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Minister: ‘Exceptional Talent Shown At Carifesta’

Minister: ‘Exceptional Talent Shown At Carifesta’

Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Sept 15], Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva highlighted Bermuda’s participation in the Carifesta festival in Barbados, saying that that the Bermudian performing artists “treated the crowds with brilliant, well-choreographed and energetic demonstrations of their exceptional talents.” ““Asserting... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Night At 2017 CARIFESTA

Video: Bermuda Night At 2017 CARIFESTA

CARIFESTA XIII is being held in Barbados with local participants who have been selected to represent Bermuda taking part in the event which started on Thursday, August 17 and finishes up on Sunday, August 27. “CARIFESTA – the largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture – is an opportunity for local artists and performers to showcase their... Read more of this article

Photos: Participants Shine During Carifesta

Photos: Participants Shine During Carifesta

Bermuda’s Carifesta participants took to the streets this weekend in Barbados for the start of Carifesta 2017, with the Bermuda contingent being very well-received by spectators. Due to Tropical Storm Harvey, the opening ceremonies for Carifesta were postponed from Friday until Sunday. However, there were still several events held on Saturday. There... Read more of this article

Video: Gombeys Perform At Carifesta

Video: Gombeys Perform At Carifesta

Over the weekend Bermuda’s Gombeys gave an energetic performance at the CARIFESTA 2017 opening ceremony in Barbados. “CARIFESTA – the largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture – is an opportunity for local artists and performers to showcase their talents as well as their goods and services to the world,” explained Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

CARIFESTA Participants To Travel To Barbados

CARIFESTA Participants To Travel To Barbados

Bermuda’s CARIFESTA participants are preparing to journey to Barbados on Wednesday morning to represent Bermuda at the region’s most celebrated cultural extravaganza. “Last week the Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva, Permanent Secretary Mr. Wayne Carey and the Director of the Department of Community and Cultural... Read more of this article

Artists To Be Showcased At Caribbean Festival

Artists To Be Showcased At Caribbean Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs announced the lineup of local visual artists whose artwork has been selected to represent Bermuda at CARIFESTA 2017 in Barbados, which will take place from August 17 to August 27. This follows a previous announcement earlier this month revealing the lineup of local participants taking part in CARIFESTA... Read more of this article

Bermudians To Take Part In Caribbean Festival

Bermudians To Take Part In Caribbean Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs announced the lineup of local participants who have been selected to represent Bermuda at CARIFESTA 2017 in Barbados, which will take place from August 17 to August 27. “CARIFESTA – the largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture – is an opportunity for local artists and performers... Read more of this article

Showcase Services & Goods At CARIFESTA

Showcase Services & Goods At CARIFESTA

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs advised Bermudian cultural entrepreneurs about the CARIFESTA XIII Grand Market and Buyers’ Shopping Mall in Barbados from August 19 to 26, 2017. “CARIFESTA – the world’s largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture – is an opportunity for Caribbean cultural entrepreneurs to showcase... Read more of this article