Tag Archives: Kadooment

  1. NCF has a new Chairperson & deputy named

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jasmine Babb as the new Chairperson of the National Cultural Foundation; Mr. Sheldon Hope has been named as the Deputy Chairman. She is a former U.K. Commonwealth Scholar and holds a Doctorate in Social Sciences specialising in Industrial Relations. Along with being […]

    March 31, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments

    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

    Barbadians are advised that as a result of the annual Crop Over Festival the following traffic management changes have been implemented for the respective events:- PIC O’DE CROP FINALS 1. There are no traffic diversions for persons attending the Pic O De Crop Finals at Kensington Oval. 2. Persons attending the event are encouraged to […]

    August 3, 2018Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 4th Male charged for Kadooment 2017 mass wounding

    Police have arrested and charge a fourth (4th) man in relation to the Kadooment Day 7th August 2017 shooting incident which resulted in twenty three (23) persons receiving gunshot injuries at Spring Garden, St. Michael. He is Diego Rayshawn Wilson 17 years of Spencers Gap, Baxters Road, St. Michael. Wilson was arrested and formally charged […]

    September 13, 2017Breaking News, Crime, 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. Temporary Road Changes – “Junior Kadooment”

    The travelling public is asked to note that on Saturday the 29th of July 2017, a number of temporary road changes will be in place to facilitate the hosting of the “Junior Kadooment“, which will be held at the National Stadium, St. Michael.  These changes are as follows: Between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm, the […]

    July 28, 2017Breaking News, CultureNo comments
  10. 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
  11. A man of and for the community: NCF stalwart & CEO passes on

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) mourns the loss of one of its own. Mr. Anthony DeVere Browne better known as ‘Vere’ Browne joined the NCF as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2008 at a very challenging period for the organisation and he immediately made unifying the stakeholder communities one of his major priorities. Mr. […]

    August 25, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments
  12. 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
  13. Mr Wiggins sponsored by Flow earns “Tune of De Crop 2015” a.k.a – Peter Ram

    2nd          $5000 Mash Up “When Ah Touch Down“: King Bubba FM 3rd          $2000 Spontaneous: RPB

    August 3, 2015MusicNo comments
  14. Bridgetown Market in association with Flow: Make ‘Em Laugh?

    Want to win a Smartphone and a Selfiestick? All you have to do is post your photos from this weekend’s events on FLOW’s Facebook page with hashtags #ThisIsHowWeFlow #ThisIsHowWeGroove. Wukkin’ up has its rewards!

    August 1, 2015Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. 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
  16. Shop with My Cave Shepherd and Win Tickets to Crop Over Events!

    Choose It, Charge It!

    July 17, 2015Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. No “Celebration Time” contestants & only 3 women competing – THE CHOSEN EIGHTEEN

    Here is the list of semi-finalists in the 2015 MQI PIC-O-DE-CROP Competition. TABULATED BY PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS SRL TENT ARTIST Cave Shepherd All Stars – Donella Cave Shepherd All Stars – Hee Haw De Big Show – Adonijah De Big Show – Biggie Irie De Big Show – Classic De Big Show – Gabby De Big Show […]

    July 10, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments

    There was an increase in the number of songs entered for the 2015 Sweet Soca and Party Monarch competitions. This year the NCF received 82 songs for Party Monarch up from 58 in 2014 and for Sweet Soca the number was 133 up from 114 in the previous year. The following names of the 2015 […]

    June 24, 2015MusicNo comments
  19. First Citizens Take Over City-Fest 2015

    The official start of the Crop Over Festival is fast approaching and today the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), alongside its new title partner First Citizens, launched the Crop Over City Fest & Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes outside of the Bank’s Broad Street branch with pomp and pageantry. First Citizens is no stranger to […]

    June 18, 2015MusicNo comments
  20. IGM Lighting & Scotiabank’s Jr Monarch – Growing Together

    As the story goes, a young company was contracted to provide services for the National Cultural Foundation’s new Junior Calypso Monarch and they immediately saw the vision of this evolving programme. Recognising the potential, even in its embryonic phase, to the development of the many juniors who would grace its stages over the years, the […]

    May 27, 2015MusicNo comments
  21. Impressive performances! Scotiabank Jr Calypso Monarch semifinalists, 13-18

    In a word – IMPRESSIVE! That was the general consensus on the performances from the 36 Junior Calypso Monarch participants in the 13-18 category on Sunday 17th May 2015. The 13-18 entrants were being judged in the second preliminary round of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch in association with IGM Stage Lighting which took place at […]

    May 19, 2015MusicNo comments
  22. To Sponsor or Not To Sponsor, this is the Rub: Icil Phillips’ Theatre Eyes on Facebook gripes, but does it Solve or Suggest?

    In the Barbadian contingent of Facebook, a former BCC teacher has been making the rounds kvetching how the price of Hamlet at the Museum is so steep, when shown there is no financial support from either Government or the Private sector except for a very small few, all Icil Phillips can do is keep listing […]

    September 9, 2014Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Honey Jam wants Freundel Stuart regime to nurture young musicians: lack of sponsors frustrates founder

    If the Government took over Honey Jam, it would help take it further forward… Creator/Impresario of Honey Jam Barbados, Ebonnie Rowe, feels the female artiste showcase can gain better exposure, education, mentoring and networking opportunities if Government would support it like how the NCF subsidises Kadooment, the former Ad Agency executive believes it has huge […]

    September 7, 2014MusicNo comments
  24. The FLOW Summer Blockbuster, Starring: Anthony Peters

    The star of the grand finale of the FLOW Summer Blockbuster was announced at Courts headquarters in Lower Green, Bridgetown and his name was Anthony Peters. Peters, the winning customer, signed up with FLOW just two weeks ago and walked away with an Ultra Living room makeover worth some $10,000 for his blockbuster summer role […]

    August 31, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Gap Theatre’s ‘Down in the Arte Farte Gully…’ – Crop Over Meets “The Expendables;” Is it time to revive Mr Harding?

    The Gap Theatre wins again, this time not with an anthology of excerpts but original material based on combining discarded traditions of Barbados, ancient African cultural themes and how modernisation can hurt the natural environment. ‘Down in the Arte Farte Gully‘ at the Reggae Lounge was a bold undertaking which played on the Reggae Lounge’s huge […]

    August 20, 2014CultureNo comments