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Exhibition of Textiles, Bags, Jewellery, Baskets and Gourds:
Best in Show Awards – Prize Valued at Barbados $ 1000 each
“Trident 50” by Ryan Cummins
“Landship Captain” by Deanne Kennedy
Mrs. Ayesha Gibson-Gill, NCF, Cultural Development Officer, Literary Arts and Producer of the event, engaging sponsor representatives Mr. Anton Lovell, General Manager, Co-operators General Insurance and Ms. Marilyn Sealy, Director Corporate Communications, FLOW.
Many of the events on the 2016 Crop Over Calendar are conceptualised with a fifty-focus and this installation of the Crop Over Read-IN! in association with FLOW and Co-operators General Insurance will be no different.
Heritage lovers will have a chance to enjoy another aspect of our sweet stories as the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) unfolds the new “Bridgetown by Night: On the Road to Independence” Crop Over Heritage Walk in association with the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Limited and the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc.
With the island celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year, local Foreday Morning franchise, Damage Kontrol Entertainment is getting in on the action. Now in their fourth year on the scene, the band unveiled their 2016 contribution to the Crop Over Festival recently which is aptly themed 'Ring the Alarm'.
Excellent melodies, lyrics and arrangements in many of the approximately 230 entries submitted for the preliminary round of the 2016 International Soca Monarch (ISM) competition meant the adjudicating panel had a tough time yesterday narrowing down the field to a maximum of 60 semi-finalists.
Tourism Minister the Hon Lindsay Grant (centre) with the Haynes Smith Caribbean.(PIC)
The Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis has joined other local stakeholders in supporting the Caribbean’s most successful talented teen pageant, the home-grown Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant, whose 36th edition will be held on Tuesday December 29 at the Sugar Mill in Port Zante.
Sources have confirmed that singjay J Capri, who was hospitalised for more than a week following a motor vehicle crash, has died.
The entertainer succumbed to her injuries this morning at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew.