Earth Day celebrated on April 22, 2013 was observed around the world. The objective of this celebration was to inspire awareness and appreciation for nature and its many forms.
How can we play our part?
We can all play our part by remembering that we are all interdependent and interconnected with all life forms and we will not be able to progress and flourish
unless we respect and embrace the diversity of our planet earth.
We can play our part by:
More on Earth Day
- Not littering
- Energy Conservation
- Water Conservation
- Soil Conservation
- Car pooling, walking and bicycle riding
- Fostering a green environment
Independence Celebrations in November
Barbados celebrates its Independence during the month of November,
culminating on November 30, Independence Day.
The celebrations kick off on November 01, with a lighting ceremony when Bridgetown is illuminated with yellow and blue lights spectacularly lighting the
Parliament Buildings, Independence Square, the Independence Arch and businesses throughout the city and its surrounding areas. These lights also beautifully
light up many roundabouts leading from the city along the highways to the Grantley Adams International Airport and beyond.
During the month Barbadian culture is celebrated with dramatic and magnificent performances at the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts(NIFCA)
productions, when the best in music, singing, dance, drama, writing, fine art, photography and arts and crafts get to showcase their talents.
Many organizations also hosts sporting competitions, and community events throughout the month.
It is a time for Bajans to enjoy Conkies, a local delicacy made with coconut, cornmeal, pumpkin, and sweet potatoes spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg along with
binding ingredients to produce the much sought after, mouth watering delicacy.
Local food, local music and everything Bajan is enjoyed by all during the month which culminates with a big Independence Parade, usually held at the
Garrison Savannah, presided over by the Governor General, Prime Minister and thousands of Bajan onlookers.
Happy Independence Barbados
Crop Over 2012
Exquisite costumes, hottest DJs, limitless drinks, professional security, gorgeous models, body paint galore, scrumptious breakfast buffet and revellers all make
for an enjoyable time on the road on Kadooment Day.
Kadooment 2012 did not disappoint. Thousands of revellers jumped, pranced and chipped their way to Spring Garden to the beat of the most popular calypso tunes of
Thousands of visitors also participated coming from North America, Europe and the Caribbean to enjoy the exciting music, delicious Barbadian cuisine, and many could
be seen quenching their thirst with an ice cold Banks Beer.
Whether on the road jumping or looking on from the side lines, or viewing on TV from the comfort of home, one thing is for sure. A good time was had by all.