President of COB Mr Henderson Williams (left)presenting the Sponsors check to Mr
Cranston Browne (center) for this years COB Evening of Folk scheduled to be held
on the 26th July at the Frank Collymore Hall, Bridgetown, Barbados. Looking on is
N.C.F. Cultural Officer - Theatre Arts Ms. Amanda Cumberbatch.
Businessman Ralph “Bizzy “ Williams was specially honoured for his contributions
to the various forms of entertainment especially his contribution and support of
THE BIG TENT. The presentation was made to him by Digicel CEO Conor Looney
Bizzy gets award At Big Tent
The Big Tent also opened with a bang , and Cariibpix was there to bring the photos
for you to look at.
With sixteen performers entertaining the large audience, none left with any feeling
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has extended sympathy to the President of the United
States of America, Barack Obama, on the loss of life of innocent civilians occasioned
by “an evil and brutal act of terror” in Orlando, Florida, over the weekend.
In correspondence sent to the US President, Mr. Stuart said: “Barbados, like other
peace-loving and free societies, repudiates such barbarity and the affront to human
“I am confident that the resilience of the American people will serve them in good
stead as they seek to recover from this outrageous deed.”
Mr. Stuart said that at this time of sorrow and mourning, the Government and people
of Barbados were praying for the bereaved and for the safety of the people of the
United States of America.
At The Calypso Tents
Cave Shepherd All Stars calypso tent got off on a tremendous start at Solidarity
House.to a packed auditorium .Here are some photos with out captions from that night
Saturday 11 June, 2016
Finalists in the 13-18 category from left to right: Reserve: Dria Mayae; Quinn P;
Sparkle T; RJ; Raheem; Raanan; De Overcomer; De MC; and Dynamo.
Finalists in the 8-12 category from left to right: Reserve: Hannah Glow; Yahandje;
Summa; Sarai; Sanshe; Star Diamond; Browne Star; Dondree; and A@-Lee-Ahh.
Saturday 2nd, July, 2016
Monday 11th August 2016
Friends of the late Renee Ratcliffe packed the chapel of Coral Ridge in Christ Church
in Barbados to listen to tributes, support each other pay their own final respects
to the woman considered by all to be one of the finest band designers in Barbados.
Renee who died Monday August 1st 2016 led the Lucky Horseshoe sponsored Jump Promotions
Kiddies and Adults Costumed Bands for many years.
(below) After the memorial service crop - over band leaders Gweneth Squires and
Betty West in a symbolic gesture of farewell touch the urn bearing the cremated remains
of their late colleague .
Sir Garfield Sobers acknowledging the applause from the thousands that filled the
stands at Kensington Oval to show support towards his 80th birthday " party " which
included cricket and a musical segment showcasing some of the islands best entertainers.
Sir Garfield Sobers’ eightieth birthday celebrations
31 July 2016 - 1.41 am. Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.
CALYPSO QUEEN AZIZA earlier this morning at the tender age of 21, the youngest
calypso monarch in the history of Barbadian Calypso, also brought closure to the
fact that after 28 years no female had won a Calypso Crown in Barbados despite many
The 1988 sole Calypso Queen was in the audience to witness Aziza’s excellent performance.
Pictured above Queen Aziza singing “Bring back Respect “