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Crop Over changes

Crop Over changes

There will be no Cohobblopot for Crop Over 2017 as was previously announced. Neither will there be a King and Queen of the Crop. These are just two of the changes to this year’s festival. Speaking to the media during the annual Crop Over briefing at his Sky Mall office, Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley […]

House of soca’s plan

House of soca’s plan

House of Soca calypso tent is promising a season of “extreme excitement” as its calypsonians get ready to “hit the competition for six” this year,…

BAM relief

BAM relief

The threat hanging over this year’s Grand Kadooment has been lifted. Bandleaders, who have been threatening to disrupt the grand finale of Crop Over, are…

St Philip’s Foreday ‘Reign’

St Philip’s Foreday ‘Reign’

St Philip residents have always considered their parish special. From the days of Stedson Red Plastic Bag Wiltshire and his ‘red army’ of Philipeens, as…

Joaquin’s big break

Joaquin’s big break

Krosfyah has had an infusion of new blood after young crooner Joaquin recently joined the top soca band as its newest member. Joaquin has been…





Improving Crop Over talks

Improving Crop Over talks

Dialogue has begun between the Ministry of Culture and various stakeholders to examine how best to improve the…

Mas in danger

Mas in danger

The grand finale of Barbados’ premier festival is in trouble and could attract fewer bands and masqueraders this…

Stiffy celebrates with fans

Stiffy celebrates with fans

Bashment Soca king, Stiffy (real name Shane Atkinson), celebrated with fans last Sunday. It was his way of…

Gays were happy this Crop Over, says Dear

Gays were happy this Crop Over, says Dear

Gay rights activist Darcy Dear is reporting that, from all accounts, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and…

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