudrama which connects the lives of Patricia, Minerva and María Teresa Mirabal, with the night Rafael Leonidas Trujillo was ambushed and assassinated. The film opened on Sunday March 1st
Culture
3/31/2009
The Narciso González Cultural Center of the Ministry of Culture, will present the 9th version of the Emilio Aparicio National Amateur Theater Festival to be inaugurated on March 2 with the play, “The Other Side of the World,” at 7:00 p.m. in the Moni
Culture
3/11/2009
As tradition has it, the roar of the drums announced the beginning of the Salve and Atabales Haina Festival for 2009. This year’s festival was dedicated to Dominican folklore maestro, Esteban Martínez Mota (Bolo).
Culture
3/9/2009
"Colors of Music, Colors of the Soul” is the title of Russian painter María Iskakova’s one-woman show which will be on display until March 16th at the Culture Ministry’s Ramón Oviedo Art Gallery.
Culture
3/9/2009
The Footprint of the Caribbean is a project that seeks to underscore the presence of the Catalonians in the American adventure between the 18th and 20th centuries. It also looks at the interchange of influences that were generated in both countries a
Culture
3/6/2009
The nineteenth version of the Grand Carnival Gala 2009, organized by the well-known Santiago choreographer, Víctor Erarte, will be held in this city.
Culture
3/6/2009
"The most ecological, popular and democratic” is the phrase that describes it.
Culture
3/6/2009
Celeste Jiménez, the Dominican Consul in California, has begun preparations to hold the First Dominican Carnival in Hollywood. The idea is to promote Dominican cultural values and to promote the DR as a tourism and investment destination.
Culture
3/6/2009
The García Arévalo Foundation and the Dominican Academy of History released "The Constitution of Cadiz and Santo Domingo" as well as a new edition of a Spanish magazine "Mar Oceania." The event was attended by the President of the Supreme Court of Ju
Culture
3/2/2009
Dominican National Beer and Jazz en Dominicana are bringing two great rhythms, jazz and merengue, to the same stage for a special concert.
Culture
2/12/2009
The Ministry of Culture’s National Visual Arts School inaugurated its painting show “Decisive Landscapes, Didactic Exhibition” made up of the work of former the institutions former students.
Culture
2/12/2009
The Dominican Republic has been chosen by the Miss Spain organization to be the site of the beauty contest to be held this coming May.
Culture
2/12/2009
This is a collection of work about a theme that is experienced day after day but which has been translated into a surreal world, inhabited by faceless beings and geometric figures that personify human experiences. It is a type of painted poetry where
Culture
2/11/2009
The Cultural Department of the Franklin Center of the United States Embassy donated several items in support of various areas of Dominican culture.
Culture
2/9/2009
The APEC University (UANPEC) has undertaken a series of commemorative activities to celebrate Fatherland Month beginning with the publication of the “Biography of Juan Duarte” written by historian Orlando Inoa.
Culture
2/5/2009
The Symphony Foundation, together with the Ministry of Culture announced that the seventh edition of the Santo Domingo Music Festival will be held from March 4 to 14th in the Main Hall of the Eduardo Brito National Theatre.
Culture
2/4/2009
Contemporary Dominican artists show their at the Cultural Center of Spain beginning of January 15 to February 22
Culture
1/27/2009
With the idea of contributing to the protection and preservation of its cultural heritage of art work produced by Dominican artists and authors, the National Customs Agency (DGA) has created a foundation to oversee the more than 400 works of art from
Culture
1/27/2009
The Dominican Society of Bibliophiles recently released three books: “The History of the Haitian Revolution” by Jose Luciano Franco; “The Mullata Community” by Pedro Andres Perez Cabral and “Historic Relationships of Santo Domingo” by Emilio Rodrigue
Culture
1/24/2009
The Novel “Candela” by Dominican writer Rey Emmanuel Andújar, published at the end of 2007 by Alfaguara was recognized as the second best novel of the year by the PEN Club of Puerto Rico.
Culture
1/22/2009
Winners were announced at a press conference on Wednesday December 17 at the FUNGLODE Art Gallery
Culture
1/16/2009
"Notary Public: Voluntary Jurisdiction” is the title of the new book presented by Dr. Maribel Martínez Calderón which offers a rigorously- organized, schematic and detailed explanation of the information, criteria and analysis on the voluntary jurisd
Culture
1/16/2009
Dominican painter Félix Suriel exhibited the world’s largest painting, “The Color of Life” at Art Basel Miami Beach, which also happens to be the biggest modern art fair in the world.
Culture
1/12/2009
The Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery presents “Life in North Caribbean,” a one-man show of Haitian artist and Miami resident, Edouard Duval Carrié. As an artist, Mr. Duval Carrié cannot escape Haitian reality, the motivating source of his discourse. His work
Culture
1/12/2009
The Museum of Modern Art is hosting an exhibition of the work of Spanish artist Antoni Miró whose show, “Communication Space,” is a presentation of architectural studies from some of the most important museums in the world.
Culture
1/12/2009
"Proyectos” by David Pérez, “Proceso” by Fausto Ortiz, and “Re-Vuelta” by Raquel Paiewonsky, will be on exhibit until February 2009
Culture
1/12/2009
A group of men and women, mostly octogenarians, were doing what they always do to get out of their daily routines and to have fun singing. But they don´t sing just for pleasure; they are very clear about their sense of responsibility and mission to
Culture
12/16/2008
Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, San Sebastián, Berlin. Award winning films that have been screened during the world’s most renowned festivals, many of which have recently premiered in the United States and have not yet been shown is Latin America, will be
Culture
12/10/2008
As part of the fifth anniversary commemoration of the Leon Center, the Dominican Senate has rendered official recognition of this cultural institution for the support it has given to the “comprehensive promotion and dissemination of culture, art, the
Culture
12/10/2008
"The Painting of Sacha Tebó as Poetry of the Archetypes" opened at the Arawak Art Gallery. The show, which includes the artist´s representative work, consists of fourteen paintings and drawings done in the encaustic medium, a hot wax-based medium, an
Culture
12/10/2008
The sculptural ensemble “Homage to Music, Homage to the Earth” made of cast bronze made by Dionisio Blanco, artist from San Cristobal, was unveiled in the “Piedras Vivas” Park.
Culture
12/10/2008
Dominican author, actress, producer and Hollywood resident, Isabella Wall will visit the Dominican Republic to introduce her book "Chasing Rubi, The Truth about Porfirio Rubirosa, The Last Playboy" which is based on the life of Dominican playboy-dipl
Culture
12/9/2008
Cuban bass player Ramón Vazquez will offer a workshop together with various professors from the University of Music in Puerto Rico to public school children and teenagers from the north coast, as part of the ninth edition of the Dominican Jazz Festiv
Culture
12/2/2008
A total of 36 feature-length fiction and documentary films have been confirmed to be screened during the second edition of the Dominican Republic Global Film Festival, which will be celebrated November 19-23, 2008. The Dominican Republic’s most prest
Culture
11/6/2008
The Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) will present the film Dominican Identity and Migrations To Hispaniola during the DANR 11th Annual National Conference taking place October 10-12, 2008 in Providence, RI. The documentary will be shown
Culture
11/3/2008
Writer Rey Andújar is coming to the Dominican Republic this week, invited by Alfaguara Publishing to present “Candela” at three universities in Santo Domingo and in Santiago de los Caballeros. In the latter city, the activity will take place on Thurs
Culture
10/14/2008
The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) awarded Juan Luis Guerra with the title “Artist for Peace,” making him the first Dominican, and first Caribbean, to receive this distinction from the international organizati
Culture
10/7/2008
The Photojournalist Group of the Communication Studies Center of de FUNGLODE (CEC-FUNGLODE) opened on Monday as the 2nd Press Photo Exhibit and Projection. After the success of the first exhibit, which took place last year as part of the Photography
Culture
9/20/2008
A photographic exhibit in honor of Dominican women in New York.
Culture
9/3/2008
The Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR) will show its documentary films, “Caribbean Treasures” and “Images and Music of the Dominican Republic ” around the country and abroad. The two films feature the best music and the most beautiful places in the DR.
Culture
9/3/2008
Alfaguara will publish, exclusively for the Dominican Republic , Junot Díaz’s award-winning novel “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” which will be on bookshelves at the end of August.
Culture
9/3/2008
The Lyle O. Reitzel contemporary art gallery, fulfilling its inherent function of an open, new art space and its commitment to supporting young, emerging artists, is presenting its most recent discovery: Hulda Guzmán and Gustavo Peña.
Culture
8/26/2008
The Museum of the Dominican Man (MHD) issued Bulletin Number 42 with the results of its research, putting the institution at the service of professionals and students in the area as well as the general public.
Culture
8/26/2008
The Dominican Minister of Culture, through the Office of Books and Reading , will launch José Frank Rosario’s Complete Book of Poetry titled Between Dust and Ashes. The book presentation is part of its publishing commitment to Dominican writers.
Culture
8/15/2008
The Third International Children’s Film Festival in Santo Domingo is opening with fun workshops, interesting movies and a visit from an international film expert. The 2008 Festival is being organized for the third year in a row by the Office of the F
Culture
8/14/2008
The book “The Generation Gap: Toward a Renovation of Hope” by Milton Morrison will be launched in New York City on August 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Caliope Bookstore on Dyckman Street in Washington Heights. The following Saturday, Mr. Morrison will give
Culture
8/14/2008
A huge gathering of dancers, choreographers, actors and artists will take place on August 1,2 and 3rd . Among other participating will be the Silver Brown Company (USA), Transit (Spain), Archodanse (Haiti), and for the Dominican Republic Tatiana Meji
Culture
8/14/2008
The Dominican Merengue will once again fill some of the biggest dance halls in the world, represented by its best protagonists. Frank Cruz, Francis "Songo" Santana, Vinicio "Mambo" Franco and Joseíto "El Diablo" Mateo will reunite on the stage to si
Culture
8/12/2008
The simulcast show of the closing of the 41st Merengue Festival in Santo Domingo and Puerto Rico will undoubtedly result in a huge boost in international interest in this musical style as well as in Dominican tourism.
Culture
8/12/2008
Minister of Culture, José Rafael Lantigua, was inducted as a member of the Dominican Academy of Language during a solemn ceremony overseen by President Fernández. Upon being inducted into the Academy, Lantigua gave a speech on the topic “Literary Con
Culture
7/30/2008
The short film, "Pinchos & Rolos," made by US-based Dominican Freddy Vargas was selected to participate in the New York Latino International Film Festival.
Culture
7/30/2008
Young filmmaker, Camilo Then, announced that he is making his third documentary and it is called “Norman de Castro: Life with HIV.”
Culture
7/18/2008
The Ministry of Tourism sponsored the First Asian Food Festival held in conjunction with the Flower for Everyone Foundation and representatives from the People’s Republic of China in the Dominican Republic.
Culture
7/16/2008
The book, “Stellar Moments of the Rio Group Summit in Santo Domingo,” written by journalist Emilia Pereyra, was launched last Thursday at the National Palace in the presence of Dominican President Leonel Fernández.
Culture
7/1/2008
The Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) congratulates the Broadway musical "In The Heights" for winning four Tony Awards during last
Culture
6/28/2008
The Ministry of Culture announced the opening of the “Dominican Workers Movement” photo exhibit on display at the Narcizo González of Villa Juana Cultural Center in the Silvano Lora Hall.
Culture
6/23/2008
President Leonel Fernández and First Lady Margarita Cedeño de Fernández oversaw the launching of Manuel Tapia Brea’s book of stories, “International Focus 1966-1970” a collection of the journalist’s stories from that period.
Culture
6/23/2008
The human universe of Wilfredo García is explored through the testimonies of those who shared intimacies with this artist.
Culture
6/23/2008
Juan A. Paulino (Santiago, Dominican Republic, 1931), revered activist of the Dominican Community in the United States, passed away on May 30, 2008. In response to your interest, we are publishing the following piece by Ramona Hernández, Professor of
Culture
6/19/2008
Almost 400 aerial images comprise this unprecedented work that offers a new perspective of the country highlighting all its facets.
Culture
6/12/2008
On June 7, the Barbier-Mueller Museum of Pre-Colombian Art will host an exhibition that will display a group of 55 works of Taino art, many of which were originally found in indigenous settlements on the Island of Hispaniola
Culture
6/11/2008
The Alfaguara Children’s Book Publishers and the Santillana Group are delighted to congratulate Dinorah Coronado’s “Rebecca Up At Bat” which has won the "Aurora Tavárez Belliard" National Children’s Literature Prize for 2008. Ms. Coronada, a Dominica
Culture
6/10/2008
A total of eight concerts will bring together musicians from Latin America and the Caribbean for the 9th Edition of the Theater House Jazz Festival that will begin on Friday June 6 and continue throughout June and July with concerts every Thursday.
Culture
6/5/2008
For the first time, Dominicans participated in the Carnival Parade in the North American city of San Francisco with a colorful float representing the Dominican Republic.
Culture
6/5/2008
It is a little piece of Asia in the Caribbean. It is a space where a 5,000-thousand-year-old culture mixes comfortably with the customs and practices of native Dominicans. Porticos, engravings, sculptures, fountains, gardens and Asian shops and busin
Culture
6/4/2008
The Photojournalist Group of the Communication Studies Center of the Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) has organized a film cycle in which viewers will have the opportunity to contemplate the dangers faced on a daily basis by photoj
Culture
6/4/2008
The Consulate of the Dominican Republic in Barcelona, Spain organized a photography exposition and book debut to showcase the publication, New Perspectives: Dominican Republic
Culture
6/4/2008
Dominican artist and architect Limber Vilorio has won the famous Casa de Velázquez award from Madrid and has been invited to show his work next year at "La Grande Halle" of Parc de la Villette, Paris’s largest city park.
Culture
6/2/2008
Juan Luis Guerra will kick off his world tour with a series of concerts at important venues in the United States. The tour, being called "La Travesía" or The Crossing, will begin in July.
Culture
6/2/2008
The much respected master Guillo Pérez has returned to the Dominican Republic to present his new exhibition The Flamboyans of Guillo Pérez. This follows Mr. Pérez’s successful 2006 exhibition in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. The exhibition open
Culture
5/27/2008
The Spanish Cultural Center will present an exhibition and discussion on Wednesday May 21 at 7:30 p.m. The subject is “Culture: Alternatives, Diversity and Rights.” The exhibition will gather posters made by professionals in the field of visual commu
Culture
5/27/2008
The Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) is pleased to announce its agenda for its 6th Annual Dominicans On The Hill Day in Washington, DC. Dominicans On The Hill Day is an opportunity for members of the community to interact face-to-face
Culture
5/19/2008
The 11th International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2008 will be extended for 11 more days in response to a request by schools, universities and book stores, Book Fair organizers announced.
Culture
5/19/2008
The Pedro Henríquez Ureña (BNPHU) National Library and the President’s Office of Information and Communication Technologies (OPTIC) have signed a collaboration agreement in which both institutions have committed to utilize new technology with the goa
Culture
5/19/2008
The Dominican Chamber of Deputies approved a Resolution delegating award-winning, US-based writer Junot Díaz the “Cultural Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to the World.” The special appointment, initially brought before the Congress on April 22,
Culture
5/19/2008
Portal Dominicanaonline.org, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), has launched a special section dedicated exclusively
Culture
5/13/2008
TThe Executive Branch of the Dominican government promulgated Law 154-08, approved by Congress, which officially declares May 19th as the “Day of the Democratic Soldier,” in remembrance of Rafael Tomás Fernández Domínguez, the constitutionalist colon
Culture
5/13/2008
The recently remodeled Cathedral of Our Lady of Regla in the city of Baní, in the southern region of the country, opened its doors today.
Culture
4/29/2008
Dominican President, Doctor Leonel Fernández, presided over the World Earth Day activities, organized by the Progressive Environmental Movement (MAP).
Culture
4/29/2008
The Dominican American National Roundtable congratulates Junot Diaz for his selection as the recipient of a 2008 Pulitzer Prize in the Letters, Drama and Music Category for his fictional work "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao." The Pulitzer Prize
Culture
4/25/2008
Novelist and playwright Haffe Serulle will present the theater piece Kali-Gula-Bach from April 19-30 at 8:00 p.m. in the Manuel Rueda Hall at the Fine Arts Building. This play was written in homage to Spanish poet Vicente Aleixandre and composer Joha
Culture
4/25/2008
To celebrate the International Day of Monuments and Sites, the Ministry of Culture, represented by the Deputy Secretary of Cultural Heritage, along with the National Direction of Monument Heritage and the Franklin Center of the United States Embassy,
Culture
4/25/2008
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Frida Khalo and the 50th anniversary of the death of Diego Rivera, the Embassy of Mexico and the Casas Reales Museum of the Ministry of Culture inaugurated the exhibition, “Accomplices: Diego
Culture
4/25/2008
E Dominican Painter Enriquillo Amiama is showing his latest collection of work at the Gallery Bellarte in Seoul, South Korea throughout the month of April. The collection of 20 pieces of a variety of formats displays the main thematic structures of h
Culture
4/17/2008
The Spanish Cultural Center has the pleasure of inviting you to the inauguration of Space Zero for the exhibition of This is the Way of the Creole (Asi e a lo criollo)
Culture
4/13/2008
Residents of Mano Juan on the Saona Island now possess the priceless opportunity of communicating with the entire world through digital technology.
Culture
4/3/2008
More than thirty groups from around the country and from Puerto Rico and Venezuela participated in the VIII Emilio Aparicio Theater Festival organized with great success by the Ministry of Culture. This year the festival was dedicated to amateur thea
Culture
4/2/2008
The Office Tourism Promotion (OPT) of the Dominican Republic in Puerto Rico has begun preparations for what will doubtless be an event full of Caribbean heat, Creole music and cultural intensity: the first Merengue Festival of Puerto Rico.
Culture
3/31/2008
The Secretary of State for Culture inaugurated the painting show, “Friends in the Night” by Peruvian artist John Padovani in the Art Hall of Ramón Oviedo. Padovani is showing 24 paintings made up of medium and large size pictures on canvas based on t
Culture
3/31/2008
Dominican poets Mateo Morrison and José Mármol will represent the Dominican Republic at the First International Poetry Festival of Puerto Rico being held at the Inter-American University’s Metropolitan Campus between March 24-29
Culture
3/31/2008
Sociologist César Cuello Nieto released his novel “Saturn Devoured by Father Time,” which, according to Lucero Arboleda of the Emilio Rodriguez Demorizi Library, “submerges us into the labyrinth of time with the explicit intention of making the past
Culture
3/31/2008
T he sociological and statistical study “Analysis of the Reality of Migration in Spain and the Dominican Republic: An Opportunity for Co-Development,” published on Monday, revealed that remittances sent home to the Dominican Republic from abroad ofte
Culture
3/31/2008
Saona Island will benefit from a generous investment to be used in construction and infrastructure works thanks to a sustainable tourism development project from the Italian city of Savona and the Secretary of State for Tourism (SECTUR), according
Culture
3/28/2008
The Dominican Office of Tourism Promotion in Puerto Rico has reopened its doors to the pubic with the first one-man show of well-known Dominican artist Henry Crisóstomo after having remodeled and enlarged their offices.
Culture
3/28/2008
The Secretary of State for Tourism along with representatives of the three main cruise companies of the Dominican Republic will participate in the 15th edition of the cruise fair “Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention” to be celebrated this week at the
Culture
3/24/2008
Santo Domingo will celebrate this Sunday, February 10, with its first Carnival Parade as it moves down Mexico Avenue marking the start of a program that includes a series
Culture
3/9/2008
With the idea of monitoring and following up on the efforts being made to place the Dominican Republic in a competitive position in comparison with its
Culture
3/9/2008
Carreras Avenue, in the center of town, was the site Sunday of the first Carnival parade to kick off “Santiago 2008.” As is the custom, the parade
Culture
3/9/2008
The newly remodeled Oscar Gobaira Sports Center of Santiago will be inaugurated this coming Friday February 29 in a ceremony to be attended by the country’s main sports authorities and athletes.
Culture
3/4/2008
A group of 21 artists, theatrical performers, poets, musicians, dancers and choreographers will unite for three days, kicked off by the show "Teatro por un tubo,” or Theater Bonanza, to celebrate the opening of the new Grupo Guloya theater and cultur
Culture
3/2/2008
María Antonieta Collins, Mexican journalist and US resident will present her latest book “You Said You Loved Me. How to Endure the Unthinkable,” a story of the love, infidelity and illness she experienced with her husband.
Culture
3/2/2008
The Miami Dade County Board of Commissioners will celebrate the Second Week of Dominican-American Cultural Heritage between February 22nd and 27th.
Culture
2/28/2008
To mark the activities being held to celebrate Dominican-American Cultural Heritage Week , on Thursday February 25, will be the first encounter of the
Culture
2/26/2008
The Museum of the Dominican Man, the Embassy of Japan and the Dominican Association of Former Scholars of Monbukagakusho (ADEMON) has inaugurated the Traditional Japanese
Culture
2/21/2008
The Secretary of State for Youth Affairs awarded the winners of the 12th annual National Youth Prizes for the year 2007. Those who received recognition included young Dominicans living here...
Culture
2/14/2008
The Dominican National Commission for UNESCO announced the opening call for the international contest to create the emblem for the Convention for the Safeguarding of the...
Culture
2/8/2008
Secretary of State for Culture, through the General Secretary of Books and Reading , announced the deadline for entering works that will participate in the...
Culture
2/1/2008
Alfaguara Publishers announced the release of its first novel this year: Candela by Rey Emmanuel Andújar, his new young adult fiction book.
Culture
2/1/2008
The National Dominican Commission for UNESCO has organized a seminar to discuss intercultural issues between Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean...
Culture
1/29/2008
Anya Damirón’s new book “Lucia’s Stories” a collection of children’s stories in English and Spanish, is now on the book shelves.
Culture
1/29/2008
The Dominican-Puerto Rican Foundation and the Doña Ruth Basallo Artistic and Environmental Movement is organizing a painting exhibition called “The Mural Routes”
Culture
1/24/2008
Dominican Artist José García Cordero, born in Santiago de los Caballeros in 1951 and a resident of Paris since 1977, is presenting his work in a one-man show in at...
Culture
1/8/2008
Around 4,500 volunteers who worked to save the lives of the victims of Tropical Storms Noel and Olga in the Dominican Republic enjoyed a tribute in their honor last Tuesday...
Culture
12/31/2007
The Cocola "Good Morning Guavaberry" Cultural Festival begins this Sunday, December 23 at 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The festival will open with...
Culture
12/31/2007
On December 17th, the Virgilio Travieso Soto Sports Palace will host a huge concert with musicians from 30 countries who will join together to pay homage to volunteers who worked tirelessly...
Culture
12/18/2007
A Film, Video and Televisión Festival is currently underway in the city of Moca and will run until this Sunday December 16. The festival, now in its third year, is going on in the María Contín Technology and Cultural Center.
Culture
12/18/2007
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – Media World Dominicana, recently finished filming “Explosive Brigade, Pirate’s Mission” which is set along the spectacular beaches of Samaná.
Culture
12/13/2007
The children’s book, Margarita and the Cloud, will soon be on the shelves. This coming Wednesday, December 5th , a book launching will be held at the Quinta Dominica in the Colonial Zone at 6:30 p.m..
Culture
12/13/2007
After becoming aware of the devastating effects of Tropical Storm Noel in the Dominican Republic,..
Culture
12/13/2007
The German Embassy and the Museum of Modern Art, with the support of the Secretary of State for Culture, will present the European Media Art Festival (EMAF) as part of the 24th National Biennale of Visual Arts.
Culture
11/14/2007
The Spanish Cultural Center (CCE) has inaugurated the exhibition “Santo Domingo 1939-1940,” displaying the work of famous Austrian photographer Kurt Schnitzer.
Culture
11/14/2007
San Pedro de Macorís, DR.- René Rodríguez Soriano, with his novel “El Mal de Tiempo” (Evil of the Time) won the UCE National Literary Award for 2007 as the Central University of the East (UCE) celebrates the 37th year anniversary of its founding in t
Culture
11/14/2007
Members of the Association of Feature Writers and Art Critics, along with three professionals versed in this area, will analyze the various aspects of current and past trends in Dominican television.
Culture
11/14/2007
The Symphony Foundation, together with the Secretary of State for Culture, with the patronage of La Cadena Supermarkets, announces the presentation of the First and
Culture
10/17/2007
The Union of Dominican Photojournalists (UFD) is presenting its first Expo-Projection of Press Photographs to mark the international month of photography.
Culture
10/17/2007
The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture and Alianza Dominicana will present ¡QUIJOMBO!, a celebration of Afro-Dominican Culture, from October 3—7 which will include five days of concerts, exhibitions, a crafts fair, workshops...
Culture
10/17/2007
For the second time, the Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has chosen the Leon Center as the venue for the Third Inter-American Video Art Biennial.
Culture
10/17/2007
All are invited to a photographic exhibition “From Santiago to Santiago” where five members of GRUFOS will be participating. The photographers are: Anthony Grullón, Octavio Madera, Narciso Polanco, Máximo Tejada and Amaury Suárez.
Culture
10/1/2007
On September 20th, 2007 the Dominican Republic’s National Youth Symphonic Orchestra will give a concert in Aaron Davis Hall at the City College of New York. The concert is being held for New York’s Dominican community.
Culture
10/1/2007
The Latin Recording Academy has announced in a press release that it will honor the Dominican singer and songwriter Juan Luis Guerra as the “2007 Person of the year” in the context of a ceremony that precede the Latin Grammy Awards..
Culture
9/12/2007
As part of an artistic tour in Latin America, the most glorious dancers of two of the most renowned classic dancing Russian theatre companies, the Bolshoi and Stanislavsky Ballets, will charm the Dominican public.
Culture
9/12/2007
“Red Bull Cockfight” is looking again for the best Dominican rapper to represent the country in the upcoming final which will take place in the month of October in Venezuela.
Culture
9/12/2007
A group of well-known Dominican actors who reside in New York City will present the play “The Internet is to Blame” in Santiago and Santo Domingo from August 15th to the 18th.
Culture
9/12/2007
Thirteen of the best new Christian singers will participate in the festival “Mi voz para Cristo” (My Voice for Christ). This event promotes the Christian music genre which has vastly grown throughout the...
Culture
9/1/2007
The State Secretariat of Tourism (Secretaria de Estado de Turismo) has organized the thirty-third Simon Romero Dominican Gastronomic Festival on August 23rd and 24th.
Culture
8/12/2007
Fania Records (Emusica Entertrainment Group, LLC) is proud to announce the official release of two musical collections of the legendary Héctor Lavoe: El Cantante – The Originals and A Man and His Music- La Voz.
Culture
8/12/2007

 











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