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    May 21, 2015

    Organizers of Fete Isidore in the southern village of Grand Bay is promising a blast and the event will move into high gear later this evening with an award ceremony recognizing over 20 “outstanding” members of the community....
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    May 20, 2015

    Digicel has announced that it is back on board with its sponsorship of the Jazz ‘N Creole Festival for its sixth consecutive year. Set to take place on Sunday 24th May 2015 at the Cabrits National Park in Portsmouth, the...
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    May 18, 2015

    On Sunday May 17, 2015 the Dominica Emerald Organization of New Jersey (DEONJ) embraced the opportunity to promote Dominica at a Youth Appreciate Week’s Diversity Festival in Livingston, New Jersey. The five-hour event which...
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    May 14, 2015

    After almost being shelved this year, the annual Feast of the Farmers (Fete Isidore) in San Sauveur will be held thanks to the intervention of the Good Hope and Petite Soufriere Village Councils. The original church organizing committee...
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    May 12, 2015

    Despite some level of controversy, the first ever Giraudel/Eggleston Flower Festival has been dubbed a success by  organizers. The event, which took place instead of the popular ‘Giraudel/Eggleston Flower Show,’ was held...
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    April 30, 2015

    Winners for the Carnival 2015 road parades and Queen Participants have received their prizes at a special prize giving ceremony, which took place at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium Terrace on Wednesday 29th April 2015. The J’ouvert...
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    April 25, 2015

    At least 876 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, the BBC has quoted officials as saying. The BBC reports that according to the US Geological Survey, the...
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    April 24, 2015

    A youth group in the Giraudel/Eggleston community has decided to host a ‘Flower Show Festival’ this year to highlight the flowers and beauty of the villages. The popular Giraudel/Eggleston Flower Show will not be held this...
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    April 23, 2015

    Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, is describing as “sad” an announcement by cruise ship, Carnival Liberty, that it will stop coming to Dominica, at least for the next two weeks. Recently Tonge had announced the the ship would be...
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    April 17, 2015

    From Monday April 20 to Sunday 31st May 2015, Dominica’s drama, art, music and dance will take center stage as the island stages the 32nd edition of the Dominica Festival of the Arts (DOMFESTA). DOMFESTA 2015, which was introduced...
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    April 17, 2015

    On Friday, April 17, 2015, MV Carnival Liberty of Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) made an unscheduled call to Dominica. This is the second unscheduled call the CCL vessel has made to Dominica within one (1) week. With the view of...
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    April 16, 2015

    Dominica’s bouyon pioneers, WCK, is expected to be among headline acts for the Soufriere Creole Jazz 2015 in St. Lucia carded for May 1, 2015. The band will be joining other headliners such as Jah Cure, Avot Servis and Teddyson...
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    April 16, 2015

    The Division of Culture presents the Schools Arts Festival 2015 at the Arawak House of Culture from Monday April 20 to Friday April 24, 2015. Approximately 17 primary schools and 12 secondary schools are expected to participate. The...
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    April 16, 2015

    On Wednesday renown Carnival costume builder, Michel Raffoul, was laid to rest. Raffoul died on Monday, April 6 after a long period of illness due to a massive stroke which rendered him paralyzed and speechless. The funeral service was...
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    April 15, 2015

    Plans are well on-stream to hosting the first ever Dominica Indigenous Cultural Festival from July 3rd – 5th, 2015. This festival is expected to showcase Dominica’s indigenous people’s culture and traditional lifestyle,...
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    April 14, 2015

    The Dominican public is being asked to nominate at least three artistes of their choice for the 2015 World Creole Music Festival (WCMF). Tourism Director, Colin Piper said nomination is expected to be opened soon on the WCMF’s...
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    April 13, 2015

    Dominica’s Carnival product is expected to be enhanced through a mask making workshop which ended at the Old Mill Cultural Center last weekend. Twenty-two adults and 12 children took part in the workshop. “This workshop here...
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    April 7, 2015

    Renowned Carnival costume builder, Michel Raffoul, has died. In May 2013, Raffoul was rushed to hospital after suffering a massive stroke which rendered him paralyzed and speechless. He never recovered and according to family members,...
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