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Red flag

Red flag

The manager of a popular Crop Over band is warning that the high cost of Kadooment costumes is driving locals away from participating in the big jump-up. The caution had come from Jason Zeddo, of Fantasy, who called for Government assistance to make costumes more affordable for Barbadians. “When I did my research, I found that the number of locals […]

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…

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…

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…

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