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February 13, 2007
  • Master of the Ocean 2007
  • DR to host beach volleyball
  • Dream Project Benefit in Cabarete
  • Ricky Martin in Santo Domingo
Master of the Ocean 2007
Master of the Ocean is the only triathlon that combines surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing in waves. The winner is a true ironman of the ocean. The annual event takes place this 22-28 February in Playa Cabarete and Playa Encuentro, on the north shore of the Dominican Republic, two side by side beaches that offer prime conditions for the three sports. It is in its third year, the prize money for the 2007 event is US$10,000. For more information, contact Marcus Bohm at [email protected]
DR to host beach volleyball
The DR will be host to the first stop on the Tour Norceca Men's and Women's Beach Volleyball Tournament. The North, Central American and Caribbean Confederation competition will take place in six countries and is scheduled to begin on 6 April at Boca Chica. The tournament will be here until 8 April before moving on to Guatemala, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago. Representatives from 16 different countries are playing in the tournament.
See http://www.norceca.org/2007_%20Beach%20Volleyball%20Circuit%20in%20Boca%20Chica.htm
Dream Project Benefit in Cabarete
The Dream Project, which contributes to the education of new generations of Dominicans, is hosting a Carnaval del Callejon, the Dream Flea Market Carnival on the weekend of 24 and 25 February. The event is jointly coordinated by the community of Callejon de La Loma, the Carib Wind Center, the International School of Sosua and the Dream Project, among others. The benefit will be a two-day carnival of music, food and games for the whole family as well as a flea market. Proceeds go to the new Dream Center in the Callejon de la Loma community. Donations of clothing, jewelry, furniture, sports equipment, toys, musical instruments, children's books, office equipment, electronics, school and art suppliers are requested. Drop-off points are at the Sea Horse Ranch Equestrian center, the International School Office and the Dream Project Office in Plaza Patio in Cabarete.
For more information, contact Jon Wunderlich at [email protected]
Ricky Martin in Santo Domingo
Latin music sensation Ricky Martin will perform in Santo Domingo this coming 16 February 2007 at 8pm at the Quisqueya ballpark. Tickets are on on sale at Orange telecom shops and Moviemax video shops and online at ticketexpress.com.do and uepa.com
Bleacher seats are RD$200, box seats RD$400, ground level RD$900 and VIP RD$2,500.
The concert is part of Ricky Martin's promotion throughout Latin America for his new CD "MTV Unplugged". For more information on upcoming events, see http://www.dr1.com/calendar

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