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Changes in store for Crop Over

17 February 2018

An earlier launch and a rebranding of the Opening Gala are among changes for the 2018 edition of the Sweetest Summer Festival. Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley said it was all part of the thrust to lure the younger market to the traditional aspects of Crop Over.... Read More

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Happenings in Holetown

17 February 2018

It was very windy at times, and the early morning sun was sweltering, but warm smiles still creased many of the faces of the young and old at Holetown yesterday. This happened as more than 500 people took over the streets of the St James town as the annual Holetown... Read More

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Schools showed class at festival

17 February 2018

Several northern schools and groups showcased nothing but skill and talent during the Holetown Festival Inter-School Mix on Monday night. The event, which began at 7 p.m., is one of the many features that make up the annual festival. It was held at the Seaside... Read More

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Wesu is hoping he has the Voice

16 February 2018

Wesu Wallace is hoping his voice will make great things happen for him. Many Barbadians should by now know who he is as do millions worldwide after his audition on the UK talent show The Voice. Wesu stunned the judges as he performed during the blind auditions on... Read More

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Wave hits Holetown

14 February 2018

The 41st annual Holetown Festival got off to a rocking start on Sunday, thanks to contributions from several talented acts. The evening began with a short procession by the Haynesville Youth Group, whose director drew the attention of scores of people to the Holetown... Read More

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Three killed, two injured as Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Carnival

13 February 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – At least three people, including a 17-year-old schoolboy, were killed as Trinidad and Tobago celebrated the annual Carnival celebrations with street parades on Monday. Police said that the teen, Reshad Singh, was stabbed during an altercation during... Read More

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2018 Holetown Festival opens

11 February 2018

The 2018 Holetown Festival is officially open. Today the annual event kicked off with a bang at the Holetown Complex in St James. Both the reigning Miss Holetown Queen of the Festival Shaunice Griffith, and Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. Alvin... Read More

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Prepare for Impact in Barbados

11 February 2018

Come February 23, Impact World (IW) will launch an action-packed performance event series set to sweep through Barbados during the last week of February through to March 25. Three teams – Global Expression, Island Breeze and Team Xtreme – made up of hip hop and break... Read More

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Marzville satisfied with result

10 February 2018

Barbadian entertainer Omar Marzville McQuilkin has no hard feelings about being left out of the top four of the International Soca Monarch (ISM). Early Saturday morning from the Queens Park Savannah in Port of Spain, Trinidadian Aaron Voice St Louis retained the... Read More

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Voice captures hat trick of International Soca Monarch titles

10 February 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – Aaron St. Louis, the Voice, scored his third consecutive victory as Trinidad and Tobago artistes swept the International Soca Monarch competition here on Friday night. The competition, which forms part of the Carnival celebrations that ends here on... Read More

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Black Panther gets superhero reception from critics

10 February 2018

LOS ANGELES – Black Panther, the new black Marvel superhero movie, won rave reviews on Tuesday with critics praising both its adventure and its portrayal of a majestic Africa. Directed by Ryan Coogler and featuring a predominantly black cast including Michael B.... Read More

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Rum Day The Rum Way next week

08 February 2018

As part of the Sugar and Rum Festival 2018, the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) will be promoting Barbadian rum and confectionery manufacturers on the lawns of Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown, next week. The event, called Rum Day The Rum Way,... Read More

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Rihanna urges world leaders to fund education initiative

07 February 2018

Rihanna, the Bajan multiple Grammy award winning superstar songbird with one of the world’s largest social media followings is earning a favourable international reputation for her sound social conscience. It’s her deep interest in the education of children in poor... Read More

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New Mr and Miss Barbados Caribbean crowned

05 February 2018

Sage Belgrave and Beviny Payne are the new Mr and Miss Barbados Caribbean. The two were crowned just after 11 p.m. on Sunday at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed in front scores of excited supporters including friends and family. They along with the other seven contestants... Read More

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Sweetness galore

02 February 2018

The Frank Collymore Hall was cold, and some patrons draped themselves in scarves, while others bundled up in hoodies to try to warm up. But not even the frigid temperatures could prepare them for the heat the acts brought to the Honey Jazz Barbados Gala last Saturday... Read More

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Nandi happy over Machel link

02 February 2018

It was just a few weeks ago that Barbadian dancer Nandi Yard stunned thousands when she appeared on stage with Soca sensation Machel Montano. Based on the 50-second video which went viral, it was clear that he did not know what he was in store for when he made the... Read More

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Bruno Mars triumphs at Grammys; Jay-Z is biggest loser

29 January 2018

NEW YORK – R&B artist Bruno Mars won the top prize at the Grammy Awards on Sunday in another victory for pop-driven music over rap, now the most popular genre in the United States. Mars won six Grammys including song of the year for his hit single That’s What I Like,... Read More

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Marzville in finals

29 January 2018

Omar Marzville McQuilkin is back in the finals of the International Soca Monarch in Trinidad and Tobago. Marzville, who also made it last year with Bang Bim, is the lone Barbadian in the annual competition. Singing Give It To Ya, he will go up against 11 other entertainers,... Read More

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Grammy No. 9 for Ri-Ri

29 January 2018

Bajan superstar Rihanna has added another Grammy Award to her stash, bringing the count to nine. She was only nominated for one this year in Best Rap/Sung Performance with Kendrick Lamar for the song Loyalty. It was the first award to be presented live on stage at... Read More

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Musical drive attracts many

24 January 2018

A string of local and international musicians came together at the St George Parish Church rectory for a good cause Saturday night. The fundraiser, entitled Under the Stars, was in support of the St George Music Academy and held under the patronage of philanthropist... Read More

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Gospel thriller

24 January 2018

Thousands of Barbadians had their minds made up, and they had no intention of missing the Errol Barrow Day Sunset Concert at Kensington Oval. In the section of the Oval made available for the concert on Monday evening, there was standing room only as scores of gospel... Read More

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