The Paul Taylor Dance Company (http://www.ptdc.org) will perform in Santo Domingo 24 and 25 March at the National Theater. The group will perform in a benefit for the Fundacion Mir in La Romana. Fundación Ritmos por la Danza brings this company to Santo Domingo. The company has toured 650 cities in 60 countries and was […]
The second half of the National Symphony Orchestra 1999-2000 season continues at the National Theater in Santo Domingo. The calendar for the upcoming presentations is as follows: 1 March Francois Bahuaud and Fernando Geraldes, Conductors. Domenico Dragonetti’s Concerto for bass and orchestra. Brahms’ Concert No. 1, with special performance by award-winning British pianist, Ashley Wass. […]
Carnival continues all over the Dominican Republic. The Ministry of Tourism and the Cervecería Nacional Dominicana (Presidente Beer) present Carnival Millennium 2000. Next highlights of the Carnival this year are: 5 March. Santo Domingo. Malecon parade. 2 pm. Bonao: 12 March. Parque de Bonao. 3 pm. Puerto Plata. 10-13 March. 12 March presentation of carnival […]
Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio. Contemporary Latin jazz music. 3-4 March. 8:30 pm. Teatro Nacional. RD$500-RD$300. Bungee Concierto 2000. Saturday, 4 March and Sunday 5 March. Velodromo Parque Olimpico. March 4: Toque Profundo, Tabutek, Gualtiao, Reach, Garlic, Division X and On the rise. March 5: Al Jadaqui, Mabé , Mr. Clika. Reach, Garlic, Division X and On […]
Riders from 11 countries will participate in the X Equestrian Grand Prix Brugal to take place 3-5 March at the Centro Ecuestre Las Colinas in Santo Domingo. Competitors are coming from Guatemala, Honduras Venezuela, Germany, Holland, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Haiti and Panama to participate in six categories. Riders will represent the DR from the […]
Expo Automovilismo. 2-5 March 2000. Hotel Dominican Fiesta. The most complete sampling of the cars. Car racer Mario Andretti is expected to cut the opening ribbon.
Festival de Cine de Santo Domingo. Barrio Santa Barbara, Colonial City. This festival that has governmental sponsorship continues through 25 March. Films to be shown are "Martindi Metuno," Puerto Rican Jose Parreño. "About Jane" by Cesar Ruiz, Venezuela. "Nunca se sabe," by Victor Ramirez, Dominican Republic. Admission is free.
The Second Santo Domingo International Movie Showing continues at the Hollywood Diamond Plaza mall. It will last through 5 March. The limelight this year is on films from Europe, Latin America and Israel. It is an excellent opportunity to see films that otherwise would not come to the DR, where 90% of the films are […]
The government of Japan has donated US$310,514 for health and education projects. The money will be used for: Centro de Salud Reproductiva (Center for Reproductive Health) in San Francisco de Macorís Audiovisual support equipment for education and health promotion efforts Expansion of the Escuela Juan Pablo Duarte Expansion of the San Francisco de Asís Senior […]
The Bloque Institucional Socialdemócrata (BIS) presided by José Francisco Peña Guaba, son of Partido Revolucionario Dominicano legendary leader, the late José Francisco Peña Gómez, announced that he will be backing the presidential aspirations of Danilo Medina of the Partido de la Liberación Dominicana, and not those of Hipólito Mejía of the PRD. He said he […]