WCMF should be positively promoted as ours, says Walsh

Nathalie Walsh addressing WCMF press briefing

Festivals and Event Manager of Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), Nathalie Walsh has encouraged members of the media and the rest of the Dominica public to positively promote the 23rd World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) scheduled for October 27-29.

Her call came while addressing a WCMF press briefing held on Wednesday.

According to Walsh, if a negative vibe is being spread then that is what one will attract.

“I want to encourage our radio personality, I want to encourage the media, I want to encourage our influencers and our ambassadors to speak positively about the festival,” she encouraged. “This is the 23rd edition of Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival, so it speaks for itself.”

Walsh continued, “Twenty-three years we have had a successful event, so I am really asking the media, I am asking the Dominican public to post and share positive vibes about our festival.”

She added, “The festival is ours to promote. When you hear the other markets doing their festival you don’t see so much negativity about the festival, so we really want to get you to post positive things about the festival, share and like the DFC page www.dominicafestivals.com and share the marketing aspects, share your views, express your concerns and hopefully we will be able to address it the following year.”

Furthermore,  she called on everyone to have a peaceful independence season.

“So again, no weapons, you are not allowed to enter the stadium or any of the events with weapons. Come and enjoy some good music,” Walsh warned.

Meanwhile, she reminded the public that the season ticket special at $375 will end at midnight Thursday, October 5.

The price will then be increased to $400 and $50 will be added if tickets are purchased at the gate.

She encouraged the Dominican public to turn out in large numbers to support the event.

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  1. Real Possie
    October 6, 2023

    Hopefully domlec can keep the lights on for 3 straight days…!!!

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  2. RastarMarn
    October 5, 2023

    Garcan the fing is literally next weekend wi who was suppose to come already dere or on deir way wi aready!!!

    Now you coming talking about promoting???

    To who and FOR WHAT!!!

    Allyou politicizing everything so who want to come participate in Dat Marsheee!!!

    Vendors are hand picked, same artists seems like the always on the line up,,,

    Dominica and the region have nuff talented artists that need exposure allyou bringing the same Patrice Roberts again,,, What else allyou expect mamzelle to do dis year she didn’t do last year???

    Give props to the local guys but is the same thing year in year out allyou bringing,,,

    what else allyou expect nuh!!!

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  3. We the People
    October 5, 2023

    Meanwhile, she reminded the public that the season ticket special at $375 will end at midnight Thursday, October 5.

    Trust me, that deadline will be extended. :mrgreen:

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  4. Shaka Zulu
    October 5, 2023

    I agree it must be positively promoted as long as it reflects the best of Dominica. the best we have to offer

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  5. Mikey
    October 5, 2023

    If people perceived the WCMF to be a positive event and worth the money, there wouldn’t be negative comments. Do your job better.

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  6. Lawyer
    October 5, 2023

    Keep on talking. How many tickets did the government buy? It’s like two thousand years ago, the old Roman rulers knew that all they had to give to the masses to keep them quiet was Bread and Games. Skerrit does exactly the same and would you believe it, he gets away with it as well.

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