Tag: Carnival

Postcard of The Week: Carnival Infantil or The Annual Children’s Carnival 2017

Postcard of The Week: Carnival Infantil or The Annual Children’s Carnival 2017

Today was the annual Carnaval Infantil or Children’s National Carnival in Santo Domingo–a carnival featuring just children, and 70 comparsas from around the country. What a treat it was to photograph and experience. The kids lit up the Colonial City with color, energy, laughter, and creativity. And then there was this […]

Carnaval Cotuisano 2017: Carnival in Cotui, Northeast DR

Carnaval Cotuisano 2017: Carnival in Cotui, Northeast DR

On a whim last weekend, immediately after a road trip to the beach, I decided to head north to experience carnival in Cotui. I’ve wanted to see that particular one for a long time, because it’s said to have some of the most creative costumes in the country, inspired by the DR’s […]