Boetica Cultural Group celebrates 25 years

Members of the Boetica Cultural Group
Members of the Boetica Cultural Group

The Boetica Cultural Group will be celebrating its 25th anniversary during the next several months under the theme, “Celebrating a Milestone of  Cultural Promotion and Preservation.”

The celebrations will kick off on Sunday July 14, 2013  with a thanksgiving Mass at the Boetica chapel and a gospel concert at 3:00 pm at the Boetica primary school.

The beginning of the celebration coincides with the third anniversary of the death of two members of the group who lost their lives when they drowned at sea, in the  Secret Beach Area.

Prior to the Gospel concert will be the official launch of the activities.

In attendance will be the Parliamentary Representative for the La Plaine Constituency, Petter Saint Jean, Chief Cultural Officer, Raymond Lawrence, District Development Officer, Helen Francis and Chairman of the Boetica Village Council..

A number of activities will be held throughout the year and will include Traditional Toys and Games Festival, educational sessions,  dance workshops, a camp fire , community service projects, Independence celebrations, christmas concert, christmas dinner, hike  a segment of the Waitikubuli National Trail and a senior citizens appreciation day, among others.

The activities will climax in the month of January with a Grand Culture Fete, when the group  hosts a group of American University students in a night of “local buffet and culture.”

The group has been hosting this activity for the past eight years.

The Boetica Cultural Group which has been participating in national cultural events for many years, more particularly the National Cultural Gala, are the recipients of the National Youth Council Award for Culture and Heritage.

They’ve also produced a compact disc of traditional songs and the production of a DVD of traditional dances.

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19 Comments

  1. Hmmmm
    July 13, 2013

    Stunning!

  2. fil
    July 12, 2013

    Beautiful pic, very handsome young men take care of yourselves.

  3. God's child
    July 12, 2013

    Great job Mrs Frederick and members. Keep the culture alive.

  4. True Boetican living
    July 12, 2013

    Verna you are the best Boetica has ever had. Good job. Beautiful picture

  5. yvette
    July 12, 2013

    PROUD!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
    SIMPLY THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. wow
    July 12, 2013

    SUPERB should be photo of the day….Oh what a beauty!! indeed such lovely faces…made my day…thanks DNO….keep the culture alive guys

  7. Dominican Overseas
    July 12, 2013

    Keep Boetica on the map.

  8. Dominican Overseas
    July 12, 2013

    Congratulations! Good job. I worked with Verna, and I know she meant well for the young people and the Boetica community. Good job Verna, don’t allow the culture to die, keep the young minds focussed.

  9. culture shock
    July 12, 2013

    Now this pic,is worthy of P O D;I hope King Dice,can do a show with them,that would be nic.e

  10. Reader
    July 12, 2013

    Awesome! Thanks for keeping our culture alive.

  11. Mwen
    July 12, 2013

    That’s the way to go guys…A small community doing big things…!!!

  12. TRUE DOMINICAN
    July 12, 2013

    GREAT! NICE PICTURE. KEEP THE CULTURE ALIVE AND GOOD TO SEE YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED

  13. PICODEAU
    July 12, 2013

    OUTSTANDING!!

  14. July 12, 2013

    Very lovely indeed guys, keep Dominica Cultrue alive.
    All the best, and wishing you all God’s blessings.

  15. ZANDOLI
    July 12, 2013

    VERY NICE… KEEP UP THE GOOD VIBES… BLESSINGS!!!

  16. Aye
    July 12, 2013

    Who is the chairman of the Boetica village council?

    • Contented
      July 12, 2013

      Mr. Phillip Jenner Guiste.

  17. Anonymous
    July 12, 2013

    Congrats to all.

    • Anonymous
      July 13, 2013

      Pure and beautiful, keep the Cultural Light Shinging.

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