Groups and Individuals awarded at the Carnival official prize giving ceremony

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Organizers of the 2011 carnival celebrations, the Carnival Development Committee and the Dominica Festivals Committee have given successful reviews of the real mas held earlier in March.


The word came from the Chief Executive Officer of Discover Dominica Authority, Mr. Colin Piper, in his address at the official carnival prize giving ceremony on Tuesday.


At the ceremony, competitors, carnival bands and groups were awarded for their participation in the 2011 real mas celebrations.


Chairman of the Carnival Development Committee, Mr. Alwin Bully reported that while there was an increase in the number of bands and groups participating in both the street and costume parade, there is still room for improvement.


Minister responsible for culture, Honorable Justina Charles encouraged the private and public sectors to continue partnering with the organizers in making the event a success.


Honorable Kelver Darroux represented the minister of tourism at Tuesday’s prize giving ceremony.


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