Results of the Cultural Finals

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Several cultural groups from all over Dominica met at the North East Comprehensive School for part one of the cultural finals.

Speaking at the function, Honorable Justina Charles, minister for culture, youth and sports highlighted that it is government’s aim to have a cultural group or club in every school, which is necessary for the future of Dominica’s culture.

Special recognition was also made to the hard working cultural elders.

Mrs. Charles also sounded out the call to all Dominicans to exercise unity not only during independence but year round for nation building.

She also gave thanks to all the participating groups.

Parliamentary representative for the Wesley constituency and minister for social services, community development and gender affairs, honorable Gloria Shillingford had some words of advice to the groups and individuals.

Mrs. Shillingford also mentioned that, it is important that we as Dominicans show the world how important our culture is to us not only for independence but throughout our lives.

The Delices cultural group led by Priscilla Darroux struck gold twice winning heel and toe (children) and flirtation adults.

The Petite Savanne cultural group led by Athena Darroux won jing ping (adults) while kokoy song (children) went to the Wesley Primary school led by Wingert Williams.

In addition Kokoy Tory (adults) went to Diane Collette Telemacque of Wesley, and the dos dane primary school won creative dance (children).

Creative dance adults was won by the goodwill secondary school led by Nadia Pinard and the Paix Bouche cultural group led by Mickael Ferrol won drumming ensemble (children), also Paul Lewis of Woodford hill won Kokoy song (individuals).


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