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CARIBBEAN TEAM ROPING CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

Team roping is by far the most dynamic and exciting equestrian modality among cowboy competitions. It is precisely this that has catapulted it to a phenomenon of vast assistance within all countries that practice it. This exciting sport runs through the veins of the cowboy tradition and subculture in the Dominican Republic.

Los Establos Cap Cana, TRU (Team Roping University), SkyView Ranch and Caribbean Lifestyle have united to celebrate for the first time in the magnificent facilities of Los Establos, Equestrian City in Cap Cana, this exciting equestrian event with the best riders of the team roping modality, which in 2016 presents its 9th Edition from the 18th to the 20th of November.

BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW: HALLOWEEN

It’s one of America’s favorite holidays, but what’s the real story behind the tricks and treats of Halloween? Straddling the line between fall and winter, plenty and paucity, life and death, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. It is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would… Continue Reading

WORLD TOURISM DAY

Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the… Continue Reading

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TIME CAPSULE: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S RESTORATION DAY

Restoration Day (Día de la Restauración) — a national holiday that commemorates the commencement of the two-year-long war against the Spanish Colonial Army (on August 16, 1863) that won the Dominican Republic its independence from Spain (in 1865). There are actually two Independence Days in the Dominican Republic (DR), the first and official Independence Day… Continue Reading

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LUIS FONSI SAYS PRESENT AT THE 2016 HEAT LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

The number one Latin music channel confirms Luis Fonsi within the artists who will participate in the second edition of this award led this year by the CNN journalist Ismael Cala and Colombian cheerleader Jessica Cediel. HTV, Heat Latin Music Awards confirms the performance of singer Luis Fonsi, who will place the romantic touch this coming June… Continue Reading

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CAP CANA IS READY FOR THE 2016 HEAT LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

Cap Cana gets ready to receive the second edition of the international awards ceremony Heat Latin Music Awards to be celebrated this coming Thursday June 16 at 5:00PM in an unprecedented ceremony with the presence of more than one hundred invited artists and celebrities. The paradisiacal venue of one of the most important  touristic real… Continue Reading

INTERNATIONAL WORKER’S DAY

International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement, anarchists, socialists, and communists and occurs every year on May Day, 1 May, an ancient European spring holiday. The date was chosen for International Workers’ Day by… Continue Reading

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

In November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe. International Jazz Day is chaired and led by Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General, and legendary jazz pianist and composer… Continue Reading

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8 SPOTS TO BREAK A SWEAT DURING HOLY WEEK

Easter is fast-approaching, and leading up to the springtime holiday is Holy Week, which, in Roman Catholic tradition, is the last week of Lent, taking place right before Easter (which falls on Sunday, March 20th this year). Parades, processions, traditional celebrations, lively festivities, marching bands, festive foods: These are the sights, sounds, and flavors of Holy… Continue Reading