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Garifuna Collective Heads to North America Tour

The Garifuna Collective departed Belize today to start their North American tour which will take them to over ten states in the United Sates, as well as to different cities [...]

Europe Embraced the Garifuna Collective

Band members, Sam Harris and Marcela Aranda, also spoke to News Five to share their experience on the European leg of their 2019 tour.  In June, the band made appearances [...]

CARIFESTA Draws Near; is Belize Prepared?

The Caribbean Festival of Arts is held biennially across member CARICOM states and this year, the event will be held in Trinidad and Tobago. Hundreds of persons in the creative [...]

Securing Funding to Attend CARIFESTA 2019

According to Greg Vernon, with support from the National Institute of Culture and History, they are now trying to source funding for airfares and lodging for the contingent that will [...]

NICH & BAVIA Sign M.O.U. to Improve Audio Visual Industry

A first of its kind memorandum of understanding was signed this afternoon between the National Institute of Culture and History and the Belize Audio Visual Industry Association. The M.O.U. paves [...]

Developing a Viable and Sustainable Film Industry

The film and audio visual sector has been recognised by the government for about twenty years and Belize was one of the first countries within the Caribbean and Central American [...]

Oliver Samuels Headlines ‘Frenemy’ – a Live Show Comedy – in Belize!

If you don’t know what a ‘Frenemy’ is, then the comedian extraordinaire Oliver Samuels will tell you what it is.  The Jamaican king of comedy is in Belize to put [...]

Jankunu Productionz and Oliver Samuels Team Up for a Master Class in Theater

We also spoke with two of the minds behind Jankunu Productionz. Sandra McKay and Julie Ann Bradley told us more about the play, ‘Frenemy’ and an accompanying master class in [...]

Meet the Hopefuls of the 2019 KTV, the Remix

It is that time of the year; it means it is time of the new season of KTV the Remix so get ready for fun and laughter.  Tonight, we kick [...]

A New Exhibition at the Image Factory

The Image Factory and Art Foundation opened its Ka`añaar Graphic Art Exhibition on Wednesday. The showcase displays the graphic art work of Belizean and Cuban artist Falco and Lito. Yasser [...]

Garifuna Collective Checks in from Europe Where It’s Still on Tour

The Garifuna Collective is currently on tour in Europe and will hit North America later this summer.  They are a seasoned band of musicians from across different generations, with a [...]

Garifuna Collective Teases New Video Hamala from Its Forthcoming Album

The Garifuna Collective is giving the world a sneak peak at the first single from their upcoming album Aban.  The song called Hamala – Let Him Fly, is directed by [...]

TR Shine Needs Your Vote for International Bashment Soca Monarch

Soca Dan Dada TR Shine has made it to the semi-final round of Yello International Bashment Soca Monarch Competition with his most recent track “Dip and Split.” The Belizean artist [...]

NICH Launches Cultural Development Fund

This afternoon at the Museum of Belize, the National Institute of Culture and History launched a first-of-its-kind Cultural Development Fund.  It is a program which will see local artists and [...]

2019 Belize International Jazz Festival Commences with a Bang

The 2019 Belize International Jazz Festival started on Wednesday night with a bang as the Mexican Institute in Belize City was the venue for a jam session featuring Belizean and [...]

Garifuna Collective Kicks off 2019 Tour

The Garifuna Collective has kicked off its 2019 tour of Europe and North America ahead of the release their new album, Aban, which in Garifuna means one.  After years of [...]

The Golden Showcase to Begin for the 2019 National Festival of Arts

The opening ceremony for the 2019 National Festival of Arts was held today at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. It’s the hallmark event for expressive art lovers, especially [...]

A Classical Concert featuring Belizean and International Talent

The Embassy of Mexico in Belize in collaboration with the Belize Virtuosi Orchestra and the National Institute of Culture and History is putting off the third classical concert at the [...]

An Art Exhibit Featuring Pieces from Children across Belize District

An exhibition showcasing the art work of students in the Belize District opened today at the Mexican Cultural Institute. For the second year, the Belize District Education Center partnered with [...]

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 [...]