Official Launch of NCCU Cadencce Lypso Competition
It was a Cultural feeling and experience at the Old Mill Cultural Centre On Friday, September 14th,as the National Co- Operative Credit Union (NCCU) presented the finalists for the upcoming Cadence Lypso Competition.
Surprisingly, most people were shocked that many of the finalists were past calypsonians.
Chief Cultural Officer, Mr. Raymond Lawrence commended NCCU for taking great initiative of organizing the Cadence Lypso competition as part of this year’s Independence Celebrations.
In addition he mentioned that tribute must be paid for those who paved the way for the rise of Cadence Lypso music which was created by Dominicans.
Minister of Tourism, Honorable Ian Douglas assured the organizers of the event that the Government supports it one hundred percent.
Mr. Douglas added that it is up to us to grow and maintain this heritage since it is part of our Culture.
Dominica’s celebrity Ms. Ophelia Marie received special recognition for her contributions made towards Dominica.