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The country's official language is English, but a French patois may be heard on some of the Grenadine Islands.
This year we're showing the costumes from all of the years with the thematic addition ofviey la cou,which is French patois for Old Courtyard, and it celebrates the origins of what we know as Caribbean carnival.
Indeed, for much of its early history, Dominica was in French possession, a factor thatstill remain today, with 77% of Dominicans being Roman Catholic and French patois being spoken (almost) as widely as English.