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The Belize International Film Market is Launched

The Belize Film Commission is officially launching the Belize International Film Market and Belize-based Studio Complex with Saba Industries. The announcement was made today, via a press release where the [...]

PM Addresses Culture Pressures at Garifuna Settlement Day

On Tuesday Belizeans all over celebrated Garifuna Settlement Day. As a part of the activities, an official programme was held in the “culture capital” Dangriga.  The re-enactment of the Garinagu [...]

Leader of the Opposition Champions the Garifuna Language

The theme for this year’s celebration, when translated, is “Garifuna Language is the foundation of Garifuna survival.” Leader of the Opposition John Briceño also spoke at the official ceremonies in [...]

The Garifuna Collective is Awarded $10K for Putting Belizean Music on the International Stage

The Garifuna Collective has carved a name for itself; recently it was recognized as number one in the Trans Global World Music Charts and is the only Belizean band that [...]

Why Wasn’t Music Ambassador at Garifuna Collective Award Ceremony?

DPM Patrick Faber was also asked about Music Ambassador Shyne Barrow who was notably absent from the Garifuna Collective Award ceremony today. It is known that DPM Patrick Faber and [...]

The Winners of the 2019 Belize International Film Festival

On Sunday, the fourteenth edition of the Belize International Film Festival closed with the announcement of the winners of this year’s festival. There were a total of seven categories for [...]

The Restoration of St. John’s Cathedral

The Saint John’s Cathedral Church at the end of Albert Street in downtown Belize City is a landmark structure, having been erected centuries ago. Over the years, the building has [...]

Plastic and Styrofoam Ban Take Center Stage at Film Festival

As you may know by now, last March the Department of Environment announced that a phase-out of single use plastics and styrofoam. Once that phase out is over, there will [...]

2019 Film Festival Kicks off at the Bliss

The Belize International Film Festival 2019 kicked off in grand fashion on Wednesday evening with the red carpet treatment.  The opening night of the fourteenth edition of the festival, hosted [...]

My Father Belize Premiers at 2019 Film Festival

The 2019 Belize International Film Festival opens tonight at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts and several pieces will be showcased at the inaugural event.  Among them is My [...]

What’s My Father Belize About?

If you are curious what My Father Belize is about, then here’s a brief storyline and what can be expected from the film.   Actor, My Father Belize “My Father [...]

Deveene Martinez is Ms. Garifuna Belize 2019-2020

Miss Garifuna Hopkins, Deveene Martinez was crowned Miss Garifuna Belize 2019-2020 over the weekend by the National Garifuna Council at the annual Miss Garifuna Belize Cultural Pageant. Following the National [...]

The 14th Edition of the Belize International Film Festival

The fourteen edition of the Film Festival opens this Wednesday and we will be airing the event here on this station.  A long list of films will be screened, including [...]

Time Fu Eat to Premiere at 2019 International Film Festival

A fifteen-minute short directed by Carlo Habet is premiering at the 2019 International Film Festival.  The original screenplay for Time Fu Eat was written by Carlo and Andre Habet and [...]

Mexican Institute Celebrates Dia de los Muertos

Every year, the Mexican Embassy in Belize celebrates the memory of loved ones during the traditional celebration of “Dia de Los Muertos,” which is the day of the dead.  The [...]

Chaya with the Maya & an Exhibition at Mex Institute

Chaya Dinner with the Maya – it is happening now at the Mexican Institute in Belize. It is the kick off to a three-month long exhibition which seeks to look [...]

A Calendar of Activities at Lerisi in Belize City for Garifuna Settlement Day

Garifuna Settlement Day is quickly approaching and this year, the activities in Belize City kick off earlier than usual. The Belize City Branch of the National Garifuna Council is putting [...]

$27K for Cultural Development Projects

A third tranche of money from the Cultural Development Fund of the National Institute of Culture and History was disbursed today at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. The [...]

A Portrait Exhibition at the Museum of Belize

The Museum of Belize is launching a portrait exhibition called “The River of Art Flows Everywhere.” Taiwanese artist Yaoling Lee, who has been living in Belize for over two decades, [...]

#GeorgePrice@100 Exhibit Launched

At Saint John’s College Art Center this afternoon, an exhibit was launched to honour the father of the nation, George Price. Price led the country to Independence and would have [...]

Third Annual Maya Heroes Day to be Celebrated in Sugar City

This Saturday in Orange Walk Town, the Northern Maya Association will be hosting Maya Heroes Day, a cultural event to honor outstanding promoters of the Mayan heritage. The activity which [...]

The National Flag of Belize receives a face lift

The National Celebrations Commission today announced that the Belize flag is being standardized. For years, Belizeans have complained that the national is not uniform. Relying on historical information and after [...]

New Flag design tries to keep historical resemblance

So what does the new flag look like? According to Encalada, it has been a tedious task to complete, but they laboured to make the new design and colour scheme [...]

Garifuna Collective Heads to British Columbia

The Garifuna Collective has been touring extensively over the past two months, performing in Europe and the United States.  The band is presently in Canada, following a ten-day break from [...]

The Garifuna Collective and Its Place in World Music

Over the years, the Garifuna Collective has come to understand and appreciate its significance in world music.  The idea of taking the stage along with other big name performers is [...]