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Viva Residence promotes the protection of marine species

SAMANA, Dominican Republic. – The Group Viva Resorts, with its brand Viva Residence, in collaboration with the Samaná Hotels and Tourist Companies Association (AHETSA) and the Samaná Tourist Cluster (CTS) supported the children’s painting contest “We paint our whales,” staged as part of the Whale Festival.

The contest encouraged more than 300 children in Samaná province to shaped their imagination and creativity by painting the humpback whales and their marine environs.

Children up to 12 years of age and from fourth to sixth grade from 10 communities took part, along the whale-sighting route of Las Galeras, Punta Balandra, Villa Clara, Los Gratinís, Los Cacaos, Santa Barbara de Samaná and Las Terrenas.

Viva Resorts executive director Rafael Blanco Canto (Papo) said the tourism group’s social commitment supports projects to promote the protection of the natural patrimony in the communities near their resorts, and to protect the marine species.

Source: Dominican Today

Category: DR News |

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