Brief History

 

Over the years the Division has engaged in numerous training programmes in various arts disciplines, staged various festivals and events including DOMFESTA, the Schools Arts Festival, Emancipation Celebrations and Independence Celebrations. It established a number of committees including the Konmitepou Etid Kweyol (KEK) to promote the kweyol language and culture and folk research. It also created the National Pan Association and the Dominica Writers’ Guild. The Sisserou Singers is a special project of the Division of Cultural.

The recently created Dominica Institute for the Arts is a project of the Division of Cultural and the National Cultural Council.