Dominica celebrates musical heritage on Bouyon Day, features rhythmic music 

The Nature Isle of the Caribbean- Dominica celebrated Bouyon Day with the vibrant, captivating and rhythmic music legends of the country on February 14, 2023, at Carnival city.

Dominica celebrates musical heritage on Bouyon Day, features rhythmic music 
Dominica celebrates musical heritage on Bouyon Day, features rhythmic music 

Roseau, Dominica: The Nature Isle of the Caribbean– Dominica celebrated Bouyon Day with the vibrant, captivating and rhythmic music legends of the country on February 14, 2023, at Carnival city. Dominica is known as the birthplace of Bouyon Music.

The musical heritage of the Caribbean country was shown up in the event. It was part of one of the events of the Real Mas 2023- the Caribbean’s most original carnival and the celebration of the rich culture.  

Bouyon Day is a day to celebrate Dominica’s Musical Heritage. This vibrant, captivating, rhythmic music has been shaped by generations of musicians from late 1980s musical pioneers of the country.

The event featured authentic and blastic performances by great legends such as WCK to today’s Asa Bantan, Triple Kay International, Signal Band, Carlyn XP, Reo Ok Boom, and others who play an important role in bringing Bouyou music to the world. 

Bouyon’s event celebrated Dominica’s Musical Legacy and continues to elevate its sound. The visitors show up in large numbers to show appreciation for their efforts at Bouyon Music To The World at the Carnival City. 

The event was held under the theme, “For the love of bouyon.” The event celebrated some of the pioneers and modern artists of Dominica’s bouyon music with DBS Radio for Mas An Lawi 2023. It was the signature sound of Dominica that’s known across the West Indies.

Dominica launched the Carnival- The Real Mas 2023 under the theme- Mas An Lawi and offered the chance to escape into a colourful paradise and celebrate the Caribbean’s most original carnival – Mas Domnik in Dominica. It’s time to experience a rich culture on Nature Island.

The Carnival lovers also get the chance to dance to the beat of the drums and explore the waterfalls and beaches in Dominica. The Real Mas showcased the real and authentic values, and customs of the Nature Isle with different and unique events. 

Earlier, Dominica celebrated the culture with the signature event known as Sunrise showcasing the musical heritage of the cuntry. The headlining performance was Bouyon King ASA BANTAN, the iconic DJ Outkast, the “Run Wid It’ legend – Mr. Killa, Dominica’s Trilla-G, Signal Band, the Fresh Prince of Bouyon REO, Dj Sleem, Unstoppable Shax, Major Mystic and so much more. 

On February 16, 2023, Miss Dominica Pageant 2023 received the winner named Adicia Burton. Dominica Festivals also dropped snapshots of the event and extended congratulations to all of our contestants for their hard work and dedication to the competition. 

Several musical events of the Real Mas 2023 are ready to hit the road with a band or just come for the vibes with traditional and contemporary music. These events are as follows: 

  • LUMI-NATION
  • Mega Monday
  • KluBirds
  • Thunderbirds
  • Traditional Monday
  • Ole Mas Band