Holetown Festival a hit

Hundreds of locals and visitors gathered in Holetown this morning for the final weekend of the annual Holetown Festival.

The street parade and fair featured Queen of the Festival, Racquel Harewood and her 2017 delegates, as well as performances from Dancing Africa, the Sunshine Dancers and the cheerleading delegation from Twisterz All Star Gym.

Some of the 2017 Queen of the Festival delegates

Several uniformed groups such as the Boy Scouts and the Zouave Bands also participated in the festivities.

The Zouave band also participated.

The festival was buzzing with activity as the food, jewellery, clothing and crafts stalls garnered business and educated the public on Barbadian traditions and games.

The highlight will be the crowning of the 2017 Queen of the Festival on Sunday night.

3 Responses to Holetown Festival a hit

  1. Angel Maria
    Angel Maria February 19, 2017 at 8:16 am

    I’m thinking that one of the prerequisites for the ladies to enter the beauty pageant, or whatever that is, should be for them to showcase ethnic hairstyles and promote their natural beauty, as well as foster pride in their heritage. Just my two cents.

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  2. Jennifer February 19, 2017 at 9:55 am

    @Angel – hahahahahahaha – you so funny. I am glad you said it and not me. That ethnicity was lost a long time ago and it is becoming PROGRESSIVE. This is what happens to a mentally destroyed people. When our people go into those EUROPEAN TYPE shows this is how they must look. The girls must get rid off or cover their wool and look like their oppressor. I must give a big hand to most of our school girls who appear to be wearing more of their natural hair especially the young ladies at Harrison College. Showing their puffs etc, with much beauty. The damage is extensive. We got young people bleaching skin and shyte while the cost of melanin is more that gold selling at US 353.00 a GRAM, more than gold. We got whyte people also injecting themselves with melanin on facebook. This is why I keep blaming the education system for our lost. There is a melanin conference yearly with the elites invited and the cost to go to the conference is above the average person reach. We are in a right state of disrepair.

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  3. seagul February 19, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Marvin sang ‘What’s going on’ and we’re all still wandering..

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