Over 40 to Represent Dominica at CARIFESTA 2019

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CARIFESTA Barbados

Over 40 individuals will represent Dominica at CARIFESTA 2019 in Trinidad in two weeks, from August 16-27.

Chief Cultural Officer Raymond Lawrence tells Kairi News they will represent Dominica in various segments including, dance, music and art and craft and film.

The Signal Band and Ophelia Marie will participate to showcase Dominica’s Bouyon and Cadence.

Meantime Lawrence says Cabinet has decided on a theme for Dominica’s Independence celebrations 2019.

Mr. Lawrence also reported that arts and culture is enjoying a surge in popularity here with the Dominica Institute for the Arts recording its highest student membership last year, with over 180 students enrolled.