A Madam Wob Dwiyet Show to be held as part of the 2011 independence celebrations

first_img Tweet LocalNews A Madam Wob Dwiyet Show to be held as part of the 2011 independence celebrations by: – September 2, 2011 Share Sharing is caring! 247 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Share Chief Cultural Officer, Mr. Raymond Lawrence.The Cultural Division will this year reintroduce the Madam Wob Dwiyet Show, as part of activities marking the 2011 Independence Celebrations.The Show carded for October 21st, will feature at least seven contestants above the age of 60, who will make presentations in talent and Wob Dwiyet.This year Dominica will celebrate its 33rd Anniversary of Independence from September 18th to November 4th, under the theme; ‘joining hands in unity’.At the media launch of the event on Friday, Chief Cultural Officer, Mr Raymond Lawrence said that they are hoping to promote both the contemporary and traditional culture of Dominica during the celebrations.Mr Lawrence is calling on Dominicans to make a commitment this year to speak creole, promote our culture, eat creole dishes and practice patriotism during the celebrations.“As we celebrate thirty three let us make a special effort and together let us ask God for the grace to rise above our differences and collaborate with others to build and not destroy this beloved nation of ours. We all have a country to build so as our theme says, let’s join hands in unity to build Dominica; the nature island of the world.”The Honorable Minister responsible for Culture, Mrs Justina Charles says that the theme chosen this year calls on citizens to put all ‘petty’ differences aside and ‘join hands in unity to develop our country.’“It is a patriotic call, a call for us to set aside our differences of political colour, of religion, of class or status, of race and to work together for the good of our citizens and of our nation. In order to move the development plan of this nation forward all hands must be on deck, and this must not be just spoken words, but must be reflected in our daily engagements.”Minister for Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs, Honorable Gloria Shillingford believes that an individual responsibility is need for all to make the celebrations successful.“It is with pride and dignity that I call upon Dominicans locally and abroad to rally together for the celebration of this great event which will be celebrated over the period 18th September to November 4th, 2011. This indeed should be a great season for all Dominicans.”The activities will begin with a Church Service on September 18th followed by the Official Opening on September 24th. Other events will include cultural competitions, history week, Miss Wob Dwiyet Show, Market days, Heritage day, Creole in the Park and the well-renowned World Creole Music Festival.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img

first_img Tweet LocalNews A Madam Wob Dwiyet Show to be held as part of the 2011 independence celebrations by: – September 2, 2011 Share Sharing is caring! 247 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Share Chief Cultural Officer, Mr. Raymond Lawrence.The Cultural Division will this year reintroduce the Madam Wob Dwiyet Show, as part of activities marking the 2011 Independence Celebrations.The Show carded for October 21st, will feature at least seven contestants above the age of 60, who will make presentations in talent and Wob Dwiyet.This year Dominica will celebrate its 33rd Anniversary of Independence from September 18th to November 4th, under the theme; ‘joining hands in unity’.At the media launch of the event on Friday, Chief Cultural Officer, Mr Raymond Lawrence said that they are hoping to promote both the contemporary and traditional culture of Dominica during the celebrations.Mr Lawrence is calling on Dominicans to make a commitment this year to speak creole, promote our culture, eat creole dishes and practice patriotism during the celebrations.“As we celebrate thirty three let us make a special effort and together let us ask God for the grace to rise above our differences and collaborate with others to build and not destroy this beloved nation of ours. We all have a country to build so as our theme says, let’s join hands in unity to build Dominica; the nature island of the world.”The Honorable Minister responsible for Culture, Mrs Justina Charles says that the theme chosen this year calls on citizens to put all ‘petty’ differences aside and ‘join hands in unity to develop our country.’“It is a patriotic call, a call for us to set aside our differences of political colour, of religion, of class or status, of race and to work together for the good of our citizens and of our nation. In order to move the development plan of this nation forward all hands must be on deck, and this must not be just spoken words, but must be reflected in our daily engagements.”Minister for Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs, Honorable Gloria Shillingford believes that an individual responsibility is need for all to make the celebrations successful.“It is with pride and dignity that I call upon Dominicans locally and abroad to rally together for the celebration of this great event which will be celebrated over the period 18th September to November 4th, 2011. This indeed should be a great season for all Dominicans.”The activities will begin with a Church Service on September 18th followed by the Official Opening on September 24th. Other events will include cultural competitions, history week, Miss Wob Dwiyet Show, Market days, Heritage day, Creole in the Park and the well-renowned World Creole Music Festival.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img

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