Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2015

The 19th Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate four nights of free concerts, Nov. 5-8, 2015, in the North Coast towns of Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete.  Presented by the Dominican Ministry of Tourism, the renowned, cultural event also conducts musical workshops for youth through FEDUJAZZ, the festival’s foundation. Confirmed artists for 2015 include David Sánchez and John Patitucci.

Since its inception, the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival has presented internationally renowned Latin Grammy and Grammy Award-winning musicians such as Ignacio Berroa, Joe Lovano, Chuck Mangione, Ray Baretto, Néstor Torres, Chucho Valdés, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez and Arturo Sandoval. Additional jazz greats have included Stanley Jordan, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Danilo Pérez, El Canario, Ismael Miranda, and Cuco Valoy among many other talents.

Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 – Santiago, Centro Leon – 8 pm

  • Big Band Conservatory of Santo Domingo with Javier Vargas (Dominican Republic) Featuring Special Guests Jim Kelly, Jim Odgren and Jason Camelio (USA)
  • Tribute to Juan Colon (Dominican Republic)
  • Student Loan String Band (USA)

Thursday, November 5, 2015 – Sosua, Casa Marina Amphitheater – 8 pm

  • Big Band Conservatory of Santo Domingo with Javier Vargas (Dominican Republic) Featuring Special Guests Jim Kelly, Jim Odgren and Jason Camelio (USA)
  • Roy Assaf Trio (Israel)

Friday, November 6, 2015 – Puerto Plata, Parque Independencia – 8 pm

  • Manuel Tejada (Dominican Republic)
  • Berklee Global Jazz Institute (USA)
  • Tribute to Sandy Gabriel (Dominican Republic)
  • David Sánchez Quintet (Puerto Rico)

Saturday, November 7, 2015 – Cabarete Beach – 8 pm

  • Youth Concerts – Noon (Dominican Republic)
  • Josean Jacobo (Dominican Republic)
  • John Patitucci (USA)

Sunday, November 8, 2015 – Cabarete Beach – 8 pm

    • Mario Canonge Trio (France)

    • Pengbian Sang and Retro Jazz (Dominican Republic)

    • Tribute to Crispin Fernandez (Dominican Republic)

        • Pedrito Martinez Group (Cuba)

More information about the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2015 here

Artists featured during previous editions of the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

Ignacio Berroa

Chuck Mangione – Feels so good

Joe Lovano

Chuck Mangione

 

Cabarete: A complete option to practice water sports

Now that a group of divers from the Dominican Speleological Society (DRSS) has discovered the 3rd most biggest water cave, Cabarete has become the most complete option for those who love water sports.

This is the only place in the world in which surfing, wind surfing, kite surfing, paddle surfing, kayaking, diving and now cave diving can be practiced in the same area among other water sports.

Source: http://eldia.com.do/cabarete-la-opcion-mas-completa-para-realizar-deportes-acuaticos/?fb_action_ids=10152040558354629&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_ref=.UpP1opwr4BM.like&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%2210152040558354629%22%3A592069660828325%7D&action_type_map=%7B%2210152040558354629%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%7B%2210152040558354629%22%3A%22.UpP1opwr4BM.like%22%7D

Excellent priced lot at Panorama Village

Beautiful building lot in the upscale residential community Panorama Village. Build your dream home with ocean views from the second floor. Owners enjoy 24 hour security, on site management, Internet access, cable TV and back-up electrical generator. Priced to sell, don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Size: 3,130.00 square meters

Panorama Village

Panorama Village example villa

Price: US$59,850.00

More about Panorama Village:

Palms move gently in the wind, the sea offers an exquisite view with the colors of the Caribbean and a soft air strokes soul and skin. You’ll find yourself in Panorama Village, the most exclusive residential area on the palm hills of Sosua, beyond the everyday pace of life.

This tropical resort is the residential area with most green areas on the north coast of our island. Building density is very low. Protecting the ecological equilibrium, more than 20 different kinds of birds, among them parrots and hummingbirds, are at home here. Most properties have unobstructed ocean views, mountain views and beautiful palm groves. A gated entrance to the residential area guarantees complete privacy. Also planned is an Equine Boarding Stable, a restaurant and tennis courts.

Panorama Village

Panorama Village example villa

Panorama Village

Panorama Village main road

Panorama Village

Panorama Village outstanding views

Panorama Village

Panorama Village outstanding views

Panorama Village

Panorama Village on development

Panorama Village

Panorama Village aerial view

Restaurant Thai Chilli

Restaurant Thai ChilliIn the North Coast of the Dominican Republic there are plenty of restaurants serving traditional and international foods. We can recommend Restaurant Thai Chilli for those who love real Thai food. Is located in Sosua, in a beautiful botanical garden with pool area, away from the bustle and noisy town. It’s also a perfect place for families with children who can explore the awesome petting zoo with rabbits!

Definitively the North Coast of the Dominican Republic has it!

For more information please visit: http://www.thairestaurantchili.com/

Puerto Plata is preparing for the second version of the Tourist Fair Discover Puerto Plata Market Place

Puerto Plata is preparing for the second version of the Tourist Fair Discover Puerto Plata Market Place, an initiative organized by the Tourism Cluster of this destination with the support of the hotel industry and tourism of the Northern Dominican. The event will be held from October 16 to 18 at the Hotel Be Live Grand Marien of the Costa Dorada, which will bring together professionals from more than twenty countries, which will meet on 49 stands the wide range of this destination in Dominican Republic.

Discover Puerto Plata MarketPlace 2013

More information: http://www.discoverpuertoplata.com/newsmarketplace