Roseau, Dominica (June 28, 2018) Discover Dominica Authority unveiled a thrilling line-up of artistes and bands to perform at the 20thWorld Creole Music Festival, during a Launch Party at the Palm Cottage in Roseau on Wednesday.
Jamaican Reggae Superstar Chronixx is among the headline acts.
Other confirmed performers for the festival are Trinidadian Soca Stars Machel Montano and Kes the Band, Dancehall artiste Mavado of Jamaica, Yemi Alade of Nigeria represents the Afrobeat genre, Kompa artists Sweet Micky, Kai and Klass; and Zouk artists Jean Marc Ferdinand, Orlane, Francky Vincent, and Stephane Ravor.
Midnight Groovers, Signal Band, Triple Kay, Mizik a Nou All Stars and solo-artiste Asa Banton from Dominica will also feature.
The World Creole Music Festival forms part of celebrations to mark Dominicas 40thanniversary of independence and is carded for October 26-28 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium in Roseau.
Director of Tourism Colin Piper has said that at least one other major performer will be added to the festival line up in the coming days.Minister for Tourism Culture Senator, the Honourable Robert Tonge told the Launch Party the reveal of the Reunion edition of the World Creole Music Festival was a proud moment for Dominica. I invite all Dominicans to take ownership of this event, to see it as a triumph over recent adversity and as another step in our journey to recovery. Dominica is ready once again to welcome the world to its shores to experience a celebration of epic proportions. Its our 40thanniversary of independence and the World Creole Music Festival stands as the centerpiece of what promises to be a cultural explosion, he stated.
Patrons can find the Launch video of the artist line up online. World Creole Music Festival and Dominicas 40thanniversary of Independence are another great way to Rediscover Dominicas natural and cultural attractions.
For more information onDominicas World Creole Music Festivalcontact theDominica Festival Committeeat 767 448 4833. Or visit the official website:www.wcmfdominica.comor followDominica FestsonTwitterandFacebook, andYouTube.
About Dominicas World Creole Music Festival:Dominicas World Creole Music Festival celebrates the creole culture of creole speaking countries in the Caribbean, Europe and Africa. The Festival, held annually in October seeks to augment the creole month festivities and Independence celebrations held during this period as well as boost visitor arrivals to the island. The World Creole Music Festival features various musical genres to include reggae, zouk, konpa, cadence, bouyon, salsa, dancehall/hip hop, meringue, soukous, zydeco. The Festival is dubbed Three Nights of Pulsating Rhythms for its wide repertoire of musical genres on showcase each night. Join us for the 20thWorld Creole Music Festival October 26 28, 2018.