Minister Highlights Importance of Culture as DOMFESTA Celebrates a Milestone

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Hon. Justina Charles, Minister for Culture, Youth & Sports

The official opening of Dominica Festival of Arts was launched at the Old Mill Cultural Center, on Wednesday April 17th. DOMFESTA has been taking place for a number of years.

Mr. Lawrence named the numerous corporate institutions which have partnered to make the event a greater success.

Honorable Justina Charles, Minister for Culture, Youth and Sports, commended the committee for accomplishing a great achievement and milestone of its thirtieth anniversary.

The Minister for Culture said, it is very important to create cultural events and festival such as DOMFESTA as it provides a stimulus for artistic creativity and production.

These types of festivals provide an outlet for individuals and groups to demonstrate their talent to the public said the Minister.

She said that the Government is remains committed in continuing such support to our local artists.

Activities to commemorate DOMFESTA will commence on Friday April 26th, at the New Dimension Theater, with a play “Desired Will” written and Directed by Mr. Steve Hyancinth.

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