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Flowers Bank Residents Learn Drum-Making…

Flowers Bank is a remote village located in the Belize River Valley; while small it is rich with history and culture. Earlier today, we headed to the village for the [...]

Mexican Theatre stages “Pequeña Batallas” in Belize

Our friends at the Mexican Embassy have organized a special treat for the Belizean public to enjoy a unique opportunity of quality theatre. At this time, the visiting Mexican theater [...]

Local Author Releases New Book

The Adventures of Herbert, the Hickatee is the newest publication to be released by a local author. Gianni Martinez is a teacher in Belize City. Her story centers on the [...]

Artists stage creative interventions at Noh Mul

The case against U.D.P. standard bearer Denny Grijalva and others was adjourned again today in the Corozal Magistrate’s Court. Grijalva is being charged in connection with the destruction of Noh [...]

Mexican ensemble to perform clarinet concert in Belize

‘From Yucatan to the World’, a two-night clarinet concert series opens on Saturday evening at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City and will feature the music of the five-member [...]

The kickoff of the Carnival Season 2014

Early indications are that carnival 2014 will be the biggest ever; so far seventeen bands have registered for the hugely popular event which attracts thousands of spectators along the carnival [...]

Art exhibit launched at the Mexican Institute

The Mexican Institute today launched an exhibition by prolific artist and sculptor, Carlos Vivar. He has studied and worked all over the world, and his art has been exhibited in [...]

Young Belizean artists team up for BAFFU

A team of talented, young Belizean artists, expressive in both spoken word poetry and the visual medium, has launched an art exhibition at the Image Factory.  They are an eccentric [...]

The winners of the High School Talent Competition of the 2014 Festival of Arts

On Thursday evening, the Bliss was the venue for an intense secondary school competition in the performing arts.  The challenge is part of the National Festival of Arts.  When it [...]

Sixty videos features at Film Festival

The annual Belize International Film Festival will not open until July, but today, a preview of what you can expect was revealed. The National Institute of Culture of History announced [...]

Golden performances of the Festival of Arts take center stage at the Bliss

The 2014 National Festival of Arts officially opened on Tuesday and will conclude on Friday. Schools from throughout the country are participating in the cultural extravaganza. Today, at the Bliss [...]

Garifuna Collective making raves in Europe

Still on cultural performances…on the international stage, the Garifuna Collective is currently on a tour of a number of European countries such as Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, and Amsterdam. [...]

Artists want to know where is Music Ambassador, Shyne Barrow

On Friday, a few artists and DJs held a protest in Belize City because they say they need more support from government, and specifically from the Ministry of Culture. They [...]

The opening of the National Festival of Arts 2014

The National Festival of Arts opened this morning with a bang at Bird’s Isle with the participation of schools from across the country. The presentations were varied including cultural performances [...]

Photographic Exhibition launched at the Belize City House of Culture

Twelve women are at the centerpiece of an exhibition that was launched today at the House of Culture by curator Briheda Haylock. The exhibit captures the singular lifetime achievements of [...]

Prerogative – a new exhibit opens at the Mexican Institute

Four budding Belizean artists are holding an art exhibition called ‘Prerogative’, the venue is the Mexican Institute. The exhibit includes a wide range of pieces that were completed individually by [...]

Garifuna Collective goes on tour

Late last year, the Garifuna Collective was on tour in Europe promoting their recent album, Ayo, which pays tribute to musical legend, Andy Palacio. The group made a big splash [...]

Belizean American producer in country to promote new film

Another visitor is Belizean-American Artist and Producer, Faron Smith, who is here promoting his new film, “States.” Smith, who is also the producer of the “True Belizean Channel” in the [...]

Crucifixion of Jesus Christ re-enacted in Benque Viejo Del Carmen

The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ has been retold countlessly through biblical literature.  During Holy Week, movies reenacting his death on Calvary are aired across the local and international media.  On [...]

Mexican Institute to host classical concert

“Un viaje de Ida y Vuelta” a gala concert featuring Mexican piano, guitar and solo talents will be held on Saturday at the Mexican Institute.  It will showcase the talents [...]

3 Chetumal artists featured in exhibit at Mexican Institute

The Mexican Embassy is not only offering scholarships, today it launched a new artistic exhibit. The exhibition includes various drawings made by three young artists – Mireya Gomez, Mariana Montes [...]

2014 Preschool Festival of Arts

The 2014 preschool festival of arts opened on Monday at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Hundreds of preschoolers from Belize District are performing in dance, music and drama [...]

A traditional Mayan wedding inspires cultural tourism in the north

The Santa Rita Monument stands proudly at the northern entrance of Corozal Town. Once a thriving trading center for the Mayas, it has now been transformed and restored into a [...]

Meet the artists at the House of Culture

A group of four Belizean artists, including well-known painter Terryl Godoy, launched a two-week art exhibit at the House of Culture today.  The formal unveiling was done before an audience [...]

Stephen Okeke creates a bust of Thomas Vincent Ramos

Thomas Vincent Ramos, founder of Garifuna Settlement Day, is widely regarded as one of our many national heroes.  While he is remembered during the month of November when Garinagu in [...]