Category Archives: Festivals in Dominica

Mardi Gras Live

Carnival season is in full swing here in Dominica as well as in New Orleans. Only a few more days left to celebrate-today and tomorrow. Last night I discovered a way to stream New Orleans Mardi Gras parades live here in … Continue reading

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Carnival 2011 in Dominica

Where I come from we call it Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), but here in Dominica they call it Carnival or “Mas Domnik“. It’s the same thing expressed within different cultures with French roots. It involves music, big crowds, dancing in the streets, late night celebrating, and … Continue reading

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Ross University’s Art, Craft, & Food Fair

My favorite Ross University sponsored event by far is the annual Arts, Crafts, & Food Fair. The purpose of the fair is to raise money for local charities. This year we have more than 40 local vendors coming to show … Continue reading

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Celebrating Dominica’s Independence

The 2010 Dominica Independence Celebration began on September 26th. Dominica will celebrate for the whole month of October (and a few days in November) it’s 32 years of independence.  There is something planned almost every day of the month. Click the link above to check out … Continue reading

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Titiwi Festival Weekend

Dominica’s Titiwi Festival is this weekend, September, 25 & 26th, 2010. The titiwi are tiny goby fish that swarm on Dominica’s shores. The village of Layou celebrates their arrival every season by hosting a beach festival filled with food, music, and sports. … Continue reading

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