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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 [...]

The Last of the Three Kings, Florencio Mes, Turns 80

Florencio Mes, the last of the “Three Kings”, celebrated a milestone today. He turned eighty years old.  He is the renowned Mayan Harpist who lives in San Pedro Columbia in [...]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Traditionally, the ringing in of a new year takes place at midnight between December thirty-first and January first, with merrymakers joining voices for the refrain of Auld Lang Syne.  The [...]

Bliss Rocks with Talent Show

On Sunday, the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts will come alive as the third edition of Sarina Heusner’s Talent Night takes place inside the auditorium. The event pools together [...]

Antonio Soberanis Honored by Family & Gov’t at Resting Place

We’ll start this next story with a quiz: where is the resting place of labour leader and early nationalist Antonio Soberanis Gomez? If you didn’t Google it, you may have [...]

National Collection on display as museum turns 16

The Museum of Belize commemorates its sixteenth anniversary with a special exhibit of pieces from the national collection of Belize. To mark the occasion, the Museum invited students for free [...]

10 Years On: Memories of the Great Andy Palacio

A decade ago, one of Belize’s finest artists died: Andy Palacio, who placed Belize on the international music charts transitioned at the peak of his musical career.  His cultural music, [...]

Capturing the Impact of HIV/AIDS in Art

Five young artists used their talents to create works of art to show why HIV/AIDS patients have a right to medical access.  On Thursday, the National AIDS Commission donated the [...]

Dance X 2017 Rocks the Bliss

The seventh annual Dance X opened on Thursday night in Belize City at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts with a free show featuring Anabella Pareja from Mexico and [...]

Garifuna Settlement Day Rocks Belize City

Despite cloudy skies and showery weather, the Garinagu of Belize marked Garifuna Settlement Day this past Sunday. It commemorates the arrival en masse of Garifuna settlers in 1832, although a [...]

Mexico Gets Settlement Day Party Started

The Mexican Embassy is celebrating with the Garinagu of Belize. The nineteenth is two days away, but tonight the Embassy is hosting an event at the Mexican Institute in Belize [...]

All Things Garinagu at Mexican Institute

The event kicks off at seven tonight and features an exhibition that shows the art, history, clothing, tools, instruments and leaders of the Garifuna Culture. Sapien says that you can [...]

The Great Pen Cayetano Paints Garifuna ‘Legacy’

Pen Cayetano wants to share the Garifuna culture with Belizeans this nineteenth. The renowned artist is opening an exhibition called ‘Legacy’ at his gallery in Dangriga. The collection of paintings [...]

Celebrating Culture and Music at Stella Maris

Cultural activities are taking place around the country to celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day. Over at Stella Maris today in Belize City, we found the young children celebrating four other cultures [...]

How to Celebrate the 19th in Belize City

It is mostly coincidental, but today’s book launch does line up with the run-in of activities leading up to Garifuna Settlement Day this coming weekend. Garinagu in Belize and elsewhere [...]

Wrapping Up Successful Film Festival

There were seven winners at the just concluded Belize International Film Festival, including three Belizeans. At the closing of the successful twelfth edition, Belizeans won in Best Short Film, Most [...]

Lights, Camera, Action for International Film Festival

The 2017 Belize International Film Festival officially opened on Thursday night at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Professionals in the audio and visual art industries walked the red [...]

An Acting Opportunity in an Upcoming TV Series

Do you want to make your acting debut to screens across the Caribbean? Well, whether you have acting experience or not, filmmaker Cristobal Krusen says he wants you to try [...]

International Film Festival Welcomes Lynn Whitfield as Judge

The Belize International Film Festival officially opens on Thursday. Apart from screening films from all around the world, there will be an award show to recognize the best submissions. This [...]

Filming on Location in Belize Means Incentive

And while the Film Festival is a lot about celebrating the best in submissions, it is also looks at how to move the budding film industry forward.  At today’s “meet [...]

How Film Tells Your Story

For those who have an interest to break into the film industry, the Hollywood panel told the press that Belizeans need to start telling authentic stories that connect universally. So, [...]

South Korean Folk Group Performs at Bliss

The Bliss Center for the Performing Arts is the venue for the Gwangdae’s Korean folk performance, “Spin Jump Fly.”  Just before news time tonight, the Korean Embassy in El Salvador [...]