Barbados is once again preparing for the annual Celtic Festival, with this year’s celebrations set to have a strong Gaelic theme.
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Each year the Barbados Celtic Festival celebrates the links between Barbados and the Celtic countries. The festival typically includes an array of musical and dancing events, visiting chefs, island tours and catamaran cruises. The 2012 festival got underway yesterday evening with Pipers On The Boardwalk and a demonstration of Celtic dancing by the Celtic Fusion dancers from […]
On June 3rd Barbados will join with the UK in celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The celebrations will take the form of a street party in St. Lawrence Gap sponsored by Virgin Atlantic. The merrymaking will involve several restaurants in the Gap who will be serving up traditional English fare including: fish and chips in newspaper […]
For an island that’s just 166 square miles it’s amazing how much there is to in Barbados! Every day, and every night, the island is abuzz with activity and there truly is something for everyone. For sports fans there’s: cricket playing nearly every weekend polo season between January and April horseracing throughout the year motorsports, […]
Every January Bajans, the local ex-pat community and visitors begin to wonder… which houses will be on the Open House schedule this year? Yes the Barbados National Trust’s Open House programme is that eagerly awaited! And this year, as always, there will be no disappointment! The season kicks off on January 18th with the opening […]
As the summer ends the waves will soon be heating up in the Caribbean island of Barbados as the surfing season reaches its peak! September will see the Senior Surfer of the Year and Junior Surfer of the Year competitions for men, women and juniors in both longboard and bodyboard. These events will be held at Parlour in Bathsheba, […]
Steel pan music is most associated with our neighbouring islands of Trinidad and Tobago where the artform was born, but steel pan music is also extremely popular in Barbados as seen in the several pan events included in our Crop Over summer festival. Steel pan events found on the 2011 Barbados Crop Over Calendar include: […]
The Barbados Culinary team did the island proud by capturing a Gold team medal at Taste of the Caribbean 2011! Mitchell Husbands of Barbados was also awarded the “Chef of the Year” honours. Barbados was very much among the awards with team members winning the following: Gold medal: Janelle Crawford Gold medal: Andre Nurse Gold medal: Wilmore Jordan Silver […]