Members of the public will now be able to visit the National Public Library to view a three dimensional scale model of an early indigenous village that was excavated at the Argyle Airport site. Speaking at the opening of this morning’s exhibition Director of the Kingstown Public Library Michelle King Campbell said she is pleased… Continue Reading →
An Exhibition focusing on the recent archaeological excavation and findings at Argyle will be staged here from today, as part of the International Garifuna Summit, to be hosted this week by the Garifuna Heritage Foundation. Two officials from Leiden University in the Netherlands are now in the state for Summit, which is being hosted by… Continue Reading →
The Greiggs Garifuna Council in collaboration with a number of community groups is preparing to host its annual Heritage Festival under the slogan “Concept over Crowd”. In an interview with NBC news this morning Chief Representative of the council John Nero said predations for the festival are already taking place and listed some of the… Continue Reading →
An exhibition focusing on the recent archaeological excavations and findings at Argyle will be staged here next month as part of the part of the International Garifuna Summit. The Garifuna Heritage Foundation says Dr. Corrine Hofman and Dr. Jimmy Mans of Leiden University will be here to present the Vincentian public with a large-scale model… Continue Reading →
The Garifuna Heritage Foundation is finalizing arrangements for the hosting of an International Garifuna Conference here next month. The Conference will be held under the theme: The Garifuna, A Nation Displaced –Cultural Rights, Economic Survival and Reparations” It’s being held as part of active to celebrate Heritage Month.
Primary and secondary School students from across the country will have an opportunity to be more enlightened about local culture with the staging of the Schools’ Garifuna Folk Festival in March this year. The festival will be held on Thursday March 12th at the Victoria Park, under the theme: ‘Children of Chatoyer, Fruits of Our… Continue Reading →
Vincentians will get a firsthand view of the structure and workings of a Garifuna Village during the hosting of the Second International Garifuna Summit in March. Member of the Garifuna Heritage Committee, Margaret Henry-Lewis, said the Village will be established on the grounds of the Old Public Library in Kingstown and extend to the Heritage… Continue Reading →