An award ceremony recognizing the winners of Mas Dominik 2018 Carnival parade judging categories was held today at the Dominica Festivals Committee.
Ten categories were judged over the course of the two days, including costume bands, t-shirt bands, lapo kabwit and J’ouvert groups.
According to Chairman of the DFC, Gerald Cools-Lartigue, the winners only received trophies and plaques as cash prizes were not possible due to obvious circumstances.
The award for Most Creative J’ouvert group went to Chou Poul, while the Police Lapo Kabwit took home the award for Largest Lapo Kabwit band.
The Longest Lap Kabwit award went to the Newtown Lapo Kabwit, and Lumination by Signal Band took home the award for the Largest J’ouvert Group.
Dorian Carbon won the award for Most Creative Individual Male for his depiction of ‘Going in the Shower’, while the award for Most Creative Individual Female went to Yvette Bannis for her depiction of ‘Maria Tarpaulin’. Bacchanal Women won the award for Most Creative Traditional Group.
Klubird took the award for Most Creative T-shirt Band, while Thunderbird won the award for the Most Creative Costume Band. Grand Fond Primary school took the award for Most Creative school band.
Lucia Lander Dance Group, Pioneer Preparatory, and the Castle Bruce Secondary School each received certificates of participation.