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“We are very proud to be opening this new store in Altos de Chavón, where hotel guests and Casa de Campo villa owners can purchase gifts and traditional artisan products.” — Claudio Silvestri, President and CEO of Premier Hotels and Resorts, the management company for Casa de Campo
Saxophonist Jean-Eric Massena livened up the atmosphere
“I felt very happy that the lamps were received so positively by everyone at the event. I support the Hogar del Niño because it plays a vital role in our community providing essential services to children who really need them, it’s also a way of giving back to God for the blessings we have received” — Ana Maria (Malele) StroferAt this, the second presentation of her lamps, Malele showcased a range ceiling lamps, free standing lamps and even wire lamps – all created using recycled green glass bottles and driftwood. The following photos were taken on Friday May 25th 2012 at the opening cocktail for the Jenny Polanco Project store in Altos de Chavón: Don’t forget to “like” and share – the button is at the top! Thanks!
Jenny Polanco Project: where fashion meets traditional arts and crafts
The newly opened Jenny Polanco store in Altos de Chavón is quiet possibly the best place in Casa de Campo (and La Romana) to purchase unique, traditional and handmade arts and crafts. In store you will find hand carved plates and models, genuine Haitian and Dominican paintings, traditional Dominican carnaval masks, wicker bowls and baskets, wooden table decorations and even furniture – all hand made by skilled Dominican, Haitian and Caribbean craftsman.
“Project is an art space designed to support the Caribbean crafts, in order to promote hand made design and workmanship in our countries”
— Jenny Polanco, Dominican designerAlongside the traditional arts and crafts, Jenny Polanco proudly presents her own fashion designs; tropical white linen dresses and blouses with amber detailing perfect for the warm Caribbean weather, stylish purses and fashionable jewelry. [nggallery id=1298] Jenny Polanco Project Casa del Rio, Altos de Chavón Open daily: 9am – 6pm Tel: 809-925-1899
The Hogar del Niño is a children’s daycare and educational center for over 1500 children, located in La Romana town, just outside of Casa de Campo. Children from as young as just a few weeks old up to 18 years old are cared for and educated daily, from as early as 5:30am and staying as late as 7pm.
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