Marigot, Dominica- A tent in the VIP Village called Tropical Disco tragically collapsed during the World Creole Music Festival 2023.
The investigation is already underway into the matter, to understand the factors that led to such a disastrous and tragic incident. The following bodies are looking into the matter actively:
• Personnels from the Discover Dominica Authority
• National Security Officials
• Chief Fire Officer
The collapse of the tent caused severe injuries to around 20 inhabitants.
The Neta Media of Dominica confirmed that the injured people were instantly provided medical care and the local authorities worked tirelessly to ensure the well-being and security of the victims.
The local authorities and the organizers of the event took quick action by preventing people from getting into the affected area to conduct a detailed investigation into the matter.
Ensuring the safety and the security of the attendees of the World Creole Music Festival is of utmost importance to both the organizers of the event and the local authorities.
As the investigation progresses, more information regarding the incident as well as those who sustained injuries while attending the music festival is anticipated to be disclosed.
Moreover, the World Creole Music Festival is a celebration of unity, culture, music, food and much more. This festival allows the people of Dominica to cherish the vibrant and rich cultural heritage of their nation.
This festival is celebrated to mark the Dominica’s Independence every year.
This Music Festival featured many remarkable artists showcasing their talent:
– Machel Montano
– TK International
– Patrice Roberts
– Miidnight Groovers
– Asa Banton
– Tabou Combo
– Beres Hammon
– Gordon Henderson
– Zouk All Stars Joelle Ursull, Medy Custos, Njie, Jean Luc Guanel
– Michele Henderson and many more.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit also graced the stage, giving a wonderful performance, which was an exciting experience for the audience. His presence there, shows the importance of the event for Dominica and for its cultural upliftment.
Even though, it is a big event that is celebrated by the natives of Dominica. This year the accident became a negative aspect of the World Creole Music Festival. Regardless of the accident, the spirit of the event is what the nation celebrates the most, as it is a show of Dominica’s rich heritage and intriguing culture.