Mas Domnik has been called the Caribbean's
Most Original Carnival
Festivals and Events
The Dominica Festivals Commission (DFC), a Division of the National Development
Corporation (NDC), has special responsibility to further promote, market and
manage Carnival and the World Creole Music Festival in October/November. The DFC
also gives support to selected special events in Dominica.
The DFC aims
to create the proper atmosphere and avenue for Dominica’s music, arts and
culture to be showcased at these festivals, and for export to the wider regional
and international market.
The DFC aims to advance Dominica’s cultural
industries and cultural tourism product associated with the business of
entertainment domestically through educational programs, workshops, lectures and
the like, and regionally and internationally through proper promotions and
marketing. The DFC aims to ensure that Dominica’s artists are prepared to take
advantage of these avenues and present themselves, their materials and their
product in the highest standard for maximum exposure on the regional and
The DFC is expected to maintain a very close
working relationship with the Cultural Division and the National Cultural
Council. That relationship is necessary to provide the continued development
support for the performing arts.
to the Caribbean's Most Original Carnival,
Mas Domnik. Dominica's carnivals a
pre-lentern celebration which runs from
December right until Ash-Wednesday
Creole Music Festival
World Creole Music Festival is a festival of the highest level of Caribbean
and world entertainme
Dominica's traditional Feasts that runs year long in
various Villages throughout the Island.