Reggae

Reggae

Reggae About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language Reggae When someone is asked about Reggae they immediately (no doubt) think of the Caribbean and notably Jamaica, as this is the island that is the...
Soukous

Soukous

Soukous About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language SOUKOUS The central African country formerly known as Zaire, now Democratic Republic of Congo, is the home of the world renowned beat called...
Zouk

Zouk

Zouk About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language ZOUK Zouk originally came from the French islands – Martinique and Guadeloupe – and was a great sensation in the 1970’s and...
Cadence-Lypso

Cadence-Lypso

Cadence-Lypso About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language Cadence-Lypso (Kadans) Cadence-lypso started off in Dominica and developed in the French islands. The French Creole (Kweyol) spelling for...
Konpa (Compas)

Konpa (Compas)

KONPA (COMPAS) About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language KONPA (KOMPA, COMPAS) The infectious rhythm of Haiti’s national dance music is known as KONPA (Con Pah, Kompa). The relentless KONPA dance...
Bouyon

Bouyon

Bouyon! Dominica's Own Music About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language What is Bouyon? … a unique blend of the island’s traditional music and dance – namely Bele, Quadrille, Jing...
Calypso in Dominica

Calypso in Dominica

Dominica's Calypso Dominica’s Carnival Carnival ‘How To’ Guide Carnival Calendar Carnival Traditions CALYPSO! Carnival Winners Carnival Perspective (1998) About Calypso Calypso Rules Calypso 2017! Past Winners About Calypso in Dominica Called Kaiso...