Miss Big & Beautiful Keisha Gay ( centre) with second placed Keyla Waithe ( at left
) and third placed Kimmelle Bradshaw ( at right ).
UNVEILING of portrait of The Rt Excellent Errol Walton Barrow,
Over the past fifty years eight Prime Ministers served the Island of Barbados and
they were remembered tonight, 28th April, our Heroes Day
This double celebration in their honour was commemorated with a spectacular event
in Heroes Square in front of the Parliament buildings where they served this country.
Thousands packed the square to be part of this historic milestone in the nations
history. From former Prime Prime Ministers still alive to many Diplomats serving
here in Barbados to the many others given the chance to be seated up front all sharing
Celebrations for Independence 50 in Barbados
Speaker of the House, Michael Carrington ( second from left - partly hidden ) and
president of the Senate, Kerryann Ifill ( second right ) after unveiling the new
portrait of Father of Independence, Errol Walton Barrow whilst Senator Ester Byer
Suckoo ( at right) watches on.
September 22nd 2015
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China delivered a thrilling Cultural presentation
to a packed Sir Garfield Gymnasium in celebration of the 66th Anniversary of the
Founding of the Peoples
Republic of China, through a Gala Performance of the China Anhua Art
Senator Dr. The Hon. Esther R. Byer Suckoo Minister of Labour, Social Security and
Human Resource Development laying a wreath at the stature of Sir Frank Walcott just
before participating in a national march and other May Day celebrations.
Sir Frank Walcott is a National Hero of Barbados and was a leading figure in the
Trade Union Movement in Barbados.
The three caskets bearing the bodies of 22-year-old Shakira Shepherd, 23-year-old
Shameka Shepherd and 25-year-old Waveney Johnson who along with friend 18-year-old
Kayrie Brathwaite tragically lost their lives in an automobile accident which occurred
along Two Mile Hill.
Nicholas Brancker packed the 500 seat Frank Collymore Hall and provided one of the
most energetic and entertaining performances of his career.
According to Mr. Cleviston Haynes, the Deputy Governor - Central Bank of Barbados
“City Nights" has been developed to allow Barbadians to experience the finest
creative talents this country has to offer in the Frank Collymore Hall, the foremost
state of the art facility in Barbados.
Nicholas proved him correct - the finest was certainly exhibited.
Every minute of the performances titled “influence " was purely entertaining at
the maximum. It was also exhilarating in that most of the performers were young
males with tremendous musical talent.
Sharing the stage were Biggie Irie, Alison Norville-Forde, Edwin Yearwood, Tamara
Marshall, Philip Forester, Adrian " Boo" Husbands and others in " the Band".
Section of audience attending Tribute To Barbados Prime Ministers