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labelNews todayApril 19, 2019

Easter Bonnet Parade Goes Green

The NCF is throwing its support behind this year’s rebranded Flow Oistins Festival and specifically the Easter Bonnet Parade scheduled for this weekend. Part of the Foundation’s assistance for the Easter Bonnet Parade came in the form of a workshop, an extension of its already well established school’s costume making ...

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labelArts & Culture - Literary Arts todayApril 15, 2019

First Barbadian on shortlist

Award-winning writer and filmmaker Shakirah Bourne is among the top 22 shortlisted for the prestigious Commonwealth Short Story Prize.  She is the first Barbadian to be selected for this impressive list and is extremely honoured to be considered. It is an amazing accomplishment if you take into account that this ...

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labelCrop Over todayApril 15, 2019

Crop Over changes in train

Plans are already in train for the big changes expected for the 2019 Barbados Crop Over Festival. Every year the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is charged with enhancing and revitalising the Crop Over Festival to meet the growing demands of a diverse target audience. Embedded in the changes to these ...

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labelNews todayApril 13, 2019

New Calypso Tent For 2019

Six Kaiso Tents will be putting their top Calysonians in the ring to face the judges this season and of that number four are managed and operated by women. The women taking the reins and dominating in this arena are Eleanor Rice of the All Stars Calypso Tent, Merle Niles ...

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labelCrop Over todayApril 3, 2019

A passion for music silenced

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) joins cultural communities in Barbados and beyond in mourning the passing of outstanding cultural scholar and activist, Dr. Elizabeth Watson. Dr. Watson was revered by her peers as a librarian, an archivist and author who was deeply committed to telling the untold stories of marginalised ...

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labelExhibition todayApril 2, 2019

UnSeen By Struikelblok

Surinamese artist, George Struikelblok opened a window to his soul at a private view of his exhibition UnSeen which ends today at the Queen’s Park Gallery. In his 30 or so years as an artist, Struikelblok has shown his work around the world but this is his first solo exhibition ...

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labelCrop Over todayFebruary 22, 2019

Quon to represent the 246 in TNT

It was in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, July 22, 2018 that Dequon Alleyne, stage name Quon, began his reign as the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch. His was a true story of strength of character, determination, of a passion for the Calypso art form and a quality ...

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