National Youth Symphony Orchestra at Galeria 360

Some of the best emerging musicians will be playing Christmas carols on Saturday, 15 December 2018 in a free concert at the Galeria 360 shopping mall on Av. John F. Kennedy in Santo Domingo. The free performance is sponsored by Mejía Arcalá importers. The concert will be performed from the central lobby of the shopping […]

Christmas at the Parque Iberoamericano

The city government of the National District presents Christmas plays live on Saturday and Sundays in December at the amphitheater of the Parque Iberoamericano next door to the National Music Conservatory. The presentations are free and they are scheduled for 7:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The Saturday presentations are “Aladino” and the Sunday presentation is […]

Daniil Trifonov to play at the National Theater

The National Theater Foundation announces a recital with 27-year old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov to celebrate the Foundation’s 20th anniversary. The concert will be on Thursday, 13 December 2018, at the main hall of the theater at 8:30pm. The event is backed by the Ministry of Culture and the Foundation Sinfonia. Tribute will be rendered […]

Soberano Awards set for the National Theater

The organizers of the Soberano Awards, the leading show business recognition event of the year, announced that the event will take place 19 March 2019 at the National Theater in Santo Domingo. Alberto Zayas was named the producer. Franklin León for the Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana and Emelyn Baldera for the Asociación de Cronistas de Arte […]

Weekend games will decide who will make the playoffs

The Dominican Winter Professional Baseball Championship ends on 17 December 2018. That means this weekend, the Toros del Este, Aguilas Cibaeñas and Gigantes del Cibao will vie for the last slot available. The Estrellas Orientales took the lead of the tournament on Wednesday, 12 December 2018. The two Santo Domingo city teams, the Leones del […]

Luis Dias honored with street in New York

On Saturday, 8 December 2018, a street in Washington Heights in New York City was renamed to honor the late Dominican singer and composer Luis “El Terror” Dias. Dias is known as the father of Dominican rock, and is best regarded for his influence in traditional and alternative music styles in the Dominican Republic.The street […]

Antonio Marte orders Conatra not to transport Haitians

Antonio Marte of Conatra is well known for acting beyond the law at his helm of the powerful transport company. Now he has made known that he has prohibited his affiliated units to transport Haitian nationals, regardless of whether they are legal or illegally in the country. Marte announced in his Twitter account that the […]

Participacion Ciudadana wants to hear about Dario Contreras overvalued renovation

Participacion Ciudadana, the civic society group, has again publicly requested that Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez investigate irregularities committed by the engineering division of the Presidency (OISOE) of the renovations at the Dr. Dario Contreras Trauma Hospital. Participacion Ciudadana says they initially made their request three years ago. They expressed hope that the case be […]

Two die in derailment of Central Romana freight train

Central Romana Corporation says that two long-time sugarcane rail operators died when the railroad carrying 24 cars loaded with sugarcane derailed. The cause of the accident has not been reported. Central Romana identified the fatalities as machinist Daniel de Jesus Payano and his assistant Santo Jean Miroc. Another two occupants of the train were injured. […]

Villa Tapia discovery is methane, not natural gas

Felix Jimenez, president of the National Petroleum Refinery (Refidomsa), said that lab tests of the major gas leakage in Villa Tapia indicate that it is 53% methane gas, not natural gas. The gas leakage occurred after a water well was perforated in a farm in the area. The initial reports are that the gas is […]