Environmental/Arbor Day Expo 2013 - 2013-09-10 11:09:17 Make sure to visit the Environmental/Arbor Expo 2013 at the National Conservation Commission at Codrington, St. Michael. Also, bring non-perishable...
Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, will open the Youth Parliament at the House of Assembly, Parliament Buildings, Bridgetown.
August 2, 2014 12:00 pm
Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, will give brief remarks at the Barbados Tourism Authority’s Crop Over press conference at Hilton Barbados, Needhams Point, St. Michael.
August 5, 2014 9:00 am
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will deliver the feature address at the official opening ceremony for the Barbados Network Consultation 2014, 3rd Diaspora conference, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael.
August 7, 2014 9:00 am
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and other government officials will participate in a Cabinet diaspora session. He will answer questions from the media after the discussion.
August 7, 2014 7:00 pm
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will host the annual Crop Over reception at Ilaro Court, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael.
Emancipate Yourself! The Emancipation Statue, designed by Karl Broodhagen, is symbolic of the severing of the chains which bound enslaved persons in Barbados. Emancipation was proclaimed in Barbados in 1834, however, a 4-year apprenticeship period which mimicked the working hours before emancipation replaced enslavement. For more information on emancipation, check out our YouTube Channel link at http://youtu.be/qZuQCLWIMNo
Also, take part in the Emancipation Freedom and Heritage Walk assembling at the Emancipation Statue in Haggatt Hall at 3:30 on August 1. (BGIS Library Archives)