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[21 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Happy Birthday Belize! Wow, we’re 30 years old today, and that calls for a party.
Now, there’re several must haves for a good party, and let’s check them off…

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[11 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
The Kriol Brukdown

The “Brukdown” is a popular style of music created by Belizeans Kriol. According to historians, the evolution of brukdown can be attributed to the music and dance of the loggers, especially the buru. The buru was satirical in nature and was accompanied by a donkey’s jawbone, drums and a bajo.

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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 …