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18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27 August 2017
Carifesta XIII

*** Please note the following changes:


Sat Aug 19 - Frank Collymore Hall
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm BARBADOS JUNIORS
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm BARBADOS SENIORS
* There will be no shows at the Hall on Sun Aug 20th due to the Opening Ceremony at Kensington Oval.


Sun Aug 20th

Opening Parade:  3:00 pm
Opening Ceremony: 5:30 pm
Pre-Show: 4:30 pm

ALL Performing Arts events on this day have been cancelled to facilitate the rescheduling of the Opening Ceremony and Parade of Nations. The Grand Market will be opened until 5pm.


*** Please also note the changes made to daily schedules on the atttached flyers. For daily updates, visit

This year, Barbados will be hosting CARIFESTA XIII.

The theme of CARIFESTA XIII is Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating Ourselves


CARIFESTA represents a special time when Caribbean people celebrate their culture, unique practices, customs and expressions that define them as a people. It will be a pot pourri of cultural expression from all participating CARICOM countries.

In this 13th edition, Barbados will showcase its culture with the rest of the world.


Besides the usual Queen's Park Gallery Visual Arts Gallery Exhibition, there will be programme of performing arts (music, theatre, dance, poetry); visual arts, fashion, food and literature.


There will also be the anticipated launch the newly modelled Grand Market and Buyers' Shopping Mall at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, designed to showcase the emergence of the Caribbean Cultural and Creative Industries.

See attached flyers for full Events Schedule. Please note that there are 10 thumbnails showing in rotation. Click on each one.


Box Offices:
Online at ; iMart All Locations; Sports & Games, Bridgetown; Massy Stores, Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall; Rubis, Wildey, St. Michael and Sunset Crest, St. James; Cookes Finest Cafe, Norman Centre, Bridgetown; Sol Six Roads, St. Philip; CS Pharmacy, Trident House, Bridgetown; National Cultural Foundation, West Terrace, St. James; Grand Market, Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre


For more information, visit



Venue: Various


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