Following urging from the civil rights advocacy group Colour of Change, Pinterest has remove plantation wedding content from their platform. And they are not the only ones … Many advocates and eventprofs continuously expressed their concern of the overwhelming promotion of plantations as wedding venues despite the offensive history attached to these properties. Pinterest took… Read more »
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What may be the future of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Barbados? In a recent press conference the island’s Minister of Tourism appears to have given us a hint. In January 2019 the state-of-the art Ross University School of Medicine was officially opened at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). This LESC-based institution is… Read more »
The 2018 Markham Fair kicked off today and will continue from now until Sunday September 30th, 2018. But did you know that this annual event is one of Canada’s oldest country fairs? ESN on Events will be attending the fair for the very first time ever this weekend and we wanted to find out a… Read more »
This is the promise given by Gospelfest’s Executive Producer Adrian Agard during a recent interview with the Nation News Weekend Buzz. After 26 years of delivering this all inspiring gospel music festival Agard wanted to assure fans and followers that he and his team are in it for the long term. Barbados Gospelfest 2018 started… Read more »
Kensington Palace has today released three official photos of the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Following his guilty plea last week to two counts of wire fraud in connection with the disastrous 2017 Bahamian music festival Fyre Festival, organizer and promoter Billy McFarland was ordered to repay the $26 million he admitted to stealing from investors, according to a judgment issued against him on Friday (March 9) in the Manhattan… Read more »
St. Patrick’s Day has now become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing and special foods. It is held on March 17th every year. Here are some ideas on how to celebrate St. Patty’s Day just like the Irish.
In August 2017 the Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre, formerly know as the Queen’s Park Theatre, and long identified as one of Barbados’ premier performing arts venues, reopened its doors with the staging of two plays as part of CARIFESTA XIII.
Remembrance Day, also known as Veteran’s Day, Armistice Day or Poppy Day, is a time when nations around the world remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. It is typically observed on November 11 and people stop work to observe a moment of silence at 11am on November… Read more »
Barbados wins bid to host 2018 SATW Convention The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) has selected the island of Barbados as the host destination for its 2018 annual convention. This is the first time that any Caribbean nation has been selected as the convention host destination. The announcement was made at the 2017 SATW… Read more »