Dominica to Host a Top Caribbean Music Festival this Fall

Each year, world-class performers from Creole-speaking countries travel to Dominica from the French Antilles, Africa, North America and nearby Caribbean islands to perform at the annual World Creole Music Festival—and this year is no exception. This October, fans from all over the world will arrive on the Nature Island to delight in a celebration of culture and music.

About the World Creole Music Festival 2017

The World Creole Music Festival celebrates a fusion of indigenous creole music throughout a weekend of lively culture and cuisine.

This year’s 20th annual WCMF will be held from Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29 at the Windsor Park Stadium in Roseau. Featuring the top names in Creole music including, Breve, Klass, Marce et Tumpak and Kalash, the event’s lineup is sure to captivate festival-goers with a spectacle of performances. Single night passes are available for $120 and a full weekend pass is available for $325.

Building Your Dream Vacation Around WCMF

If you are planning to attend this year’s WCMF in Dominica, Secret Bay offers the opportunity to curate an unforgettable vacation around your trip. Merge vibrant nights at the music festival with dreamy days spent amongst Secret Bay’s secluded beaches. Located less than an hour from Roseau, Secret Bay’s eight eco-luxe villas and bungalows—complete with state-of-the-art kitchens, highly amenitised offerings and personal villa attendants—are a peerless respite from the festival’s ongoing activity and energy.

Following a spirited weekend of concerts and shows, unwind in one of Secret Bay’s oceanfront yoga and meditation classes, revel in a deeply-relaxing massage or simply lounge on one of boutique hotel’s pristine beaches. Enjoy Executive Chef Eric Subin’s fresh, local specialities delivered directly to your villa as you relax and recuperate; or, for the adventure enthusiasts, take advantage of the island’s natural splendour while snorkeling, paddleboarding, or horseback riding, among countless other activities. Here, the opportunities to both relax and explore are boundless.

*Photo Courtesy of Dominica News Online