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El Pilar Itinerant Photo Exhibit Arrives At Leo Bradley Library

The El Pilar Itinerant Photo Exhibit is on display at the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City. The exhibition features photos, literature, and ethnobotany celebrating the El Pilar Archaeological Reserve [...]

‘One Man’s Journey’ Launched in Belize City

At the Leo Bradley Library today, Wilfred Holder launched “One Man’s Journey’, an autobiography that transports readers on an insightful journey detailing key moments of his life. From rock bottom [...]

Ek Balam is the Regional Champion of Pok-Ta-Pok

And to another story of positive news…We have been following the progress of the Ek Balam team from northern Belize. The team, in a relatively short time, has been bringing [...]

Who Will Be Miss African Queen 2019?

A pageant with a different mission returns this coming weekend after a three-year hiatus. Miss African Queen will be back at the Bliss where six young ladies will be competing [...]

Road to Wacken Takes Ascenthium to Panama First

Belizean rock band Ascenthium is hoping to follow in the footsteps of musical forerunner Verge of Umbra by participating in and winning a regional competition that will secure them a [...]

Belize International Film Festival Calls for Submissions

The Belize International Film Festival will be held in November of this year and this week they opened the call for film makers to submit their film to participate in [...]

NICH and Marti Institute in Cuba to Partner on Research

Belize and Cuba want to find out more about their historical connections. And to do this, they signed a Memorandum of Understanding today that will see intensive research, cross cultural [...]

The Great Stars of Russian Ballet to Perform in Belize

Here’s something for this weekend. The Bliss Center for the Performing Arts is preparing to put on a show like no other. On Sunday three world-renowned ballet performers will put [...]

Strong Showing at the Belize District’s Preschool Festival of Arts

The Preschool Festival of Arts for the Belize District kicked off this week and culminated in a star studded show of talent and skill. The preschoolers have been showcasing their [...]

Culture in the Park, Artists & Musicians Takeover Battlefield Park

If you visited the downtown area of the city, you were treated to Belizean music and arts. The two-day event is being held to promote Belizean artists at the Battlefield [...]

Belize & Panama Partner to Strengthen the Creative Industry

Today, NICH and the Embassy of Panama signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance theatre and crafts in Belize.  This will be done through workshop sessions and trainings to strengthen [...]

NICH Wants Industry Legislation to Help Artisans

The M.O.U. with Panama will help to boost the handicraft and theatre offerings. But one of the challenges local artisans face is the importation of small souvenirs, which are mass [...]

Street Art Festival 2019 Takes Place This Weekend

The ninth edition of Street Art Festival takes place this weekend in downtown Belize City.  The festival is the premier event of the National Institute of Culture and History, through [...]

The Year of the Pig: Chinese Community in Belize Celebrates its New Year

It’s the Year of the Earth Pig on the traditional Chinese calendar and over the weekend, the local Chinese community held a grand event at the SCA Compound to celebrate [...]

Bird Taxidermy Exhibition opens at Museum of Belize

There’s a new exhibition at the Museum of Belize in Belize City. This one is not your usual painting, carvings and antique pieces; it is a show on birds in [...]

Culture Comes Alive at Anglican Cathedral College

Anglican Cathedral College today hosted its annual culture awareness day. The purpose is to increase the students’ knowledge about the many and different cultures in Belize through first hard experience. [...]

My First Seventy-Five Years: An Autobiography

Former Chief Education Officer Ines Sanchez wrote a book documenting the first seventy-five years of his life. The autobiography covers the struggles of his early life woven into the historical [...]

Taiwanese Chorus from Houston, Texas Performs in Belize

Today inside the Fort Street Tourism Village, there was a flash mob. Taiwanese Americans from Houston, Texas arrived in the Jewel this morning on a cruise and performed cultural songs [...]

The Man Who Wore Khaki

Well-known Belizean historian Lita Hunter Krohn has chronicled, as well as taught the history of the Jewel for many years.  Her work as a student and scholar in the study [...]

Artlchemist Exhibition Launches at the Mexican Institute

At this time at the Mexican Institute in Belize City, an exhibition is officially opening. This exhibit will showcase a wide collection of artwork from a pool of seven artists [...]

Tacos Lovers Rejoice at Tacos Fest 2018

Orange Walk Town is known for its tacos and tacos lovers from across the country can attest that the tacos of ‘Shuga City’ are the best.  This is why Dillon [...]

Happy Garifuna Settlement Day!

Activities are ongoing to celebrate the arrival of the Garifuna to Belizean shores. Here in Belize City, Lerisi Garifunaduau will be the venue for a mega concert on November eighteen [...]

Pen Cayetano: Master Artist

The Embassy of Mexico is honouring Belizean master artist Pen Cayetano with an exhibit which opened tonight for viewing at the Mexican Institute of Culture in Belize City. The exhibit [...]

Lawrence Vernon Launches “A Narrative of Political Parties in Belize”

Librarian and author, eighty-one-year-old Lawrence Vernon today launched his latest piece of literary work. “A narrative of Political Parties in Belize” looks at the history of twenty-six political parties in [...]

A Benefit Concert to Build the First Ever Music School in Belize

This Saturday, the Stann Creek Ecumenical High School is hosting a benefit concert in Dangriga to raise funds to build a first ever music school for the country. The music [...]