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Mas in danger

Mas in danger

The grand finale of Barbados’ premier festival is in trouble and could attract fewer bands and masqueraders this year, the organization representing bandleaders is warning. The Barbados Association of Masqueraders (BAM) said declining sponsorship could force bandleaders to either eliminate some sections or withdraw altogether from Grand Kadooment this year, following a drop of 600 […]

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 showing appreciation for their love and support…

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 transgender (LGBT) community who participated in the…

Monarchs get new rides

Monarchs get new rides

The monarchs of this year’s Crop Over season were officially presented with their prize cars from McEnearney Quality Inc (MQI) this morning. Although she does not yet…

When Small is big

When Small is big

He may be Small by name but when it comes to playing mas’ in Barbados, band leader and designer Kevin Small proved this year that…





Slow Crop Over for car rental businesses

Slow Crop Over for car rental businesses

The just concluded Crop Over festival was not so sweet for those involved in the hired car business,…

Lashley ‘over the moon’ at Crop Over success

Lashley ‘over the moon’ at Crop Over success

Government is undertaking a study to determine the economic contribution of the island’s premier festival, Crop Over, to…

Grynner still reigns

Grynner still reigns

Veteran calypsonian Grynner has been formally recognized for his contribution to entertainment in Barbados and the Diaspora, by…

Bandleaders make another plea for relief

Bandleaders make another plea for relief

It is time for Government to demonstrate that it is serious about Crop Over by keeping its promise…

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