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Tacos for Breakfast is Culture, But Prices Have Increased

Tacos have been a Belizean staple in every city, town, and village over the last three decades. Many vendors have raised their families by making and selling tacos. They have [...]

Unveiling the Origins: The Journey of Belize’s Iconic National Flag

As Belize celebrates forty-two years of independence, the month of September sees our national flag taking center stage throughout the country. Whether it’s adorning businesses and homes, proudly flying from [...]

Belize @42 Mural Unveiled in Belize City

In keeping with what has become a September tradition in the Old Capital, this morning the Belize @42 Mural was unveiled. Each year, for the past four years, the National [...]

Minister of Culture Reflects on Belize’s 42nd Birthday

This year’s September celebrations are quickly coming to an end. One of the last major events on the calendar is the official ceremony to celebrate the forty-second anniversary of Belize’s [...]

The 12th Annual National Service Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Thirteen years after the death of the Father of the Nation, the Right Honorable George Price, at the age of ninety-two, continues to be held in high regard. One of [...]

The Significance of the Philip Goldson Bust

A week ago, we brought you the images of a damaged Philip Goldson bust after a drunken taxi driver rammed his cab into it at the base of the overpass [...]

Kolcha Tuesday: A Taste of Taiwanese Cuisine

Art Box – Belize Arts and Crafts Centre located at mile forty-six on the George Price Highway in Belmopan was the stage for the 2023 Taiwan Cuisine Show. It featured [...]

Belisle Art Gallery Displays Talents of Rachael Heusner and Son, Dean Martin

Rachael Heusner has been a household name for many years for the many art exhibitions that she has mounted. The celebrated artist spent many of those years in Trinidad where [...]

Twenty-Five Honorees Recognized During Tribute To Belizean Patriots

On Wednesday night, twenty-five men and women were formally recognized by the Government of Belize during the annual Tribute to Belizean Patriots.  Some of those individuals were honored posthumously, including [...]

MIDH to Fix and Reinstall Philip Goldson Bust

For the past decade, a bust of one of Belize’s national heroes had been erected at the entrance to the Philip Goldson Highway adjacent to the flag monument roundabout in [...]

September Celebrations: A Snapshot of Carnival Weekend

Tonight’s episode of Kolcha Tuesday is a brief look at the events of this past holiday weekend.  Carnival, as we know, was the highlight of the day, but the extended [...]

Flag Raising Ceremony at Sir Edney Cain Building in Belmopan

In the spirit of September Celebrations, government officials gathered this morning in front of the Sir Edney Cain Building in Belmopan for a flag raising ceremony. The building houses the [...]

Kolcha Tuesday: Belizean Historical Events in September

This year, the theme for the September Celebrations is “Hope Ignited, Hands United, Vision Renewed: Belize@42!” It’s a time used to reflect on who we are as a people. But [...]

Belize @ 42 Awards; Meet the 7 Awardees in the Creative Industry

To start the month of September, the Ministry of Public Service and the Belize City Council teamed up for a flag raising ceremony at the flag monument roundabout this morning. [...]

Chocolate from Belize for Belize

The Belize Chocolate Company is among the leading chocolate manufacturers in the country. The industry is made up of only a handful of local producers. Chris and Jo Beaumont moved [...]

Introducing Steel Pan to Schools as a Music Lesson

Steel Pan in Schools is an initiative geared towards introducing students to the musical instrument that’s native to the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago.  Steel pan music is popular [...]

A New Way of Gift Giving With ‘Too Cute Designs’

This week’s look on the Bright Side shines a spotlight on Seleny Flores, the visionary entrepreneur behind ‘Too Cute Designs’. With a blend of artistic flair and entrepreneurial prowess, Seleny [...]

“Tangle Wood”, a Carl Gordon Sculpture Exhibit

Carl Gordon has dedicated the last forty-five years of his life to creating wooden sculptors. On Thursday night, the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts will be opening a new [...]

Celebrating World Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Belize

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August ninth each year. It’s a day set aside to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s [...]

UN Declares August 11th World Steel Pan Day

The United Nations has officially declared August eleventh as World Steel Pan Day in celebration of the century-old instrument which was first developed in Trinidad and Tobago. Doctor Lennox Pike [...]

Eboe Town; One of the Birth Places of the Belizean Creole

It was the late Leela Vernon who sung the famous lyrics, “Ah wahn noe hu seh Kriol noh ga no kolcha”. In tonight’s Kolcha Tuesday, we take a closer look [...]

How Saving Elderly Lives Could Mean Preserving Culture

When cultures start to erode, they normally start with the oral tradition – that intangible part that exists only by how it is passed on via lore – spoken word [...]

Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Emergencies

Today, at the House of Culture in Belize City, day one of a weeklong workshop on Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Emergencies in Small Island Developing States began. Over forty [...]

Young Blood Art Exhibition

Art pieces from fourteen young Belizean visual artists are currently on display inside the Image Factory on North Front Street. The exhibition, entitled Young Blood Art Exhibition, was curated by [...]

55 Belizean Artists, DJs Make Line Up for BIMFF2.0

The second annual Belize International Music and Food Festival takes place on July twenty-ninth and thirtieth at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. For some time now, you [...]