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[24 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Belize lost a national treasure and we farewelled a wonderful friend this week with the passing of Paul Nabor, Garifuna parandero extraordinaire and one of the best cultural ambassadors Belize ever had.

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[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Those few of you still unfamiliar with Aurelio, and the richly textured music of Belize’s (and Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua’s) Garifuna will find moments of joyous inspiration amid a backdrop of rhythm and soul. Not the gospel inspired, North American soul, but that impulse springing from a deep, universal mix of feelings and aspiration.

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[4 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

14 Amazing pictures of things that will make you want to jump on the next flight and come visit Belize.

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[19 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Regular readers know that we love to report on all things Belizean, especially anything to do with the environment, responsible travel, arts, culture and music, and sports fans appreciate that we also keep an ear to the ground for athletic news.

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[4 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

When it was announced that the Youth Orchestra of the Americas, also known as the YOA, would be putting on a two hour show in Belize on August 4, those in charge of such things jumped to accommodate the larger than usual number of performers and listeners. And rightly so.

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[28 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

But what we do find surprising is that it hasn’t yet taken the world by storm. Sure, anyone serious about world music has some Belizean music in their collection, and it continues to slowly but surely gain more listeners around the planet, but why Belize’s music is not more popular remains one of life’s great mysteries.

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[16 Jul 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

So it was interesting to hear that the Garifuna Collective has been touring Canada with Ontario singer-songwriter Danny Michel, proving that you don’t need swaying palm trees and sand under your feet to enjoy those majestic sounds.

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[19 Jun 2013 | One Comment | ]

Across the world from Australia to Trinidad and Tobago, word is out that the Belize International Film Festival is a prestigious event, and having your film accepted to be shown at it is a big deal.

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[21 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Andy Palacio-Watu di video- “WHAT A FIRE”

‘Watu di video’ This video has been release for the first time and is dedicated to both Andy Palacio and Dana Martinez (both deceased). Andy and Dana will always be remembered not only as a Garifuna who loved their culture, but also as Belizean who loved everyone.

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[10 Jun 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
R.I.P. Mr Peters – Boom & Chime

-by Lorenzo Gonzalez
One of Belize’s best loved Musicians has sadly passed away at age 79, Mr. Wilfred Peter. He is a Belizean Legend, Mr. Peters and the Boom & Chime Band are notoriously renowned throughout the country and internationally. The band is popular for its distinctive “brukdown” music style and he is recognized to be the best-known performer and innovator of this genre.
Brukdown is a kind of Creole music played on the guitar, banjo, accordion, steel drums, jawbone …

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[8 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
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