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A Christmas debris wreath

Sabreena Daly is bringing in the Christmas spirit in this week’s look on the bright side and her meeting with Maureen Navarrete might change your view of all the debris [...]

Celebrating Garifuna History and Future  

This year’s celebration of Garifuna Settlement Day drew record numbers in Dangriga where Belizeans from across the country, and others in the Diaspora, gathered for a weekend of nonstop music, [...]

Indigenous Peoples & Climate Change – Survival of a Way of Life

Like the youth, there is also an indigenous people’s pavilion at COP27. They believe that as traditional stewards of the earth, they should have a seat at the negotiation table, [...]

Cultural Food and Music from Southern Belize Punctuated the Weekend

November nineteenth will mark the two hundred and twentieth year since the first Garinagu arrived on our shores from Saint Vincent. And each year there is no shortage of celebration [...]

Kim Vasquez is Named Director of ICA

A new director has been named at the Institute of Creative Arts. Kim Vasquez has been operating as the Acting Director of ICA for the past two years. She has [...]

NICH to Place Strong Focus on Youth Development  

With a background in youth development, Vasquez says investment in young and upcoming artists will be made a priority under her leadership. She told us what that will look like. [...]

White Yardie Coming to Belize in December

Comedy Belize Organization is bringing laughter to Belize through its Cyah Hold Mih Down comedy show featuring stand-up comedians White Yardie out of Jamaica, and Belizean David Morey and Patrick [...]

Seventeenth Annual Battle of the Drums is Here!

The Seventeenth Annual Battle of the Drums is set to take place in Punta Gorda this weekend as a lead up to the Nineteenth of November Garifuna Settlement Day celebration.  [...]

N.G.C. Announces Slight Changes to November 19th Calendar of Events

Tonight, we resume our Kolcha Tuesday segment after a brief pause due to Hurricane Lisa.  After all, it is the month of November and many are still anticipating a calendar [...]

Garifuna Mass of Solidarity Welcomes All Belizeans

Unlike previous pageants, only six contestants will be participating this year.  Those young ladies hail from various Garifuna communities across the country.  In respect of the Mass of Solidarity, an [...]

Culture Tuesday: Cuban Culture Intersecting Belizean Culture

This week’s Culture Tuesday feature is all about Cuban culture. We will take a closer look at some of the similarities between Belizean and Cuban music, food, and visual arts. [...]

Belize Celebrates Cuban Cultural Day at House of Culture

Cuban Cultural Day is celebrated annually on October twentieth. The day is recognized in honor of the first time Cuba’s national anthem was sung.  In light of strong bilateral relations [...]

National Kriol Council Furious After Being Excluded from P.C.C.

The exclusion of the National Kriol Council from the People’s Constitution Commission has raised the ire of the organization that represents the Creole community in Belize.  Despite publicly announcing that [...]

What’s on the Menu This Kulcha Tuesday? Cultural Food

Belize’s potpourri of ethnicities brought with them, along with their customs and traditions, their favourite dishes to these shores and those recipes have helped to make Belize the unique and [...]

Preserving the Maya Cultural Heritage through La Fiesta del Pueblo

The Annual La Fiesta del Pueblo was hosted by the Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs in partnership with the Northern Maya Association and the Ministry of Education, Culture, [...]

La Fiesta Del Pueblo Celebrates 21st Anniversary in Orange Walk

San Jose Nuevo Palmar Village, in Orange Walk District, will come alive on Sunday for La Fiesta del Pueblo. This is the twenty-first year the community is hosting the event [...]

Students Gravitate to Ann-Marie’s Book on Women in Politics

She’s long moved on from news reporting, the National Women’s Commission and politics. In fact, Ann-Marie Williams lives in Guyana where she holds the post of Deputy Program Manager for [...]

Coconu-Bwai; Prince of Bruk Down Music

When you hear Coconu Bwai, it’s usually associated with a makeshift weapon used by the Baymen in the battle against the Spaniards on St. Georges Caye. But these days it’s [...]

The Time to Save Your Country: Philip S. W. Goldson, Biography of a National Hero

Today, at the House of Culture in Belize City, a book that chronicles the life of one of Belize’s national heroes was officially launched. Commissioned back in 2016 by the [...]

Celebrating Maya Mopan Cultural Consciousness

Today was celebrated as Maya Mopan Cultural Consciousness Day at the National Library Service.  This morning, several classrooms of primary school students from across the city visited the Leo Bradley [...]

Oliver Samuels Celebrates Fifty Years in Theater, ‘Guilty With Explanation”

Comedian Oliver Samuels will be performing live at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts on September twenty-third, twenty-fourth, and twenty-fifth. The upcoming show is entitled Guilty Without Explanation, written [...]

Classical Composer Frankie Reneau Speaks the Language of Music

During the month of September, patriotism is at its highest, as we celebrate Belize’s Independence. Notable songs for the festivities ring out and radio favourites are played the entire month. [...]

Belize @41 Mural Unveiled at Roger’s Stadium in Belize City

In recognition of Belize’s forty-first celebration of its independence, a mural was unveiled at the Roger’s Stadium in Belize City today. The painting, which seeks to depict the effects of [...]

Latched: An Art Exhibit Promoting Breastfeeding and Family

Belize continues to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, despite formal activities that culminated on August seventh. Tonight, an art exhibit is being opened at the Belisle Art Gallery inside the Bliss [...]

Minister of Tourism to Provide Financial Breakdown of BIMFF Investment

The United Democratic Party is calling for a full accounting of every dollar that was used to finance the Belize International Music and Food Festival this past weekend. A release [...]