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  1. Peter Laurie Takes Home the $10,000 1st Prize at the 25th FCLE Awards

    Peter Laurie took top honours at the 25th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment awards, which was held on Saturday, January 28. His “The House that Disappeared” emerged as the best among a field of 64 and netted him the $10,000 first prize. The $7,500 second prize went to Ark Ramsay for his “My Warming Body,” a […]

    January 29, 2023Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. 25th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards, use QR code for reply!

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    January 14, 2023Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Enter the NHAC’s Love Safely Literary Competition 2023

    Competition Rules: • The competition is catering to written works only.  They can be in the form of poems or prose. • Literary works must be between 100 and 300 words • The competition opens for entries on January 2nd, 2023 • Entries close 8 p.m. on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023 • Entries must be […]

    January 12, 2023Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Phyto-Innovation Challenge Launched to Unearth Hidden Secrets of Local Plants

    A call is being issued for discoveries of compounds and innovations from Barbados’ plants. Export Barbados (BIDC)’s newest challenge in the “From Discovery to Global Sales” series, is encouraging local scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs and ordinary citizens to submit entries that explore the beneficial, therapeutic and medicinal properties of local plants. The Phyto-Innovation Challenge — Unearthing […]

    December 12, 2022AgricultureNo comments

    The French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe is celebrating the winners of the 12th edition of the ‘Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe’ sailing race. Frenchman Charles Caudrelier was the first to cross the finish line at the Mémorial ACTe in the bay of Pointe-à-Pitre at 5:02 a.m. local time (10:02 a.m. Paris time) on Wednesday, […]

    November 24, 2022Featured, SailingNo comments
  6. Three firms reap success in CCPF and Export Barbados’ Ocean Challenge

    Three local firms have come out on top in the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) and Export Barbados’ Ocean Challenge. The successful firms are eligible for up to USD$100,000 in non-reimbursable technical assistance grants from Compete Caribbean to implement their blue economy innovation projects. The announcement was made on Friday, September 16, 2022, in a […]

    September 21, 2022NatureNo comments
  7. Oscar ‘Astro’ Browne is Culturama 48 Senior Kaiso Monarch of Nevis

    Brownhill’s own Oscar “Astro” Browne has added yet another calypso crown to his trophy case, winning Nevis’ Culturama 48 TDC Senior Kaiso Monarch late last week.   Eight calypsonians faced off in two rounds, each rendering one song each round. At the end of the night the Kaiso Finals came down to the battle of the kings, […]

    August 4, 2022MusicNo comments
  8. Calling All Artists: U.S. Embassy and NCF Team Up for Hip Hop Workshop

    Over the weekend, the U.S. Embassy in association with the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) launched the Next Level Hip Hop Exchange, a two-week intensive arts residency, which will run from August 13-26.  American hip hop artists – Aysha Upchurch (dancer), Sheika “Purple Haze” Norris (MC), Carlos “UnLearn the World” Richardson (MC), Vincent “GYREFUNK” Czekus (beat […]

    July 19, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  9. Voting starts in Round Two of People’s Choice

    Voting in the second round of The Student Revolving Loan Fund and Sunshine Snacks People’s Choice Competition in association with Banks started yesterday July 16 and ends Wednesday, July 20. Voters simply have to go to, go to voter registration, sign up, enter your email address for validation then click the link and vote. […]

    July 18, 2022Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. NCF names Top 40 in People’s Choice Competition

    The names of the the Top 40 artistes in the Student Revolving Loan Fund and Sunshine Snacks Crop Over People’s Choice Competition in association with Banks Beer was announced by NCF CEO Carol Roberts-Reifer at the Wildey Gymnasium. The associations were all engaged from the start of the process with Maloney of EAB and president […]

    July 15, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  11. HFF announces Audience Award for 2022 Hairouna Film Festival

    HFF proudly announces the Audience Award winner of the 3rd annual Hairouna Film Festival, which showcased 48 films from 20 countries over 14 days in May. The winning film was well-received by the festival’s in-person audiences in SVG and Jamaica, as well as its virtual attendees. The winner of the 3rd Hairouna Film Festival Audience […]

    June 24, 2022Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. NCF’s CALL FOR VISUAL ARTS SUBMISSIONS June 19, 2022Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Forty vying for Cash prizes in NCF’s “Soca Rukshun”

    will end up as a sweet pay day for artistes, with the two newest events on the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) Crop Over calendar. It starts out as the which will see the public voting for their favourite artistes in two stages. At the end of that contest, 20 people will then perform at what […]

    June 11, 2022MusicNo comments
  14. New-look Junior Monarch registration closes soon

    For the first time ever the National Cultural Foundation will crown a junior soca and bashment soca monarch along with the traditional calypso monarch. The three-tier show, which was previously categorised by age, will now be done according to genre: calypso, soca and bashment soca. Three separate competitions with three different genre monarchs. The preliminaries […]

    June 8, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  15. Minds Under Construction: A Chance to win $6,000 USD worth of prizes!

    A fully Caribbean webinar with a chance at serious prizes and even better reshaping your thought patterns towards success, what more can you seek? Minds Under Construction is the mutual brainchild of and Andrea Adams, individually they are each motivational and published authors in their own right and together they exponentially increase their benefits for […]

    May 25, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Natalyah aims for EUK Soca Monarch title at Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

    Following the release of her up-tempo Soca track ‘Proper‘, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca Sensation Natalyah is riding high on the success of this latest fruit of her labour. ‘Proper’ has earned her a place in the finals of 2022 Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch (EUKSM) competition set for June 5th during the ‘Big Platinum Festival‘ in […]

    May 18, 2022MusicNo comments
  17. CGF confirm Victoria, Australia as host of 2026 Commonwealth Games

    The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has confirmed that the 2026 Commonwealth Games will be hosted by the State of Victoria in Australia. The announcement follows a successful exclusive dialogue period between the CGF, Commonwealth Games Australia (CGAus) and Victoria, where an exciting proposal to stage the major multi-sport competition across the State was agreed. The […]

    April 21, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  18. Local entries for island’s premier event nearing 40

    With mere days to go before the April 22 closing date, approaching 40 local entries have been posted on-line for Sol Rally Barbados 2022. Leading the ‘home team’ are Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew in the Subaru Impreza WRC S12 in which they won Sol RB19, while other leading four-wheel-drive entries include the Skodas of […]

    April 14, 2022RallyNo comments

    Confirming his entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2022 this weekend, Britain’s Nigel Worswick joins an exclusive ‘club’ of just 13 international participants who have competed in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event 10 or more times. As the BRC celebrates its 65th Anniversary, Sol RB22 is scheduled for the weekend of June 4 & […]

    April 13, 2022RallyNo comments
  20. More time to compete in the Poem Competition April 11, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. UK friends to reunite at Sol Rally Barbados 2022

    Britain’s Howard Paterson, whose ninth-place finish in the 1991 International All-Stage Rally was the first overseas result in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, returns to Sol Rally Barbados this year marking his 50th year in competition. Once again Paterson and his wife Ruth will reunite with friends and former team-mates Sean Kukula and […]

    April 7, 2022RallyNo comments
  22. Central Bank Holding Essay Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students

    The Central Bank of Barbados has launched two essay competitions, one for primary school students and the other for secondary school students, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations. The competitions, which are open until May 16, 2022, offer attractive prizes for the winners and their schools. “As we mark our golden anniversary, we see […]

    March 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  23. Ronald Williams is the Top Entrant in the 24th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition

    Ronald Williams emerged as the top entrant in the 24th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment (FCLE) Competition. This was announced during a scaled-down in-person awards ceremony at the Frank Collymore Hall. Despite his “The Fall of Autumn Leaves” being the year’s best submission, however, the US-based Barbadian writer was awarded the $5,000 second prize, as the […]

    February 6, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Ten celebrate thanks to the NCF’s Decorate and Win

    The 10 lucky entrants who participated in the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) inaugural Decorate and Win Independence promotion have received their winnings. The competition saw 10 lucky people claiming close to $10,000 in cash prizes from the NCF. Throughout the month of November, the NCF encouraged Barbadians to show their national pride by decorating their […]

    December 24, 2021CultureNo comments

    Ten enterprising entrepreneurs from Barbados and around the region have emerged as the winners in the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition. The businesses winning this segment of the three year contest cover a gamut of enterprises including a producer of gluten free pasta, a mobile tyre service provider and […]

    December 6, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments