1999News

Christmas in the Colonial City

"Navidad 99" is the celebration of Christmas organized by the Ayuntamiento de Santo Domingo (city municipality), Secretaría de Turismo (ministry of tourism), Comisión de Monumentos (historic monuments commission), Oficina de Patrimonio Cultural (office of cultural heritage), and the Patronato de la Ciudad Colonial (board of the colonial city). Most of the events take place at the Parque Colón (Isabel la Católica corner Conde), the Patronato de la Ciudad Colonial-Palacio Borgellá (Isabel la Católica 103) or the Palacio Consistorial (Arz. Meriño corner Conde), Cathedral of Santo Domingo (Arz. Meriño corner Arz. Nouel), Capilla de los Remedios (Calle Las Damas corner Mercedes). The week’s schedule of events is: Tuesday, 28 December 4 pm. Caroling by the Rondalla of the UASD. 6 pm. Christmas Sunsets. Concert by the Rondalla de la UASD. Parque Colón. 8 pm. "Inocente Mariposa," a show by Leonardo and Expresión Joven, presented by the Municipality of Santo Domingo. Parque Colón. 9 pm. Caroling by the neighbors of the San Miguel neighborhood. Groups leave from Parque Colón to the Parque de San Miguel (José Reyes corner Juan Isidro Pérez). Wednesday, 29 December 4 pm. Caroling by the Rondalla of the UASD through the Colonial City. 7 pm. Christmas Sunsets. Concert by the Men’s Choir of the Instituto Cultural Dominico- Americano, directed by Prof. Ramón E. Restituyo. Parque Colón. 8 pm. Musical Review. Grupo Sentimientos. Directed by Mirito Arvelo. Sponsored by the Municipality of Santo Domingo. Parque Colón.