CARIFESTA Rock Hall Living Museum

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

Members of the public are invited to the CARIFESTA Rock Hall Living Museum, which takes place on Sunday, August 20, at the Rock Hall Freedom Village, St. Thomas, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. According to the Focal Point for Heritage in the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, Sheron Johnson, the free event which celebrates the establishment of the first …

Lashley: CARIFESTA XIII Will Be Safe

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

Barbadians are being assured that strict security measures have been implemented to ensure the safety of persons attending the various CARIFESTA events. This assurance recently came from Minister with responsibility for Culture, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed a press briefing in his conference room in Sky Mall. Speaking in light of the recent shooting incident during Grand Kadooment, Mr. Lashley …

CARIFESTA Event Calendar

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CARIFESTA XIII To Be ‘Green’

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

CARIFESTA XIII Barbados will be the most environmentally conscious CARIFESTA to date. This assertion was made recently by Programme Coordinator with the CARIFESTA Secretariat, Kim Butcher, who noted that a series of “carbon neutral activities” have been planned to reduce the festival’s environmental impact. In an interview with the Barbados Government Information Service, Ms. Butcher disclosed that the greening initiative, …

CARIFESTA XIII Host Agreement Signed

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has given the assurance that Barbados will not engage in excessive spending when it hosts CARIFESTA XIII next month. He made this assertion on Thursday after he signed an agreement to host the festival with CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, as the Thirty-eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community …

Call For Models For CARIFESTA XIII

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The CARIFESTA XIII Secretariat is issuing a call to all persons desirous of modeling during the CARIFESTA XIII Festival. Individuals aged 16 and older are invited to attend an open casting call on Saturday, July 8, in the President’s Suite, Kensington Oval, from 3:00 p.m. Females must be no shorter than five feet seven inches without heels and of slim …

Carifesta ’81 Oral History Project

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

As Barbados gears up to host CARIFESTA XIII in August, the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is looking to conduct a special research project for persons who participated in, worked at or witnessed any of the events of CARIFESTA 1981. According to Research Officer at the NCF, Michelle Springer, 36 years ago, Barbados experienced “a renaissance of national cultural expression” as …

CARIFESTA XIII Grand Market Meeting

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Cultural Industries Development Authority (CIDA) is inviting owners of cultural businesses to its second CARIFESTA Grand Market and Buyers’ Shopping Mall meeting. It will take place on Friday, December 9, in the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme’s training room at the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, beginning at 4:00 p.m. The focus will be …

CARIFESTA: A Great Business Opportunity

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

CARIFESTA is an opportunity for Caribbean cultural entrepreneurs to showcase their services and their goods to the world. This view was expressed by Culture Minister, Stephen Lashley, who implored entrepreneurs to make use of the upcoming Caribbean Arts Festival as a platform to further their brands. He was delivering the feature address at the media launch of the Global Entrepreneurship …