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Blessing of the last canes in Speightstown on Saturday

06 June 2019

Crop Over 2019 will officially get underway on Saturday with the First Citizens Crop Over Launch and Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes in Speightstown, St Peter. Read More

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Pan Pun De Sand free again

06 June 2019

Pan lovers can once again enjoy Massy Pan Pun De Sand without paying. Chief Executive Officer of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Carol Roberts-Reifer, yesterday announced a ‘silent’ sponsor had come on board to support the popular Crop Over event. Read More

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Russia edits scenes from Rocketman

04 June 2019

LOS ANGELES - Elton John on Friday criticised Russia’s reported censorship of gay sex scenes in the new movie musical based on his life, “Rocketman,” calling the decision “cruelly unaccepting of the love between two people”. Read More

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Not eye to eye

03 June 2019

THE BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF MASQUERADERS (BAM) and Minister of Culture John King don’t seem to be fully on the same Crop Over page. Read More

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Duty-free concessions for entertainers

03 June 2019

Local entertainers have been granted duty-free concessions. Days before the official launch of Crop Over 2019, Minister of Culture, Sports and the Creative Economy, John King made the announced at the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) this afternoon. Read More

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Frustrated Rameses rethinks role in Crop Over

31 May 2019

Rameses Brown says he has had enough. For a while yesterday, the entertainer had made up his mind that he was done with Crop Over after this year. However, he had a change of heart. Read More

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Artistes told: Leave out lewd lyrics

26 May 2019

CALYPSONIANS ARE being called on to come with clean lyrics for Crop Over. Read More

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Scenes of Barbados in Fenty ad

22 May 2019

Last month, Rihanna joined forces with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury group. Read More

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Crop Over ‘lag’

19 May 2019

SOME BANDLEADERS are contending that Crop Over is losing its appeal, and fear that in a couple of years there will be a seriously scaled down version of the sweetest summer festival. Read More

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‘All agreed’ on Crop of changes

18 May 2019

There was agreement between tent managers and the National Cultural Foundation every step of the way for the changes to the Pic-O-De-Crop competition. Read More

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Biggie returns to Crop Over mix

17 May 2019

Biggie Irie is back in the Pic-O-De-Crop runnings. Today, he and Chris Allman are expected to record his Pic-O-De-Crop social commentary, written by Gabby. He hopes the song will land him a spot among the 16 finalists in the contest he was last in back in 2015. He was... Read More

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Journey to the Last Cane starts June 8

16 May 2019

Journey to the Last Cane. That’s the theme of this year’s official Crop Over Launch And Ceremonial Delivery Of The Last Canes, which will be held in Speightstown, St Peter, on June 8. Read More

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Hypasounds hoping for good Crop Over

10 May 2019

Hypasounds hasn’t decided if he is going to enter Crop Over competitions this year. His focus is on releasing good music and his first ever concert, Soca For Her, next month at Sugarland Gardens, St Peter. Read More

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Rihanna joins with LVMH for fashion brand

10 May 2019

Earlier today, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury group, officially confirmed not only that Rihanna’s fashion line was becoming part of its gilded stable, but also that the first products from the new company would be unveiled – in a few weeks.... Read More

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European Film Festival this month

09 May 2019

The annual European Film Festival will be screened from May 15 to 28 at the Olympus Theatres Sheraton. Read More

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Bajarama today at NCF

04 May 2019

White should be the wear of the day when the first National Cultural Foundation (NCF) event prior to the official start of the 2019 Crop Over Festival, will be held today at the NCF car park, West Terrace, St James, from 4 p.m. Read More

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Riri home to see Buju

27 April 2019

Rihanna is home! Rumours had been circulating for some time that the Grammy-award winning entertainer would be in Barbados for Buju Banton's Long Walk To Freedom Concert. Read More

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Malek is next Bond villain

27 April 2019

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica – Oscar winner Rami Malek will play the international villain who Daniel Craig’s James Bond must battle in the British spy franchise’s 25th film set for release next year, the producers announced on Thursday. Read More

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Buju arrives ahead of concert

26 April 2019

Buju Banton has landed in Barbados! The Jamaican entertainer touched down at the Grantley Adams International Airport earlier today, to much fanfare. Read More

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Mandela arrives for visit with PM and Buju show

24 April 2019

Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Ndaba Mandela, touched down in Barbados earlier today. Read More

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Prince memoir to be released in October

24 April 2019

LOS ANGELES – An unfinished memoir that Prince was writing before his 2016 death will be released in October, with previously unseen photos and other material rounding out the book, the publisher Penguin Random House said on Monday. Read More

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