For the past 37 years, every 1st Sunday of August has been Belize Day in Chicago. This year, this culture-rich event, dubbed “Belize Day in the Park” was held at the Burnham Park at 3700 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, IL. By now, everyone in Chicago should be recovered from the back-to-back three-day weekend of […]
The Belize Garifuna Musical Festival will feature performances of various genre of Garifuna Music by local and international renowned artists. The performances will showcase the following music forms: Hungu Hungu, Paranda, Gunjei, Punta, and Punta Rock.
Food and Fete Battle of the Drums Food and Fete (8:00 p.m. – 3:a.m.) at Toledo Community College (TCC) compound in Punta Gorda Town: This is the term used to describe the opening night of the Battle of the Drums weekend festivities. It will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 8:00 p.m. to […]
When you end up in a room with your fellow Belizean compatriots who are likeminded, equally passionate about the growth of country and the advancement of their fellowmen and women, a natural and fervent spark is generated in the midst. I call this spark AUTHENTIC LOVE! My interview with Radio BelizeMIX, hosted by Queen Lorna Smith (Founder of […]
History of Hopkins Village, Belize An african woman, Sirrian, and her two daughters were the first people to set foot on Hopkins. However, they disappeared unaccountably. The woman had resided in Uganda, Africa which is believe to be the origin of Hopkins first name, Yugadan. In the year 1937, a group of Black Caribs, Garinagu, […]
We hope you enjoy these photos taken by Cyril Uruwei, publisher of Belize In America. These photos are from our 2015 travel experiences with the Jewel, a.k.a. Belize. You’ll see photos from Orange Walk, Dangriga, Cayo, Placencia, Hopkins, etc. Do enjoy!
Watch the Recap VIDEO here… The theme for this year’s September Celebrations is “Belize Renewed, Confident, Competitive, and Committedf.” We hope you enjoy the content we deliver. Please support this movement by sharing with your family and friends. One Love!!!
This year’s events are scheduled for September 19th (Dance) and September 20th (Festival). BCF (Belize Cultural Foundation) has for many years presented these annual events with Belizeans from all over the U.S. attending each year in celebration of their Culture, History and Traditions! BCF’s annual events in addition to the celebrations, is a time when Belizeans come together reuniting past friends and school friends etc… Send “shout outs” and “greetings” to family at […]
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This video was shot at the Habinahan Wanaragua competition in Dangriga, Belize on December 14th, 2014.