Tag Archives: Barbados Entertainment

Thousands parade in Sunshine Snacks Junior Kadooment

Thousands of young masqueraders are parading along Waterford, St Michael for Sunshine Snacks Junior Kadooment.  This year the event is catering to about 3 000 masqueraders who are jumping with 24 bands.   There are 13 school bands and 11 private bands showcasing their creativity as they have a good time on stage and the […]

Junior Monarch Finals postponed until Thursday

The Scotiabank Junior Monarch Finals planned for tomorrow Saturday, July 20 at the National Botanical Gardens Ampitheatre, will now be held on Thursday, July 25, at 7 p.m. at the Garfield Sobers Complex, Wildey, St Michael. In a release the National Cultural Foundation said “the recent several occasional showers over the past days have hampered the full technical set […]

Gearing up for Junior Kadooment

Somewhere, an excited child who will be jumping in Sunshine Snacks Junior Kadooment is staring at their costume in expectation. Over the last few days, band leaders have been distributing costumes at the various band houses as the little ones prepare for tomorrow’s big parade at the National Botanical Gardens. Fifth Element Productions, led by […]

Juniors all set for Saturday’s showdown at Botanical 

The stage is set and the finalists are gearing up to deliver their most spectacular performances yet as the 2024 Scotiabank Junior Monarch reaches its thrilling finale.  This year’s competition has been a rollercoaster of talent, passion and fierce showmanship which will boil over this Saturday, July 20 at the National Botanical Gardens Ampitheatre. The […]

Foreday Morning bands up to 39

The Kooyman Foreday Morning JAM continues its post-COVID growth, attracting 39 confirmed bands for 2024. Corporate communications specialist with the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Toni Yarde, revealed this year’s numbers during the launch of the event last Saturday at the Kendal Hill, Christ Church home of Kooyman. In 2019, said Yarde, there were 29 registered […]

Shannen Doherty, ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ and ‘Charmed’ Star, passes away

Shannen Doherty has died at the age of 53. The “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Charmed” actress passed away Saturday after a years-long battle with breast cancer. “It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of actress Shannen Doherty,” her publicist, Leslie Sloane, said in a statement to PEOPLE on Sunday. “On Saturday, July 13, […]

Weekend of pan vibes – nationnews.com

It is a weekend of pan starting from today and ending on Sunday. The Republic Bank Pan Yard Lime, in its second year, will be staged at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus under the UWI graduation tent and the marquee event, the Republic Bank Pandemonium, will be held at the […]

Tent get Pic judging order

Tent judging for this year’s Courtesy Garage Pic O De Crop Competition starts Tuesday. Six calypso tents and 94 calypsonians were registered to face the judges, with All Stars leading the pack with 21; House of Soca, 18; Super Gladiators, 16; Big Show and Shining Stars 15 each and Stray Cats, nine. During a brief […]

Sakarah to defend Junior Monarch title

While Sakarah will be defending her Scotiabank Junior Monarch calypso crown, a new junior soca monarch will be crowned next week. During a draw for the finals at Scotiabank’s Broad Street, Bridgetown branch on Wednesday, the contestants pulled numbers for the 16 spots in the finals. Calypsonian N’Kyla pulled the first number and she will […]