National Hero Alwin Bully to Receive Official Funeral
Cultural Icon Alwin Bully will be accorded an official Funeral in recognition of his cultural accomplishments, and exceptional contributions to the development and promotion of Dominica’s culture and arts.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement earlier today.
In accordance with protocol, Dominica will observe two days of mourning where all flags will be flown at half staff on the day before and the day of his funeral.
The Prime Minister went on to express his sympathies on behalf of the government and people of Dominica to family of the late Alwin Bully.
A distinguished playwright, artist, and cultural administrator; and the designer of our national flag Bully has been awarded several prestigious awards for his work in culture and the arts most recently the Earl Warner Foundation award for excellence for his work in culture in the Caribbean.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit