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Ex-Scandal star coming for Crop Over

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Ex-Scandal star coming for Crop Over

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Bridgetown, Barbados – Hollywood celebrity Columbus Short will be on the road with Fantasy Barbados this Crop Over.
Managing Director of Fantasy Barbados, Amanda Reifer announced the actor would be here for the Crop Over “last lap” week as a specially invited guest of Fantasy.
While in Barbados, he will be visiting heritage sites and attending cultural events and Crop Over activities which include Odyssey, Fantasy’s premium sunset cruise. His visit culminates with the colour and spectacle of Grand Kadooment on August 4.
Also planned is a “meet and greet” with the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Stephen Lashley, a workshop at the Hilton Barbados Resort where young aspiring actors and dancers will have the opportunity to interact with the Hollywood actor and a private charity event in aid of the HIV Food Bank Barbados.
“Columbus is looking forward to his visit to Barbados which will be his first to the island,” Reifer stated. “We have an exciting itinerary planned for him and his entourage. We expect international media to follow him to Barbados to cover his experience in Barbados which is tremendous exposure for Barbados and the Festival.”
Short, who is more recently known for his role as Harrison on the hit television series Scandal has been active on social media (@officialcshort) expressing his delight at the invitation by Fantasy to come for Crop Over, “the sweetest summer festival”.
“Every year we will be inviting celebrities to Crop Over,” Reifer stated. “We are a global band with international reach and we will continue to promote Crop Over in all corners of the globe.”
Fantasy Barbados is a premium band that has consistently delivered a quality experience and exceptional service since 2011. With current membership of 600, the band continues to innovate, exceeding the expectations of its members each year. (PR)