Tag Archives: Crop Over


    In a move many suspected for days now, it was finally confirmed by John King how both the Crop Over Festival and the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) are the latest casualties of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which is affecting over 200 countries and territories across the world. Cabinet approved a recommendation by […]

    April 19, 2020Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Get A Chance To WIN With We Ting and the Cave Shepherd Credit Card Mobile App

    Additionally, you can now download the Cave Shepherd Card Mobile App and enjoy easy access to your account and more On The Go! Available now in the Google Play and Apple App Stores

    May 24, 2019Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Lil Rick and RPB join Machel Montano for ‘RISE: Soca Kingdom’

    Preparations for RISE featuring Machel Montano and Super Blue on July 31st at the Kensington Oval are moving full steam ahead, with the addition of recently crowned International Bashment Soca Monarch and reigning Party Monarch King, Lil Rick, and reigning Sweet Soca Monarch Red Plastic Bag to the line-up. Mastermind Creative Productions, comprised of three […]

    July 22, 2018EventsNo comments
  4. New App for Barbados’ Crop Over 2018

    The D’Junction app, developed in Trinidad and Tobago, has received a warm welcome to Crop Over 2018 in Barbados. John King, Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports (Barbados) , got a demonstration of the app yesterday and endorsed it as a tool to help take culture and the Crop Over product into the digital […]

    July 16, 2018Technology2 comments
  5. Banks “Feel It” Crop Over Campaign wins 6 ADDYS for Red

    Banks Holdings had a repeat Crop Over celebration when their Advertising Agency for Banks Beer, Red Advertising won 6 ADDY awards for their “Feel It” Crop Over 2017 campaign! This included awards for social media posts, event collateral, instore point-of-sale and packaging. Shafia London, Marketing Manager, at BHL commented on the awards: “It is wonderful […]

    April 8, 2018Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. CBB Urges to Remember & Verify Your Money this Christmas

    Check your money. That is the advice from Octavia Gibson, Deputy Director, Currency at the Central Bank of Barbados to Barbadians as they go about their shopping during the Christmas season. Revealing that the Central Bank often sees an increase in counterfeiting at Christmas and Crop Over when there is increased commercial activity, Gibson cautioned […]

    December 13, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Temporary Road Changes for “GRAND KADOOMENT”

    Barbadians should note that on Monday the 7th of August 2017, a number of temporary road changes will be in place to facilitate the hosting of “GRAND KADOOMENT“. These changes are as follows: Between 6:00 am and 8:00 pm, Codrington Road from its junction with Waterford Road to its junction with Spooners Hill, shall be […]

    August 7, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Is A Esso Summer (SOL Petroleum) – Grand Prize of an Uber Soca Cruise for 4!

    #IssaEssoSummer #EssoBarbados Follow us on Instagram @issaessosummer

    July 29, 2017Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Maxwell Visitor Found

    The Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public and the media for its assistance in this matter.

    July 28, 2017ControversyNo comments
  10. Sir Ruel vows to fight Political Censorship – Bajans have the right to differing views!

    Calypsonian, Chad Sir Ruel Bowen, is at a loss why his two social commentary offerings for Crop Over 2017 — Can’t Get My Vote and Run Fuh Cover — have been banned by the radio stations of the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Starcom Network Inc. Sir Ruel confirmed in an interview with Bajan Vibes […]

    July 2, 2017Controversy, Music, Video GalleryNo comments

    CALYPSONIAN CHAD ‘SIR RUEL’ BOWEN is singing the blues after both the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Voice Of Barbados VOB) pulled the plug on two of his social commentaries. “I have two political songs – Run For Cover, written by Nick Joseph, and Not My Vote written by Invader. CBC has banned both but […]

    July 2, 2017Controversy, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Younger Entrants for 2017 – Scotiabank Jr Calypso Monarch semifinalists announced

    The workshops have ended, the preliminaries recently concluded and semifinalists chosen – all this is certainly an indication that the 2017 Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch Programme in association with IGM Stage Lighting is well underway. Every year just prior to the start of the season, the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) facilitates a series of workshops […]

    May 23, 2017Featured, MusicNo comments
  13. People’s Assembly – Island Inn Hotel, Bay Street, Wednesday 3rd August 2016

    The Barbados Labour Party says, welcome home to all Barbadians living overseas here for the Crop- over festival. Our celebrations of Crop-over and 50 years of Independence have been achieved on the hard work and dedication of all Barbadians. Barbados must continue on that successful path. Your comments will inform the Barbados Labour Party’s policies […]

    August 3, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  14. Bandleader collapses Kadooment Day 2016, Barbadians in mourning…

    Crop Over 2016 so far is violent free, but thrown into mourning after it was announced designer Renee Ratcliffe collapsed and died. The award winning designer of Jump Promotions was celebrating 10 years with the band, she collapsed on the outskirts of the National Stadium earlier today. The announcement caused ripples of sadness among Kadooment […]

    August 1, 2016Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Flow investing over $500,000 in ‘sweetest summer festival’

    Where there is Crop Over, there will be Flow. So says Barbados’ leading telecoms provider who will this year pump more than half-a-million dollars into the world’s ‘sweetest summer festival‘ as part of its ‘Big Blue Summer‘ campaign. “Flow is dedicated to connecting people, and we are always seeking new ways to develop innovative ideas […]

    July 3, 2016Featured, MusicNo comments
  16. Ram’s victories Flowing Over: Bookings increased dramatically

    Flow said congratulations to Peter Ram or “Yella African” as he’s known, who is not only one of the telecom giant’s ambassadors but a very successful performer in this year’s Crop Over. His victories enabled him to get more bookings outside of Kadooment, as heard in the following clip… Flow also showed appreciation to loyal […]

    September 27, 2015MusicNo comments
  17. BTMI Promotes Sweetest Summer Festival with Annual Press Trip

    August 3 brought the curtain down on the BTMI’s annual Crop Over press trip, which allowed 24 influential media from across the Caribbean, Canada, the USA and the UK to experience the true spirit of the festival. Minister of Tourism & International Transport, Richard Sealy, greeted the group at Ocean 2 Resorts & Residences and […]

    August 7, 2015TravelNo comments
  18. Bridgetown Market: Flow paints Spring Garden H’way Blue!

    After the recent launch of the rebranded Flow, the company sponsored Bridgetown Market over the last two days, using technology to help children become more creative and innovative, and learn soft skills like teamwork and communication in the Flow Kid’s Zone. Head of Marketing, Shelly Ann Hee Chung said, “We had a successful launch a […]

    August 3, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  19. Painting the Town Blue: Flow’s Bridgetown Market #4

    This attendant explains to the customer how there are Quad-Play discounts and bonuses like Selfie sticks for selected new mobiles!

    August 2, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Painting the Town Blue: Flow’s Bridgetown Market #3

    Body Painting at Flow’s Booth, awaiting gold glitter add on!

    August 2, 2015Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. Painting the Town Blue: Flow’s Bridgetown Market #1

    Phoenix Dancers #thisishowweflow

    August 2, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    In what is now his second title for the season, the recently crowned Party Monarch Peter Ram aka Yella African won the 2015 STAG Jam Tune competition. He emerged as the winner with his song “All Ah We,” from a field of forty-five (45) entrants. In second place was Jagwa/Stiffy with Bus Crawl and tied […]

    August 1, 2015MusicNo comments

    Barbados’ Government has taken key steps to meet the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Intergovernmental Agreement (FATCA IGA), which allows for the reciprocal exchange of information between the USA and Barbados. Mr. Sinckler told his audience: “With respect to legislative requirements, I am pleased to inform you that the necessary amendments to […]

    August 1, 2015BusinessNo comments
  24. Scotiabank Mastercard – Rewards ‘pon de road and off it too!

    Jumping along Spring Garden, your outfit seldom has room for many essentials, centralise your spending power and make it safe with a Ca$h-less Kadooment!

    July 31, 2015Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Bridgetown Market in association with Flow: Wet Jet Fete by Weiser’s!

    Now you can get your games on the go! Download the new Flow Football app for all your live audio BPL games streaming. Get it early and stay on the ball for the August 8 kick off with Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. Follow all the games and listen to the action as it happens. […]

    July 30, 2015Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments