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Garifuna Language Made Easier to Teach

Over the past century, around four hundred languages have gone extinct and most linguists estimate that more than fifty percent of the world’s remaining six thousand five hundred languages will be gone [...]

Garifuna Collective Represent Belize at WOMEX Celebration

The Garifuna Collective is making a huge comeback at WOMEX, that’s the World’s Music Expo held in Spain. Back in 2007, Andy Palacio won the prestigious award.  Well this year, [...]

The Very Best of High Schools’ Festival of the Arts

After almost a week of performances in dance, song and drama, the National Festival of Arts today featured the high school competition. Fifteen presentations from schools across the country took [...]

Festival of the Arts Goes National

On the heels of the successful district festivals of arts, the national event opened this morning at the Bliss Institute and continues until Thursday of next week. The theme “Pathway [...]

Honoring the “Flowers Bank Fourteen”

Next Friday, June first, marks not only the start of the hurricane season but an important milestone in Belizean history. On that date in 1797, the vote of twelve free [...]

Garifuna Council Re-Elects Executive at Annual Convention

The National Garifuna Council held its thirty-fourth annual convention in Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District this weekend and elected its new executive. Sandra Miranda was re-elected as President, Vice President, [...]

High Schools Take Stage for Belize District Festival of the Arts

The Belize District Festival of Arts got underway on Tuesday with over one hundred performances in dance, drama, song and even poetry at the Bird’s Isle. Two days later, high [...]

Play the Music! Music Week Ends with Big Bash Benefit Concert at Civic

Music Week climaxes this Saturday night at the Civic Center in Belize City. The line-up of local artists has been impressive, but on the last night of the event, a [...]

Music Ambassador Kicks off Music Week

Music Week kicked off on Monday and continues through to the end of the week. As a part of celebrating and empowering Belizean artists, the week features a combination of [...]

Belize District Festival of Arts Underway

Day one of the 2018 Festival of Arts for the Belize District got underway at the Bird’s Isle in Belize City. Over one hundred items from twenty-five primary schools and [...]

Thinking of Summer with Arts Camp

On Thursday, the Belize District Art Showcase opened at the Mexican Institute in Belize City. The two-week exhibition features art pieces from students in pre-school, primary and high schools. The [...]

Youth Art Exhibition Opens

The Ministry of Education launched an art exhibition today to show off the creative talents of students in the Belize District. This morning, Ministry Education Officials and students gathered at [...]

Library Hosts Collection for Late Olatunji Balogun

Today, the family of Olatunji Balogun handed over a collection of his work to the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City.  Balogun, who died last year at seventy years old, [...]

Peruvian Photographer Featured in Exhibition

At this hour, an exhibition called “La Mirada de Chambi” is opening at the Mexican Institute in Belize City.  It is a photography collection by Peruvian artist Martin Chambi which [...]

Mexico’s Great Artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Featured on Exhibition Tour

The “Diego y Frida” exhibition is on a tour across Belize. Last September, the exhibition opened at the Mexican Institute in Belize City and now it is in San Ignacio [...]

Kids Create Posters for Peace

The Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest has been ongoing for thirty years; this is the eleventh year since Belize has been competing. The competition encourages young people between the [...]

Calling All Actors to be Cast in Mexican Film

Would you like to be in the movies? If you’re a Belizean between the ages of eighteen and thirty, you can come out to the Mexican Institute this weekend to [...]

Art that Celebrates Women

A new exhibition opens at the Image Factory on Friday. Artist Minita Concha gave the media an early tour to show off her pieces that that celebrate women in an [...]

Pride of the Garinagu Unites Belize and Guatemala

Earlier this week, a delegation of Garifuna presenters attended a two-day cultural exchange event in Guatemala City.  The purpose was to highlight the historical coexistence of Garifuna communities in Belize [...]

How yoga can stimulate kids’ activity

If you have an interest in teaching yoga for kids, there is an international yoga instructor in country. Ann Robideaux is in Belize for the next few days to teach [...]

Have a bellyful of laughs with Rotary

Annually, some of Belize’s most prominent citizen humanitarians have taken to the stage in the name of a worthy cause. They are the Rotary Club of Belize and it’s that [...]

Women’s expression through art

The Women in Art Exhibition opened at six this evening at the Mexican Institute in Belize City. The yearly showcase puts women’s art on display through eighty pieces of paintings, [...]

Calling All Actors for New TV Series

If you have a passion for acting or just want to see if you have what it takes, then you might want to head out and audition for a part [...]

Art Takes over Albert Street

The street art festival held in the city yearly has been growing by leaps and bounds. This year, there were more artists, more art in many forms, entertainment and food [...]

Belize, U.S. to Work Together on Policing Stolen Artifacts

An agreement was reached today between the governments of Belize and the United States on Cultural Property. The Memorandum of Understanding commits both governments to work together to fight the [...]