Dominican classics to the sound of jazz at Plaza España
Hector Acosta show at the Puerto Plata Amphitheater
Food trucks to feed tourists at Puerto Plata DR Open PGA Tour Latinoamerica
Riu adds Splash Water World Park in Punta Cana
CTN Expo Feria at Sambil Mall




Dominican classics to the sound of jazz at Plaza España
Pengbian Sang & Retro Jazz present the concert Jazzeando el Cancionero Dominicano on Saturday, 19 May 2018, from 8:30pm at Plaza España in the Colonial City. This is a continuation of parts 1 and 2 that attracted over 5,000 fans to this popular public space. Admission is free.

The production offers a tribute to musicians and composers Manuel Tejada, José Antonio Rodríguez, Juan Luis Guerra, Billo Frómeta, Julio Alberto Hernández and Luis Dias, there merengues, sones, boleros and ballads now recreated by Dominican jazz players.

"Jazzeando el Cancionero Dominicano, Vol. 3" is an 11 track album by Pengbian Sang y Retro Jazz. The members of Retro Jazz are: Pengbian Sang (bass and musical direction), Nairoby Duarte (vocalos), Jesús ¨Gury¨ Abreu (saxophone), Federico Méndez (guitar), Álvaro Dinzey (keyboard), Guy Frómeta (drums) and Edgar Molina (percussion).


Hector Acosta show at the Puerto Plata Amphitheater
Merengue singer Héctor Acosta (El Torito) will be performing on Saturday, 19 May 2018, as of 8pm at the Puerto Plata Amphitheater. This will be an evening of merengue, bachata, boleros, ballads, rancheras and fusions. The show, “Pasión por la música caribeña y tropical” is the first of a series of concerts programmed for the amphitheater sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, the Presidency of the Republic, the Mayor’s Office, Presidente beer and other brands.

The Hector Acosta show will coincide with the hosting at the Playa Dorada Golf Course of the Puerto Plata DR Open PGA Tour Latinoamerica from 14 to 20 May 2018.

https://www.listindiario.com/entrete...bira-al-torito


Food trucks to feed tourists at Puerto Plata DR Open PGA Tour Latinoamerica
The POP Food Fest is set for 17 to 20 May 2018 off the Playa Dorada Golf Course in Puerto Plata. The Food Fest coincides with the Playa Dorada Golf Club and Puerto Plata DR Open PGA Tour Latinoamerica from 14 to 20 May 2018. More than 144 golfers from all over Latin America are expected to participate in the tournament.

The organizers of the four-day food event have grouped together food trucks with the cooking of leading town restaurants, including Los Jefes, Oveja Negra, El Camión RD, Hill Billy’s, Shaggys, Yonas Buffalo and La Porteña. This is an event targeted to Dominican families living in the north coast, in addition to visitors, said Paul Brugal, president of the Playa Dorada Golf Course.


Riu adds Splash Water World Park in Punta Cana
The Riu Republic Hotel in the northern Arena Gorda area of Punta Cana beach strip is promoting family vacations with the new Splash Water World Park, at the 300-room Riu Republic Hotel that is part of the cluster of Riu hotels in Punta Cana. The water park features four large water slides in addition to three new swimming pools.

The water park designers have incorporated attractions like the Body Vortex, a closed body slide that shoots guests towards the pool. Also the Kamikaze, with its drops from meters up, and the free-fall slide for those wanting to experience the sensation of flying directly into the pool. There is also a small children’s pool with slides and special attractions for them.

In addition to the Republic, the water park is included in the packages of tourists staying at the Riu hotels Palace Punta Cana, Palace Macao, Palace Bavaro, Naiboa and Riu Bambu in the Arena Gorda area.

https://www.riu.com/en/posts/hotels/...punta-cana.jsp


CTN Expo Feria at Sambil Mall
Vacaciones CTN Expo Feria will again take place at the exhibition hall of Sambil Mall on Av. John F. Kennedy in Santo Domingo from 18 to 20 May 2018. This travel fair is a good opportunity for residents in the Dominican Republic to find out about good deals for vacations, including resorts and excursions.

Leading companies will have stands and prepare packages for clients interested in the local tourism market.