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NATIONAL DRESS DAY COMPETITION
October 27th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission is seeking the full participation of all Antiguans and Barbudans on National Dress day.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
October 18th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
One Hundred Volunteers are needed to assist with the Independence clean up efforts on Barbuda slated for October 25th.
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DOWNLOAD ANTIGUA CARNIVAL APP
July 28th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Watch all the fetes and biggest street parties live during Antigua 60th Carnival by downloading the App for Android, Iphone and Windows.
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OFFICIAL PARADE ROUTES FOR ANTIGUA CARNIVAL
July 27th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Don't miss out on the festivities or get caught in traffic. Check out the official parade dates and routes during Antigua Carnival 2017.
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REGISTRATION DATES FOR NEW DANCE TERM
July 11th 2017
Shiva School of Dance
View the registration dates and times for Shiva School of Dance new term which begins on September 4th, 2017.
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HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR CARNIVAL
June 29th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Read the statement by Chief Medical Officer on major concerns during Carnival especially the excessive consumption of alcohol.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2017 SCHEDULE
June 29th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Check out the schedule of events for Antigua 60th Carnival which kicks off with the Iron Band Competition on July 27th and ends on August 8th.
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REGISTER FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
June 1st 2017
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Get your recipes ready for the competition and submit your registration form by June 15th, 2017.
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FIRST SIX DELEGATES NAMED FOR JAYCEES QUEEN SHOW
May 25th 2017
Antigua Carnival
The first six delegates have been named and their pictures released for the 56th Miss Jaycees Queen show on Sunday, July 30th.
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BARBUDA CARNIVAL SCHEDULE
May 17th 2017
Barbuda Caribana
Take a look at the calendar of events for Barbuda Caribana and start making plans to enjoy music and splendor beyond your wildest dreams over June 1st - 5th, 2017.
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REGISTER FOR ANNUAL FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
March 2nd 2017
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Register and drop off competition plants for Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society 8th Annual Flower and Garden Show on April 6th and April 7th.
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MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA VIBRATES WITH CREATIVE ENERGY
January 23rd 2017
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Seven writers explored the creative process, written and spoken word through exercises.
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WADADLI PEN CHALLENGE 2017 LAUNCHES
January 9th 2017
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Submit your original short story, poem, or creative non-fiction entry of 600 words or less by February 6th, 2017.
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GIVE THE GIFT OF ABHS MEMBERSHIP
January 4th 2017
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Give the gift of Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society membership by renewing your membership and giving one as a gift or sign up to be a volunteer.
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REGISTRATION SCHEDULE
December 21st 2016
Shiva School of Dance
Register now with Shiva School of Dance for the new school term which begins on January 3rd, 2017.
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INDEPENDENCE APP LAUNCHED
October 24th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Download the official App of Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission and watch the live events of Antigua and Barbuda 35th Independence Celebrations.
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HOMES, FAMILIES & GARDENS FESTIVAL COMPETITION
September 16th 2016
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Register by September 30th to compete in the garden competition or the poetry and research segment in HFGF Competition.
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INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CALYPSO COMPETITION
September 8th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Register by September 16th at the Antigua & Barbuda Festivals Commission for the 35th Independence Anniversary Calypso Competition.
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SUBMIT IDEAS FOR INDEPENDENCE THEME
September 8th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Antigua & Barbuda Festival Commission is asking members of the public to submit ideas for this year's 35th Independence Anniversary theme.
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REGISTRATION SCHEDULE
August 12th 2016
Shiva School of Dance
Shiva School of Dance classes begin on September 5th, 2016. When registering walk with the registration fee EC$30 and the first month's fees.
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CARNIVAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY RESULTS
August 4th 2016
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for Carnival Monday and Tuesday winners of Band of the Year, King & Queen of the Band, J'ouvert and Mas troupes and more.
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OFFICIAL PARADE ROUTES FOR CARNIVAL 2016
July 28th 2016
Antigua Carnival
Check out the routes and assembly points for the parades such as J'ouvert morning, Parade of the Bands and Last Lap.
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CARNIVAL TICKETS OUTLETS
July 27th 2016
Antigua Carnival
View the outlets where you can purchase tickets for the Carnival events such as the Party Monarch and Soca Monarch competitions.
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PARTY MONARCH SEMI-FINALISTS
June 30th 2016
Antigua Carnival
See the semi-finalists in the Groovy and Jumpy categories of FLOW Party Monarch competition which was held on June 27 & June 28th.
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RULES FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
June 22nd 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
For those who have already entered the contest the requirements are different so make sure you read the new outline carefully.
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REGISTER FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA MANGO FESTIVAL
June 13th 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Vendors desirous in plying their trade at the Mango Festival on July 24th and July 25th are asked to register before July 15th.
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ADJUDICATORS WORKSHOP
June 8th 2016
Antigua Carnival
Individuals desirous of becoming a Pan Competition Adjudicator can sharpen their skills during a two day workshop set over June 24th - June 25th.
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SUBMIT ENTRIES FOR HFGF POETRY AND RESEARCH COMPETITION
February 18th 2016
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Individuals interested in participating in the Homes, Families and Gardens Festival Poetry and Research competition to submit their entries by February 29th.
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WADADLI PEN 2016 LAUNCHES
January 18th 2016
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Young Antiguans and Barbudans are encouraged to participate by submitting entries. Prizes to be won.
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
November 30th 2015
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda will host their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 28 at 5:30 pm.
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WADADLI BEER INDEPENDENCE CALYPSO FINALISTS
October 30th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals wishes to announce the Finalists for this year’s Wadadli Beer Independence Calypso Competition.
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HFGF POETRY AND RESEARCH COMPETITIONS
October 26th 2015
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Individuals between the ages 6 – 20 years are asked to participate in the Homes, Families and Gardens Festival Poetry and Research Competitions.
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INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS LAUNCHED
October 26th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Antigua and Babruda Festivals Commission successfully hosted the 34th Independence Anniversary Celebration Launch.
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VENDOR REGISTRATION ONGOING
October 9th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
For the National Food Fair, National Youth Rally, and Junior Panorama Competition.
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ABFC TO HOST CALYPSO ADJUDICATION WORKSHOP
October 7th 2015
Antigua Carnival
On October 17, in the Conference Room at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium.
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INDEPENDENCE SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
October 5th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The 34th Anniversary of Independence activities has been announced by the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission.
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HOMES, FAMILIES AND GARDENS FESTIVAL COMPETITION
September 22nd 2015
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The registration deadline for the competition has been extended to December 31, 2015.
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ANTIGUA'S 60TH CARNIVAL PROMOTED IN NEW YORK
September 11th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission promotes Antigua’s 60th Carnival during 2015 Labour Celebration in New York.
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FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY & BACK-YARD GARDENING
September 11th 2015
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Workshop is on September 22, at 2:00 pm at the Environment Division.
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HAS NEWSLETTER
August 31st 2015
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Issue #130 of the Historical & Archaeological Society’s Newsletter, covering July, August and September 2015.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA INDEPENDENCE THEME
August 19th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The public is welcome to submit a theme to be used for Antigua and Barbuda's 34th Independence. Submission deadline is August 31.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2015 RESULTS
August 12th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The official results for Antigua Carnival 2015 announced by the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission. Floats, Band of the Year, Road March, Jumpy and Groovy Monarchs, Panorama.
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WIN A TRIP TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CARNIVAL
July 23rd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Win a trip to Antigua and Barbuda for the Caribbean's Greatest Summer Festival being held from July 25 – August 4 2015.
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MANGO FESTIVAL CHANGE OF VENUE
July 22nd 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival will be held on Sunday and Monday at the Botanical Gardens in the vicinity of the Environment Division.
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ANTIGUA COMMERCIAL BANK READY FOR 2015 PANORAMA
July 22nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
The ACB Panorama Competition is on Friday 31st July, at Carnival City beginning at 9:00 pm.
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REGISTRATION FOR JHOHADLI SUMMER YOUTH WRITING PROJECT
July 21st 2015
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Closes on Friday, 24th July 2015. Prospective participants are urged to submit their registration forms.
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MANGO PINEAPPLE COMPETITION WINNERS
July 13th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Winners and all participant chefs to receive awards and prizes at Christian Valley.
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MEET THIS YEAR'S TEEN XPLOSION CONTESTANTS
July 10th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Twelve teens from secondary schools across the country to compete in the Teen Xplosion competition.
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ABFC PARTNERS WITH KENNEDY’S CLUB LTD
July 8th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Kennedy’s Club Ltd. will be the first corporate entity to join the TOP Partner Program.
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JAYCEES QUEEN SHOW TICKETS ON SALE
July 6th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Purchases a ticket to the Jaycees Queen Show with a chance to win a 2005 320 BMW car.
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ARG TRANSFORMATION TO CARNIVAL CITY BEGINS
July 2nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Recreation Grounds officially handed over to commence the transformation into Carnival City.
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TOP CHEFS RETURN FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
July 1st 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Over 18 professional chefs to compete in the Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition.
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MANGO FESTIVAL REGISTRATION
June 30th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Register in advance to vend at the Mango Festival, with the Ministry of Tourism. Registration deadline is 21st, July 2015.
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SPIRIT T- SHIRT MAS & ANGEL'S J'OUVERT TROUPE
June 30th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Jam with Angel's J'ouvert troupe on Monday, 3rd August 2015 at 4:00 am.
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MANGO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 10 YEARS
June 26th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival returns to Christian Valley on 26th - 27th, July 2015.
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SPIRIT T-SHIRT MAS TROUPE
June 26th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Sign up now for Spirit T-shirt Mas troupe and jam with them on Saturday, 25th July 2015.
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SPONSORS FOR INAUGURAL MISS ANTIGUA BARBUDA PAGEANT
June 24th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The Hadeed Motors Miss Antigua Barbuda Pageant 2015 will be held on Friday, 26th June at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium at 8:00 pm.
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IMPORTANT DATES FOR ANTIGUA’S CARNIVAL 2015
June 22nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Quarter and Semi-Finals dates for prospective Party and Calypso Monarch artistes.
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MANGO FESTIVAL COMPETITION
June 12th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival Competition seeks out the best to compete in Culinary Challenge.
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THE MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION 2015
June 8th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Deadline extended! Register now for The Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition, to be held on Saturday 11th - Sunday 12, July 2015.
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MISS ANTIGUA BARBUDA PAGEANT UPDATE
June 3rd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Preparations for the inaugural Miss Antigua Barbuda Pageant are currently underway with the release of ticket information for the upcoming show.
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TEEN XPLOSION SUBCOMMITTEE TO HOST A REBRANDED SHOW
May 27th 2015
Antigua Carnival
2015 Teen Xplosion, formerly “Teen splash”, Competition Subcommittee Chairman, Vinema Jarvis, says this year’s show promises to be one with a difference as the Antigua Barbuda Festivals Commission get set to mark the 59th anniversary of the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer festival next year.
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NEW REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR CARNIVAL 2015
June 11th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The general public is advised that registration for Antigua’s Carnival 2015, “The Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival”, is currently still ongoing.
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ANGEL'S J'OUVERT TROUPE
May 19th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Join Angel's J'ouvert troupe for the best Jump up street party experience on Monday 3rd August 2015 from 4am.
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YOUNG LADIES INVITED TO REGISTER FOR MISS ANTIGUA BARBUDA
March 6th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission is urging females across the country who are interested in vying for the title of the first ever Miss Antigua Barbuda to register.
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REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR CARNIVAL 2015
March 4th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Registration for Antigua’s Carnival 2015, “The Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival”, has officially begun.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2015 LAUNCHED
March 4th 2015
Antigua Carnival
In front of a large crowd, The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission under the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sports, Culture & National Festivals, launched the 2015 Carnival festivities on Saturday on Redcliffe Street.
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SPIRIT T-SHIRT MAS & ANGELS J’OUVERT TROUPE
March 4th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Spirit tee shirt mas & Angels J’ouvert Troupe is a fundraising Carnival troupe with the profits from the troupe going to Colin Richards’ medical fund.
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FESTIVALS COMMISSION ROLLS OUT CARNIVAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
February 19th 2015
Antigua Carnival
A call is being made on residents who are interested in the Carnival Volunteer Program to register at the office of the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL LAUNCH WEEKS AWAY
February 17th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Carnival is set to launch later this month, according to the National Festivals Commission.
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ABFC MEETS WITH 2015 BARBUDA CARIBANA COMMITTEE
January 22nd 2015
Barbuda Caribana
The 2015 Barbuda Caribana is set for revitalization, scheduled for May 21 to 25.
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REGISTER NOW FOR WRITING WORKSHOPS
November 6th 2014
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Award winning author Joanne C. Hillhouse will host two free workshops over November 22-23, 2014 for teens and young adults.
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A & B 33RD INDEPENDENCE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
October 23rd 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The ABFC is pleased to release the official schedule of events for our 33rd Anniversary of Independence.
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HAS NEWSLETTER
October 16th 2014
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Have a read of Issue #127 of the Historical & Archaeological Society’s Newsletter, covering October, November and December 2014.
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2014 INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS
October 2nd 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
As we look forward our 33rd Independence in Antigua and Barbuda, we anticipate an array of activities highlighting the core of Antiguan and Barbudan culture and heightening the sense of civic pride.
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2014 MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COOK OFF WINNERS
August 13th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The winning Dish was BBQ Duck, stuffed with pineapple sweet potato, braised with baby gem lettuce, prepared by Mr Duberry.
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VIDEO: MANGO FESTIVAL 2014
July 28th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Check out the video leading up to the 2014 Mango Festival, being held on Sunday 10th August from 9:00am – 7:00pm.
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FINALISTS FOR WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH FINALS
July 25th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Committee has announced the 10 finalists for the Calypso Monarch Finals to be held on Sunday, August 3 at Carnival City.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA MANGO FESTIVAL 2014
July 16th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
On August 10th, Mango will be in the spotlight at the Annual Mango Festival at the Christian Valley Agricultural Station.
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LIME PARTY MONARCH 2014 SEMI-FINALISTS
July 8th 2014
Antigua Carnival
See the semi-finalists who will compete on July 21st for a spot on the stage.
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53RD ANNUAL JAYCEES CARIBBEAN QUEEN SHOW PREPARATION UNDERWAY
June 30th 2014
Antigua Carnival
Planning has begun for the 2014 Jaycees Queen Show
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CDC REGISTRATION DEALINE FAST APPROACHING
June 24th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The registration deadline for applicants of all disciplines of Carnival is Thursday June 26, 2014.
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BARBUDA CARIBANA 2014: JUNE 6 - 9
June 4th 2014
Barbuda Caribana
Barbuda Caribana sees a weekend of festivities in Barbuda and this year, the festival is scheduled for Friday June 6th – Monday June 9th 2014.
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CDC ROLLS OUT CARNIVAL DATES
June 4th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee – (CDC) wishes to advise the general public of the official 2014 Carnival schedule which will be celebrated under the theme “Bringing the Splendour”.
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CARNIVAL QUEEN DEADLINE APPROACHING
May 25th 2014
Antigua Carnival
This Tuesday, May 27, is the deadline for those registering to compete in Queen of Carnival 2014.
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‘APRIL BLESSINGS’ NEWSLETTER
May 14th 2014
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Check out the latest news from local author Joanne Hillhouse and be sure to subscribe to get regular updates directly!
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ANTIGUA'S CARNIVAL REGISTRATION ONGOING
April 25th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee and The National Festivals Office wish to remind all concerned that registration for all competitions for Carnival 2014 is ongoing.
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YOUNG WRITER EARNS BACK-TO-BACK WADADLI PEN WIN
March 31st 2014
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Asha Graham, a 16-year old student at Antigua State College, was the first writer to win the Wadadli Pen Writing Challenge two years in a row.
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NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MY WRITING LIFE – JOANNE HILLHOUSE
March 18th 2014
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Local author Joanne C Hillhouse has released a newsletter updating fans on any new developments in her writing life.
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WADADLI PEN TURNS 10, PROVIDES MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO WIN
January 6th 2014
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize launches its 10th anniversary Challenge with opportunities for young writers and visual artists.
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6TH ANNUAL HFGF WINNERS ANNOUNCED
December 17th 2013
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Leopold and Candia Richards are the overall winners of the 6th annual Homes, Families and Gardens Festival competition
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INDEPENDENCE HOMECOMING CELEBRATIONS 2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
October 29th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Events scheduled for the 32nd Independence of Antigua & Barbuda
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OPEN LETTER FROM WADADLI PEN
September 30th 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
If moved to help, contact the programme at wadadlipen@yahoo.com. Thank you in advance.
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SUGAR MILL TOWER TOUR REPORT
September 11th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Visit the museum to get the recent report on the condition and history of the mills left standing in Antigua
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 122
September 4th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society has recently published its latest quarterly newsletter for July-September 2013
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TEEN SPLASH, LEO AND CDC SEND OFF MARQUIS
August 21st 2013
Antigua Carnival
Supporters joined little Marquis George-Beazer and his grandmother ahead of his departure for a medical check-up
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FULL LIST OF RESULTS - 2013 CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS
August 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Carnival covered many exciting festivities and competitions. Here is a full list of the results for the 2013 Carnival Celebrations
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2013 LIME PARTY MONARCH WINNERS
August 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Tian Winter managed to hold his crown in the Groovy section, but Ezzy Rattigan stole his Jumpy Crown while hailing with his Golden Cup
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2013 WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH WINNERS
August 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
One monarch has fallen and another has risen - check out the winners of this year's competition here
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2013 JAYCEES QUEEN PAGEANT RESULTS
August 3rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for the 2013 Jaycees Queen Pageant right here.
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ACB PANORAMA 2013 RESULTS
August 2nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
This year's ACB Panorama 2013 boomed with talent and exciting performances. Check out the results here
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FORMER KINGS TO ADD TO EXCITEMENT OF CALYPSO MONARCH
July 31st 2013
Antigua Carnival
Calpyso Monarch legends will engage each other in a showdown to add to the excitement of the competition
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THE SOURCE TEEN SPLASH PAGEANT 2013 RESULTS
July 31st 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for this year's Teen Splash Pageant right here
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2013 RESULTS
July 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for the Antigua Queen of Carnival Pageant 2013 right here
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CARNIVAL 2013 KICKS OFF WITH PARADE AND CHILDREN’S CARNIVAL
July 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Carnival got off to a great early start with the launch of the Children's Carnival
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LOCAL ARTISTES NAMED GOODWILL AMBASSADORS AND CULTURAL ENVOYS
July 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Cabinet and the Ministry of Culture are employing the services of local artistes to market the twin-island nation
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STATE INSURANCE CORPORATION JUNIOR CALYPSO COMPETITION RESULTS
July 29th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Read the results on the competition here. And the winners are
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LIME JUNIOR CARNIVAL PRINCE AND PRINCESS COMPETITION RESULTS
July 29th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for the LIME Junior Carnival competition here
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2013 CARNIVAL ROUTES
July 23rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the official routes for the Carnival events of 2013
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8TH ANNUAL MANGO FESTIVAL REPORT
July 23rd 2013
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
This year's Mango Festival was abundant with all things mango - books, beverages, food, etc
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2013 STATE INSURANCE JUNIOR CALYPSO FINALISTS
July 23rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Here are the new finalists for the 2013 Junior Calypso Finalists
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2013 WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH FINALISTS
July 23rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
The CDC recently revealed the calypsonians who will go head to head in the finals
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MEET 2013 PARTY MONARCH FINALISTS
July 16th 2013
Antigua Carnival
With the close of last week's Party Monarch Semi Finals, the new finalists were decided and they'll be going all-out in the battle of the Finals
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REGISTER WITH MYST CARNIVAL FOR T-SHIRT MAS
July 15th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Myst Carnival takes to the street on the opening day of Carnival, July 28th, in 'prep'aration for Carnival Monday and Tuesday.
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CDD GRAFTING WORKSHOP DOES WELL
July 5th 2013
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Director of the CDD Dale O’Brien was pleased with the level of interest shown and spoke of the possibility of another workshop soon
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SEMI FINALISTS OF PARTY MONARCH 2013
July 3rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Several big stars of soca, along with a few newcomers, made it to the semi-finals last week with the close of the Party Monarch quarterfinals.
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MANGO FESTIVAL 2013 DRAWS NEAR
July 2nd 2013
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Sweet Mangoes! Grafted Mangoes! Julie Mangoes! It's all about mangoes this month when the Christian Valley Mango Festival 2013 comes around
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CONTESTANTS OF THE SOURCE TEEN SPLASH PAGEANT 2013
June 28th 2013
Antigua Carnival
These are the brilliant contestants who will shine at the pageant this year
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MEET THE DELEGATES FOR QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2013
June 26th 2013
Antigua Carnival
This year six delegates will be vying for the title Queen Of Carnival 2013 to represents Antigua
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LUNCH TIME CALYPSO AT WADADLI BEER CALYPSO CORNER COMMENCES
June 19th 2013
Antigua Carnival
"Lunch Time Calypso" at Wadadli Beer Calypso Corner, located at the junction of High Street and Corn Alley, is back.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
June 17th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the schedule of events for Antigua Carnival 2013
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MUSEUM ANTIGUA BARBUDA CHILDREN'S SUMMER CAMP
June 13th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Children aged 5-16 years will explore tonnes of exciting new activities in this summer camp and have lots of fun!
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KENNEDY’S CLUB EXPANDS SPONSORSHIP FOR CARNIVAL 2013
June 10th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Kennedy's Club Limited has just "up the ante" in respect of their already heavy involvement in Antigua & Barbuda's summer festival.
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CDC CONDUCTS CALYPSO AJUDICATORS WORKSHOPS
June 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee will be conducting a series of Calypso Adjudicators Workshops
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CDC REGISTRATION COMMENCES
May 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee – CDC wishes to inform the general public that registration has commenced for all disciplines of Carnival.
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'TAKE A RIDE' BY KIMMY (PROD. BY DJ KELLS) - NEW SOCA RELEASE
May 29th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Viva Caribbean presents a brand new soca release for Antigua Carnival 2013
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OFFICIAL VIDEO RELEASE FOR ‘IREP SPARTANS ANTHEM’
May 27th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Ali and Associates has released the official music video ‘iRep Spartans Anthem’ for Antigua Carnival 2013
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MYST CARNIVAL EVENTS 2013
May 22nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the 2013 Myst Carnival calendar.
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MYST CARNIVAL 2013 FEMALE COSTUMES
May 22nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the 2013 Female zones: Adrenaline
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REGISTRATION FOR QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2013
April 12th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Registration has begun for Antigua Carnival Queen contestants
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WADADLI PEN 2013 CHALLENGE WRAPS
April 8th 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Wadadli Pen once again proves that when it comes to talent, age is nothing but a number.
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WADADLI YOUTH PEN REWARDS CEREMONY
April 4th 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Writers from this year's Wadadli Youth Pen Prize Challenge will be revealed and recognized this Sunday at Best of Books.
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JOIN ANGELS J'OUVERT TROUPE FOR ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2013
July 22nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Patrons of the Angels J'Ouvert Troupe for Antigua Carnival this year will be in for a treat, with a great package, fantastic entertainment and a guaranteed good time for all.
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STAGE ONE BMH ACTIVITY A SUCCESS
February 5th 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Cushion Club hosts Wadadli Pen Kids Writing Workshop
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WADADLI PEN 2013
January 28th 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Draw, Write, Create! Wadadli Pen 2013
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ANGEL’S J’OUVERT TROUPE
January 28th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Angels J’ouvert Troupe, a product of Antigua Party People, is a fundraising troupe with the profits going to Colin Richards’ medical fund. At present they are in the process of organizing the 3rd Annual Angels J’ouvert Troupe for one of the highlights of Antigua’s Carnival, J’ouvert morning, set for Monday 5th August , 2013, from 4am to 10 am.
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WADADLI PEN
January 24th 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Are you a demographic? if yes, here is a challenge for you
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WADADLI PEN ART COMPETITION
January 23rd 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Wadadli Pen Challenge off is on this year!
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 120
January 21st 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society has recently published its latest quarterly newsletter for January- March 2013.
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TIME TO PUT PEN TO PAPER
January 16th 2013
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Enter the Wadadli Pen patron, Hands across the Sea, promising US$500 worth of books to the primary and secondary schools with the most submissions.
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NEW SITE, NEW INTERVIEW & NEW WADADLI PEN UPDATES
November 21st 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
New Top 10 lists, Christmas Book Gift Ideas, and more...
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 119: OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2012 EDITION
November 14th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society (HAS) newsletter, published by The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. October-December 2012 Edition is out.
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31ST ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL AWARDEES
November 6th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
List of persons who received national awards as part of Antigua & Barbuda’s 31st anniversary of Independence celebrations.
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NATIONAL DRESS PARADE SETS EXCITING TONE FOR 31ST INDEPENDENCE
October 26th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The streets of St. John’s will spring alive this Friday with an imaginative and colourful spectacle of national pride.
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INDEPENDENCE MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA FOR ELDERLY
October 16th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Programme For the Elderly Seeks To Bridge Historical Gaps
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REGISTRATION OPENS FOR HOME & GARDEN FAMILY FESTIVAL
August 31st 2012
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The 2012 competition for the fifth annual Homes, Families and Garden Festival (H.F.G.F) is now open to residents.
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BURNING FLAMES TRAIL BLAZES TO NYC
August 16th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Burning Flames, will be bringing their sweet sounds to New York City for Labor Day to celebrate West Indian American Day
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ANTIGUA GRAMMAR SCHOOL MAKES A TEEN SPLASH
August 2nd 2012
Antigua Carnival
It was a tight competition but Antigua Grammar School's own Winston Pheonix made the biggest splash at this year's Teen Splash Competition.
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DOMINICA LACED WITH 51ST JAYCEES CROWN
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Miss Dominica, Nadira Lando takes the 51st Jaycees Crown.
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UNDOUBTED DE BEAR
August 6th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Check out this interview with the 2012 Calypso Monarch winner De Bear.
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WAVE GOODBYE TO CARNIVAL 2012
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Yesterday marked the end of the 11-day journey of called Antigua Carnival 2012, In Living Colour.
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CARNIVAL 2012 BAND OF THE YEAR AND ROAD MARCH RESULTS
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Check out Antigua Carnival 2012 Band of the Year Results and Road March Title.
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MEET THE GROOVY-JUMPY SOCA MONARCH 2012 KING!
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
After a splendid series of live performances on Saturday evening, the results were in and for the first time, Antigua’s Groovy and Jumpy King Soca Monarch was hailed Tian Winter!
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HAS NEWLETTER
August 2nd 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Every witnessed the demolition of a 17-year-old building? Check that out and more in this HAS Newsletter.
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CARNIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT
August 1st 2012
Antigua Carnival
Attention all jouvert troupes, here is a special announcement from the CDC.
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STILL NEED A COSTUME?
July 31st 2012
Antigua Carnival
Get your Carnival costumes, now.
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL PAGEANT RESULTS
July 31st 2012
Antigua Carnival
Carnival 2012 continued with the Queen of Carnival Pageant last night at the Antigua Recreation Grounds. The results released by the Carnival Development Committee (CDC) are listed here.
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CALYPSO SCORE CARDS REVEALED
July 30th 2012
Antigua Carnival
A very impressed chairman of the Carnival Development Committee, Kayode O'Marde, congratulated and believes that the finals will prove to be one of the more recent, better competitions.
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DESTINATION DADLI II
July 30th 2012
Antigua Carnival
As Carnival 2k12 comes to an end make sure you leave this season with the hottest music! DESTINATION DADLI II: the brand new, second edition, CD compilation is all yours as of Thursday, August 2nd.
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IT'S TRUE, IT'S DRUE
July 30th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Special announcement from singer songwriter Ricardo Drue
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J'OUVERT CUTS A CORNER
July 27th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The route for this year’s J’Ouvert celebration has been altered.
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MISS OPTIMIST PETITE 2012
July 23rd 2012
Antigua Carnival
Presentation on bullying in schools helped 11-year-old Destiny Martin of Bolans Primary School win the 2012 Optimist Petit title.
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL CONTESTANT MOVED BY AMAZING GRACE
July 20th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Queen of Carnival contestant Miss Tenisha Sebastian shares her emotional experience at Amazing Grace Children's Hospital.
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CARNIVAL 2012 COMMITTEE PARADE ROUTES
July 18th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Carnival Development Committee Parade Routes for 2012.
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WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH QUARTER FINALS DATES
July 12th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee wishes to advise the general public of the NEW dates for the 2012 Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Quarterfinals slated for Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July.
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ANTIGUA BLACK PINEAPPLE AWARENESS DAY
July 10th 2012
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
As part of the Mango Festival 2012 activities, the Pineapple Awareness Day will be hosted at the Cades Bay Agriculture Station on Thursday, July 26th, 2012.
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40 YOUNG, VIBRANT, FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
July 9th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Are you young, vibrant and friendly with an outgoing personality? Well, Beautiful People is looking for you.
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CALL FOR VENDORS FOR MANGOFEST 2012
July 6th 2012
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Mangofest 2012 is set for August 18th and 19th and prospective vendors who are interested in joining in the Festival are asked to make contact with the Tourism Office at 1 268 462 0029.
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POWER RUMBLE TICKET GIVEAWAY
July 5th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Starting July 16th, visit our facebook page at noon for a chance to win tickets.
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JOIN ANGELS J'OUVERT TROUPE FOR CARNIVAL 2012
July 3rd 2012
Antigua Carnival
Angel's Jouvert Troupe has put together a package for J'ouvert morning for Carnival 2012.
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HELP THE MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
June 18th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Concerned citizens are lending a helping hand towards ceilings repairs for the Museum of Antigua & Barbuda.
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QUEENS WITH A CAUSE
June 18th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The 2012 contestants will be partnering with the Care Project, home to children with special needs at the Holberton Hospital, as part of their charity for this year.
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JAM BAND REGISTRATION 2012
June 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee wishes to inform ALL Jam Bands that we are conducting registrations until Friday June 29, 2012.
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OPENING DATE ANNOUNCED FOR THE HFGF 2012 COMPETITION
June 12th 2012
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Opening of Community Development Division's Homes, Families & Garden Festival (HFGF), 21 June 2012
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FANTASY 268 MAS TROUPE EVENTS
June 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Get the latest event information for Fantasy 268 Mas Troupe here!
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LEGGZ RELOADS WITH STAR STUDDED LINE-UP
June 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Leggz reloads in extraordinary fashion by bringing one of the biggest names in dancehall to meet the brightest stars in the soca business in a fete that is destined to go down as one to be remembered for a long time.
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EVERY BOARD COUNTS
June 7th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua & Barbuda needs your help!
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CALYPSO ADJUDICATORS WORKSHOPS
June 6th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee (CDC) is pleased to advise of the commencement of a series of Calypso Adjudicators Workshops. This series of workshops is extended to ALL persons desirous of becoming Calypso Competition Adjudicators.
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CARNIVAL 2012 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
June 4th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Check out the schedule of events for Antigua Carnival 2012!
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PUBLIC LAUNCH SHELVED
May 29th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee (CDC) is confirming that there will be no public launch of carnival this year.
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CARNIVAL KICKS OFF
May 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The message from the Carnival Development Committee (CDC) was clear � Carnival 2012 is definitely on
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PUBLIC GETS GLIMPSES OF CARNIVAL QUEEN HOPEFULS
May 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Tenisha Sebastian, Alana Michael, Kimberly King, Daveile Payne Abbott, Ranee Laronde and Andrena Athill are the six delegates who will be vying for the Queen of Carnival crown this year in a show, which will be guided by the theme, Unleash Your Creativity.
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL VISITS GERMANY
May 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Antigua and Barbuda Queen of Carnival, Latisha Greene has completed a visit to Germany, fulfilling one of her final duties as the 2011-2012 reigning Queen of Carnival.
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NO REGISTRATION FEE FOR CDC
May 10th 2012
Antigua Carnival
CDC Will Not Implement Registration Fee Process for Carnival 2012
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REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 7TH ANNUAL MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
May 4th 2012
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Calling all Antigua's top chefs and bartenders.
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BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE MAS CAMP LAUNCH
May 2nd 2012
Antigua Carnival
A Grecian Temple, yep, in Antigua, that is what Beautiful People call their mas camp for carnival 2012.
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HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
April 25th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Have a look at the Historical and Archaeological Society's latest newsletter, no. 117. Read the newsletter here.
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CARNIVAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE INVITES TENDERS FOR PROVISION OF SERVICES
April 24th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee invites Tenders for the provision of the following equipment and services for Carnival 2012.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL REGISTRATION 2012
April 16th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee wishes to remind stakeholders that registration for the various competitions for Carnival 2012 is open. Artistes registering for the first time are asked to present proof of Citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda.
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WADADLI YOUTH PEN PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
April 2nd 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
The Wadadli Youth Pen Prize wrapped this Saturday 31st March with Antigua State College student Rosalie A. Richards, capturing three categories including the main prize.
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CARIBANA ORGANIZERS PROMISE MORE WITH LESS
March 26th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Organisers seek to find innovative ways of minimizing expenses while delivering a remarkable product for Caribana 2012.
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MINISTER PROMISES BETTER 2012 CARNIVAL
March 26th 2012
Antigua Carnival
“Decisions are being made and it is just for the CDC-appointed committee to be in place. Carnival this year will run from July 28 to August 7 and I can promise you that this Carnival will be better than last year and previous years.
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WADADLI PEN BOOK DRIVE
February 21st 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Wadadli Pen Invites Contributions to future for a Child Book Drive
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WADADLI PEN 2012 CHALLENGE - DEADLINE APPROACHING
February 13th 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
The Wadadli Pen 2012 Challenge in Partnership with the Best of Books is now into the home stretch
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SOCA DIVA CLAUDETTTE “CP” PETERS DANCE AUDITIONS
February 10th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Soca Diva Claudettte “CP” Peters Dance Auditions will take place on Friday 10th February 2012 at 6pm.
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REGIONAL SOCA COMPETITION ADDED TO CARNIVAL LINE-UP
February 7th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Carnival organisers will this year scrap the Carnival Melting Pot show and replace it with a Caribbean soca monarch competition.
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PRIZE OFFERED FOR THE SCHOOL WITH THE MOST WADADLI PEN SUBMISSIONS
February 6th 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Wadadli Pen announces the return of a school prize for the school with the most submissions, a prize last offered in 200
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NO GIFT TOO SMALL
January 23rd 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Wadadli Pen is a literary arts competition which has, since 2004, encouraged and promoted the artistic development of young people in Antigua and Barbuda, with emphasis on the literary arts.
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SUBMIT YOUR WADADLI PEN 2012 CHALLENGE ENTRIES
January 20th 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Wadadli Pen 2012 Challenge in Partnership with the Best of Books
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ORIGINS, LIBERATING LOVE; THE FOCUS OF WADADLI PEN 2012
January 16th 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
The Wadadli Pen 2012 Challenge in partnership with the Best of Books is inviting submissions of poems and short stories between now and February 17th 2012.
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 106
January 13th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
HAS Newsletter - Issue # 106 from the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda!...
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ARTISTE EMILE HILL TO LAUNCH HIS FIRST COLLECTION "THE ANGELS PROJECT"
December 1st 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
A labour of love and fascination for just over seven years, artiste Emile Hill will be launching his first collection. The Angels Project explores the realm of angels from various religions and spectrums of life and is handsomely reflected in Hill’s photography and art.
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 105
November 9th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
HAS Newsletter - Issue # 105 from the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda!
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FORWARD ON! TO 2011'S INDEPENDENCE LITERARY ARTS COMPETITION.
September 15th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Independence 2011 “Antigua and Barbuda One Family Moving Towards A Secure Future” Literary Arts Competition
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MANGO FESTIVAL 2011 COMES TO A CLOSE AT THE ANNUAL MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION AWARDS GALA
September 6th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Following four months of fruity festivities and events, Mango Festival 2011 officially came to close at a black tie turndown affair meant to reward participants of the annual Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition held on July 9th & 10th, 2011
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HELP CREATE A NATURE PRESERVE AND NATURE TRAIL AND BEAUTIFUL GARDENS
September 5th 2011
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Help create a Nature Preserve and Nature Trail and beautiful gardens
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 104
August 26th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Check out the latest newsletter from the Museum!
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REPRINTING OF THE 1933 CAMACHO MAP
August 24th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua & Barbuda will offer a second printing of the 1933 Camacho map. The map shows all the names of the estates, roads and loco lines of that era.
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CARNIVAL CLOSING PARADE
August 4th 2011
Antigua Carnival
Carnival Closing Parade will be held on Saturday August 6
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JUDGING OF TROUPES & GROUPES AND LAST LAP NOW POSTPONED - DATE TBC
August 2nd 2011
Antigua Carnival

NEW CD RELEASE: DESTINATION DADLI
July 28th 2011
Antigua Carnival
A brand new CD compilation featuring 15 blazing HOTT tracks from Antigua's Carnival 2011!!!
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RESULTS OF QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2011
July 27th 2011
Antigua Carnival

SIGN UP TODAY WITH A J'OUVERT TROUPE!
July 27th 2011
Antigua Carnival
Check out the different troupes available for this years J'ouvert jam.
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REGISTER FOR CARNIVAL WITH ALI & ASSOCIATES
July 22nd 2011
Antigua Carnival

CARNIVAL ROUTES
July 20th 2011
Antigua Carnival
2011 Carnival Routes
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2011 CARNIVAL TICKET PRICES
July 20th 2011
Antigua Carnival
Tickets will be on sale at various outlets around St.Johns.
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CHEFS AND BARTENDERS SHINE AT CULINARY COMPETITION
July 18th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The 6th Annual Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition took place on Saturday July 9th and Sunday July 10th, where chefs and bartenders from Antigua’s most prestigious establishments took top honors
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THE OFFICIAL COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO CARNIVAL
July 18th 2011
Antigua Carnival
The official start of carnival might be scheduled for next Wednesday in Antigua, but one wouldn’t be able to tell that easily.
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BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE MAS BAND COSTUMES - REGISTER TODAY!
July 13th 2011
Antigua Carnival

MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION 2011
July 13th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Chefs serve up a fresh twist in culinary competition
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MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION HEATS UP THIS WEEKEND
July 4th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Several of Antigua’s top chefs and bartenders, will face off this weekend in the 6th Annual Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition.
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MOM WRITES WINNING WADADLI PEN STORY
June 29th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
The winners of the 2011 Wadadli Pen Challenge were announced and awarded Saturday night during day one of the Best of Books 10-year-anniversary Outdoor Book and Story Fair at the University Centre
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TRUDY, BRAND NEW ARTISTE, RELEASES SOCA TRACKS FOR ANTIGUA CARNIVAL
June 7th 2011
Antigua Carnival

MANGOFEST AT CADES BAY PINEAPPLE STATION
May 20th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
In light numerous efforts being initiated by the MangoFest Committee to create and enhance awareness of the country’s natural resources, especially the mango and the pineapple; a successful visit was undertaken to the Cades Bay
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HAS 2011 2ND QUARTER NEWSLETTER
May 19th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

MINIATURE ANTIQUE WEST INDIAN FURNITURE EXHIBIT BY DESMOND JAMES
May 18th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE MAS BAND REGISTRATION
May 18th 2011
Antigua Carnival

QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2011 CONTESTANTS
May 12th 2011
Antigua Carnival
The Queen of Carnival Competition is the first staged pageant of Carnival, being held this year on July 26th. This show has maintained true to the core principles, however we have witnessed new innovative segments introduced to keep up with the times and enhance the overall production.
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CARIBBEAN ALLIANCE BECOMES NEWEST WADADLI PEN PRIZE SPONSOR
April 29th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Thanking the 2011 sponsors of the Best of Books Wadadli Pen Challenge 2011
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STORIES IN, ART OUT, PRIZES STILL BEING SOUGHT: A WADADLI PEN UPDATE
April 23rd 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
The Best of Books Wadadli Pen Challenge 2011 is now into the second judging phase
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2011 BEST OF BOOKS WADADLI PEN CHALLENGE ART REGISTRATION
April 4th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
The 2011 Best of Books Wadadli Pen literary submissions are in and the window has closed. But the organizers would like to remind visual artists, 35 years and younger, that they can still register to create supporting art for the top entries.
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WADADLI PEN CHALLEGE 2011 FAQ
March 28th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
As we enter the homestretch for Best of Books Wadadli Pen Challenge 2011, we thought we’d use the opportunity to address some of your Frequently Asked Questions. Hopefully, by taking the opportunity to address these, we’ll be addressing any lingering hesitation and prompt you to make your submission before the March 31st deadline.
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ARTISTS INVITED TO REGISTER TO CREATE ILLUSTRATIONS, NEW SPONSORS ON BOARD
March 10th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Visual artists now have an opportunity to create illustrations for this year's short listed Wadadli Pen stories. Register today at wadadlipen@yahoo.com
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WADADLI PEN’S 2011 CHALLENGE TO INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESS: GIVE
February 28th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
The Best of Books Wadadli Pen Challenge 2011 has launched
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WADADLI PEN'S 2011 CHALLENGE: STORIES FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH
February 9th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Can you write an engaging children's story in 600 words or less?
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO # 112
January 27th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Historical & Archaeological Society Museum of Antigua & Barbuda
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CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION FACILITATES A PLAYWRIGHTING COURSE
January 24th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Drama Department within the Cultural Development Division presents a seven (7) week course in Playwrighting for persons 17 years of age and over, facilitated by the Drama Coordinator, Mr. Owen Jackson, graduate of Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica.
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HOMECOMING FASHION SHOW
October 21st 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Come 24th October at 7:30pm the Multipurpose Centre comes alive with a grand fashion showcase featuring twelve (12) local fashion designers and highlighting leading Vincentian fashion designer Kimone Baptiste.
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PAPPY SHOW
October 21st 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Pappy Show is a visual feast of creative talent in commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the country’s independence. A cast of 80 models with 12 designers including makeup/body painting artists, hairstylists, dancers, soca performers have come together to showcase Antigua fashion and Caribbean style on Sunday 31st October at the Multipurpose Centre at 7:30 pm.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA TO LAUNCH 29TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN GRAND STYLE
September 15th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
under the banner Antigua and Barbuda - One Family celebrating our youth, the 29th Annual Independence celebrations will be launched on Thursday.
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MANGO PINEAPPLE MENU 2010 AWARDS TO CHEFS AND BARTENDERS.
August 19th 2010
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
View the results of Mango Pineapple Menu 2010 Awards to Chefs and Bartenders
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MEET THE SOCA FINALISTS
July 28th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Anticipated to be one of the biggest and hottest shows for Antigua Carnival, the artistes participating in the LIME Jumpy and Groovy Party Monarch competition are being given the star treatment.
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POWER LINE-UPS FOR LIME PARTY MONARCH
July 28th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee has released the order of appearance for the artistes participating in the Lime Party Monarch competition.
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WHO WILL BE THE NEXT JAYCEES CARIBBEAN QUEEN?
July 26th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Who will be the next Jaycees Caribbean Queen? ? Your guess is as good as mine
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CDC OFFICIAL PRESS CONFERENCE SERIES 2010
July 19th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The final set of Sponsorship Press Conference Series dates and venues for this week.
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REGISTRATION OF VENDORS FOR CHRISTAIN VALLEY MANGOFEST
July 16th 2010
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Persons wishing to be vendors at the Christian Valley Mango Festival scheduled for August 14 & 15 are asked to contact the the Events Cordinatotor Marcelle Freeland -John at 562-7439 at the Ministry of Agriculture, Headquarters on Independence Drive, to collect an applications form.
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ANTIGUA COMMERCIAL BANK ANNOUNCES MAJOR SPONSORSHIP OF PANORAMA
July 8th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee (CDC) has expressed its profound gratitude to Antigua Commercial Bank, the country's first indigenous commercial bank, for once again sponsoring the Panorama competition.
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PARTY AND GROOVY MONARCH PRELIMINARIES ALL SET TO EXPLODE
July 5th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The staging of the quarterfinals in the Lime Party and Groovy Monarch competition will begin on Monday.
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BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA OPENING OF CARNIVAL 2010
June 30th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Bank of Novia Scotia committing to being a carnival partner for 2010
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TIAN – ‘HITTING ALL THE RIGHT NOTES’
June 14th 2010
Antigua Carnival
By winning both the Party and Groovy Soca Monarch Competitions in 2009, Tian Winter enters the 2010 Carnival season with great expectations resting upon his shoulders.
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CHECK LIVE COVERAGE OF PRE-CARNIVAL
June 11th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Can't make it to the party, or even worse, no chance as it's a plane ride to get here, don't worry, check into our live feed and you won't miss out.
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FIESTA & FIREWORKS
June 11th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Rumbena Sections of LIME Dynamics...
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RED EYE FETE 2010
June 3rd 2010
Antigua Carnival
Full line up announced with International attraction
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REVELLERS MAS TROUPE GRAND RAFFLE
May 28th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Revellers Mas Troupe in celebration of our 35th Anniversary of Mas is having a grand raffle.
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SOLID INTERNATIONAL BAND LAUNCH TICKETS
May 25th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Tickets on Sale for Solid International Band Launch.
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GARD’S RECYCLING DISPLAY
April 21st 2010
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The Antigua & Barbuda Waste Recycling Corporation (ABWREC) now has a permanent display at the Gilbert Agricultural Rural Development (GARD).
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FRUIT OFF
April 14th 2010
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
On April 26th, the Mango Festival Committee will be holding a Fruit – off among schools at the House of Culture.
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REGISTRATION FOR CARNIVAL 2010
March 26th 2010
Antigua Carnival
NFO is presently distributing and accepting completed registration forms for and from contestants
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HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY TRANSFORM ROAD CENTRE INTO A THING OF BEAUTY
January 26th 2010
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The Antigua and Barbuda Horticultural Society continued with its master plan this weekend to transform gardens around the island into beautiful places for us to be proud of
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2010 CARNIVAL REGISTRATION FORMS ARE READY!!!!
January 19th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Registration Forms are available at the NFO during business hours (Mondays to Thursdays 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and on Fridays 8:00 am to 3:00pm.
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CORPORATIONS AND PEOPLE GIVE TO WADADLI PEN 2012
January 19th 2012
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Listing of our 2012 sponsors and partners
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TRENDING AT WADADLIPEN.WORDPRESS.COM
December 27th 2011
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Countdown of the top 10 of pages viewed on the site in 2011. Stop by and see what you've been missing.
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KOFI’S ART INSPIRES YOUNG ARTISTS AND ART LOVERS
December 7th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Saturday, December, 05, 2009 – St. John’s, Antigua: Students from the Antigua State College, the Antigua Girls High School and the Mary E. Piggott School were just some of the visitors to the upstairs gallery of the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, where they viewed the 26 images of the ‘Colour & Movement – Images Past and Present’ collection presented by Alvin Kofi Ferris.
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KOFI DELIVERS MASTERCLASS AT ANTIGUA STATE COLLEGE
November 23rd 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Art students at the Antigua State College had a special Master Class with visiting visual artist, Alvin Kofi Ferris. The 16 ‘A’ level students and their lecturer, Mark Brown had an opportunity to see how Kofi creates his figurative drawings. There was also a question and answer session, where students learnt more about Kofi’s art journey and how to make a living as an artist.
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LEADING UK BLACK ARTIST TO EXHIBIT IN ANTIGUA
November 16th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Artist, Alvin Kofi Ferri will be showcasing his art show ‘Colour & Movement’, which will take place in the upstairs gallery of the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda from November 28th to December 3rd, 2009.
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HELP THE MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
November 4th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
An urgent call to the Antigua & Barbuda Diaspora
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THE DORNIER FLYING BOAT
September 14th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
From the Great Dornier flying boat landing in St. John’s Harbour in 1931 to present day..The Museum recounts the epic journey of the history of Aviation in Antigua and Barbuda in a multimedia presentation, Saturday 26th September, 7:00pm
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