The Altos de Chavón Archaeological Museum recently welcomed its new director, museologist and historian Margarita González. Margarita was coordinator of the department of educational services of the Museum of Modern Art, and has conceptualized, executed, and commissioned five Dominican museums, such as Trampolin Children’s Museum and Telecommunications Cultural Center in Sto. Dgo, the President Ramón […]
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Maracas, tamboras and singing… Join in on this week’s Maracas workshop and Dominican Aguinaldo in Altos de Chavón!
Christmas isn’t complete here without a good ol’Dominican Aguinaldo! This Wednesday, December 22nd, the Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology and the PBO Innovation Hub will be hosting two activities that complement each other perfectly – a Maracas workshop and the Altos de Chavón Aguinaldo! The day will start at 5:30 pm with a […]
Maracas, aguinaldos, story telling and more at the Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology!
With the aim of implementing activities that develop the creativity of children and young people with their families, the Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology for this Christmas season has created countless activities for those interested in the art world, with exhibitions, workshops, storytelling, among others. From December 1 to January 11, 2020, there will be a […]
Come! Make your own maraca and join in on this week’s Dominican Aguinaldo in Chavón!
Christmas isn’t complete here without a good ol’Dominican Aguinaldo! This Thursday, December 20th, as part of the Christmas program there will be two activities that compliment each other perfectly – a Maracas workshop and the Altos de Chavón Aguinaldo!
Spreading Christmas cheer around Altos de Chavón
On Thursday, December 14th, numerous kids and their parents came to the Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology to be part of a traditional Dominican Aguinaldo around the village. The activity began at 5 pm with a Maracas workshop for our kids where they learned how to make their own using beads and disposable cups […]
Maracas, tamboras and singing… Join in on this week’s Dominican Aguinaldo in Chavón!
Christmas isn’t complete here without a good ol’Dominican Aguinaldo! The tradition of aguinaldos consists of getting together with friends and singing Christmas carols from house to house. These are performed to the rhythm of tambora, güira, maracas, and accordion. The groups are greeted with joy by the neighbors who offer them various treats, traditionally ginger tea, hot chocolate, […]