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15 Artists to Take the Stage in the I.C.J. Song Competition

The I.C.J. Song Competition is being held tonight inside the Civic Center. Music Ambassador Shyne Barrow says the event will see the participation of mostly new artists who will perform [...]

San Antonio Women Group Preserving Mayan Culture

In San Antonio Village, Cayo, a women’s group exists which aims at empowering women and preserving the Yucatec Mayan culture by teaching visitors how to make handmade tortillas and pottery. [...]

The Mayan Art of Making Chocolate

Situated in San Ignacio Town, Ajaw Chocolate and Crafts attracts thousands of visitors every year, but the family owned and operated company is struggling to get its name out there. [...]

Which Audit at Office of Music Ambassador? Faber Says There’s None

It has been reported across the media that an audit was to be conducted on the office of the music ambassador, Shyne Barrow. It was Barrow who first spoke out [...]

NICH Comes Up with Assistance to Get Garifuna Collective to WOMEX 2018

The Garifuna Collective is heading to Spain for the famed World Expo of Music, having secured the necessary funding. As you know, the Collective has performed on international stages, but [...]

The 5th Annual Soca & Culture Festival; Artists Arrive in the Jewel

The fifth annual Soca and Culture Festival takes place on twentieth night as one of the celebration activities used to recognize Belize’s independence. Every year, it sees a line-up of [...]

Do The SMART Thing! Book Launched

Telecom giant, SMART Belize launched its ‘Do The SMART Thing!’ book this morning. The book, which features two short stories for primary school students, was a joint venture between SMART [...]

Mexican Federal Police Orchestra Arrives to Perform in Belize

The landing of a Mexican police plane at the Philip Goldson International Airport caused a stir earlier today.   The plane is a Boeing 727 which brought the Mexican Federal Police [...]

A New Poetry Book is Released

An anthology of poems written by Belizean American, Flora Emelda Anderson Chestnut was officially launched today at the Image Factory in Belize City. Quiet Moments; Rejuvenation of the Soul is [...]

Leelah Vernon Music School to Open at Stella Maris

The Stella Martin School located on Princess Margaret Drive is preparing to add music to its programme for children with learning disabilities.  It’s a welcomed addition for which the school [...]

Details of alleged Financial Irregularities Under Sapna Budhrani Unearthed at NICH

There are new damning details that point to financial irregularities and mismanagement at the National Institute of Culture and History. The new president, Sapna Budhrani, is at the centre of [...]

Patrick Faber Defends NICH Prez: but CWU Also Comes Out Against Sapna Budhrani

NICH President, Sapna Budhrani, has come under fire for her performance, or lack of it, at the job she took over in April.  Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister [...]

Patrick Faber: Shyne Barrow Not an Employee of NICH

But has the musical ambassador lost his place in challenging the appointment of Budhrani by the DPM, who is a senior member of the United Democratic Party, which he wants [...]

The Winners of the National Song Competition are Revealed

Over the weekend, on Saturday, the 2018 National Song Competition was held at the Santa Elena Sports Complex in the west. There were as many as twenty artists who competed [...]

Who Will Be the Next Reina De La Costa Maya?

Seven beauties from Belize, the rest of Central America and Mexico are getting ready at this time to compete for the coveted La Reina De La Costa Maya pageant. It [...]

Hijos del West Marimba Group Goes to Taiwan

Hijos del West Marimba Group left Belize today for a month-long performance in Taiwan. The group out of Benque Viejo del Carmen was invited to attend the Yilan International Children’s [...]

A Mexican Orchestra in Belize

The Philharmonic Orchestra of Xalapa in Mexico is in Belize tonight putting on a twentieth anniversary show. The fifty-member orchestra says that the milestone celebration will feature a single show [...]

Four Ladies Vying for Ms Indian Cultural Pageant.

Four young ladies are vying for the title of the fifth annual Miss Indian Cultural Pageant. It is a pageant that aims to raise awareness and appreciation for East Indians [...]

KTV the Remix: The Top 13 Take on Inspirational Songs

KTV, the Remix gets underway at eight-thirty live from the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts.  Tonight, inspirational music will fill the auditorium as the competition enters round two with [...]

“Keron Flies His Kite” – A New Belizean Children’s Book

A children’s book called ‘Keron Flies His Kite’ was launched today by its author, Harold Young.  The publication is described as an inspirational book to motivate children of all ages. [...]

Belizean Violinist Selected for Orchestra of the Americas European Tour

Professional violinist Cindy Burgos left the country today for a European Tour as part of the Orchestra of the Americas. Burgos, who has been playing the violin since she was [...]

Belize International Jazz Festival Features Canatus Sax Quintet of Cuba

The Belize International Jazz Festival kicked off last week and will wrap up on Sunday. As a part of the week long festivities, on Thursday visiting artist Carlos Rafael Barban [...]

The Art of Preserving Antiquities

The National Institute of Culture and History through the Museum of Belize, in cooperation with the Science Museum of Minnesota is hosting a three-day workshop that concluded today. The training [...]

Jazz Festival Kicks Off in The Jewel

If you’re a jazz enthusiast, music fan, or just someone who’s looking for some new entertainment, then the following story will surely interest you. This week, Belize is hosting the [...]

Cuban Jazz Artist Irving Ferreyro to Perform in Belize

One of the artists featured in this year’s line-up is Irving Ferreyro, a pianist and improviser from Cuba. Ferreyro shared with us why he’s looking forward to participating in this [...]