Oral History Programme

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labelNotices todayJune 1, 2017

CARIFESTA ’81 Oral History Project

Thirty-six years ago Barbados experienced a renaissance of national cultural expression as a result of hosting the Caribbean Festival of Arts, commonly known as CARIFESTA. Artists and Creatives across the island were inspired to look inward at their own ways of creating works of art. In August 2017, Barbados will once ...

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labelCultural Knowledge todayNovember 4, 2015

The NCF Oral History Programme

In 2013 the Cultural Development Department of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) conceptualised and launched the Oral History Programme in an effort to develop a research bank containing the treasured memories of older Barbadians both at home and in the diaspora. Two (2) years later the NCF’s Oral History Programme ...

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labelCultural Knowledge todayJuly 11, 2014

Groundings with the Mighty Gabby

‘Groundings With The Mighty Gabby’ is a ten-hour in-depth interview series conducted with Barbados’ cultural icon Dr Anthony Chief Omowale ‘Mighty Gabby’ Carter, calypsonian, folk-singer, Pan-Africanist and story-teller in the tradition of the West African Griot. Follow these clips as the Griot ‘reasons’ with fellow calypsonian, writer and culture worker ...

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labelCultural Knowledge todayJune 2, 2014

National Oral History Project Digital Database

The statement that we are conversing with our national cultural icons as a means to preserving our cultural heritage in the 21st century and beyond, in essence captures the sentiments of today’s (May 23, 2014) launch of the National Oral History Programme’s (NOHP) online database in recognition of International Museum ...

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