Roseau, Dominica: The Commonwealth of Dominica welcomes the reintroduction of the much anticipated famous Jazz and Creole festival this year. On May 1, 2022, the citizens of the Caribbean country will witness the first hosting of the festival since the one set of the pandemic.
Jaaz and Creole will welcome to the main stage, Teddyson John of St Lucia Femme Four out of Dominica comprising Starsha, Marsha, Shalina, and Tasha P, JSL out of Guadeloupe, Breve, a local Brand, a Local Band, Dominica’s Princess of Song Michele Henderson and Freetown Collective of Trinidad and Tobago.
A number of fringe events were also incorporated into the Jazz and Creole calendar this year. Destination Marketing Manager, Ms. Kimberly King spoke about some of the fringe activities on offer.
“Jazz and Spas in Wotten Waven on Thursday, where you will be treated to a delighted full hot spa experience, on Friday Jazz and Cocktails at the Alliance, Franchise, Jazz on the Shoreline at Forty Young Hotel, and on Saturday Jazz and Creole Cuisine featuring Breve at Kempinski Resort and Spa and so much more, “King listed.
Meanwhile, Jazz and Creole will welcome new initiatives to the main stage this year. Festivals and Events Manager Samantha Letang also highlighted a few of the activities to expect at this year’s edition.
“For the first time on the Jazz and Creole stage, we will be having ‘spoken word’ and with that will also come a live painting demonstration. We will also experience the vibrance of the Waiththikulbull dance. Theatre company and the Paix Bouche Drume metres. We also include this year a very interesting segment.”
Further, the original ticketing will be made available at one hundred and fifty dollars for ground experience, two hundred and fifty dollars for a VIP experience, and children twelve to eighteen at a price of seventy-five dollars.
Vaccinated individuals are required to walk with their vaccination cards and ID card while unvaccinated are required to provide a negative antigen test taken 24 hours prior to the event.
Jazz and Creole have always been known as marketable events welcoming patrons to Dominica from across the world more specifically the french territories.
The event will be hosted at its usual location at Fort Shirley at the Cabrits National Park, in Portsmouth.