The Ministry of Labor announced the dates corresponding to the national holidays of the year 2023, in compliance with Law 139-97, which establishes the transfer of holidays. Law No. 139-97, dated June 19, 1997, on transfers for Mondays of holidays that coincide with Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays, was published in the Official Gazette No. […]
Yesterday, the 24th of September, the Dominican Republic celebrated “El Día de las Mercedes,” otherwise known as the “Virgin Mercedes Day.” Her devotion on the part of the Catholic population of the country begins almost from the discovery of the island, but it wasn’t until 1844, the year of the Dominican Independence, that the Virgen de […]
Happy 3 Kings Day! This is one of the most eagerly anticipated national holidays in the Dominican Republic – for adults because it is day off, and for the little ones because it is a day they get gifts!
Today, August 16th, is known as Dominican Restoration Day, in which Dominicans celebrate their victory over Spanish forces in the Restoration War.
Today, the 24th of Septemeber, the Dominican Republic celebrates a national holiday called “El Día de la Virgen de las Mercedes” or simply “Día de las Mercedes”.
Today, the 24th of Septemeber, since the foundation of a new religious Order back in 1218 in Spain, the Dominican Republic, as part of its rich history and predominant Catholic beliefs, celebrates “El Día de la Virgen de las Mercedes”, otherwise known as the “Virgin Mercedes Day”!
Today (the 16th of August) in the Dominican Republic we celebrate the “Día de la Restauración” (the Restoration of Dominican Independence), which was proclaimed with the “Guerra de Restauración” (Restoration War) on August the 16th of 1863 – a day which every 4 years is the day the newly elected President of the country claims […]
Today, Sunday the 29th of July 2012, is the official Father’s Day celebration in the Dominican Republic, which is why we (Casa de Campo Living) would like to wish a very happy Father’s Day to all the good daddies, who have done and still are doing a wonderful job raising their children with much effort, […]