Cultural performances and speeches by government officials are expected to form part of Market Day with a Difference slated for Saturday, October 27.
The event is observed on the last Saturday in October and designed to highlight the contributions of farmers and vendors to national development.
The official ceremony to observe Market Day With A Difference will begin at 8:00 am on Saturday in the covered section of the market along Laing Lane.
A number of government officials including the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, Minister for Trade, Dr. Collin McIntyre and Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau Central Constituency, Norris Prevost are expected to deliver brief addresses.
Cultural performances will also form part of the day’s activity.
The event is being staged by the Dominica Export Import Agency (DEXIA) and the New Roseau Market in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
Dominicans are encouraged to turn out in large numbers to show support for the island’s farmers and vendors.
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