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Yurumein Project: Keeping the Intangible Garifuna Culture Alive

In tonight’s episode of Kolcha Tuesday, we look at the Yurumein Project. Yurumein is the Garifuna word for Saint Vincent, the birthplace of Garifuna people and culture, and the project [...]

Melisizwe Brothers in Belize to Support Yurumein Project

They won a recording contract back in 2020 with Republic Records after winning America’s Most Musical Family, and tonight, the Melisizwe Brothers – Zacary, Seth and Marc – are in [...]

A Fundraiser for a Track & Field Facility in the South

The free concert goes south on Thursday and students from schools in that part of the country will converge at Ecumenical High School for the presentation. On Saturday, April first, [...]

Umbraland Adventure Gear Adds to Its Line of Leather Footwear

It came on stream in 2021, with its signature leather boots that got rave reviews from individuals who tried and liked them. But while Umbraland has waited for contracts to [...]

March Madness Comedy Show at the Bliss, Featuring International Comedians

The March Madness comedy show is set to take place on Saturday night inside the Bliss Centre for Performing Arts. The event will feature performances from a host of local [...]

Garifuna Collective Wraps Up Successful Tour of Australia and New Zealand

Today, the Garifuna Collective returned from a successful tour of Australia and New Zealand. The group of seven musicians performed at venues in Melbourne, Sydney and at the prestigious WOMAD [...]

Maya Culture Belize, Promoting Ancient Culture through Technology

The ancient Mayan civilization is considered to be among the top six earliest civilizations in the world. The Maya territory in Belize is said to have supported an estimated population [...]

People, Food & Culture – B.T.B. Launches New Culinary Series

Following the newscast tonight, a culinary series will be launched right here on Channel Five. Episode one premieres at seven-thirty p.m. and will provide a first look at People, Food [...]

A Preview of Womxn in Art 2023

Today, the media was invited to a preview ahead of the launch of the Womxn in Art exhibit at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. It’s the second consecutive [...]

A Platform for Women Painters, Photographers & Creatives

The work of over thirty-five female creatives will be showcased at the Belisle Art Gallery inside the Bliss, including high school students.  Among those featured is painter Yaoling Lee. She [...]

Ambassador Kwan takes a Cultural Tour

U.S. Ambassador to Belize Michelle Kwan is almost three months into her diplomatic posting in Belize. And while she has hit the ground running with attending official events that the [...]

Dr. Joseph Palacio Introduces Three New Books

He was Belize’s first trained archaeologist. Over the years, his passion and commitment to culture have earned him several titles, including former Resident Tutor of the University of the West [...]

Tourism Ministry Launches Music Studio for Access by Belizean Artists

On Saturday, the Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations officially launched the Reef Recording Studio as a space for Belizean artists to record their songs and improve their craft. The [...]

Star-Studded Line Up For Shut Down Belize Concert

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex promises to come alive this weekend for the Shut Down Belize Concert, headlined by Jamaican performing artist Dexta Daps. The artists have been arriving in [...]

Celebrating the Anniversary of the Museum of Belize with Pen Cayetano

In tonight’s episode of Kolcha Tuesday, we’ll take you on a journey into an exhibit at the Museum of Belize. It features one of Belize’s most prolific cultural icons, known [...]

Uwarani Dance Group off to Texas for Black History Month Celebrations

The Uwarani Dance Group from Dangriga left Belize today for Galveston, Texas to take part in activities as part of Black History Month in that U.S. city. The opportunity came [...]

B.A.C. 20 Peace Exhibit Opens at Image Factory

An art exhibit showcasing the works of Raymond “Naphty” Jones is set to open on Wednesday at the Image Factory in Belize City.  But tonight, we look at the cultural [...]

Regional Pok-ta-pok Tournament to be Held in Belize in December 2023

Today, a press conference was held at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex to announce that a regional pok-ta-pok tournament will be hosted in Belize in December of this year. With [...]

Stella Maris Twins Make Figurines

Stella Maris School is the primary learning institution for special needs children in Belize. It has been in existence since 1958. Geared towards providing diversely-abled children with foundational education to [...]

The Story of a Belizean Turned Winemaker

You would have heard the buzz around a sparkling wine that was made through partnership between Wine Smith Belize Limited and Stig Da Artist. Etre Vu was launched in the [...]

Bruckdong Bram Festival This Weekend!

When you hear bruckdong music, you almost often think about late musical icons like Leila Vernon and Mister Peters and the Boom and Chime Band. On Saturday at seven p.m., [...]

Star Line Up at Bruckdong Festival; History and Music

Included on the line up are Bredda David and Tribal Vibes, Cocono Bwai, Harrison “Dawgie” King, Sam Harris, Missy B, Lord Rhaburn, Bus Cunu Band, Brukdong Gyal and Brad Pattico. [...]

Carmelita Government School Offers Free Art Classes to Students

Carmelita Government School is also offering classes for its students who like to paint and want to learn more about the applications in basic artwork. With the knowledge gained from [...]

What’s In That Special Black Cake and Rum Popo?

As December rolls around, housewives start collecting their ingredients for that traditional black or white fruitcake for Christmas and that prized bottle of rum popo. Traditional for many people means [...]

Happy 62nd Birthday Andy Palacio!!

Legendary Belizean artist Andy Palacio would have celebrated his sixty-second birthday tomorrow, December second.  The UNESCO Artist for Peace passed away fourteen years ago, but his legacy in Garifuna music [...]