The year-long celebrations to mark Barbados??? 50th Anniversary of Independence have been officially launched.??

Hundreds of Barbadians and visitors converged at Independence Square in Bridgetown to hear Prime Minister Freundel Stuart address the nation and see top local acts take the stage, including The Mighty Gabby, Red Plastic Bag, Emile Straker, Rupee, Shontelle and the Royal Barbados Police Force Band.

Check out the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) Facebook page at and our Twitter page for up-to-date information on the ceremony.??You may also visit the 50th Anniversary Celebrations Secretariat social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – by using the tag??50Barbados.

Author: Kathy Husbands/Ian Inniss

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