Noida: “We are cheerful that we are as of now working Dominican Republic and have made an committee on this nation in ICMEI. Today we feel glad to celebrate the national day of Dominican Republic which falls on 27th February,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah (President of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry).
A poster was launched to honour the National Day of Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic and India signed a bilateral agreement on cultural co-operation in August 2012. Indian food festivals were held in Santo Domingo in October 2013, and in March and October 2014. DR Television broadcasted an Indian film festival in April 2014.
As of January 2016, around 50 Indian citizens and individuals of Indian origin reside in the Dominican Republic. They are employed as businessmen, engineers, and softare specialists. There are likewise students at medical universities and delegates of Indian organizations.
Satya Sai Baba of Putthaparthy has a few followers in the Dominican Republic. Countless Dominican visiors to India are devotees of Sai Baba. Before long a formal inauguration will be organised to open Indo Dominican Republic Film and Cultural Forum at ICMEI.