Vega Carnival will kick-off on January 16

The La Vega Carnival, by far the country’s most important carnival activity, is scheduled to start on Sunday, January 24, with a colorful parade.

The Carnival will be officially announced on January 16 at the “El Embajador Occidental” Hotel in Santo Domingo.

On Saturday, January 17, the organizers will officially announce the Queen of the Carnival while on Saturday, January 23, they will announce and present the King of Carnival 2013.

Sundays in February

The La Vega Carnival is held every Sunday during the month of February in the streets and parks of La Vega, a province located in the very center of the Dominican Republic.

La Vega is located approximately 1.5 hours north of the capital city of Santo Domingo.

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