Rita Almonte Children’s Choir on the ChuChu Colon 1-5-2013

Three Kings Day, also called Epiphany, is the day the Dominican Children receive their gifts. This is the end of the holiday season. It is celebrated on the 6th of January when the Magi, Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar, arrive with gifts.

The 3 Kings bring gifts

The 3 Kings bring gifts

Many different areas throughout the country distribute gifts to much of the countries poorer families.

Saturday January 5th, 2013 the ChuChu Colon will be carrying the Coro de Niños de Rita Almonte Children’s Choir around the streets of the Colonial City starting at 6PM. (last week the You c) to celebrate the Dia de Reyes Magos/ Day of the Three Kings.

Last week the Children Chorus rode the Horse and Buggy Carts with Santa. Read about it and see the video here Santa Claus and His Childrens Chorus

One of my favorite Christmas songs El Burrito de Belén with video and song lyrics translated.

A little more information about Christmas traditions in Dominican Republic.