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  1. Dominican Poet, Tamara Lowe, First Act on 2021 Bocas Lit Fest Virtual Stage

    Tamara Lowe, a poet from the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, kicked off the annual Bocas Lit Fest with her poem “To You Who Love Him.” She was the first in a packed lineup of Regional authors, poets and spoken word artists to perform at the 2021 staging of the annual three-day event presented by […]

    May 7, 2021BooksNo comments
  2. Have you prepared for Mother’s Day 2021? Petals Paradise has a cure, virtually! May 4, 2021Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Message from Prime Minister Mottley to mark the start of Ramadan 2021

    At sunset today, April 13, 2021, as members of the Barbadian Muslim faith join the worldwide community to celebrate the start of the holy month of Ramadan, I am sure at the forefront of your minds must be the state of our world after more than a year of battling COVID-19. Yes, as a global […]

    April 13, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. CARIFESTA XIII WEBSITE UP AND RUNNING AGAIN

    An overload of traffic, with people seeking to get information from the CARIFESTA Website over the weekend caused the site to crash and users were getting a ‘site unavailable’ message up to yesterday. However, technicians at the server site which is hosted by the Guyana based CARICOM Secretariat worked diligently and now have the site […]

    August 22, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. CARIFESTA XIII GREENING INITIATIVE

    CARIFESTA XIII will be as conscious of the environment as it is of the region’s rich cultural heritage. In an effort to raise awareness of sustainable practices among key stakeholders such as vendors, visiting delegations and the wider Barbadian community, CARIFESTA XIII has embarked on an initiative titled Be CARIFESTA Conscious. It will focus on […]

    August 15, 2017Featured, NatureNo comments
  6. STEPHEN LANG JOINS BARBADOS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ADVISORY BOARD

    The Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) is pleased to announce that Stephen Lang has joined its advisory board and will lend his experience as an award winning actor, director and producer to help guide the Festival’s development and growth. Lang, whose film BEYOND GLORY riveted the Festival’s inaugural opening night audience this past January, is […]

    August 7, 2017CinemaComments Off on STEPHEN LANG JOINS BARBADOS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ADVISORY BOARD
  7. HAITIAN DELEGATION VISITS TO PREPARE FOR CARIFESTA XIII

    As preparations for CARIFESTA XIII intensify, visiting delegations are also stepping up their plans to come to Barbados. Over the past weekend, the local CARIFESTA Secretariat welcomed a group from Haiti who visited the island to solidify plans for the upcoming Festival. Phillippe Dodard; Directeur General, Ecole Nationale Des Arts (Director General of the National […]

    July 24, 2017Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  8. ARMY OF VOLUNTEERS BEING TRAINED FOR CARIFESTA XIII

    Translators, first aid support, delegation liaisons, airport meet and greet, ushers, marshals and hospitality hosts are just a sample of the tasks that will be undertaken by the army of volunteers stepping up to assist with the hosting of CARIFESTA XIII. From July 10, the nearly three hundred persons who have applied to volunteer will […]

    July 3, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Sir Roland Richardson receives the President’s Award from St. Martin Book Fair

    St. Martin’s leading painter Sir Roland Richardson is the new recipient of the Presidents Award from the St. Martin Book Fair. Richardson accepted the award at the closing ceremony of the festival’s 15th anniversary, and said he was even more touched to be honored by a St. Martin organization. Richardson was awarded the ebony statute […]

    June 18, 2017BooksNo comments
  10. An Explosion of Culture | www.carifesta.net June 17, 2017Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. REGIONAL MUSICIANS TO SHOWCASE FOR INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

    Musicians from around the region will have the unique opportunity to display their talent for International buyers and promoters when the CARIFESTA XIII Music Showcase comes off at the Grand Market and Buyers Shopping Mall at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) from August 19th to 26th 2017. The Garden Green at LESC has been […]

    June 2, 2017Featured, MusicNo comments
  12. Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) set to bring the magic of cinema to everyone with 5 day showcase of Top local, regional & global cinema

    Cinema lovers, acclaimed filmmakers and rising stars will be in Barbados for the inaugural Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) January 11 to 15, 2017. For five days, Barbados will come alive with the magic of the silver screen with an eclectic selection of work from internationally acclaimed directors and actors, renowned regional filmmakers and budding […]

    January 6, 2017EventsNo comments
  13. 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
  14. BARBADOS’ FOOD & WINE AND RUM FESTIVAL TAKES THE BIG APPLE BY STORM

    Guests flocked to Harlem hot spot Red Rooster last evening for a coveted preview of the island’s tastiest festival – the sixth annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival taking place on-island November 19-22, 2015. The festival’s fresh new look and star-studded line-up of culinary masters was previewed during the epicurean driven take-over of […]

    September 21, 2015TravelNo comments
  15. BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION CELEBRATES FESTIVAL OF RUGBY IN BARBADOS

    Victoria Dean, British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, is throwing her garden open to rugby lovers on Friday 18 September to celebrate the Rugby World Cup 2015. Guests will also have the chance to view the opening game of RWC2015 – England vs Fiji from Twickenham Stadium. They will be offered the […]

    September 17, 2015RugbyNo comments
  16. THE OSCAR WINNING “CITIZENFOUR” KICKS OFF HBO’S 2015 DOCUMENTARY SEASON

    HBO revealed the list of titles that will compose its 2015 documentary season in the Caribbean, ranging from the highly acclaimed Academy Award winning story about the network of government espionage, Citizenfour, to a look inside the story and influence of a popular magazine in The 50 Year Argument, directed by Martin Scorsese. Additionally, the […]

    September 16, 2015CinemaNo comments
  17. FOUR BARBADIAN FILMS TO BE SCREENED AT THE CARIBBEANTALES INTERNATIONAL FIIM FESTIVAL

    From Barbados, CTFF screens four amazing films!! There is a spectacular feature narrative and a short film Directed by Rodney Smith from Barbados, who is based in Canada . His feature, ‘Out of Time‘, is a Science Fiction film. The others are two wonderful short films, “Soucouyant“(from Barbados/ St. Lucia) by Sean Michael Field, “Going […]

    September 1, 2015CinemaNo comments
  18. 10 TRINIDADIAN FILMS APPEARING AT CARIBBEANTALES FILM FESTIVAL COME SEPTEMBER IN TORONTO

    One feature narrative is ‘Sally’s Way‘, a feature film specially for children, Directed by Joanne Johnson and the three feature documentaries are: ‘Lara Brothers‘ by Janine Fung; the recent and amazing film on the story of pan, ‘Pan – A Musical Odyssey‘ by Jerome Guiot & Thierry Teston and ‘Art Connect‘ by Miguel Galofre. The […]

    August 30, 2015CinemaNo comments
  19. Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, Caribbean Festival of Arts, August 21st to 30th

    CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972. As a result, it has become a major multicultural and international event that increasingly attracts countries from other continents. The Caribbean is a meeting place for people around the […]

    August 13, 2015Culture1 comment
  20. CaribbeanTales International Film Festival 2015 Celebrates 10 Years, with Outstanding Program of Films & Shorts

    CTFF, which runs alongside the Toronto International Film Festival, also features an intensive five-day Incubator Program for Caribbean and Diaspora filmmakers, followed by a Pitch Breakfast at the TIFF Bell Lightbox and many exciting networking events. CTFF’s 2015 programming committee, consisting of movers and shakers from the Caribbean film community, has worked hard to put […]

    July 21, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Rochelle Ward represents St. Martin writers at Book Fair 2015; opening ceremony at new Media Tech center in Marigot

    Rochelle Ward has been selected to represent the island’s writers and authors at the 13th annual St. Martin Book Fair, June 4 – 6, 2015, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Ward also writes under the name Faizah Tabasamu, and has been published in the recent book, Where I See The […]

    June 2, 2015BooksNo comments
  22. Temporary Traffic Arrangements, re: Ch. Ch. Carnival Parade

    The Christ Church Carnival Parade takes place on Monday 25th May 2015, and to facilitate this event a number of temporary traffic arrangements shall be in effect from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Route and Road Closure The Parade route commences at Silver Sands and proceeds along Breedy’s Land, Bourne’s Land, Hopewell, Sayers Court, […]

    May 24, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Ten Days of Gospel with Sol on LIFE 97.5 FM

    Sol is celebrating 10 years and they’re giving away 10 Gospelfest event tickets! Listen to Ten Days of Gospel with Sol on LIFE 97.5 FM every weekday from 8:40 a.m. – 8: 55 a.m. Be the tenth caller to the programme to win a ticket.

    May 20, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Rhoda Arrindell of St Maarten, invited author at Anguilla Literary Festival 2015

    Educator and leading linguist Rhoda Arrindell is one of at least 12 authors, mostly from the USA, invited by the Anguilla Literary Festival to its 4th annual edition on 21-24 May 2015, said her publisher House of Nehesi (HNP). Arrindell will be a panelist on book publishing on May 23. But it’s her new and […]

    May 6, 2015BooksNo comments
  25. Temporary Traffic Arrangements – Oistins Fish Festival 2015

    To facilitate the Oistins Fish Festival 2015, temporary traffic changes will be put in place from Saturday 4th April to Monday 6th April. The Oistins Road will be closed to regular traffic from 3.00 pm until 11:00 pm from the 4th April to 6th April. Public Service vehicles, Emergency vehicles, vehicles of residents and workers […]

    April 1, 2015EventsNo comments