‘Smokey’ Burke Lauded As A Performing Arts Icon

‘Smokey’ Burke Lauded As A Performing Arts Icon

(Stock Photo) Statement from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on the passing of entertainer William “Smokey” Burke. Once again, Barbados has lost an icon of the performing arts; a true son of the soil who epitomized excellence; a social commentator who would not be...
Increased Global Exposure For Crop Over

Increased Global Exposure For Crop Over

(BGIS Library) Government wants to see the Crop Over Festival receiving increased global exposure. Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Public Affairs, Senator Lucille Moe, expressed this view over the weekend as she addressed the launch of De First...
Calypso Fraternity Loses One Of Its Own

Calypso Fraternity Loses One Of Its Own

Newly appointed Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, today expressed condolences to the family of Charles “Romeo” Smith, describing him as “one of the great pioneers of calypso in Barbados”. Reminiscing about the fallen singer, Minister King...
Aziza Receives Gift From Ministry

Aziza Receives Gift From Ministry

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth has invested in one of this country’s promising young female calypsonians. During a presentation at his Ministry’s headquarters in Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, Youth Affairs Minister, Stephen Lashley, presented...

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