IN PICTURES: Opening of Carnival 2019

Carnival 2019, with the theme, a “Sizzling Explosion,” opened with a grand national parade on Saturday, Januray 19. According to DFC Events Coordinator, Marva Williams, the event included elements of colour, pageantry, calypso, costumes, traditional ole mass “and all the little elements that make up our carnival.”

Below are some photos of the opening parade. Photos by Roy Sanford.

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  1. Look It
    January 22, 2019

    Seriouslyyyyyyy, that was it??????? That’s the only bands on the road?????? Please, tell me there was more…. I came to look at at least a 100 photos …..nah man DNO there had to be more bands, more colour, more vibrancy …………. Admin, where are the rest of the pics???? There’s no way opening of Carnival could be dubbed a success and that’s all you guys have to show for it.

  2. Emby
    January 21, 2019

    Those are awful amateur photos.

  3. RandyX
    January 21, 2019

    Skerrit NEEDS to go. He is a liability to this country.

  4. Amarossa
    January 21, 2019

    Dno, I am surprised you moderators allowed the first two comments. Totally off-topic. I’m not trying to infringe on anybody’s right to comment, but I thought this was one of your rules…to stay within topic. The first two comments are purely political and in no way comments on the photos themselves. One set alone all you bad for, I get it.

    ADMIN: Thank you for your feedback. We see that is a fair point – except the implied assumption about our bias. We have removed the off-topic comment.

  5. The prophetic voice
    January 20, 2019

    It’s going to be a very difficult time for Dominica. Carnival officially opened and Mr. Skerrit going to dessolve parliament tomorrow, with elections carded for March 4, 2019. Did Skerrit not say during a DlP meeting at Wesley, that if the people voted uwp ‘the blood of the people’ would be on them? With elections during carnival sounds like a good atmosphere for blood. But I don’t believe Skerrit would be so careless to announce an election during carnival, except he really smells defeat and therefore using the carnival to instill fear, panic and subtraction

    • The Prophetic voice
      January 21, 2019

      Sorry I meant elections carded for March 11, 2019

    • carltymas
      January 21, 2019

      This is far from the truth my dear. Please don’t use politicals to spread slander and rumors. It simply makes your political party seem unreliable. Plus, it is simply distasteful that both you and Mr. LAST Chance below would post these such of messages under a post where foreigners would most definitely come snooping for what is going on during our carnival season.
      I always and will continue to repeat that when we are doing our duties to our political parties in ensuring a win for the public purse, please be careful of the image and impression that you are setting for the international community of the country and its people.

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