The week before Easter is called Semana Santa in the Dominican Republic.

Semana Santa in the DR

The week before Easter is called “Semana Santa” in the Dominican Republic. Dominicans like to celebrate that week with family and friends. Schools are closed, parents take a week off[…]

Colorful devil mask careta of the Dominican carnival which is a very authentic piece of dominican culture students learn about when learning Spanish and Dominican culture at IIC Spanish School in the Dominican Republic

Dominican Carnival

The devils are dancing again: February is the month of the famous Dominican carnival. The streets are filled with the vibrant colors of ornately worked costumes, masks, and lots of[…]

Watching two whales breaching in the bay of Samana, Dominican Republic.

Whale Watching in Samaná

Each year, hundreds of humpback whales come from the Northern Atlantic to the warm waters of the Dominican Republic to mate, birth and nurse their calves. They can be watched[…]

Serving the fruit cake after the meal on Holy night or on the 25th of December is one of the many typical Dominican Christmas traditions in the Dominican Republic.

Dominican Christmas Traditions

We Dominicans have the gift of celebrating everything. As for all our celebrations, in particular in our christmas traditions, it’s about people. How We Celebrate? Since October, the Angelitos (little[…]

Marc Anthony in concert in Santo Domingo on September 22, 2022

On 22 September, Puerto Rican-American singer Marc Anthony will perform in Santo Domingo. He presents his new “Viviendo”-tour to his fans in the Dominican Republic at the Félix Sánchez Olympic[…]

A group of Spanish language students who are learing Spanish at IIC Spanis School, Dominican Republic, in the Metro subway in Santo Domingo on the city orientation activity after the first day of class.

“I learned so much”

Lana (27) from the US about her program in Santo Domingo:  “My favorite place with my favorite people! All the professors are amazing. I learned so much in a short[…]