Tag Archives: Garifuna Heritage Foundation

GARIFUNA CONFERENCE & NATIONAL HEROES DAY

The Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous Communities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines was among topics discussed today at the Seventh International Conference. Several delegates are attending the Conference, which was officially opened this morning at the NIS Conference Facility. In his address at the Conference, Minister of Culture, Cecil Mckie, said the Annual… Continue Reading →

GRAND GARIFUNA CELEBRATION FOLK FESTIVAL

Anticipation is high for the Sixth Annual School’s Garifuna Folk Festival, set to take place tomorrow at the Victoria Park. Officer in Administrative Control at the Department of Culture, Maxine Browne, said some twenty-five Primary and Secondary Schools will participate in this year’s festival. Miss Browne said tomorrow’s program will include an award ceremony and… Continue Reading →

INTERNATIONAL GARIFUNA CONFERENCE LAUNCH

The Garifuna Heritage Foundation today launched the official program of activities for its 7th Annual International Garifuna Conference, which is scheduled to take place from March 6th to the 13th. Delivering remarks during today’s launch, President of the Garifuna Heritage Foundation, David “Darkie” Williams said the Foundation has played a very important role over the… Continue Reading →

DYER HERITAGE

The Garifuna Heritage Foundation is inviting students from throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines to experience aspects of the Vincentian cultural heritage, as it hosts a number of activities from this week. The National Heroes and Heritage Month activities will commence tomorrow Wednesday March 6th, with a Cassava Food Competition at the Kingstown Technical Institute,… Continue Reading →

CULTURAL HERITAGE

Cultural Heritage in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be the focus of a Teacher’s workshop to be hosted tomorrow by the Garifuna Heritage Foundation and the Ministry of Education. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Niall Finneran, Programme Leader in the Master of Arts Degree in Cultural Heritage and Resource Management at the… Continue Reading →

3rd Annual International Garifuna Conference launched

The Garifuna Heritage Foundation today launched the Conference, which is scheduled to be held here next month under the theme: The Garifuna Diaspora- Uremia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines – retrieval, inclusion and reparation. The conference will be held from October 11th to 12th at the Peace Memorial Hall, in collaboration with the University… Continue Reading →

The Second International Garifuna Conference organized by the Garifuna Heritage Foundation has been postponed.

The Second International Garifuna Conference organized by the Garifuna Heritage Foundation (TGHF) has been postponed. This is due to the extensive damage and loss of infrastructure in St. Vincent and the Grenadines as a result of torrential rains and flooding last week. The Foundation says in a release that the originally scheduled date of March… Continue Reading →