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labelNews todayOctober 31, 2019

The art of songwriting

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) and Dewars Scotch Whisky partnered to produce and promote the “Fuh De Culture” campaign during the recently concluded annual Crop Over Festival. The major activation of the promotion encouraged consumers to purchase the Dewars brand during the Festival, with a portion of the sales being ...

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labelNews todayOctober 31, 2019

Pathways to Opportunities

If the statistics of the 46th edition of the annual National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) is any indication, then the performing arts programmes are definitely creating pathways to opportunity for our juniors and young adults. Reports suggest that there has been an increase in the number of junior/youth ...

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labelNews todayOctober 29, 2019

Hoyos calls it an impressive collection

This is an impressive collection. Like many others, I never appreciated that such writing talent and range of expression existed – far less flourished – here in Barbados, but this anthology exposes it all. I felt my soul uplifted and my spirits soaring at the literary riches offered up in ...

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labelNews todayOctober 29, 2019

523 Entries in Visual Arts

Five hundred and twenty-three (523) entries were adjudged in the Fine Arts and Craft categories of the 2019 National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Visual Arts competition. According to Rodney Ifill, Cultural Officer for Visual Arts and the coordinator of the NIFCA Visual Arts competition, this was a healthy ...

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labelNews todayOctober 24, 2019

From Creation to Market

Six aspiring Barbadian fashion designers will be participating in the Caribbean Market Centre’s Fashion Accelerator Programme, along with designers from St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad. The programme is facilitated by the Caribbean Export Development Agency. Local designers Tyreke Nedd, Carla Gittens, Katrina Brathwaite, Alyssa Goddard, Mikyle ...

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labelNews todayOctober 23, 2019

Foreign Judges in NIFCA Pool

Among the additions to this year’s National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) is the inclusion of a number of foreign adjudicators sourced from various Caribbean territories and the Barbadian Diaspora. Chief Cultural Officer of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Mrs. Andrea Wells remarked that the Foundation already contracts a ...

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labelNews todayOctober 16, 2019

Tributes Times Three

Three tribute nights are on the cards for the 2019 National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). This was confirmed last Saturday at a press briefing held during the launch of this year’s festival in Queen’s Park, tagged Art in the Park. The tribute nights will be in recognition of ...

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labelNews todayOctober 12, 2019

The Big Question

Five days of rehearsals have flown by and I have been working with the actors eight hours a day.  Process has always been private for me, especially during dramaturgy – it is like being a midwife to a play.  I am known for being able to work at an incredible ...

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