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Barbados Festivals and Events

Crop Over Festival

Crop Over Festival
The Crop Over Festival dominates the month of July in Barbados. This five-week summer celebration, is Barbados' most popular and colorful festival, which includes craft exhibitions, fine art exhibitions, folk concerts, Calypso competitions, and the Grand Kadooment!

Banks Hockey Festival

Banks Hockey Festival
22 - 28 August 2000
The Banks International Hockey Festival attracts team from across the globe - Barbados, the Caribbean, Europe, Britain, South America, the United States and Abu Dhabi.
The festival, described as the biggest single annual field hockey tournament in the hemisphere, is divided into men's, women's, veterans and mixed-team divisions.
The astroturf at the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex provides a world-class surface on which the tournament will be played. This new surface will attract more international team and ensures that the Banks Hockey Festival will continue to be eagerly awaited by the international hockey fraternity.


Sun, Sea & Slams Barbados Bridge Tournament

October 15 - 24, 2000
Participants from around the world gather here, at Sun, Sea & Slams 1999 - the 10th Annual Bridge Holiday in Barbados for a great competition. The event provides a unique opportunity to enjoy competitive bridge while relaxing in a pleasant, tropical environment.

Accra Beach Hotel & Resort, a lovely beachfront hotel, serves as the venue for the Sun, Sea & Slams.

National Independence Festival of Creative Arts

National Independence Festival of Creative Arts

01 Nov, 2000
This festival encourages Barbadians of all ages to match their talents in the fields of music, singing, dance, drama and writing. The festival runs throughout the month of November and culminates with a gala presentation in which the finalists are featured.

For further information contact:
National Cultural Foundation (NCF),
Tel: +246 424 0909.


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