The “Cap Cana Golf Cup 2016” will be held from October 28 to 30.
The tournament will be one of the highlights of the 10th anniversary of the “Punta Espada” golf course, designed by Jack Nicklaus.
Some 200 players will participate in the 18-hole tournament, under the Scramble format for couples in the A, B and C categories.
The tournament scores will be computed in real time with VPar technology. Players will have their end results immediately after concluding their game.
Source: Access DR
Oct 13, 2016
The festival, sponsored by the Barcelo Bavaro Hotel, will be held from November 13-20 and will feature an extensive and varied program of gastronomic activities such as haute cuisine dinners, tasting of chocolates, coffee and rum, to name just a few of the many culinary activities planned during the week.
During the scheduled week, the Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort will provide both national and international visitors with the best Dominican cuisine has to offer.
This year, the guest country will be Peru, which will be represented by Chef Flavio Solarzano, a young native of Lima.
During the evenings guests will be able to delight in the flavors, smells, and traditions of Peru.
Subsequently, Solarzano and Dominican chef Omar Martin will bring together their vast experience during a dinner that will blend the flavors of Creole and Peruvian cuisine.
The evening promises to be unforgettable.
During this very special week, national and international chefs will also participate in various events.
Six hotels of the Barcelo chain will participate in a closing ceremony that includes a very special dinner.
Source: Access DR
Sep 29, 2016
The Mexican Circo Hermanos Suarez is coming to Santo Domingo for performances starting 13 October on the Malecon at the corner with Socorro Sanchez Street.
The show is brought by Cesar Suarez. Diario Libre reports that a campaign has been launched on social media to call for the suspension of the shows as trained animals are used. The organizers deny any mistreatment of the animals.
The shows will be Monday to Friday at 8pm, Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 2, 5 and 8pm. Tickets are RD$500 children, and adults are RD$700, RD$1,000 and RD$1,400 depending on the circus area.
Sep 12, 2016
Have you ever had the enthralling experience of watching gymnasts spin through the air, acrobats contort themselves in seemingly impossible positions, and performers execute stunts capable of only the bravest of heart? Cirque du Soleil comes to Santo Domingo October 27th – 30th, and this year’s show “OVO” is born from the creative notion of what it would be like to live under our feet. Not so different from the reality we currently possess, this ecosystem elaborates how insects work, eat, fight, play, and fall in love – albeit with incredibly colorful costumes and theatrics.
OVO means “egg” in Portuguese and the show symbolizes the cycle of life and birth of numerous insects. When an unknown egg appears, the community becomes very curious, and it is a fabulous ladybug who falls in love with the quirky, new insect in town. See how the story plays out in a surreal world of juxtaposition. Known for its daring routines and captivating performances, Cirque du Soleil’s motto is: “We invoke the imagination, provoke the senses and evoke the emotions of people around the world.”
What you can expect:
- Foot juggling as hard-working ants toss their kiwis and corn, and also fellow companions too!
- A dragonfly’s hand balancing act amidst a vert viny eggplant stalk
- High speed diabolo performed by a firefly
- A spider who defies gravity upside down on a unicycle, traversing a wire with more than 15 feet below
- Acrobats who flip across a vertical wall using only trampolines for speed
- The sensuality of a spider who spins a web of spells
- And more!
Written and directed by Deborah Colker, OVO by Cirque du Soleil will be held in the Palacio de Los Deportes and tickets can be purchased online at tuboleta or Ticketexpress, or at points of sale including La Sirena, Supermercados Pola and Spring Center. Tickets range from $1,500 to $ 4,500. Read more about the characters, complexity of acts, and costumes here, where Liz Vandal, costumer designer of OVO says she was inspired by “Pierre Cardin, who focused on graphic lines and geometric shapes.” She continues: “The result is a sort of organic origami.”
Don’t miss Cirque du Soleil this October!
CIRQUE DE SOLEIL
When: October 27th – 30th
Where: Palacio de Los Deportes, Santo Domingo
Costs: RD $1,500 – $4,500
Sep 14, 2016
The Lucien Durand and Alexis Choisnet’s Paris Circus is in Santo Domingo for shows from 19 August 2016 to 23 October 2016.
The circus has pitched its tent at the former Herrera Airport site for performances on Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 5 and 8pm.
The circus is famous for its magic shows and acrobatic performances.
Aug 27, 2016
The very popular Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary this coming November.
Festival organizers announced the event will take place November 8 to 12 in the following venues: the “Centro Leon” Cultural Center in Santiago, the country’s second most important city, Cabarete Beach – the windsurf capital of the Caribbean – and Puerto Plata, the north coast’s most important city. For the first time in its 20-year history, the Festival will also be held in Santo Domingo, the capital city.
The musical event is organized by the Educational Foundation for the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, with the support of the Ministry of Tourism.
The Festival will open on November 8th in Santo Domingo and will continue on the 9th in Santiago, at the Leon Cultural Center.
On November 10th the Festival heads up to Puerto Plata, on the north coast, and will conclude on the 11th and 12th in Cabarete Beach, also on the north coast.
The Foundation has also included in the Festival’s program workshops and classes for young music students. Also, jam sessions with some of the visiting musicians.
For this special 20th anniversary, the Festival will be dedicated to women jazz musicians. All events will be headed by top women jazz musicians. The theme of the Festival is the promotion of gender equality and an end to violence against women.
The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival is free to the general public. In 2015, more than 12,000 attended the jazz concerts.
The Festival promotes the cultural exchange between the D.R. and other jazz-loving nations, and offers special music-oriented programs for some 200 children and young adults in the country’s public schools.
The students receive piano, guitar, percussion, violin, cello, saxophone, and flute and trumpet classes.
At the same, while waiting for their children to conclude their special musical training, some 40 of the student’s mothers and women from various communities receive training on how to make jewelry, handbags and carpets with the support of the Dominican Technical Institute.
This year there will be a special exhibit, depicting the graphic history of the festival, organized by plastic artist Adolfo Faringthon.
Source: Access DR
July 25, 2015
The first annual Punta Cana Merengue & Fashion Week will take place in the country’s most important tourism destination on November 25-26, at the Tropicana Amphitheater at the San Juan Shopping Center in Punta Cana.
The activity is organized by the shopping center and Gatsby Dominicana, an events organizing company.
The event will bring together the best fashion designers from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
Some of the shopping center’s most exclusive fashion stores will also participate in the two-day event.
The event will also feature top D.J.’s and live merengue and salsa bands from both countries.
The trendy mall is situated in downtown Punta Cana and is being organized by the San Juan Shopping Center and Gatsby Dominicana.
The event will be held at the Tropicana Garden. Designers from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico are expected to participate.
Internationally renowned Dominican designer Leonel Lirio is scheduled to participate in the event.
Lirio is known for his award winning designs for national and international beauty queens and models. Other Dominican designers expected to participate:
Giannina Azar, with more than 25 years of experience in the world of high fashion; Cinthia Fernandez, designer of children’s clothes, who will present her “Circolandia” collection, inspired by the shapes and colors of the circus, and Jenn Guerrero, who will present her collection Sweet Butterfly.
Source: Access DR
July 16, 2016
October 20 – 26
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Join our flea market organized on Pedro Clisante, Sosua every Friday. Here we sell various new and used items.
Open Friday 10AM – 6PM
Visit the bazaar with the whole family, and you may find an item you are looking for.
C/Pedro Clisante, Sosua
Opposite BHD bank (Plaza Perdomo)
Tel: 829-933-4347 (Yane)