Topic Tag: Carnival

Culture, Festivals and Events, Barbados

Harvest of Fun: Barbados Crop Over

A carefree colony of revellers prances down the road, sandwiched between the fiery midday sun and scorching tar. As the spangled mass...

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Culture

Island Beat (September/October 1998)

ANTIGUA Up, up in the sky . . . You’re in Antigua, lying flat on your back on one of those famous beaches, drinking in the sun and a...

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Culture, Lifestyle, Travel, The Bahamas

The Bahamas File

Caribbean Music Mix When the Caribbean Muzik Festival quietly slipped into The Bahamas in May 1994, the first audience was more curious...

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Culture

Island Beat – Eastertime (March/April 1999)

April 2 and April 5 are public holidays in the Caribbean, for Good Friday and Easter Monday. It is a community-minded time, with activities...

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Culture

Island Beat (May/June 1999)

Carnival is traditionally a pre-Lenten celebration, but in the summer months, many North American and European visitors arrive on our...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Lifestyle

Bask in the Glow

All the advertisements, the tickets, the pre-event paraphernalia for that first Glow fete repeated the same mandate: “wear white!” In...

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Culture, People

Beat People

Ready to defend his crown Barbados Crop Over 2002 belonged to Bajan soca star Lil’ Rick, who drove the masses wild on stage and on the...

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