Government to Host Thanksgiving Concert on September 19

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Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Pastor Donnie Mcclurkin in Dominica 2014

The Government of Dominica will host a thanksgiving concert on September 19, 2019 to mark two years since the passage of hurricane Maria.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Wednesday that major local, regional and international acts will be featured.

Mr. Skerrit had over the weekend told the nation to mark the date off as important occasion.

He said the concert, which takes place at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium, is to offer thanksgiving for Dominica’s steady recovery since the passage of the devastating hurricane.

“This Government is mindful that we must never cease in our efforts t always give God the praise and glory,” Prime Minister Skerrit said, referring to the concert as “…the first of its kind ever seen in Dominica”.

Local acts include Ophelia Marie, Colton T, Marie Pascal Affana and Michelle Henderson from Dominica. Other regional and international acts will feature Edwin Yearwood, Sarah Okuma, Kurt carr and Reverend Shirley Caesar.