On March the 22nd, colleagues and friends of the Guías de Padre Nuestro Association, from the National Park of the East (Parque Nacional del Este) and the La Romana – Bayahibe Tourism Cluster, invited FUNDEMAR to participate in a tree planting activity at the Padre Nuestro nature reserve near Bayahibe to celebrate World Water and […]
On Saturday the 23rd of March, Casa de Campo villa owner, Campos de Moya, who is also the President of BRITCHAM the British Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic was proud to host the 15th annual British Golf Cup on the Teeth of the Dog, with the participation of Steven Fisher His Majesty’s Ambassador for the United […]
Each Vilebrequin Collection comes with a wonderful story to tell. This is my favorite one. For the 40th year anniversary of the brand, they decided to support the Plant A Fish foundation for Sea Turtle Restoration along with Fabien Cousteau. Fabien is the grandson of noted ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, and founder of the non-profit organisation; Plant […]
I think all the students, graduates and friends can agree that to describe Raúl Miyar -Director of the Fine Arts Department at The Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design – with words is just not enough to explain the lessons, passion and love that we have received from him everyday for the past 13 years since […]
On Thursday February the 21st of 2013, a wonderful inauguration ceremony was celebrated at the “Casa Chavón” the base of the Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design in Santo Domingo. A warm gathering of artists, Creative Directors from some of the most important advertising agencies in Santo Domingo, students, teachers, friends and family.
The greening of interior and urban areas has long been a challenge for architects and urban planners due to the lack of usable space and the under appreciation of vegetation as a positive influence in improving overall living conditions. Vertical gardens – or green walls, were born as a creative way to integrate nature into […]
The businesses and organizations of the La Romana – Bayahibe area will join together again to clean up the beautiful “Isla Catalina” (Catalina Island), located just south of Casa de Campo and La Romana. With the support of local business and supporters who are providing boats – a group of volunteers will set sail for Catalina Island […]
Last Friday the 15th of February 2013, the 16th annual Hogar del Niño fundraising weekend got underway with a tour of the Hogar del Niño educational and daycare facility in La Romana, the Homes and Gardens tour and the final of the polo tournament. After a good and well battled final, The Pitirri Polo Team […]
This week the Marina Casa de Campo Cinema brings us two new movies; “Warm Bodies” and “Hansel and Gretel”. Still playing is “A Good Day To Die Hard” and “Tadeo”. Hansel And Gretel [view trailer, view review] In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel & Gretel are now bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. […]
… And we should listen! The Altos de Chavón Cultural Foundation and the Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology have a wonderful calendar of cultural events planned for the next few weeks. A great opportunity to hear professionals talk about important cultural and political subjects in the country. For the complete calendar of Casa de Campo […]
I must say, without a doubt, I came to the right place at the right time. My Artist-In-Residence program at Altos de Chavón started and everywhere I looked there was a Hogar del Niño fundraising event going on.