A forty-member contingent will represent Dominica’s traditional mas at a Carnival parade in Abymes, Guadeloupe on February 9, 2020.
The Carnival Committee of the city of Abymes (KZAKK) has invited traditional mas groups to be part of its 30th anniversary traditional Carnival parade.
The Dominican contingent will comprise members of a traditional Kalinago Group, Sakis Lapo Kabwit, Grand Bay Sensay, Bacchanal Women (Big Bottom Ladies) and Afrikulture Stilt walkers.
Representatives from Discover Dominica Authority, the Dominica Festivals Committee and the Cultural Division will accompany the group.
This exposure will showcase key elements of Dominica’s traditional mas as well as media coverage to the Guadeloupe audience.