Hundreds are partying at the Bridgetown Port tonight during a send-off of the Freewinds cruise ship in celebration of its 30th anniversary.
During their speeches, Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds and Minister of Culture John King thanked the international organisation for its continued support of many local nongovernmental here in Barbados over the years.
Following the formalities, there were performances by local artistes including Alicia Yarde-Collins, Lisa Griffith, stilt walkers and the Barbados Landship. The event is expected to end around 9:45 p.m. (TG)
Alicia Yarde-Collins (right) and Lisa Griffith performing Love on Top. (Picture by Tre Greaves.)