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P.G.’s Gareth Jacobs Teaches Belize to Sing on KTV the Remix

Gareth Jacobs….he is a finalist in KTV, the Remix and has been entertaining the public for the last several weeks of competition.  Other than the fact that he is from [...]

Aliyah Ysaguirre is New Queen of the Bay

One of the highlights of the September celebrations is the seventy-seventh National Queen of the Bay competition. The traditional pageant has been running for decades and still draws a multitude. [...]

Jump Street Posse & Belizean Jewels are Carnival’s Kings and Queens

Saturday was chock full of activities. News Five’s Duane Moody also headed to the Marion Jones Sporting Complex for the King and Queen Competition of the 2017 carnival season.  This [...]

Lillian Salazar Flies High Ahead of KTV Final

Tonight, we profile the third of the four finalists for KTV the Remix, ahead of the grand finale on Tuesday night. Las Flores’ own Lillian Salazar is a doting mother [...]

Orange Walk’s Lisandra Gutierrez Wants to Reign over KTV the Remix

Tonight we bring you closer to Lisandra Gutierrez; she is one of four finalists in KTV, the Remix, who is hoping to capture the title and cash prize.  Lisandra is [...]

Getting to Know Hopkins and Southern Belize

San Pedro Ambergris Caye is considered a tourist’s paradise; but a visit to southern Belize shows that in the jewel you can do the sea, enjoy eco-tourism and learn so [...]

The Winners of the National Song Competition

The song competition is an anticipated event in the calendar of national celebrations for budding as well as established artists. The judges look for originality, presentation and performance by the [...]

Kids taught cultural skills at House of Culture summer program

The Museum of Belize and Houses of Culture concluded an annual summer program for children in Belize City earlier today.  The camp ran for a month and a half and [...]

Making the summer GREAT for City youths

The Eastern Division South held the closing for its annual Great Summer Programme. Fifty youths from the south side kicked off the programme on August seventh and it ended on [...]

Unveiling the New Maya Spa Experience

Belize’s certified massage therapists were busy last week developing their interpretations of a signature Belizean massage, conveying an authentic Maya spa experience. BELTRAIDE and the Belize Spa and Wellness Association [...]

NICH Demands BSCAP Present Certified Audit

The National Institute of Culture and History is calling on the BSCAP Board to present certified and audited financials to its membership at an annual general meeting to be convened. [...]

The Highlights of Channel Five’s Summer Fest 2017

Just before we close tonight’s newscast, we have the highlights of our ninth annual Summer Fest held this morning on our outdoor stage right here at our compound on Coney [...]

BSCAP Made No Money During C.E.O. Heather Cunningham’s Tenure

Shyne Barrow’s abrupt departure as chief executive officer of the Belizean Society of Composers, Authors and Producers, BSCAP, on August tenth, is mired in controversy.  Belize’s Music Ambassador has demitted [...]

Organization Accuses Shyne of ‘Inflammatory, Misleading and Inappropriate’ Comments

Late this evening, BSCAP issued its release on the claims made by Shyne. The organization accepted his resignation, but goes on to call his comments to be “wildly inflammatory, misleading [...]

3 Films to Represent Belize in CARIFESTA

CARIFESTA is the Caribbean festival of arts held every two years by CARICOM AND CARIFORUM countries to celebrate the best in Caribbean culture through music, literary arts, visual arts, theatre, [...]

Shyne Pulls Out of BSCAP; Complains of ‘Obscene’ Debt to Former C.E.O./Chair

Artist Shyne Barrow dropped a bombshell today when he abruptly resigned from the Belizean Society of Composers Authors Publishers.  A leaked letter bearing today’s date and signed by the PM’s [...]

Crique Sarco Village Defines Land Space for First Time

The first Maya Land Registry was launched in southern Belize this week. After two years of inaction to a ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice that determined that a [...]

Panamanian Teaches Belizeans How to Act

A two-week acting workshop wrapped up today in the city. Panamanian actor and stage coach Jaime Newball teamed up with the Bliss to offer the training. The facilitator trained about [...]

Belize’s Artistic Future on Display at ICA Summer Camp

The annual Creative Arts Camp organized by the Institute of Creative Arts culminated today with a routine showcase of what the young performers have learned at the camp. Over the [...]

Belizean Artists to Astana International Expo

Cocono Bwai, Denise Castillo, the Belize Dance Company and Project Inebesei are tonight in Kazakhstan representing Belize at Expo Astana. The international trade show began on June tenth and ends on September tenth, 2017, with [...]

Rachel Heusner paints Caribbean flavours

Belizean artist Rachel Heusner who lives in Tobago is hosting a two week exhibition inside Sarina’s Café on the ground floor at the Bliss. Heusner has been painting for over [...]

The Image Factory Opens its “Lab”

For four years, the Image Factory Art Foundation has opened its space to new and established artists during the summer months for what it calls free and open experimentation, where [...]

Supreme Court, Liberty Hall Volunteered for “Rejuvenation”

We have been covering the Cultural Heritage Bill’s passage through the House of Representatives. It is intended to present a regime for registration and maintenance of historical assets including buildings, [...]

Commercial Center Not Part of Project

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture Patrick Faber hit back with a reminder that both Liberty Hall and the Supreme Court were in some disrepair years ago. He countered [...]

NICH and Media Hold a Conversation about Culture

Culture is defined in Bella Carib’s 1998 song “Proud A Mi Kulcha” as, “the concepts, habits, skills, instruments and institutions of a given people, in a given period.” The National [...]