Roseau, Dominica — Patrons to this year’s World Creole Music Festival have the unique opportunity to purchase season tickets at the special price of EC$250 until the end of September, as the Dominica Festival Committee, the producers of the event give back to loyal fans who have supported the event now in its 15th year.
According to the DFC Events’ Director, Mrs. Natalie Clarke-Meade, this special offer is a way of giving back to loyal and dedicated supporters of Dominica and the Creole-speaking Caribbean premiere music celebrations.
“For us at the DFC we cherish our loyal and committed fans and feel obligated to give them something special in this 15th year of the festival.
For us, 15 years is a special milestone and therefore feel that we must work with our fans and those who have over those many years come out to support the festival. We want to once again assure patrons that we are working on bringing them a fantastic music festival, one that will never forget. And all this for the ridiculous price of EC$250 throughout the month of September”, the ED said.
She went on to state that in-spite of the challenges faced as a result of the world economic crisis and other challenges faced in staging such a major event, the DFC has maintained ticket prices to 2009 levels in order to ensure that patrons able to make the necessary sacrifices to support this major event.
Special ticket sales will continue at the DFC office, at the Festival Dwive at Krazy Koconut this Friday and the last Friday of September and through purchase by way of credit cards which can be done by contacting the DFC office. In addition, the DFC is offering special corporate prices for purchase of 50 or more tickets. Ticket prices will revert to the regular price of EC$325 during the month of October.
The World Creole music festival is a celebration of the music culture of Dominica and the Creole speaking world held each year at the end of October in Dominica. The headline sponsors for this year’s festival is the Government of Dominica and telecommunications giant Digicel. Main acts for the 15th Dominica WCMF which will be held from Friday 28 to 30 October at the Windsor Park in Roseau, include Jean-Philippe Marthely and Jocelyn Beroard of kassav fame, Alie Campbell- legendary voice of UB-40, Jeff Joseph and his Grammacks/New Generation Band, Haitian bands- Carimi and Harmonik, Third World and Gyptian of Jamaica, Dominican bands- Midnight Groovers, Swinging Stars, WCK and Treple Kay, Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann of T&, Dhobet Gnahore of Ivory Coast and zouk stars Fanny, Jocelyn Labyll and Alex Catrin along with upcoming Martiniquan singer, Kolo Barst.