Parade To Mark 47 Years of Independence

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Thousands of Barbadians and visitors are expected to seek every vantage point to witness the pomp and pageantry associated with the Independence Day Parade, on Saturday, November 30.

The annual event will culminate activities to mark this year???s Independence celebrations and will see several detachments of armed and unarmed units assembled at the Garrison Savannah for the 8:00 a.m. ceremony.

Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave will inspect the parade, which will include the Mounted Troop of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) and the combined bands of the Barbados Defence Force and the RBPF. A detachment from the visiting Royal Navy frigate, HMS LANCASTER will also be taking part in the parade.

At the end of the ceremony, troops will march from the Garrison Savannah to Bay Street, where Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will take the salute. The parade will culminate in The City.

cathy.lashley@barbados.gov.bb

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