Having just celebrated the Carnaval de la Marina in the Marina Casa de Campo last Saturday the 22nd of February (click here for photos), here we continue our series about the fascinating different carnival characters of the Carnaval Dominicano. This week let’s find out about the Diablos Cojuelos.
February has just arrived, and do you know what that means? It’s carnival time! Are you ready to enjoy the most colorful celebration of the whole year? The Dominican Carnival or the Carnaval Dominicano is one of the most eagerly anticipated and exciting celebrations held in the Dominican Republic. It’s an occasion full of cheerfulness, […]
Last Saturday the 2nd of March 2013, the “CARNAVALEA: Fantasy Party”, was celebrated at the Casa de Campo Yacht Club in the Marina Casa de Campo, marking the end of a month filled with colors, masks and wonderful costumes as part of the traditional Carnaval Dominicano held throughout February at the Marina Casa de Campo.
“Diablo Cojuelo que ‘ta pinta’o de amarillo y colora’o”! OnFriday the 15th of February 2013, whistles, drums, vivid colours and contagious Dominican rhythms were definitely present at a wonderful parade of mini taínos who danced along in the Altos de Chavon Plaza, during the celebration of the “Kids’ Carnival”, an excellent initiative organised by the […]
Great news! A “Carnaval Infantil” (Children’s Carnaval) will be celebrated in Altos de Chavon this Friday the 15th of February – with a Carnaval themed workshop and a carnaval parade!
Excitement, vibrant colors, drums, music and a festive ambience are all synonymous with the Dominican Carnival season celebrated every year in the months of February and March across the Dominican Republic. The principal carnival, the “Carnaval Dominicano” or the “Carnaval Vegano” takes place every Sunday through February and attracts thousands of Dominicans and tourists to take part […]