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Culinary tourism lauded

Culinary tourism lauded

Chief cultural officer, Andrea Wells has applauded the developments made in culinary tourism, as local talent was on display today at the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). “Although the concept of culinary tourism is not new, in today’s market it offers new opportunities to appeal to a segment of travelers who appreciate the […]

New home for NIFCA Culinary Arts?

New home for NIFCA Culinary Arts?

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Culinary Arts could soon have a new home. The event was relocated to the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre this year due to the unavailability of the Wildey Gymnasium, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) Cranston Browne said he believed the venue worked […]

Juniors shine

Juniors shine

Based on the performances on Monday night at the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Junior Finals, it’s safe to say that the tradition of excellence will live on. The young ones were simply fantastic. The mixed disciplines final provided for an exciting and entertaining night. The 28 performances were spectacular and the children […]

A musical treat

A musical treat

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Music finals were themed Crescendo! and the performances were on a “high note” in every form. The 23 performances explored various aspects of Barbadian culture in song, rhyme and rhythm. And many paid tribute to Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence. If Barbados was a person, he or […]

Theatre disappointments

Theatre disappointments

Is this it? Is this the best we have to offer in terms of theatre? These were just two of the questions I asked myself as I exited the Frank Collymore Hall on Sunday night following the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Theatre Arts Finals. It was an enjoyable night, yes! However, theatre […]

The beauty of dance

The beauty of dance

Strong messages, touching topics and superbly executed dance pieces took centre-stage last Friday night at the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Dance finals at the Frank Collymore Hall. Dance, the first of the NIFCA finals which feature other forms of creative expression, was the first to be sold out and arguably the most […]

On to the NIFCA finals

On to the NIFCA finals

The semi-finals of the 2016 edition of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) came to an end last Sunday night when the last of the series came off at the Combermere School Hall. It featured on stage an array of talent, making for a thoroughly enjoyable night. It’s always a joy to watch […]

More NIFCA excellence

More NIFCA excellence

The tradition of excellence continued last Friday night when semi-final four in the 2016 edition of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) came off at the Alexandra School. Music dominated a splendid array of performances by mostly school groups. Many were original compositions paying tribute to the island’s 50th anniversary of Independence. These […]

Music and dance dominate

Music and dance dominate

The dance and music disciplines featured prominently at last Saturday night’s fifth semifinals of the 2016 edition of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). The venue was the Combermere School Hall, Waterford, St Michael. Of the 26 performances, 21 were dance and music, making for a packed night of entertainment that saw the […]

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