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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 […]

Fun galore at Miami Carnival

Fun galore at Miami Carnival

No rain or storm could stop the Miami Broward Carnival jam last weekend. Even though the passage of Hurricane Matthew threatened to mar the much-anticipated event, the carnival went ahead as planned. From the looks of things, everyone had a ball but especially the revellers. Every year, the Miami Broward Carnival brings together hundreds of […]

NIFCA in full swing

NIFCA in full swing

Music took centre stage last Friday night when the 2016 edition of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) got underway. Of the 20 acts which were showcased at the first semifinals, 11 involved music performances, with the majority by secondary school students. Kaysha Springer, Ashe Augustine, Brineshua Brewster, Theres Lambert, Golden Vocals, Andre […]

Dance dominates round 2 of NIFCA semis

Dance dominates round 2 of NIFCA semis

There was talent a plenty last Saturday night when the second round of the semi-finals for the 2016 edition of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) came off at the Combermere School Hall at Waterford. This time, dance took center stage, accounting for 10 of the 21 performances. Among those that stood out […]

Yearwood shines in first semifinals

Yearwood shines in first semifinals

The song Gabrielle Yearwood chose to sing in the first half of the first semifinal of the Richard Stoute Teen Talent Competition last Sunday night at Divi Southwinds Resort was most appropriate. Yearwood delivered an energetic interpretation of Tina Turner’s Simply The Best and on the night she proved to be better than all the […]

Konshens to release new album

Konshens to release new album

There’s no doubt about Konshens’ strong devotion to his many Barbadian fans. With the cancellation of a planned performance at CropFusion last Saturday, the Jamaican dancehall artiste quickly took to social media and radio to apologize for the obvious disappointment. During his stay at Divi Southwinds Resort, Bajan Vibes caught up with the voice behind […]

Daniel wins in 6-12 category

Daniel wins in 6-12 category

Yahandje Daniel is the 2016 winner in the 6-12 category of the annual Richard Stoute talent competition. The finals were held last Sunday. The young singer, who gave two soulful performances of When We Were Young and Don’t You Remember, amassed 668 points to take the crown. Daniel, a junior calypsonian, was elated following her […]

Two Proud ‘Josephines’

Two Proud ‘Josephines’

Untamed natural landscapes, breathtaking views, beautiful scenery and unique rock formations are what residents of St Joseph are accustomed to on a daily basis. Along with a rugged coastline, a world renowned beach and three botanical gardens, the parish is also known for having the oldest bridge which was made with molasses and egg white […]

Born for Music

Born for Music

Young Barbadian hiphop artiste, Phillen, wants his music to fill listeners with powerful, positive vibes.  Christened Philip Price, the 21-year-old describes his music as a feeling. “I want for my listeners to understand it, catch a vibe from it,” said the Barbados Community College student in a recent interview with Bajan Vibes. “I believe I […]