Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 is a three-day event in Dominica that showcases the distinctive music and culture of the island country in the Caribbean. This annual music festival is held in the capital city of Dominica, Roseau. Being one of the major cultural events in the country, the festival is a crowd puller and draws visitors from all over the world. The main purpose of this festival is to promote Dominican culture & music and make it worldwide popular.
When does Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 take place?
This grand music festival takes place during the final week in October of every year. It is held to celebrate the Creole heritage month for 3 nights at the end of October month. From dusk to dawn, the celebration of the festival goes on. During these three nights, you will get to enjoy the best creole music from all around the world by local as well as international musicians.
Not just the musicians, but the visitors from all over the world come to attend these grand cultural events of the Caribbean. In short, WCMF is a trove of music where you get to enjoy an array of music from across the globe including Caribbean, African, American, and French.
History of Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival
The festival was celebrated for the first time in 1997. Since then it has become one of the biggest cultural events in the country and continues to take place every year on the same day. Initially, the festival was celebrated to pull the crowds during the independence celebration of the islands, which culminates on 3rd November. Gradually, it became popular among people and emerged to be one of the most loved musical events in the country. The reason being, it offers various forms of musical fusion from different countries to the audience.
Who manages the festival?
This crowd-puller festival is managed by the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC). All expenses of the festivals are borne by this committee only.
Popularity of the festival
It’s already been two decades since the festival has been taking place continuously. With the fact you can assume the level of popularity of this grand event. You would be surprised to know that Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 caters to more than 10000 patrons and around 100 international as well as regional media partners. Not just that, around 20 cultural and musical acts take place every year in Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022.
Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022
This year, it’s going to be the 22nd edition of Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival. The festival will start on 28 October and the three nights of pulsating music will continue till 30th October. The local, as well as international music lovers, are coming to attend Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022. The reason being, the festival is back after 2 years due to Vivid restrictions. These three days of WCMF 2022 will bring you the best of entertainment for international creole music.
Venue for Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022
You will be witnessing this gala music event in Windsor Park Sports Stadium, Bath Road, Roseau, Dominica. Reaching the venue is extremely hassle-free. Since Windsor Park is a multipurpose stadium and has been host to many big cultural events, it is easily accessible and has good connectivity to every corner of the world.
Artists participating in Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022
Various artists from different corners of the world will be participating in Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 and entertaining you with their sizzling performances. From young artists to experienced ones, you will see 23 musicians of all ages setting the stage on fire. The main artist and the music bands that will be participating in Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 are:
- Triple K International
- Original WCK
- Midnight Groovers
- First Serenade
- Bouyon Queen
- DEXTA DAPS
- Burna Boy
- Omah Lay
- Colton T
- Carlyn XP
- Signal Band
- Asa Bantan
- Admiral T
- Patrice Roberts
- Kes the Band
Typical Ticket Prices for Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022
- Nightly Tickets: EC$150
- Season Tickets: EC $375
- Early Bird Season Tickets: EC $300.00
3-day schedule of Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022
On this 3 day of Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022, total of 26 acts will be performed and the schedule for those acts is like:
Friday night (first night): On the first day, you will see Davido, the African producer and singer, creating magic with his voice. Besides that, you’ll catch New Look of Haiti and Patrice Roberts of Trinidad and Tobago. The night will further get beautiful when Dominica’s own Colton T would make his debut at the World Creole Music Festival along with Dominican Bouyon artists WCK and Asa Bantan the Bouyon Boss.
Saturday Night (Night Two): The main spotlights for Saturday night are world-famous Reggae artist Buju Banton. Apart from that, many artists from Dominica such as Ophelia Marie, Extasy Band, Dominican music Legend Gordon Henderson, rising star Mel, Linford John, Princess Lover, and Triple K Global. That’s not the end of the night. The night will get more beautiful when the power couple from Trinidad, Bunji Garlin, and Fay-Ann Lyons, as well as Oswald and Eric Virgil will grace the event.
Sunday Night (Night three): The third and most important night will be featuring the Caribbean’s reigning Soca Monarch, Mikael Guirand, and Mr. Killa. Tasha P and Signal Band will be from Dominica. Grammy-Award-winning artist Etana will also honor Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 along with Jamaican Reggae Artist Romain Virgo. To add further, St. Lucian Soca Artist Motto will complete Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 of Caribbean artists.
We have already provided you with the details about Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022. If you are a true music lover, grab this event and enjoy the creole music at its best. This Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2022 is probably the biggest cultural showcase of creole music.
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