Sunday, August 27, 2017

Event: CARIFESTA XIII “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating OurSelves” continues through Sunday, August 27, 2017 at UWI Cave Hill — Barbados, WI

CARIFESTA XIII” August 17-27, 2017 at UWI-Cave Hill
Event: CARIFESTA XIII “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating OurSelves” on Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 27, 2017 at UWI Cave Hill — Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, West Indies; Contact Info: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth - Telephone: (246) 621-2700 Ext 721; Email:; Websites: CARIFESTA XIII and CARIFESTA XIII-Facebook
Event Description: “CARIFESTA XIII - 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' the Festival will be part of the Barbados Big Summer of Festivals season, as it will closely follow Crop Over… the Sweetest Summer Festival, which is known for its unique Barbadian masquerade, soca music and revelry. Unlike Crop Over, CARIFESTA is a gathering of over 23 Caribbean and Latin America nations showcasing a wide array of disciplines including film; folk traditions; several genres of music, theatre and dance; traditional culinary cuisine inclusive of national dishes and beverages at the largest gathering for Artistic expressions. At the 13th edition, Barbados will launch the newly modeled market place for buyers, distributors and exhibitors at the Grand Market & Buyers’ Shopping Mall, designed to showcase the emergence of the Caribbean Cultural and Creative Industries. With it Super Concerts featuring Regional and International star studded performances; its Signal Events for the High Arts; and the traditions of many Country Nights showcases, CARIFESTA XIII, August 2017, is set to make Barbados a popular Summer Holiday destinations for 2017 ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIII-About
For further information: CARIFESTA XIII and CARIFESTA XIII-Facebook.

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