Dominica Carnival 2017

Mas Domnik an moving time of mass along with merriment, a occasion when all program, varied background thrust aside their difference for the gathering of the year. Tourists as well as citizens join simultaneously; with single and only single aim that is that of have the grandest time throughout the carnival period. The Nature desert island of the Caribbean, the verdant greenness of the desert island depicts the welcoming and fun affectionate nature of the people.

During the 10-day festivity there are plenty of activities taking place in the region of the Island catering to the requirements of everyone, from the traditional to the journey lover who is ready to try anything. The Calypso tents are alive with the ferocious opposition of the calypsonians as they vie for superiority, to be crowning the Calypso Monarch of the year.

Carnival on the desert island began in the 1950's and consisted of multi-colored floats, affecting through the streets to the sound of steelpan and goatskin drum. Organized bands at that occasion were extremely stood out greatly, the Thunderbirds for example.

Their arrangement would carry out a uniqueness and creativeness that appear to give them the boundary over the others. In 1963 a fire placed a damper on all additional Carnival celebrations, when a fire cause by revelers, which claim lives.

These bring about the prohibition of Sensays and a total attention on Carnival Shows, e.g., Steelbands competitions, Calypso competition and Queen Shows. The old time saw costume Sensays, cowboys and sooswell soowi", now the costumes have graduate to the huge, the handsome and imaginative masterpieces that are now portray on the street of the state.

Mas Dominica, a time of reveling and enjoyable, a moment when anything goes, when everybody frees up, no consideration for problems or political affairs, just a Period of pure satisfaction.

Good foodstuff, good enjoyable and a entire lot of melody for dance and feeling rhythm. The calypsonians have improved tremendously and that has made for greater excitement in Dominica.

2013 Dates: 11th & 12th February

2014 Dates: 3rd & 4th March

2015 Dates: 16th & 17th February

2016 Dates: 8th & 9th February

Dominica Carnival Queen Contestants

Earlene Labassiere Jacintha Fagan Michelle Joseph Nasha Faustin
Earlene Labassiere Jacintha Fagan Michelle Joseph Nasha Faustin
Ruth Augustine Cornillia Hazel Roselia Baze  
Ruth Augustine Cornillia Hazel Roselia Bazel  

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