Additional Ferry And Flight Trips Ahead Of Creole Festival

L’Express des Iles Fast Ferry

People wishing to travel to Dominica for the 16th Annual World Creole Music Festival, will have a greater chance to do so, as L’Express des Iles fast ferry service will provide additional ferry service to and from Dominica this weekend.

Residents of St. Lucia wishing to come to Dominica for the event, can depart St. Lucia at 4 pm on Friday October 26th and return to St. Lucia at 4:30 pm on Monday October 29th.

Director of Tourism and Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) of Discover Dominica Authority Mr. Colin Piper, says this is a perfect opportunity to bring in an estimated 700 people to Dominica for the event.

People who need to make arrangements for accommodation can contact the Dominica Festivals Commission (DFC) on 448-4833 or 617-0973, and also visit their website on for a list of participating Hotels and Guest Houses.

The additional ferry service was provided in response to increased demand for travel between Dominica and St. Lucia for the 16th World Creole Music Festival.

Travelers can also arrive on LIAT 768 which departs St. Lucia at 7:00 pm daily, and return on LIAT 755 at 11:10 am which operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

LIAT Airplane

The sixteenth edition of the Dominica World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) scheduled for October 26-28, 2012 at the Windsor Park Stadium, will pay homage to cadence-lypso icon, the late Jeff Joseph.

The line up for this year’s festival is as follows:

Friday October 26th – Thierry Marthely, Asa Bantan, Zouk All Stars – Stephane Ravor, Luc Leandry, Zouk Machine, Tanya St Val, Kreyo la and WCK.

Saturday October 27th – Fanatik with Fredo, Onyan and Rah, Disip Gazzman, Krosfyah, Tarrus Riley, and Triple Kay.

Sunday October 28th – Rising Stars, T-Vice, Damian Marley, Grammacks Original – Jeff Jo Homage, Michele Henderson & Ophelia Marie, and Midnight Groovers.


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