Barbados is world famous by the name of ‘The Cultural Capital’ and is recognized by travelers all around the world as a welcoming, friendly and rhythmic city stuffed with people full of traditions, sport activities and passion for music and melody. The islands are a host to a variety of popular events and celebrations which range from sports events to those related with music and theatre. Artists from all over the world rub elbows with the talents of Barbados. Festivals and sporting events are in plenty when it comes to this city, which is also a reason of its popularity amongst travelers, who feel that just booking flights to Barbados can land them on a place where they have a huge list of events and activities to choose from. One may engage themselves in sports like hiking, golf, polo, cricket, etc; in music like jazz, calypso, reggae, etc.; theatre; arts and crafts and in historical or horticultural events.
The annual Jazz Festival, Gospelfest and Holder's Season, are the best for those who have a taste in music and love live performances by talents from all over the globe. The Barbados Crop Over festival and the Oistins Fish Festival are indeed, not to miss parties highlighting the local culture and cuisine of Barbados.
The summer fest - Barbados Crop Over
The Crop Over festival is one of Barbados' most well-liked and colorful festivals. For those interested in knowing the history behind the celebration- it began to mark the end of the sugar season and the culmination of one more booming sugar cane harvest. If you have already confirmed your family’s flight tickets to this island anytime between May to August, then feel lucky as this highlight of Barbados’s social calendar –the Barbados Crop Over festival will be all geared up to welcome you and your family. You are sure to enjoy every bit of the carnival parades, calypso concerts, marketplaces with goods and food and most interesting of all the crowning ceremony of the festival ‘King’ and ‘Queen’. The month of August sees the culmination of the Crop Over with an impressive carnival parade the Grand Kadooment, where people dress in spectacular costumes and enjoy the calypso music.
Two weeks of Barbados Jazz festival draws guests and participants
The Jazz Festival at Barbados is an important Caribbean event celebrated annually. Here the international and domestic jazz artistes get a chance to display their talents. The venues for this event also echo’s its diversity. For a large crowd Sir Garfield Sobers Gymnasium is a perfect place while Farley Hill National Park is best for picnicking and a jazz filled day. This week-long celebration invites performers as well as guests who can check out the availability of cheap flights to Barbados before the scheduled dates of the festival.
Witness the spiritual lives of Barbadians by being a part of the Gospelfest
Barbadians are highly religious and it is unavoidable for them to not have a grand religious festival. Gospelfest celebrates the importance of Gospel music in the spiritual lives of the people of Barbados. This is hence a festival of religious music which brings together several top gospel artistes from Barbados, North America and the Caribbean. Best airline tickets and best holiday packages are available for those who simply want to indulge in the inspirational music whether it is calypso, reggae or jazz.
Holetown Festival, at the center point of the town, the Holetown Monument provides visitors with a preface to Barbadian traditions through concerts, street parades, live music, beauty pageants, historical exhibitions and sporting competitions. Still more to look forward is the ‘game fishing association international tournament’, where regional anglers get a chance to compete with the international anglers. This competition is scheduled to be held in March 2012.So the travelers who do not want to miss it, may make plans in advance.
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