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CARIFSTA XIII BARBADOS 2017 – UPDATE JUNE 9TH 2017

Important information for Delegations participating in Carifesta XIII Barbados 2017 August 17th – 27th “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating Ourselves”.

TENTATIVE CALENDAR – CARIFESTA XIII AUGUST 17TH – 27TH 2017

Tentative Calendar for Carifesta XIII – March 27th, 2017. The theme of CARIFESTA XIII is “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating Ourselves”, and the programme of performing arts (music, theatre, dance, poetry); visual arts, fashion, food and literature, will represent a pot pourri of cultural expression from all participating CARICOM countries

CARIFESTA XIII ASSERTING OUR CULTURE CELEBRATING OURSELVES

Every two years, CARICOM and CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean and Latin America gather to celebrate the spirit of their people through the expressions of Art, Music, Food, Folklore, Theatre and Dance at the Caribbean Festival of Arts known as CARIFESTA. In 2017, Barbados will be hosting the 13th edition of this exciting Festival with participation by over four thousand artists, artistes and artisans under the theme “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating OurSelves”.

REPLICA OF BASSETERRE LANDMARK TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN GLASGOW

Basseterre, St. Kitts – June 16, 2017 (St. Christopher National Trust): An iconic landmark in the heart of downtown Basseterre is the key to a major historic restoration project more than 4000 miles away in Scotland

WHAT THE NATIONAL CULTURAL POLICY MEANS TO STAKEHOLDERS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 02, 2017 (SKNIS): The Ministry of Culture in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a National Cultural Policy Finalization and Strategy Workshop from June 01-02, 2017. Presentative from the Government ministries and stakeholders from the community were invited to take part in the discussions.