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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 [...]

September Celebrations Quickly Approaches, NCC Finalizes List of Events

The month of September is quickly approaching and the National Celebrations Commission is finalizing the list of events for the month. Apart from the traditional celebratory events, like the carnival [...]

International Artists Arrive in Belize for Music and Food Festival

In less than twenty-four hours, the first-ever Belize International Music and Food Festival takes place in San Pedro. The culinary aspect includes seventeen booths which will be featuring cultural foods [...]

Deon Ozaeta Perishes in Fatal RTA on Old Northern Highway

A fatal road traffic accident on the Old Northern Highway in the Belize District claimed the life of a Sand Hill resident on Sunday night.  Thirty-five-year-old Deon Ozaeta was traveling [...]

Famous Archaeologist Dr. David Pendergast Visits Belize

Doctor David Pendergast, a renowned American archaeologist, famous for his work at Altun Ha and Lamanai, returned to London today, following a brief visit to Belize.  Unfortunately, while here in [...]

KTV the Remix Auditions Show

KTV the Remix is back. You can tune in to Channel Five tonight at eight p.m. for the Audition Show. Fifteen performers will be selected to compete in the live [...]

Tickets Going Fast for Belize International Music & Food Festival

The Belize Tourism Board was also at the Caye Caulker Lobster Fest. The team was out capturing the festivities as they engaged with domestic and foreign visitors. But their role [...]

Caye Caulker Lobster Fest – a Resurgence of the Tourism Activity

Over the weekend, the Caye Caulker Lobster Fest took center stage as Belizeans traveled over to La Isla Cariñosa to bask in the three days of activities. It commenced on [...]

Government Ministers Experience Deer Dance Celebration in Toledo

Ministers Dolores Balderamos Garcia and Oscar Requeña were in Jalacte Village, Toledo last week to celebrate a unique Mayan sacred dance known as The Deer Dance. The dance depicts a [...]

Shyne Shines Big for Belize at BET Awards

Millions of viewers from across the United States and many in Belize were glued to their television on Sunday night for the annual BET Awards where artist in all genres [...]

Come Audition for KTV the Remix

The long anticipated return of KTV the Remix is finally here. Auditions for the 2022 season will be held on Saturday and Sunday from nine a.m. to three p.m., right [...]

Belize Powerlifting Association Prepares for Regional Championships

In another historic feat for powerlifting in Belize, the Belize Powerlifting Association has assembled a team of eight athletes to compete in the North American Powerlifting Championship in Panama, in [...]

U-16 Men’s National Basketball Team Coming Together

Several weeks ago, we showed you the tryouts by the Belize Basketball Federation as it searched for a new U-16 men’s national basketball team to compete in the World Cup [...]

Stella Maris School Hosts Open Day

As another COVID school year winds down, a News Five team headed over to Stella Maris School for an open day hosted by its faculty and staff, as well as [...]

Francis Fonseca: BIMFF Provides a Stage for Artists

On Thursday night you heard about the call for food vendors for the first-of-its-kind Belize International Music and Food Festival to be held in San Pedro at the end of [...]