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Revellers enjoy Kadooment despite delays

Revellers enjoy Kadooment despite delays

Hundreds, including infants and the differently abled, gathered along the Black Rock main road to catch a glimpse of the climax to the Republic Bank Grand Kadooment festival as the bands made their way along the final stretch towards Spring Garden Highway. It was about 11 a.m. that the first band, Walk Holy, made its […]

One Love the ultimate show

One Love the ultimate show

The One Love show was dubbed ‘The Ultimate Crop Over climax’ and that it was. Last night thousands of soca lovers converged at the Concorde Experience for the highly anticipated show, which also served as a prelude to today’s Grand Kadooment. The crowd was in a cruising mood as the local acts, the best of […]

Station Hill ideal liming spot

Station Hill ideal liming spot

Station Hill is undoubtedly a popular liming spot for spectators on Kadooment Day and it is no different this year. Scores are having a grand time as they take in the Carnival atmosphere. As revelers parade in colourful costumes, dancing to sweet soca songs old and new, young boys and girls and even older men […]

Wednesday 2000 is ‘Limitless’ this year

Wednesday 2000 is ‘Limitless’ this year

In celebration of Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence, Wednesday 2000 will this year be highlighting the island’s impact on the world stage. For Grand Kadooment 2016, the masquerade band will be presenting four sections under the theme ‘Limitless’, in recognition of Barbados as the world’s first rum producer (liquid Gold), and as the home of […]

West: See you next year

West: See you next year

Having been declared the best among the bandleaders for Grand Kadooment, the veteran Betty West has wasted no time setting her sights on 2016 when she will celebrate 25 years in the business of masquerading. “I have big plans,” West, who swept virtually all the prizes at yesterday’s spectacle, told Barbados TODAY. Among her many […]

18th Grand Kadooment win for Squires

18th Grand Kadooment win for Squires

Gwyneth Squires has done it again, capturing the Robert Weekes Award for Best Festival Designer in both the Junior and Grand Kadooment. Making a clean sweep in the majority of the categories, the veteran bandleader and designer, with her presentation Controversee, also captured the Large Band of the Year, Most Colourful Large Band, and Topical categories. […]

Man shot

Police have confirmed that a male was shot in the vicinity of Bank Hall and Eagle Hall just after 4 pm this afternoon. No further details have been provided. Police PRO Inspector David Welch has also told Barbados TODAY that the Revellers Band, also known as the Robert’s Truck, which was taking part in the […]

Colour and splendour

Colour and splendour

A potpourri of colour and splendour was on show this morning as thousands of masqueraders from 21 bands paraded at the National Stadium for this year’s Grand Kadooment. The event that brings the 2014 Crop Over festival to an end, saw a number of parliamentarians joining with ordinary residents to put the stresses of their daily duties […]

Revellers warned

Revellers warned

Revellers preparing for the finale of the 2014 Crop Over season, Grand Kadooment, have been told to display decency on the road. The advice comes from Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley, who warned that some types of behaviour won’t be accepted. “Last year I saw a photograph of an adult gyrating on a minor and […]

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