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More visitors drawn to festival

More visitors drawn to festival


The Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival is succeeding in luring visitors to Barbados, while Barbadian patronage is growing.Jerry Ishmael, director of Premier Event Services Inc., producers of the festival, told the Daily Nation on Saturday nigh...

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Reifer in semis of UK contest

Reifer in semis of UK contest


Bridgetown, Barbados – Barbadian artiste Debbie Reifer has made it to the semi-finals of the UK Songwriting Contest, one of the most prestigious songwriting contests in the world.Her entry We Are Love, released last year, is a strong contender in two...

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St Peter large  and in  charge

St Peter large and in charge


ST PETER we come from and champions we going back!That was the cheer at the Gymnasium of Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on Saturday night when Shakeea Boyce and Akeem Franklin captured the Parish Ambassadors title at the Spirit Of The Nation show.Hun...

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Festival may bring musical opportunities

Festival may bring musical opportunities


OPPORTUNITIES are being developed to have at least two Barbadian students benefit from advanced musical instruction by some of the most prestigious educational institutions in the United States.This development was announced at the launch of the Clas...

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Katy Perry for Super Bowl show

Katy Perry for Super Bowl show


NEW YORK (AP) – The NFL announced late yesterday — after rumours swirled for weeks – that pop star Katy Perry will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl half-time show on February 1.Perry, 30, has dominated the Billboard charts since releasing her debut in 2...

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Mockingjay makes warm debut

Mockingjay makes warm debut


NEW YORK (AP) – Mockingjay, Part 1 didn’t catch fire like the previous instalments of The Hunger Games, but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates yesterday.Lionsgate’s ...

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NIFCA season ends

NIFCA season ends


THE CURTAIN CAME DOWN on the 2014 National Independence Festival of Creative Performing Arts with the Gala this evening at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Complex before an appreciative crowd.Patrons were treated to the cream of performances tha...

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‘Disney couple’ win Q.C. pageant

‘Disney couple’ win Q.C. pageant


ON A NIGHT THAT SAW an epic battle among the contestants of this year’s Star Struck fashion show at the Queen’s College school, it would prove very difficult for the judges to select the winners. But it came down to the sheer dynamism of Jeremiah Mc...

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St Peter wins Spirit of the Nation Show

St Peter wins Spirit of the Nation Show


BUOYED BY HUNDREDS of supporters, Shakeea Boyce and Akeem Franklin captured the 2014 Parish Ambassadors title for St Peter at the Wildey Gymnasium last night.Former Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association president Colin Jordan was among many who had ...

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Spirit of the Nation underway

Spirit of the Nation underway


The inclement weather may have affected the normally large turnout for the Spirit of the Nation Show at the Wildey Gymnasium.But it did not put a damper on the enthusiasm of the audience as they cheer lustily for their favourites from the 11 parishes...