Carnaval de la Marina 2014 – a cultural extravaganza, Casa de Campo
The Carnaval Dominicano, or the Dominican Carnival is the embodiment of what it is to be Dominican, it is the biggest and best celebration of the Dominican Republic’s rich culture and history, and it is incredible to watch.
Last Saturday the 22nd of February, the Marina Casa de Campo hosted their annual Carnaval de la Marina and the chic streets came to life with all the excitement, vibrant colors, drums, music and festive ambiance synonymous with the Dominican Carnival season as experienced in La Romana, Santo Domingo or La Vega.
This year with visitors having travelled from across the Dominican Republic; Punta Cana, Bavaro, Santo Domingo and La Romana, the Casa de Campo villa owners were outnumbered by tourists – local and international – who flocked to the Marina Casa de Campo for an afternoon of fun and culture. With several thousand visitors – the atmosphere in the Marina buzzed before the Carnaval even got going.
And then with a bang of drums, the cracking of the Diablos Cojuelos whips and the rumble of merengue music, the Carnaval de la Marina was underway.
Led by the king and queen of the carnival, singer Sergio Vargas and Luis Maria Ortiz, both dressed in suitably regal and elaborate costumes in a rainbow of beautiful colors – setting the tone perfectly for what was to come. -
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