World Creole Music Festival

World Creole Music Festival

Dominica's World Creole Music Festival Events & Festivals Carnival in Dominica Dive Fest Dominica’s Independence Celebrations World Creole Music Festival World Creole Music Festival Three Nights of Pulsating Rhythms!   Dominica’s World Creole...
Dominica’s Centenarians

Dominica’s Centenarians

Dominica's Centenarians Dominica, the Nature Island of the Caribbean, is gaining recognition as a modern day “Fountain of Youth.”  The island was home to Elizabeth “Ma Pampo” Israel who died in October 2003 at the age of 128. At the time, she was considered by many to...
Cricket

Cricket

Cricket Cricket for beginners One of Dominica’s national sports, cricket can be confusing to the novice. Here we explain the ins, outs, and the innings. Dominica’s Windsor Park Stadium has been host to a number of first-class cricket matches including Test...
Dominica’s Independence Celebrations

Dominica’s Independence Celebrations

Independence Dominica’s Independence Celebrations Weather Wildlife Geology History Learn Dominica’s Independence Celebrations! On November 3rd, 1978, Dominica gained its independence from Great Britain and became an independent republic within the...
Carnival Through the Years

Carnival Through the Years

Mas Domnik A History of Dominica's Carnival Dominica’s Carnival Carnival ‘How To’ Guide Carnival Calendar Carnival Traditions CALYPSO! Carnival Winners Carnival Perspective (1998) A look at the history of Dominica’s Carnival through the years...
Carnival Traditions

Carnival Traditions

Carnival Traditions Traditional Mas: Dominica Style Dominica’s Carnival Carnival ‘How To’ Guide Carnival Calendar Carnival Traditions CALYPSO! Carnival Winners Carnival Perspective (1998) Mas Domnik Carnival Traditions in Dominica Carnival in...
Kalinago People

Kalinago People

The Kalinago People All about Dominica’s first settlers and early inhabitants Roseau Roseau Valley Portsmouth & Northwest Interior West Northeast Kalinago Ter & East Southeast Southwest A Brief History In 1493, as Christopher Columbus sailed along...
Creole “Kwéyòl” Language

Creole “Kwéyòl” Language

Kweyol Language A look at typical kweyol words and phrases used in Dominica National Pledge National Bird National Flower National Anthem National Flag Coat of Arms Traditional Dress Traditional Dance In this page we would like to give you the basics of the the kwéyòl...
Traditional Dance

Traditional Dance

Traditional Dance About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language The Arts This section features articles and illustrations by local historians. It also contains excerpts from ‘Our Island...
Traditional Dress

Traditional Dress

National Dress About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language The Arts This section features articles and illustrations by local historians, including excerpts taken from ‘Our Island Culture’ by The...
National Symbols

National Symbols

National Symbols About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language The Arts Dominica’s National Symbols The symbols of Dominica capture the island’s natural beauty and the essence of her...
History

History

Columbus sighted the island on Sunday, November 3, 1493, but the island had been inhabited by Kalinago (previously known as the ‘Caribs’ from around 1000 AD). They gave the island the name Waitukubuli which meant ‘Tall is her body’… read more