Marigot’s carnival celebrations to kick off this weekend


The reigning Calypso Monarch Gregory ‘Karessa’ Riviere is inviting the general public to his community this Saturday for what he describes as the most traditional and spontaneous Carnival; Marigot’s Carnival.


This Saturday, the village will be hosting its annual official opening parade and ceremony, as part of activities marking Dominica’s Carnival celebrations.


According to Riviere, the event which is expected to begin at 3:00pm will feature a number of floats, individuals and groups.

Some of the individuals that are expected to be on parade are Soul Puss and King Karessa himself.


The contestants of the Marigot Princess and teen show are also expected to form part of the parade, which will feature various groups from across the island.

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