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Arts and Culture.

Dominica Arts & Culture Exposé (DACÉ) is dedicated to the spiritual, cultural and ethical values of Dominica, and provides for Dominicans and resident non-Dominicans alike to gather and foster fellowship among all people.

 
 

About Us

The purpose of the Dominica Arts & Culture Exposé is to strengthen Dominica’s identity by enriching personal growth, cultural heritage, social and physical development, to foster leadership, and to promote the welfare of the Dominican community as a whole. 

 

Our Misson

To nurture the arts and make it an integral part of the lives of the people of Dominica by providing scholarships for the people at the right time, for the right value.
We are committed to improving the well being of those who we serve through programs and services that foster interaction and involvement 

 

Our Core Values

 

01.COLLABORATION

Together we can Accomplish Much More

02.RESPECT

We treat others the way we would like to be treated

03.INTEGRITY

We are honest and ethical in all that we do

04.PERFORMANCE

We share a passion for excellence in all that we do

 

Our Vision

To be the preferred Dominican organization of arts, music and cultural heritage services, dedicated to improving the quality of artistic experiences and creating value for our community

 
 

Arts and Culture

Like many Caribbean islands, Dominica has been influenced by different cultures over the course of its history.  Dominica’s culture is as multi-faceted as the madras fabric worn as traditional dress.

 

HISTORY

Dominica was the last of the Caribbean islands to be colonized by Europeans due chiefly to the fierce resistance of the native Caribs. The Caribs, who settled here in the 14th century, called the island Waitikubuli, which means 'Tall is her Body.'

Music and dance

Dominica's music and dance has drawn influences from many different places, but not only did they borrow styles and genres from other countries, it also took these styles and developed their own variations and sub-genres as well. The list is long with all of these different styles of music performed on this small island.

FOOD

Dominica's cuisine is similar to that of other Caribbean islands, particularly Trinidad and St Lucia. Like other Commonwealth Caribbean islands, Dominicans have developed a distinct twist to their cuisine.

FASHION

 Dominia's traditional fashion still is shown today by adding an accent of creole to their clothing or wearing colourful madras skirts, tops and dresses. Many people create new fashions with madras patterns, all paying tribute to Dominica's Creole heritage.

 
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July 2017

Our Cultural Heritage is a big part of what makes our community unique. 

Mitchel Paul / Read Full Article

 

 
 

Get Involved

Dominica Arts & Culture Exposé is always looking for ways to Involve Dominicans living in Canada, to support our homeland anyway we can. Whether it be sharing our culture and traditions or raising funds for our island which has been massively impacted by Hurricane Maria.  We would greatly appreciate your support.   

 

Event opportunities

Get involved in our events coming up. 

Make a Donation

Help rebuild Dominica after Hurricane Maria.