Dominica hosts Golden Drum Award 2023, winners announced 

The Commonwealth of Dominica Division of Culture hosted Golden Drum Award and announced the winners. It also shared the names of the awardees and extended greetings to them. 

Dominica hosts Golden Drum Award 2023, winners announced 
Dominica hosts Golden Drum Award 2023, winners announced 

Roseau, Dominica: The Commonwealth of Dominica Division of Culture hosted Golden Drum Award and announced the winners. It also shared the names of the awardees and extended greetings to them. 

KNOW HERE: Golden Drum Awardees 2023

  • Marie “Ma Wyyam” Jno Phillip 
  • Thomas “Zen” Gasper
  • Athlene Douglas- Murdoch
  • Pellam Jno Baptiste
  • Charlene White Christian 
  • Romualda Hyacinth
  • Alixon “Aka” Laronde
  • Donille Blackmore
  • Peter Letang
  • Sakis Lapo Kabwit

KNOW HERE: Special Recognition Awardees 2023

  • Pan in Harmony 
  • Charles “Sour Sour” Issac
  • Lewis Valerie
  • Grand Bay Cultural Group 
  • Eezee Side Cassava Delicacies

The Golden Drum Award is the highest Cultural Award given to individuals and groups who have contributed to Dominica’s Culture and Heritage for more than 20 Years. The awards began in 1982 with just the presentation of the Golden Drum Award and in 1998 the Special Recognition Awards were added to the Ceremony.

This year the National Cultural Council and the Cultural Division are pleased to announce the awardees of the 2023 Golden Drum and Special Recognition Awards.

The St.Ann Parish would like to extend congratulations to their very own Donille Blackmoore who will be receiving a 2023 Golden drum award. 

Julie Greogoire said, ”Congratulations to Ma Wyamm, Sakis Lapo Kabwit, Grandbay Cultural Group, Sour Sour and all the other recipients.” 

The award function is the part of the celebration of the Emancipation celebration. Along with that, Alwin Bully , the man who gave Dominica its proudest and most distinctive symbol of nationhood dies. Yesterday, March 10th, in Dominica.

Bully received the Golden Drum Award in 1997, and in 2021. In 1985, he was bestowed the Sisserou Award of Honor from the Government of Dominica for his design of the National Flag and is also the recipient of Q95’s National Hero Award for Lifetime Achievement in Arts, Theatre and Culture

It is one of the best award functions in Dominica where people are awarded for their huge contribution.