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.
The Garifuna Collective finished off Mango Fest 2015 with a 2-hour concert as they kick off their US tour. This video was made possible by CPBL (Caribbean Pride),one of Belize In America’s proud sponsors of Mango Fest 2015.
Before television came to Punta Gorda in the early 1980s, and before the later fixation of the town’s youths on technological gadgets in this new millennium, there was a vibrant, creative and expressive social environment that nurtured a number of musical talents. Interestingly, these talents emerged through a distinctly parallel social context within the community. […]
One of the most talented Garifuna drummers of our time, Frankie “Pa-G” Garcia is a Garifuna- American born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Dangriga, Belize. He taught himself to play the drums on his first instrument, a pigtail bucket. When his mother discovered his talent and passion for drumming, she bought a pair of […]
Cheryl L. Noralez was born in Punta Gorda Town, Toledo District in Belize, Central America. She was raised with her grandmother in the Garifuna village of Sienne Bight and at the early age of four, she migrated to Los Angeles, California with her parents. She is married to Rony Figueroa and has two children Jaleesa […]