Festivals and holidays on Barbados
The main holiday of the country – the Festival of Crop-Over, passing at the end of July or early August. Appeated in colonial times as a holiday harvesting of sugar cane harvest, these days this three-week festival is a colorful mixture of musical representations, culinary competitions, fairs, costume parades and fireworks. As part of the holiday, the musical competitions of the Peak-o-de-crop on Music Calypso are held. Also during this period, the Jazz Festival of Barbados or "Paint-IT jazz" With a luxurious concert in Open Park Farlee Hill, Barbados Championship in Windsurfing in Silver-Sands and Cricket Competitions for Cup Boost.
In February, Festival Httown celebrates the anniversary of the arrival at Barbados of the first English settlers (1627 g). The weekly festival festival includes street fairs, music festival in the historic church of the capital and car racing. Also in February, competitions are held for the International Cup of Polo Challenge. Ovints Fishing Festival, held in Easter Weekend, celebrates the signing of the Charter Barbados.
Street Festival Kongline takes place at the end of March. The culmination of the holiday is the six-kilometer procession of the dancing concept of local residents, moving from Bridgetown to Cent Laurence on the south coast. Trucks, visiting musicians, equipment and DJs, accompany the column all over the route. The exhibition of crafts and foods of CENT-Laurens is confined to the same event. Also interesting Martov Festival of Classical Music, Racing for Cup Sandy Line and Festival of Classical Art Holders-Sison. A carnival of Barbados meetings and Mrs. Music Festival are held.
In October, international triathlon Barbados. The National Independent Festival of Creativity and Art (NIFCA, November) is accompanied by a huge number of dance, dramatic and song ideas (Festival’s final is timed to the country’s independence day). Also during this period, the Caribbean Surfing Championship in Betscher and the National Folklore Fan Walk Falc (November 20).
In December deserve attention to the race series "Roads Barbados", Cultural Festival of RAS-Barbados and Numerous Local Festive Events dedicated to Christmas.