Steersman of Garifuna music – Andy Palacio

Parents, please listen to me. Teach the children Our language and our songs; our beliefs and our dances The time has come for it to be preserved The time has come for it… Continue reading

Tacos Festival on Banquitas House of Culture

Banquitas House of Culture in partnership with Universal Radio is proud to present the annual Tacos Festival at Banquitas House of Culture grounds on November 25th, 2012. There will be lot of activities… Continue reading

Reenact Garifuna festival on Banquitas House of Culture of Belize

As “Garifuna Settlement Day” coming, where will you celebrate on this weekend ?  Let’s make a brief historical retrospect. During the 17th  century ,the Garifuna, a hybrid group whose forebears came from Africa… Continue reading

Celebrating Los Finados in San Pedro

The celebration of “Dia de Los Finados” is a long lived tradition in the Maya, Mestizo and the Garifuna cultures. The first and second day of November is traditionally when family members remember… Continue reading

Food of soul : Hanal Pixán

Hanal Pixán in the Mayan language means “food of souls.” This is the name given to Day of the Dead celebrations in the Maya area. In this region, food takes on a special… Continue reading

Cultural distillation beyond Tamales

After an exhausted working day, you finally can unwrap the steaming, freshly-made tamales, leaves wrapped in corn shucks, that have kept you get satisfied. What kind of tamales you eat? The fillings made… Continue reading

Announcement of “Revisiting of 10th and 21st ”

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the… Continue reading

NEWSEUM:Old News, New News, Museum News!

In 1991, the Department of Museums developed and produced the newsletter “NEWSEUM”. The goal of the NEWSEUM was to ‘provide a medium for the further promotion of a sense of national identity and… Continue reading