20 for NCCU cadence-lypso competitionDominica News Online - Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 at 3:45 PM
2012 winner Webster ‘Webb’ Marie is again among the 20 participants in this year’s National Cooperative Credit Union (NCCU) 2nd Annual Cadence Lypso Competition scheduled for October 19 at the Newtown Savannah.
The line up also includes Carlene Xavier-Phillip, John Fontaine, Rhamadine Phillip, Steve Owen Williams, Lloyd Wayland, Eramus Morancie, Jude Delauney, Vincent Gregoire, Richard Christmas, Ellis Serrant and Libby Thomas. The other competitors are Chris Sylvester, Cletus Joseph Abraham, Daniella Bruno, George Jervier, Henry Etienne, Algernon Ducreay, Shirley Charles, Louis Anselm and the Majestic Tribe.
President of the NCCU Michael Augustine and Colin Piper of Discover Dominica was among those who addressed the “official media launch at the Old Mill Cultural Center.
They both urged competitors “to take control of the art form” and use the opportunity given by the NCCU who has invested in excess of $70 thousand dollars in the event, to “revive it and ensure that Cadance Lypso does not die.”
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