Mas Domnik winners announced

The winners pose with their awards

The Dominica Festivals Committee has announced the awardees for Mas Domnik 2018.

Samantha Letang, Marketing Executive at Discover Dominica Authority said, “From the participation of the various ole mas bands, t-shirts bands, groups, costume bands, children bands and especially the spectators (this) proves that our traditions , our culture will continue to stand strong ….. this is what makes Dominica’s Carnival the most unique, the most spontaneous.”

Elvis Clifton of the Dominica Brewery and Beverages Ltd hailed this year’s Carnival celebrations as “a great success” despite being scaled down.

Awards were sponsored by EZ Barrel and Alliance Francaise de la Dominique.

Awardees were:
Most creative Jou Ouvé Group – Chou Poul
Largest La Po Kabwit Band – Police La Po Kabwit
Longest La Po Kabwit Band – Newtown La Po Kabwit
Largest Jou Ouvé Group – Lumination by Signal Band
Most Creative Individual Male – Dorian Carbon (Going in the shower)
Most Creative Individual Female – Yvette Bannis (Maria Tarpaulin)
Most Creative Traditional Group – Bacchanal Women
Most Creative T-Shirt Band – Klubird
Most Creative School Band – Grand Fond Primary School
Most Creative Costume Band – Thunderbirds

Certificates of participation were also awarded to Lucia Lander Dance Group, Pioneer Preparatory School and the Castle Bruce Secondary School.

The Dominica Festivals Committee thanks all partners and supporters of Mas Domnik 2018 which includes, The Government of Dominica, the Ministry of Tourism and Urban Renewal, FLOW Dominica, Dominica Brewery and Beverages Ltd, DBS Radio, Vibes Group of Companies, Kairi FM, Q-95 FM, Dominica News Online, The Chronicle and The Sun Newspapers; The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force; Roseau City Council; DASPA; Alliance Francaise de la Dominique; EZ Barrel; Fine Foods Inc; Road Parade Committee, the private sector, Carnival groups and other volunteers.

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8 Comments

  1. February 26, 2018

    Congratulations! To Grandfond Primary, always lead the way, white City, in the East doing great things all the time we’re so proud of everyone. Continue to lead from the front. One love,

  2. Onlooker
    February 24, 2018

    Well done Chou Poul

  3. Bef you like
    February 24, 2018

    One day DNO will understand that you can’t just put up pictures without a caption. Please identify the photos for the general public!!

  4. Darren
    February 23, 2018

    Thunderbirds would have killed Piper if they didn’t win or another injunction on them. Wicked Maria was a replica of Bwa Bwa’s 2016 presentation. No originality so what was all the fuss about 2 years ago.

    Lobbie where were your revellers? Go back to the drawing board coach.

  5. Booger Engineer
    February 22, 2018

    Somebody needs to give MAL-P some recognition…

  6. ouuui
    February 22, 2018

    so carnival corners not making noise this year are boy thunderbirds all you silent no bwa bwa all you happy . Any way congrats to all the groups .

  7. Sacregas
    February 22, 2018

    So T/birds get something at last.!

    • Ben
      February 23, 2018

      They deserved ….. Grumpy old men. They were paid same as the real winners for 2016.

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