Friday, August 14, 2009

World Creole music Festival.

Press Release

Roseau, Dominica: August 10, 2009

The Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) through the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) alongside Platinum Sponsor ‘Digicel' will launch the 13th Annual World Creole Music Festival at the Fort Young Hotel from 6:00pm on Tuesday 11th August 2009.

The World Creole Music Festival will be held from Friday 30th October to Sunday 1st November 2009 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium. World renowned performers hailing from Martinique, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, and Paris, Chicago and Miami will form part of this year's line up which will be made Official at the Media Launch.

Invitees to the Media Launch include Government Officials, Sponsors and other key stake holders of the festival. Addresses are expected from Minister of Tourism, Mr. Ian Douglas; Chairman of the DDA Board, Mr. Bennoit Bardouille; Chairman of the DFC, Mr. Colin Piper and Events Director, Mr. Val Cuffy. Attendees will also hear from Platinum Sponsor, Digicel and other Corporate Sponsors.

The Media Launch is an introduction to the signature events to be held during this year's Independence celebration and persons will be highlighted on activities surrounding the three nights of vivacious rhythms. Highlights of these activities include:

Ø Creole Festival Village Lyme - October 2nd, 9th, 16th

Ø Ophelia 30th Anniversary Concert

Ø Digicel Red River Jamboree

Ø Heritage Day in Colihaut

Ø LIME Creole in the Park

Ø NBD Kweyol Bod La Mer

It is anticipated that the 13th Annual World Creole Music will be launched at key destinations in the upcoming weeks.

For further information, contact:

Mr. Val Cuffy

Events Director

Dominica Festivals Committee

Tel# 1767 448 2045

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