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Call for more cultural envoys


Call for more cultural envoys

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TWO ARE NOT ENOUGH! This was the reaction of krosfyah manager Michael “Mikey” Agard to the news that Barbados will have two new cultural ambassadors in queen of soca Alison Hinds and ten-time calypso monarch Stedson Red Plastic Bag Wiltshire.

Veteran entertainer Richard Stoute has also called for others to be conferred with the accolade.

On Sunday night, Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley announced the two new cultural ambassadors while addressing the opening ceremony of CARIFESTA XIII at Kensington Oval.

He also said Cabinet had recently formalised the conferment of the title of cultural ambassador on international superstar Rihanna and renewed that of Anthony Gabby Carter. (SDB Media)

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