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Arrests of Maya Leaders Goes Before the O.A.S. Human Rights Commission

The arrest on June twenty third, 2015 of Maya Leaders Alliance spokesperson Cristina Coc and twelve other residents of Santa Cruz Village has become an international issue. The Inter-American Commission [...]

Mexican Marimba Quartet Showcased

Right now at the Mexican Institute, ‘Mario Nandayapa,’ a world famous Mexican Quartet is set to kick off a free show. The family quartet plays Mexican and international selections on [...]

Image Factory Turns Twenty

The image factory turned twenty years today and it was a perfect opportunity for the founders of the art gallery to celebrate its contributions and achievements in the art world. [...]

Workshop for Women and Entrepreneurship

What is it like for women who are in business or thinking of starting a business in Belize? Well, like other women across the world, the playing field isn’t leveled. [...]

Placencia to Host 10th Annual Belize International Film Festival

The tenth annual Belize International Film Festival is set to open with a bang in the next few weeks at the Ocean Club in Placencia. The festival is competitive and [...]

Film Director Discusses Award Categories

The categories for which trophies will be awarded are for Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Short Film and Best Short Documentary and Best Animation. A new category introduced [...]

Jazz Festival Opens in Belize City

The first ever Belize International Jazz Festival opened with a live concert at the House of Culture in Belize City just moments ago. The first of its kind in the [...]

Hundreds Participate in First Even Jazz Festival

Three hundred and eighteen musicians, twelve engineers, nine international and eleven local bands have signed up and will take part in the festival. The ten-day kicked off this morning with [...]

A Look Back at the History of the Belize City Museum

On this Friday, we dig into our archives and flash way back with a 1994 story about the old prison. As you may know, that prison was located in the [...]

Archaeologists Unearth Tombs at Nim Li Punit

A major discovery has been made at the Mayan site of Nim Li Punit in Toledo where an archaeological dig is in progress.  Professor Geoffrey Braswell, an anthropologist with the [...]

…Ancient Pottery and Jade Ornament Discovered

Director of the Institute of Archaeology, Dr. John Morris, acknowledges the breakthrough as significant to the Maya civilization, particularly within the context of the story being told.  That account has [...]

Intelligent Art Launched at the Belisle Gallery

At this time, the launch of an exhibit is ongoing at the Belisle Gallery of the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Entitled, Intelligent Art, it is part of the [...]

Remembering Amos Ford

His death may have gone largely unrecognized since it happened in March of this year, but Amos Ford’s death made several UK news outlets. He was a member of a group [...]

A Trip to the Museum of Belize

When was the last time you visited The Museum of Belize?  Many Belizeans see it as a place for international visitors to learn about our culture and history, but what [...]

Students Shine at the Festival of Arts

Festival of Arts has become a part of primary and high school tradition. For years, students have been showcasing their talents through dance, song, and drama at the district and [...]

Mexican Artist Debuts Paintings at Mexican Institute

The official launch of an exhibit is currently underway at the Mexican Institute in Belize City. The exhibit features nineteen pieces from Mexican artist, Hipolito Uicab Garcia who is from [...]

Culture Uncovered at the Image Factory

Culture Uncovered is a mash-up of various mediums of visual art, a collection curated by Kenisha Gooding.  Gooding is a fresh face in art circles across the city, participating in [...]

Musicians, Artists and Engineers Register for 2015 Belize International Jazz Festival

The National Institute of Culture and History is adding yet another event to its yearly calendar…the Belize International Jazz Festival.  Over one hundred and sixty local and international artists and [...]

10 Days of Jazz Fusion Begins on June 5th

The event will feature ten days of jazz fusion and will see the collaboration of local culture makers, business enterprises and globally renowned artists to promote the cultural and social [...]

NICH Announces Winners of Logo Competition

The Institute of Social and Cultural Research through NICH is in the process of gathering data on historical events. The Belize History Association was formed to engage persons from all [...]

What’s Next for the Belize History Association?

But with the official logo finally completed, what’s next for the Belize History Association?   Giovanni Pinelo, Research and Education Officer, ISCR “The input from artists, the input from oral [...]

2015 Preschool Festival of Arts Kicks Off at the Bliss

An anticipated item on the calendar of school activities is the Festival of Arts involving pre-scholars. This morning the festival opened at the Bliss; teachers and proud parents were on [...]

Belize to Participate in International Art Competition

An international art competition has been ongoing for quite some time now and different regions have been asked to participate in a wide range of artistic challenges. From video competitions [...]

3 Students Recognized in Poster Competition

Three students: Vanyah Vernon, Victor Lopez, and Amauri Amoa placed first, second and third respectfully in the Belize City Lions Club’s twenty-seventh annual Peace Poster Competition. The students, who are [...]

Women in Art Exhibition Opens Thursday

Final touches are being made to the Belisle Art Gallery where the fifth annual Women in Art Exhibition will open on Thursday night at the Bliss Center for the Performing [...]