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labelNews todayJune 22, 2015

Sweet Soca and Party Monarch Semi-finalists named

Reigning Sweet Soca and Party Monarch champions, Biggie Irie and Gorg, will be watching the outcome of the July 3rd semi-finals at the BRC Sweet N’ Spicy event to see who will be taking the stage for the Soca Royale at Bushy Park.  The semi-finalists vying for a chance to take the title were named ...

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labelNews todayJune 19, 2015

Developing our people through music

Last Sunday, June 14 the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) celebrated the achievements of the graduates of its latest Beginners Steelpan, Guitar and Voice Training workshops, at a small ceremony held at its Dance Studio, West Terrace, St. James, in the presence of their families and friends. The graduation ceremony was ...

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labelNews todayJune 18, 2015

Celebrating Our Culture

You are never too young or too old to get involved in contributing to the development of our culture and this was evident from the recently held Half Moon Fort Primary School ‘Culture Day.’  It is the hope that these festivities, held under the theme ‘Celebrating our Culture,’ will become ...

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labelNews todayJune 15, 2015

First Citizens Takes Over City Fest

The official start of the Crop Over Festival is fast approaching and today, Monday, June 15 the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), alongside its new title partner First Citizens, launched the Crop Over City Fest & Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes outside of the Bank’s Broad Street branch with pomp and pageantry. First ...

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labelNews todayJune 11, 2015

Feeding the Hunger for Dance

About four years ago, the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF’s) Cultural Officer – Dance, Dr. John Hunte, created a dance summer internship programme in an effort to develop the discipline here in Barbados. This programme follows the progress of approximately 12 interns through their experiences in a pre-professional dance environment, as ...

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labelNews todayJune 9, 2015

Passing the Baton to the Crop Over Youth Volunteers

The National Cultural Foundation started its Youth Volunteer Programme in 2011 and it has been an important part of the Festival ever since then. The Crop Over Youth Volunteer Programme, the brainchild of the Honourable Stephen Lashley, came about as a result of a desire to create avenues for the ...

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labelNews todayJune 8, 2015

Bryden Stokes continues its investment in the STAG Jam Tune

Bryden Stokes distributor of STAG Beer recommits to another three years for its title sponsored Foreday Morning Jam Tune. Four years ago as a pouring rights sponsor of the Crop Over Festival, Bryden Stokes sought to further cement the company’s involvement with the Festival through the conceptualisation of the STAG ...

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labelNews todayJune 3, 2015

LIME/HOTT 95.3 FM Mega Cavalcade

This year, the NCF was once again able to produce a Mega Cavalcade to inject the spirit of Crop Over into the community, thanks to Title Sponsors – LIME and HOTT 95.3 FM and valued sponsor partnerships with G S Systems, J.C. Construction, S&R Rental, GKY Stage Lighting & Effects, ...

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labelNews todayMay 31, 2015

Sweet Stories of Sugar, Molasses and Rum

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) will on June 7 take its Heritage product into a different realm from a walk to a bus tour otherwise known as “Sweet Stories of Sugar Molasses and Rum.”  The decision to further develop the product came about as a result of the continued interests ...

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