Roseau, Dominica: Dominica is all set to celebrate 18th anniversary of the World Rivers Day 2023 at the beautiful White River in Delices. The celebration will be held for three days starting from September 20, 2023.
The festival is aimed to foster the awareness of the conservation of the water and rivers among the citizens. The activities of the celebration will also outline the significance of the water and ways to protect the precious natural resource on Earth.
The three-day festival will end on September 24, 2023. It will be filled with perfect entertainment, competitions and lot of fun activities. The festival will be hosted by Delices Upliftment Committee in collaboration with the Delices Village Council Forestry Division and World Rivers Day Committee.
The upliftment committee invited the patrons to celebrate the best natural resources on Earth which is water. The scheduled activities will enhance the importance of the water and make the people to think while wasting it.
While announcing the schedule, the government of Dominica said that rivers should be secured as it is main source of the water on Earth.
Schedule of World’s River Day Celebration
On Wednesday, September 20, 2023
- Tree Planting Day: The event will be held at Delices Primary School and Delices Apartment Complex. It will encourage the people to plant trees and make them protect the rivers. The activity will teach the visitors that how trees will enhance safety of the rivers and water.
On Saturday, September 23, 2023
- River Clean and Beautification Day: The event will be taken place in Dominica to enhance river protection. Cleanliness is necessary for the protection of the environment. People will indulge in the beach and river clean up. The rivers will be decorated to celebrate and thank the nature for the precious resources.
On Sunday, September 24, 2023
The day will feature the staging of the four events included:
- Church Service: 10 am at Laroche Church Grounds
- Exhibition of Local Products: 11 am
- Everything Breadfruit Brunch: 12 pm
- Official Ceremony: 1 : 00 pm
The river day celebration will feature several other activities which is included:
- Breadfruit Eating Competition
- Water Sports Competition
These events will be held after 3 pm. Besides this, the river festival will feature lots of fun and excitement. From Children to youngsters to elders, everyone will be taught the importance of the rivers with the entertainment.
Additionally, the entertaining performances will be given by Cultural Groups and Unstoppable Shax. The White River, Delices will also give performances.