Photo Contestants rewarded for British High Commission’s Facebook competition & Mr Bean is hit at London 2012 Olympiad Opening Ceremony

The official residence was bursting at the seams with representatives from the US Embassy, the Caribbean Development Bank, the UNDP, members of the private sector along with a significant portion of the Barbados Cabinet.

Over the weekend at Ben Mar official residence of the British High Commissioner for Barbados and the EC – the London 2012 Olympic Games opened with a spectacular ceremony and were shown in an edited format to specially invited guests.

UK High Commissioner Brummell expressing both surprise and delight at how well attended the soiree was, and reminded guests the presentation is one of the first attempts the local FCO branch has made at relaying an edited version of internet streaming.

British High Commissioner, Paul Brummell delivered Opening Remarks at his Residence, where highlights of the Opening Ceremony included a spectacularly hilarious segment with Rowan Atkinsonaka– popular character/comedian Mr Bean doing his own version of “Chariots Of Fire,” all while British themed food and drinks were served to a vast multitude which the residence has seldom catered for.

The two winners hail from Barbados (left) and St Vincent (right) with Minister Sealy at centre.

Tourism Minister Richard Sealy presented prizes to the winners of a British High Commission photography competition which was seen on

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