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.
BATTLE OF THE DRUMS 2016 (Commences at 7:30 p.m at TCC compound on Saturday, November 12, 2016): The night commences with the 11th Annual Battle of the Drums Competition and Show. This is a Competition and Show that allows groups to compete and display their musical artistry in playing five (5) different categories of Garifuna […]
The Belize Garifuna Musical Festival takes place immediately after the Battle of the Drums and will continue until 6:00 a.m. on the morning of November 13, 2016. This is the first year that such an event is being organized in Belize. The Belize Garifuna Musical Festival will feature performances of various genre of Garifuna Music […]
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 […]
Enjoy this one-minute video of Hopkins village, Belize! This video of Hopkins is sponsored by Coconut Row Guest House, where you can enjoy beachfront and seaside cabins in Hopkins. Coconut Row Guest House has one of the nicest beaches in all of Hopkins, Belize, perfect for those looking to lounge in the sun while drinking a […]
History of Hopkins village, Belize An african woman, Sirrian, and her two daughters were the first people to set foot on Hopkins, Belize. However, they disappeared unaccountably. The woman had resided in Uganda, Africa, which is believe to be the origin of Hopkins first name, Ugadan. In the year 1937, a group of Black Caribs, Garinagu […]
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!
Here are some Belize In America’s choices photos of Hopkins Village, Belize, shot by Cyril Uruwei. Dinner at Luba Laruga in Hopkins Village, Belize Enjoying a beachfront room at Coconut Row Guesthouse
Celebrating the Memory of Andy Palacio