Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 201

Events APRIL Jazz Nights Every Thursday night, enjoy African and Caribbean Rhythms at the Escalinatas del Conde in the Colonial City at 8 p.m www.facebook.com/tuciudadcolonial Santo Domingo de Fiesta A free outdoor show with Dominican folk dancers at 8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday at the Plaza España in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo. MAY 3 - 5 Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) The most important event of the country’s tourism industry, this is a huge travel exposition where Dominican tourism- related suppliers and buyers from the around the world meet to explore new relationships. MAY 13 Sting in Concert Sting will be performing at Fillmore Hall of Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana. His newly released album “57th & 9th” will be featured. MAY 18 - 27 Santo Domingo Music Festival JUNE 14 - 18 Caribbean’s 100km Marathon A seven-day 100 km Caribbean marathon from Cabarete to Samaná. The race will break into five stages between the towns of Sosúa (8 km), Puerto Plata (17.5 km), Cabarete, (18 km), Las Terrenas (44.5 km) and Samaná (12 km). www.100kmdelcaribe.com First Train Station Photo Credit: Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism