Hole­town Fes­ti­val

Steel Pan playing dfr barbados 158resizeThe excit­ing Hole­town Fes­ti­val in St. James, was cre­ated to com­mem­o­rate the anniver­sary of the first set­tle­ment of Bar­ba­dos, which occurred on Feb­ru­ary 1627, in Hole­town. The annual week-​long fes­ti­val typ­i­cally begins in mid-​February with the open­ing cel­e­bra­tions, which takes place the Hole­town Mon­u­ment. The Fes­ti­val pro­vides an oppor­tu­nity for many local arti­sans and crafts­men to be high­lighted. It is also a means to pro­mote, Bar­ba­dian cul­ture and history.

The fes­i­val typ­i­cally includes:

  • His­tor­i­cal lec­tures & Displays
  • Antique car parade
  • Art Exhi­bi­tions
  • Fash­ion shows
  • The Hole­town Pageant
  • Excit­ing Street parades
  • The Bar­ba­dos Tat­too — a beau­ti­ful eques­trian (horse) dis­play organ­ised by the Royal Police Force.
  • Exhi­bi­tions
  • Sev­eral Con­certs (Includ­ing Steel Pan)
  • The­atri­cal presentations
  • Sport­ing events


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Hole­town
Fes­ti­vals And Events
Nightlife
Things To Do In Bar­ba­dos
Local Trans­port
Local Acco­mo­da­tion
Cur­rent Edi­tion of Caribbean Dreams Mag­a­zine


Photo sourced from Bar­ba­dos Tourism Author­ity — UK
Arti­cle © Caribbean Dreams Magazine

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