New Fringe Events Complement the World Creole Music Festival

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L-R: Kimberly King (Destination Marketing Manager - DDA); Earlson Matthew (Chief Cultural Officer, Ag. – Cultural Division); Samantha Letang (Festivals & Events Manager, Ag. - DDA); Stephen Lander (Rize & Whine); Geida Seaman (Hysteria); Deion Anselm (Incognito X)

Roseau, Dominica – (September 21, 2022) There are multiple events that occur prior to the staging of the World Creole Music Festival on October 28-30, 2022. These fringe events encourage visitors to experience Dominica’s independence season and the various entertainment and cultural attractions of the island.

“There are more fetes than days,” stated Festivals & Events Manager (Ag.) Samantha Letang, during the recent World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) press conference held on September 14th at the Dominica Festivals Committee. This statement aptly describes the lively independence season which awaits entertainment lovers from across the globe. This year’s fringe events include 22 enticing events to complement the annual festival.

Some events include Nirvana (@Hysteria Mas), a cooler fete, to be held on Saturday, October 1 st from 5 PM at the Old Mill Cultural Center. Rize & Whine (@Infinite Ent. 767) will be held on Sunday, October 23rd from 3 AM at the Botanic Gardens.

Sundown (@InCognito Experience), the World Creole Music Festival weekend starter, will be held on Thursday, October 27th from 5 PM at Zaman Park in Belfast. Additionally, the official calendar of activities for Dominica’s independence celebrations will be launched by the Ministry of Culture on September 24th, 2022. The calendar normally includes cultural events such as Flag Day, Jounen Kweyol (Creole Day), and the National Cultural Gala. Stay tuned for information on additional events! Regular season tickets are available at the special price of EC$300 until September 30th and can be purchased at Depex Color Lab in Roseau, Bull’s Eye Pharmacy in Roseau, or Portsmouth. Season tickets are also available at the weekly hotspots.

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