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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 [...]

5th Annual Street Art Festival Kicks Off

The Street Art festival has become a main event of the Institute of Creative Arts to showcase the diversity of the culture of art across the country. On Saturday, February [...]

Parandero Lloyd Augustine Releases New CD

Belizean Parandero, Lloyd Augustine, a member of the renowned Garifuna Collective, is releasing a long-awaited solo album entitled Yugadan.  The twelve-track CD is a musical reflection of his life and [...]

Workshop on Preserving Antiquities Opens

In Belize, there are Mayan, colonial and modern artifacts from different cultures that are kept under lock and key to preserve the tangible work of art. Since Monday, representatives from [...]

Interpol Contacted in Stolen Artifacts Case

Still on the issue of stolen artifacts, which globally represents a billion-dollar industry in the parallel market. Over the weekend, the San Pedro House of Culture was burglarized and stolen [...]

Call to Artists for Women in Art Exhibition

The annual Women in Art Exhibition will open at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts on March twelfth. It takes place during Women’s Month as one of the calendar [...]

OCEANA Rocks the Vote on March 1st

OCEANA will be celebrating three years since The People’s Referendum. It made history back in 2012 and this year they will celebrate in grand style with a free concert called [...]

Taiwan Donates Musical Instruments to Pallotti

A ten-person delegation from a non-profit organization in Taiwan, “Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation,” is in Belize to spread its mission of love and care. Today they visited Pallotti High School to [...]

China Celebrates the Year of the Goat

And today marks the start of the Chinese New Year which runs through to March fifth. It is the “Year of the Goat,” which symbolizes good luck in the Chinese [...]

Belizean Wins a Grammy

The 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Sunday before a packed audience of A-list celebrities.  Kanye West’s now infamous post-show rant [...]

Taiwan Host Cultural Festival

The Embassy of the Republic of China/Taiwan has been successfully promoting the cultural exchange between Belize and Taiwan for many years. In an effort to continue to educate locals about [...]

Traditional Maya Wedding at Santa Rita

On Thursday night in Corozal, the Santa Rita Maya Monument came to life as residents gathered to witness a traditional Maya wedding. Archaeologists believe that Santa Rita is the ancient [...]

Special Olympics and Garifuna Collective Meets at B.T.L. Park

Supporters of Special Olympics and fans of the Garifuna Collective are up for a treat this weekend as the internationally acclaimed band will be performing along with a host of [...]

Art Exhibition Sheds Light on Plight of LGBT Community

There is another event taking place in the city over the weekend. An exhibition entitled “My Story” opens at the image factory on Friday.  Not many L.G.B.T. persons are open [...]

ICA Calls for Entries for Belize International Film Fest

The dates are set for the 2015 Belize International Film Festival. The tenth edition of the popular festival will take place from July seventeenth through the nineteenth in Placencia. It [...]

Suzette Zayden on Training Up-and-coming Filmmakers

While the festival will be limited to three days, the film and media arts unit has been working around the clock with young film makers and animators as well as [...]

Remembering Andy…7 years after his passing

It’s been seven years since Andy Palacio, Belize’s musical icon, passed away. Known across the world, Palacio put Belize on the map and left a rich legacy of the Garifuna [...]

Geographer Launches New Book

A book of maps by geographer Doctor Odile Hoffman was launched today at the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City. Five hundred copies of the publication, British Honduras: The Invention [...]