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labelNews todayApril 16, 2015

Two Young Barbadians Selected for Prestigious Biennials

Barbadian Artist, Alberta Whittle who was selected to show her work at the Venice Biennale, the most influential of all the Biennials. The work of two second generation young Barbadian Artists, Ewan Atkinson and Alberta Whittle, will be featured at the Havana and Venice Biennials respectively next month.  The Havana ...

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labelNews todayMarch 26, 2015

AUDITION NOTICE – Crop Over 2015 Heritage Bus Tour

The Event at a Glance – The National Cultural Foundation will be producing the 2015 Crop Over Heritage Bus Tour entitled “Sweet Stories of Sugar, Molasses and Rum!” – a day-time guided bus tour around selected parishes of Barbados with six (6) stops along the way, where patrons get to ...

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labelNews todayMarch 26, 2015

AUDITION NOTICE – Crop Over 2015 Evening of Folk

The Event at a Glance – The Crop Over 2015 Evening of Folk, entitled “Sounds of Rebellion: Echoes of Change!”, will be a dramatic musical journey exploring and celebrating pivotal characters and moments in Barbadian history through the sounds and songs of resistance which led to the echoes of change ...

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labelNews todayMarch 22, 2015

Register for the 2015 Crop Over Visual Arts Festival

2015 CROP VISUAL ARTS FESTIVAL What is our Mirror Image? This year’s theme of the Central Bank of Barbados sponsored Visual Arts Festival will focus on the origins, evolution and development of the Crop Over Festival, with a special Award on offer for those entrants wishing to participate in this ...

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labelNews todayMarch 21, 2015

Creating Our Own Intersections

The inaugural Know The Business Of Your Art (BOYA) Symposium took place today, Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the UWI Cave Hill School of Business under the theme Creating Our Own Intersections: Culture at the Crossroads. This mini symposium hosted by the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) in association with the ...

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labelNews todayMarch 19, 2015

Barbados Loses Another Veteran

Today the National Cultural Foundation mourns the loss of another veteran in the cultural/artistic community. Michael ‘Director’ Forde was a familiar name on many of the Foundation’s national stages particularly at Crop Over and NIFCA.  This creative ‘son of the soil’ was not just a performer, many knew him as ...

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labelNews todayMarch 19, 2015

Deep Void In The Artistic Community

Myrna Squires has been described by many who have walked the corridors of the National Cultural Foundation as a superb artist, a legend, kind hearted, charming, sincere with a bubbly and vivacious personality – to know her is to love her.  She had an uncanny ability to find the humour ...

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labelNews todayFebruary 24, 2015

Support For Stronger Cultural Ties

One of the strongest messages coming out of the recent cultural exchange with the twin island Republic of Trinidad & Tobago is as the saying goes, ‘there is power in unity and strength in numbers.’ As a region, our similarities outweigh our differences and stronger cultural alliances between Caribbean member ...

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labelNews todayFebruary 24, 2015

The Next Big Party After Carnival

The Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, the Honourable Stephen Lashley; Chairman of the Board of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Mrs. Maureen Graham; Chief Executive Officer of the NCF, Mr. Cranston Browne; along with marketers from the NCF and the new Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) were all part ...

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