Eighteen artistes in line up for WCMF 2016

Patrons at WCMF 2014
Patrons at WCMF 2014

New Executive Director of the Dominica Festivals Commission (DFC), Claudine Springer, has announced that 18 artistes will be revealed for the line-up of this year’s World Creole Music Festival (WCMF).

She stated that the artistes will be named at the launching of the WCMF, to be held at the Anchorage Hotel, on Wednesday evening. “We’re going to reveal 18 artistes.”

“We’re going to reveal 18 artistes,” she noted.

WCMF 2015 was not held due to the effects of the Tropical Storm Erika which devastated sections of the island in August last year.

The launching ceremony will take the form of a cocktail and will be broadcast and streamed live on DDA and DFC portals, as well as the organizations’ channel on Youtube. The event will also be streamed regionally and internationally.

Springer remarked that the line up is comparable to anywhere in the region.

“Sometimes, in the past, you only announce two headliners, [but] we’re coming with a strong contingency of performers. That line-up is comparable to anywhere in the region right now,” she stated.

Springer expressed her excitement for the event, noting that the DFC will be “going big this year—all out.”

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33 Comments

  1. June 22, 2016

    Well well well DNO dam if you do dam if you dont, The poor PM evrry blame falls on him.One day allyou will quit.

    • Tjebe Fort
      June 22, 2016

      We will only quit when he goes. He hijacked the labour party for his own ends and I can never forgive him for that. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.

  2. Anthony P. Ismael
    June 22, 2016

    More Sewo, while the country falls apart. I hope none of them become ill, while they’re in Dominica. Lord knows we have no hospital to treat them. I hope none of the additional visitors become ill while they’re in the Marigot area either or else they will “Really Sousay Sel for real.” :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

  3. Kerry
    June 22, 2016

    “Give Praise 2 Rasta Far eye” I hope LUCIANO in this line up, our country needs his rhythmic blessings in song.

    • For Dominica
      June 22, 2016

      why not someone we havent seen before with the same message.

  4. Favoured
    June 22, 2016

    So it was not held last year due to the effects of the impact from TS Erika. I would want to think the impacts were both psychological/human loss and physical infrastructure/environmental. But what has changed since Erika. For many if not all the impact remains the,same or may have even gotten worst. But is sewo that’s Dominicans pastime so give them 18 Ministers oops sorry 18 acts/bands and they will be good to go regardless what the reality on the ground. Who cares!

  5. jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjllllllllllllllllllkikiki
    June 21, 2016

    huh
    i hope
    we
    have
    EXILE ONE
    no politriks

  6. fingers crossed
    June 21, 2016

    Just wanna hear Kassav or Carimi…or both… don’t care about any others…..*fingers crossed*

  7. We will see…won’t we?

  8. mabouya
    June 21, 2016

    jerry spinger’s sister ……lol..just being sacarstic

  9. MIA
    June 21, 2016

    Nice, the country needs that…………………

  10. wow
    June 21, 2016

    wow 18 artist i guess the pm agrees for ppl to wine on each other with two kubuli in their hands this years.. hats off mr pm will marigot is without a hospital to care for the same ppl that will be landing at douglas charles…..dno please dont delete my comment thanks

    • redd Hott
      June 22, 2016

      Dno plz delete this idiot comment.What is wrong with u Dominicans….everything is not the p.m ……he doesn’t run every segment or personal businesses,,,,,, he runs the country……his not even instate… Dno plz have a lil respect for the Prime minister of Dominica….its ok to voice your opinion on THE ISSUE……this is way of topic the headline didn’t say Marigot Hospital it said World creole festival…….

    • For Dominica
      June 22, 2016

      i agree. we have more important things to worry about.

  11. Tjebe Fort
    June 21, 2016

    Who is Claudine Springer? Never heard of her but that does not sound like a Dominican name. It would have been nice if someone in Govt. had annoiunced this new appointment and why they could not find anyone local.

    • Dom
      June 21, 2016

      She was actually announced and there was a full article on her yesterday as the person to replace Natalie. She is St. Lucian.

      • Tjebe Fort
        June 22, 2016

        Thank you Dom, but where was that article please? Obviously they do not inform all the news media.

    • konnet vive
      June 21, 2016

      Everything is an issue. Smh!

    • FBI
      June 21, 2016
      • Me
        June 22, 2016

        You mean it is only on DBS they announce that? Not even on DNO, the most popular news outlet in Dominica?

    • Interesting
      June 21, 2016

      Because no one local was obviously not capable to do the job! DUH!

    • ?
      June 21, 2016

      It was announced actually….. She’s a st Lucian I believe….. It was on the news and all

    • hmmmmmm
      June 21, 2016

      U need to follow the news… if i remember about a month ago she was introduced as a stlucian i beleive…

    • Jackass
      June 22, 2016

      What local? Is locals that have their underwears tied up in knots that cannot function effectively because everything is about a damn politics. Let somebody outside the box do the job.

      • Me
        June 22, 2016

        Well, if you do not wear underwear it can not be tied up in knots.

    • Monkey
      June 22, 2016

      Claudine Springer may be a well deserved candidate for the job but they sometimes do these sporadic appointment! Especially diplomatic ones; they just choose a foreigner because they have money, with ought making any publications for Dominicans at home and abroad to have a chance. What qualified Alison-Madueke and so many others over every other Dominican?

    • just saying
      June 22, 2016

      omg where have you been?this has been in the news in the past.geeeeeezzzzee she is from st lucia.pay more attension to real news instead of bef!!!

  12. Just asking
    June 21, 2016

    I shall have faith.
    Now what shall I do with my season ticket receipt from last year?

    • June 21, 2016

      You were given the chance to come for you refund, so i don’t get your point bring that up right now…………………..stupesssss

    • Me
      June 21, 2016

      Frame it!

    • indira Ghandi
      June 21, 2016

      I hope all you bringing Lazo this time

    • My 2 Cents
      June 21, 2016

      Keep it as a souvenir…

  13. hashtag
    June 21, 2016

    YAWN

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