23 June 2017
On July 1, every Canadian in Canada or abroad celebrates 'Canada Day'.
Canada Day Street Fair
Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary this year.
Sosúa also houses a large number of Canada residents and regular visitors who obviously want to celebrate the Canada Day appropriately.
Saturday July 1 there is a Canada Day Street Fair in the main street Pedro Clisante.
It starts at 10 AM and ends at 8 PM and the Pedro Clisante will be closed to traffic from Calle Duarte to Café Cubano for this event.
At 10 o'clock it starts with a pancake breakfast at the Jolly Roger with real Canadian maple syrup.
There will be activities and games for children with wonderful prizes.
Including a tug of war and a Pop a balloon contest.
There is a Tombola and 50/50 draw too.
The whole family can enjoy this day.
In the evening live music will be performed and the street will be filled with terraces to enjoy a drink and the music.
The event is organized by Jolly Rogers bar / restaurant with the cooperation of several businesses in the street.
The proceeds from the event will go to DCDR (Dogs and Cats of the Dominican Republic).
22 June 2017
Sunday June 18, the end of the school year has been celebrated in the Salón de Convenciones (the upper chamber of Sosúa Bay Casino).
The students performed dances, plays and musical pieces for a big audience on stage.
The hall was packed with parents and students who responded to the performances with great enthusiasm.
Well-attended school closing night
Well-attended school closing night
Adolfo Faringthon, director of Casa de Arte then showed a slide show about the many activities for children at Casa de Arte.
With this presentation, organized and carried out by the students of the different schools in Sosúa, the school year ended festively.
21 June 2017
Saturday June 24 at 7:30 PM the third spectacular salsa, bachata and merengue concert takes place at the amphitheater at the Malecón of Puerto Plata.
The nationally renowned music bands Yiyo Sarante (Salsa), Eddy Herrera (Merengue), Magic Juan (Urban), El Alpa (Urban), Miriam Cruz (Bachata and Merengue) and Krispy (Merengue Tipico) will perform a spectacular show.
The theme of the evening: Puerto Plata Alegre (Puerto Plata's joy).
The event is sponsored by the city of Puerto Plata, the Ministry of Tourism and the hotel industry.
Puerto Plata es Alegria
20 June 2017
The highly esteemed German website 'DomRep Magazin' is now also available on paper.
The paper edition appears every Wednesday in Sosúa in 9 beach bars and 25 hotels, restaurants and bars in the city.
It is an addition to the news of the online version.
On the website at the bottom right you can see where the paper edition is available in Sosúa.
19 June 2017
The Secretary General Manuel Gilbert of the 'La Asociación Dominicana de Prensa Turística' (ADOMPRETUR) wants to start a promotion campaign to encouraging tourism in the Puerto Plata province.
To promote Puerto Plata, Sosúa, Montellano, Imbert, Altamira, Guana Nico, El Mamey, Villa Isabela and Luperon.
In the coming months a delegation of ADOMPRETUR will visit the involving cities.
The local press and television stations will have the opportunity to promote the tourism attractiveness of their city through a magazine or TV production.
The productions will be judged by a professional jury.
There are prizes of 15,000, 10,000 and 5,000 pesos available for the most promotional productions.
The winner will also receive a contribution of 5,000 pesos per month for a monthly publication of a magazine or TV production.
The best contributions will be compiled and will be published once a year in print.
These will also be made available for tourists in hotels and libraries.
Source: Puerto Plata Habla