And you thought carnaval season was over! In case you will be in Santo Domingo during the next few weeks, dr1 reports the following:
City Mayor Roberto Salcedo announced carnival activities will be taking place in Santo Domingo starting this Sunday along Mexico Avenue. As occurs in La Vega and Santiago and other interior cities, there will be a carnival parade in Santo Domingo, announced Ramon Rivas, president of the Diablos Cojuelos Unidos organization. The carnival parades end on Sunday, 24 February after when a jury will chose the three winners that will then represent the National District in the Sunday, 2 March carnival parade along the Malecon. Winners of carnival from all over the country come to the city for the big parade.