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2016 Expressive Arts Summer Program is Hosted by ICA

Another summer camp dedicated to the expressive arts concluded today in Belize City. Hosted by the Institute of Creative Arts, the participants enjoyed sessions in arts, drama, dance and music. [...]

Calypso Rose to be Honored at WOMEX

Calypso Rose will be bestowed with the WOMEX 16 Artist Award in October of this year in Santiago De Compostela, Berlin. At age seventy-six, the legendary singer and composer from [...]

Banda Cellula Visits from Panama

The Cellula Band of Panama is in the country; the band arrived late this evening and will be performing two free concerts in Orange Walk and San Ignacio. Established in [...]

Bahamian Youth Choir Tours Belize with Carnival Cruise Lines

The Bahamian National Youth Choir annually partners with the Carnival Cruise Line for a tour of the region; from the Bahamas the group would board a ship and travel to [...]

Pokémon GO! The New Craze Reaches Belize

There is a craze that has taken over the world; it is “Pokémon Go.” All over, fans have become addicted to the gaming phenomenon which is played through a mobile [...]

Moscow Ballet on Ice Comes to the Jewel

Ballet on Ice at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts is a must-see ice skating show that will be performed by a band of Muscovite dancers visiting Belize from [...]

Belize is Top Tourist Destination 2 Years and Counting

There is good news for the tourism industry tonight. For the second year in a row, Ambergris Caye has been named Mexico and Central America’s leading Destination at the 2016 [...]

Taste of Belize, a Culinary Experience Like no Other

After a hiatus, this Saturday, Muffles College Auditorium in Orange Walk will come alive for the Taste of Belize event and its signature competitive culinary show. Chefs, bakers and bartenders [...]

Unlmtd Promotes New Video

Today, Belizean musician Bernard Cayetano, street name Unlmtd, stopped by our studio to promote a new video. He’s based in Belize City’s Lake I, and isn’t exactly a stranger on [...]

Artist and Curator Briheda Haylock Launches Beautiful Tragedy

Belizean artist and curator Briheda Haylock is launching an exhibition at the Image Factory on Friday.  Beautiful Tragedy, as she dubs the photography display, addresses the issue of gender and [...]

Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission Gives Update

Since its establishment in January, the local media has only met with the Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission on two occasions, the second being this morning during a breakfast meeting [...]

Consultant says No Conflict between Maya People and Government

The consent order issued by the CCJ in April 2015, has seemingly different interpretations, despite its clarity.  As a result, there are mixed messages being spread across the communities.  The [...]

Government Has to Spearhead Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission

The perception, based on recent incidents involving both parties, is that there is an adversarial relationship between the commission and representatives of the Maya communities.  However, the directive handed down [...]

Commission Chair says Consultations to Begin this Weekend

According to Alamilla, a string of consultations will commence this weekend and those will be preceded by a round of meetings with government to bring officials up to speed with [...]

Jaheel Warrior is Coca-Cola Spelling Bee 2016 Champion

The finals of the National Coca-Cola Spelling Bee took place today in Burell Boom, Belize District. Twelve finalists representing all districts competed to become the top speller in the nation. [...]

Students From Mercer University Interact with Golden Citizens

Eight teacher education students from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia were at Helpage Belize today mingling with our golden citizens, some from the nearby Sister Cecilia Home and some brought [...]

Festival of Arts Visual Arts Exhibition

The performing arts section of the annual Festival of Arts traditionally gets much of the attention, with talent from schools throughout the country showcased in front of judges. But there’s [...]

The National Festival of Arts Showcase

For two weeks, the National Festival of Arts will feature creative arts performances in drama, song, music and dance from preschoolers, primary school children, secondary students and even teachers. It [...]

Belize Music Week is a Few Days Away!

Fresh from successful presentations at the New Orleans Jazz Fest, artists will keep the pace with a series of events to promote the local music industry. Belize Music Week starts [...]

Music Ambassador Speaks on Upcoming Music Seminar

The week-long activities will be held at the Memorial Park in Belize City and will feature live performances on a daily basis by some of Belize’s finest artists. But according [...]

A Belizean Movie Debuts in Los Angeles!

True Belizean, it is a U.S. corporation from Los Angeles, California that produces movies, music videos, music and the like. They were featured last year in the Belize International Film [...]

IMPACT Justice Project Commences Three-day Conference in Belize

The IMPACT Justice Project kicked off today with a three-day conference at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. It had the participation of indigenous people from the entire Caribbean including [...]

Rupert Myles’ House Will Be Moved

There is another recent case involving the destruction of Mayan sites, but in the south.  Rupert Myles was detained in June of 2015, according to traditional Maya customs, for desecrating [...]

Belizean Artists Depart for Jazz Festival

The New Orleans Jazz Festival, one of the most anticipated events in that genre, kicks off this weekend. Half a million persons are expected to visit the fest which runs [...]

Cultural Showcase at Western Border Features Garifuna Drums and Marimba Music

One of the highlights of the visit of the O.A.S. Secretary General was a visit to the Adjacency Zone. There he witnessed a program dedicated to the culture of Belize. [...]