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LA HISTORIA DE LA VIRGEN DE LA ALTAGRACIA

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hablan2deto2 Día de la Altagracia, or Altagracia Day, is a day commemorating "Our Lady of Altagracia", patronal image and protector of the people of the Dominican Republic. It is a feast day and …More
hablan2deto2 Día de la Altagracia, or Altagracia Day, is a day commemorating "Our Lady of Altagracia", patronal image and protector of the people of the Dominican Republic. It is a feast day and annual public holiday on January 21. "Our Lady of Altagracia" is a portrait of the Virgin Mary painted in the 16th century.[1] The portrait is kept in The Basilica of Our Lady of Altagracia in the city of Salvaleón de Higüey.

The festival was originally held on August 15, but was moved to January 21. Patron saint of Dominican Republic.