Recognition for Those Who Helped with Santo Domingo: American Capital of Culture 2010
The Ministry of Culture (MINC) held a cocktail party to recognize and thank all those who helped create and develop the extensive programming that went into the celebration of “Santo Domingo: American Capital of Culture 2010 (CAC).”
“All that has been done, within a limited budget, was made possible thanks to the efforts of Culture Minister, José Rafael Lantigua, who has included all cultural participants from the various sectors of society in this great challenge that was the celebration of the Capital of Culture.”
The cocktail party took place at the Hotel V Centenario and was presided over by Culture Minister, José Rafael Lantigua who was accompanied by Monsignor Agripino Núñez Collado, Rector of the Pontifical Madre y Maestra Catholic University as well as Deputy Ministers of Culture Alexander Santana, Lourdes Camilo de Cuello and Bernarda Jorge.
In his speech, Monsignor Núñez Collado said: “All that has been done, within a limited budget, was made possible thanks to the efforts of Culture Minister, José Rafael Lantigua, who has included all cultural participants from the various sectors of society in this great challenge that was the celebration of the Capital of Culture.”
Minister Lantigua stressed that his work team from the Culture Ministry played an essential role in the success of the programs but he added that the passion shown by members of Dominican civil society was key in making this celebration an extraordinary success.
These words were followed by the presentation of plaques of recognition given by the Minister of Culture, José Rafael Lantigua and Monsignor Agripino Núñez Collado.
The plaques were presented to the following people: Freddy Ginebra, President of the CAC Support Committee; José Oviedo, representative of the civil society; Lourdes Camilo de Cuello and Bernarda Jorge, Deputy Ministers of Culture; Carlos Mena, General Operations Coordinator; Ana Tereza Gómez, Assistant Operations; Rafael Amilkar Medina, Operations Back-up; Rafael Núñez, Administrative Assistant and Alfonso Quiñones, Cultural Editor of the Diario Libre newspaper.
Others who received recognition include: the Walter Palm Foundation, Diná Studio, Pablo Ross, Luís Emilio Molina, Pinturas Tropical, Tita Hasbún, Dominican Association of Restaurants (ADERES), Jazz Dominicana, Atajo Magazine, Worldwide Sommelier Association, Traveling Notes, Dominican National Ballet, the Symphonic Foundation, Hotel V Centenario, Vallas Durán, Photo-Images, Embassy of China-Taiwan, O & M University, Urban Equipment (EUDOM), Tourism Cluster of Santo Domingo and the Rodante Theater.
Special honor was also paid to the following: the National System of Free Schools, the Board of Cultural and Carnival Management, the International Art Festival, choreographer Edmundo Poy, the Alliance Frances, the Embassy of Brazil, the National Gallery of Fine Arts, the Nader Art Gallery, Luís Taveras (Town Hall of the National District), Color Vision, the Corripio Communications Group, Marino Ramírez, Luis Ovalles, Vialx Sound and the Dominican Postal Institute (INPOSDOM).
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