The Division of Culture is very involved in the planning and organization of five festivals in Dominica – Carnival, National School Arts Festival, DOMFESTA, Emancipation & Independence and in assisting the various schools, communities, cultural groups across the island with their activities. The Division is also responsible for the promotion and preservation of Dominica’s various folk forms and also for providing training in different folk forms and artistic expressions in schools and for the general public.
The office of the Division of Culture is housed at the Old Mill Cultural Centre. The Chief Cultural Officer is the Head of the Division. There are five (5) officers, one junior clerk, office attendant and a groundsman.