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TRINIDAD: CAL dedicates jet to honour Calypsonian

TRINIDAD: CAL dedicates jet to honour Calypsonian

Calypsonian Dr McCartha Linda Sandy Lewis, better known as Calypso Rose, was hailed for her contribution to Caribbean culture when Caribbean Airlines (CAL) dedicated one of its 737 jets in her honour. The formal commissioning of the aircraft took place on Friday when the signage on the nose of the aircraft was unveiled by three […]

Thumbs up for Crop Over Opening Gala

Thumbs up for Crop Over Opening Gala

The 2017 First Citizens Crop Opening Gala and Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes has been given a thumbs up by its producer. The event, which was normally held in the island’s capital, was moved to the east of the island and held at King George V Memorial Park in St Philip this year. Producer […]

Crop Over 2017 launched

Crop Over 2017 launched

The best of Bajan culture was on show for this afternoon’s Crop Over Opening Gala and Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes. The event at the King George V Memorial Park commenced with much fanfare, including singing, dancing and acting. Entertainer Antoine Williams took to the stage to deliver Speechifying, commemorating the longevity and excitement […]

Ocho Rios ideal for nature lovers  

If you are looking for a vacation with a difference and you happen to choose Jamaica, you may want to consider staying in Ocho Rios, on the island’s north coast. There is a lot more than the usual sun, sea and sand; the former fishing village sets itself apart with nature and adventure. We were introduced […]

One block at a time

One block  at a time

Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Stephen Lashley has appealed to corporate Barbados, charitable foundations and the wider public to help in the revitalization of the historic City of Bridgetown. His call came Sunday evening at the official opening of the Synagogue Redevelopment Project at the Jewish Synagogue in the heart of the capital, where he […]

Mega shopping mall for CARIFESTA XIII

Mega shopping mall for CARIFESTA XIII

Local and regional entrepreneurs will have a rare opportunity to showcase their products to international buyers as well as shoppers from the Caribbean when the new CARIFESTA Grand Market and Buyer’s Shopping Mall opens at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) on August 17. Described by coordinator Andre Hoyte as a ‘Shopping Mall’, the traditional grand […]

AJA’s apology to Bussa

AJA’s apology to Bussa

Barbadian rhythm poet and cultural activist, Adisa AJA Andwele, has released a music video to accompany his latest work which pays homage to National Hero and freedom fighter, The Right Excellent General Bussa. De Apology – Bussa I’m Sorry is a cinematic-styled music video which was shot at various locations across the island to portray […]

Museum sets sights on a children’s gallery

Museum sets sights on a children’s gallery

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society has set its sights on the creation of a children’s gallery as it moves to expand it offerings to the public. Director of the decades-old home of Barbadian culture and heritage Alissandra Cummins said this was an oversight that urgently needed attention as she underscored that the museum was […]

Bajans experience Chinese culture

Bajans experience Chinese culture

Scores of Barbadians gathered in Church Village Greens, The City for the third instalment of the Fish and Dragon Festival over the weekend. Marking the beginning of the Chinese New Year, the event was a potpourri of culture, featuring the Chinese rooster and the Bajan fowl cock merging to create an unforgettable character. The garden was vibrant […]

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