Dominican Republic

Embassy of the Dominican Republic

1715 22nd Street, NW Washington, DC 20008

What to expect:

· Traditional food and crafts

· Cigar sales and cigar-rolling demonstrations

· Indigenous dances and a dance competition

· Raffle for free trip to the DR

· Kids’ goodie bags

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. It's known for its beaches, resorts and golfing. Its terrain comprises rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. Capital city Santo Domingo has Spanish landmarks like the Gothic Catedral Primada de America dating back 5 centuries in its Zona Colonial district.