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The Original Bouyon Pioneers are back!

Roseau, Dominica (September 22, 2016) – Many of the guys who created the last musical genre of the 20th century, the Bouyon music from Dominica are back together as the Original Bouyon Pioneers. The Original Bouyon Pioneers will give us one more sway when they perform on night one of the World Creole Music Festival on Friday 28th October...

Dominica Weathers Tropical Storm Matthew

Roseau, Dominica (September 29, 2016) – Initial reports indicate that Dominica has weathered the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew.  To date there have been no reports of loss from the tourism sector.  Businesses are open and clean-up efforts are ongoing.   Utility companies are actively working to restore service to affected areas. Island accommodations and other tourism establishments have weathered...

Dancehall Star to rock WCMF Stage

Roseau, Dominica (October 4, 2016) – Rising dancehall superstar, Andrae Hugh Sutherland, better known as Popcaan will rock Festival City at the 19th edition of the World Creole Music Festival when he performs on Night One, Friday 28th October at Windsor Park Sports Stadium, Roseau, Dominica. The dancehall star who has emerged as one of the leading lights of the...

Multi-platinum artist Akon set for WCMF Stage

Akon at WCMF 2016
Roseau, Dominica (September 30, 2016) – Multi-platinum American singer, rapper, song writer, the prolific Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon is set to perform at the 2016 World Creole Music Festival on Night Three, Sunday 30th October at Festival City, Windsor Park Sports Stadium, Roseau, Dominica. Akon who has sought to perform at the festival finally makes his...

Timaya brings new wave of Afro-Beat to WCMF 2016

Timaya at WCMF 2016
Roseau, Dominica (September 30, 2016) – New wave afro-beat comes to the stage of the World Creole Music Festival with the energy and vibration of Nigerian hip-hop, afro-beat and reggae superstar, Timaya on Night One, Friday 28th October at Festival City, Windsor Park Sports Stadium, Roseau, Dominica. Timaya whose real name is Enetimi Alfred Odon, is a Nigerian singer and song...

DDA Celebrates Wellness Month with Yoga at Schools

Health and Wellness month
Roseau, Dominica (September 29, 2016) – Discover Dominica Authority partnered with three schools as part of Wellness Month celebrations in September. Yoga sessions were organized for students of the Christian Union Primary School, TC Sunbeam Preschool and the Convent High School. The sessions were conducted by practitioners from the Yoga Teachers Committee of the Dominica Spa, Health and Wellness Association (D-SHWA). The...

Midnight Groovers to lift WCMF with Authentic Creole Rhythm and Style

Midnight Groovers
Roseau, Dominica (September 22, 2016) – Dominica’s Midnight Groovers will bring an authentic voice and unique style to lift the 19th edition of the World Creole Music Festival when they perform on night one, Friday 28th October at Festival City, Windsor Park Sports Stadium, Roseau, Dominica. The Groovers, one of Dominica’s most enduring musical groups come from the dynamic cultural...

Extasy Band to Make Debut Performance at WCMF 2016

Roseau, Dominica (September 22, 2016) – One of the fast emerging musical groups on the Dominican music scene over the past few years, Extasy Band from the now storm ravaged Petite Savanne community, will make a return appearance at the 19th edition of the World Creole Music Festival when they perform on night one, Friday 28th October, Festival City,...

WCMF 2016 Tickets Available Online

Roseau, Dominica (September 22, 2016) – Tickets for the 19th World Creole Music Festival are available online. This announcement was made by WCMF Project Consultant Val Cuffy today. WCMF 2016 tickets can be purchased from www.ticketpal.com at US$125 for season tickets and US$48 for nightly tickets. Click here to get your tickets! Season tickets will be on sale for EC$275 during...

Festival Jam Session # 4 is on!

Roseau, Dominica (September 29, 2016) – The World Creole Music Festival Jam Session number 4 is on. The event will take place at the Bayfront on Friday September 30, 2016 from 4 pm to 10 pm. The highlight of this week’s Festival Jam Session will be a soft launch of Mas Domnik 2017. Miss Dominica 2017 contestants will sign their...

PM Roosevelt Skerrit Tours Bath Estate in Roseau [Video]

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Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit toured parts of Bath Estate on Saturday. The clean up has begun but it is a long way from completion. For more information visit www.opm.gov.dm.

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