Archive for July, 2011

Jul 17th, 2011

Crop Over Festival Calendar 2011

Crop Over is the liveliest time of the year in Barbados as people let go of all inhibitions and enjoy themselves to the maximum.  With a variety of events surrounding the festival ranging from culinary contests to art exhibitions, calypso competitions to literary nights, parties and open air concerts, the atmosphere is extremely charged with excitement.

Take a look at some of the events during the last 2 weeks of the festival so you can plan your outings strategically:-

Fri, Jul 22 7:00 p.m. Pic-O-De Crop Semi-finals Garfield Sobers Gymnasium
Sat, Jul 23 9:00 a.m. Junior Kadooment National Stadium
Sat, Jul 23 7:00 p.m. Scotiabank Jr. Calypso Monarch Finals Garfield Sobers Gymnasium
Sun, Jul 24 1:00 p.m. Soca Royale
(Sweet Soca Monarch and Party Monarch Finals)
Bushy Park
Tue, Jul 26 8:00 p.m. Folk  Heritage Concert Charles Fort, Hilton Barbados
Fri, Jul 29 6:00 p.m. Bridgetown Market Spring Garden
Fri, Jul 29 8:00 p.m. Pic-O-De Crop Finals Kensington Oval
Sat, Jul 30 2:00 a.m. Foreday Morning Jam Carlisle Car Park
Sat, Jul 30 9:00 a.m. Bridgetown Market Spring Garden
Sun, Jul 31 8:00 p.m. Cohobblopot Kensington Oval
Mon, Aug 1 8:00 a.m. Grand Kadooment and Emancipation Day Warrens to Spring Garden
Fri, Aug 5 Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibition ends
Jul 17th, 2011

Rihanna gets LOUD in Barbados

Rihanna will perform in front of her home crowd in a massive event to be staged on August 5, 2011. Held at the Kensington Oval, this performance is expected to be the concert of the year locally, as Rihanna will give it her all.

Coming on the heels of the island’s Crop Over Festival, Rihanna’s concert will attract visitors from far and wide.  Many have adjusted their schedules to ensure that they are here for what will be an unforgettable event.

It is expected that tickets will be sold out soon but get them while stocks last at several of the box offices island wide.  They are available at US$62.50 (grounds), US$32.50 (Hall & Griffith Stand, Hewitt & Inniss Stand, 3Ws Stand), US$150 (VIP), US$250 (Luxury VIP)