the dominican artist daniel santacruz presented his documentary “Larimar, the blue stone”with the aim of raising awareness of the importance, value and history of this unique stone in the world, a gem that is only found in the Dominican Republic, specifically in Barahona.
After having released his seventh album in 2020 called “Larimar”the award-winning singer-songwriter Latin Grammy, who has always been in love with blue stone, launches into developing this new project. In the documentary, Daniel visits the Sierra de Bahoruco, enters the mine, talks with the miners, meets with artisans, interviews designers, trade professionals and connoisseurs of the history and production of our beautiful stone, thus creating a documentary of 27 minutes, produced by Santacruz himself and directed by Luis Gómez.
“This is a very special project for me. I have always felt a very strong attraction towards Larimar. I think everything was connecting, first I wrote a song inspired by the stone, then I named an album after it and seeing that many people asked me and wanted to know more about the stone, I decided to make this documentary,” the artist said.
The documentary “Larimar, the blue stone”, premiered during a meeting at the facilities of Caribbean Cinemas at Downtown Center, sponsored by Altice, it has been available since November 23 on the artist’s official YouTube channel, @DanielSantacruzMusic.
It should be noted that the singer took advantage of the occasion to premiere the Deluxe version of the album “Larimar”, which has some special versions of songs such as “Santo remedio (Afro Mix)”, “Bésame siempre” in bachata version, a collaboration with his brother Manny Cruz on the song “Bajo la lluvia”, and the unpublished bachata “Te encuentro”.
daniel santacruz He has been able to lead a consistent musical career internationally, taking bachata, merengue and other rhythms to countries that have embraced his career and has made him one of the favorite singers in tropical music.
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