Barbados Gospelfest, now in its 21st year, is the annual festival produced by Gospelfest (Barbados) Inc. and envisaged to be the premier international Christian music and arts festival in the Caribbean.
Here's this year's schedule:
Sun May 19 - 9:00 am
Worship and Thanksgiving at Mount of Praise Wesleyan Church
Tues May 21 - 7:00 pm
Hymn Speak at St. Mary's Church, Bridgetown
Wed May 22 - 5:30 pm
Sunset Concert at Independence Sq., Bridgetown - sponsored by the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Ltd.
Thu May 23 - 7:30 am
Joseph Niles' Legacy Lecture at The Grand Salle, Tom Adams financial Centre, Spry Street, Bridgetown
The lecture will be given by Dr Curwen Best.
Fri May 24 - 8:00 pm
Laughter and Jazz at Divi Southwinds, St. Lawrence, Christ Church - sponsored by Capita Financial Services
Bds $45.00 - $50.00 at the door
Sat May 25 - 7:00 pm
Ultimate Gospel at Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, Wildey, St. Michael - sponsored by LIME
Bds $40.00 - $45.00 at the door
Sun May 26 - 1:00 pm
One Awesome Day at Farley Hill National Park, St. James sponsored by Courts
Bds $40.00 - $45.00 at the door - VIP $75.00
Things Gospel - Warrens, Bridgetown and Speightstown
El Bethel Pharmacy - 1st Ave Belleville
Joe's Pharmacy - Oistins
Gospel Q - Sheraton
CLC - Constitution Rd
CS Pharmacy - Bridgetown
All Courts Stores.
Gospelfest features leading local, regional and international Gospel artistes and provides a platform for artistic interpretation of Gospel through music, dance, drama and other expressions. The festival is family-oriented, with events aimed at persons of all ages and walks of life.
Artistes from across the island, the Caribbean and the world will be invited to participate in the festival. The events cater to every taste in Gospel music, from the traditional hymns to the modern beats that incorporate the unique rhythms of the Caribbean.
Barbados Gospelfest has featured artistes from the USA, the UK, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Dominica, and of course, Barbados.