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Mission House opens for Saturday tours

Mission House opens for Saturday tours

| 28/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust’s signature property, the Mission House, is introducing Saturday hours beginning tomorrow (2 March). Nadia Hardie, Executive Director of the National Trust, said the new Saturday hours will allow residents more opportunities to tour the historic property in Bodden Town.

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Celebrate culture at Red Sky

Celebrate culture at Red Sky

| 27/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The seventh annual Red Sky at Night multi-cultural arts fair is taking place this Saturday, 2 March. Presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) on the grounds of the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre, the fair, an anchor event for the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts (Cayfest), will run from […]

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‘Pirates’ and volunteers celebrated

‘Pirates’ and volunteers celebrated

| 26/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): ‘Pirates’ and volunteers who support the annual Pirates Week Festival were recently recognised at an appreciation reception held Saturday, 23 February. Every year, the festival office celebrates the work of everyone who contributes to what is one of the main events on the Cayman Islands calendar.

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Coco Fest raises $2k for Meals on Wheels

Coco Fest raises $2k for Meals on Wheels

| 19/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Close to 2,300people took part in a celebration of all things coconut at the annual Coco Fest held Saturday, 9 February on the grounds of Pedro St James. In addition to showcasing coconut-inspired food, drink and activities, the event raised almost $2,000 for featured charity Meals on Wheels.

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Festival time for coconuts

Festival time for coconuts

| 05/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Pedro St James will be hosting the fourth annual Coco Fest this Saturday, 9 February, from 12pm to 6pm. This celebration of all things coconut is a grassroots event which began in 2016 to celebrate the Cayman coconut, a traditional staple in the Caymanian diet.

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CNCF takes Christmas on the road

CNCF takes Christmas on the road

| 22/11/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is presenting the travelling Cayman Christmas Comedy Show next month in place of Gimistory, the popular international storytelling festival, which is being revamped to return in 2019/20. The comedy act will visit all five districts on Grand Cayman as well as Cayman Brac, with free performances […]

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Heritage celebrated with Pirates Week contest

Heritage celebrated with Pirates Week contest

| 06/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): One of the signature competitions held during the Pirates Week Festival has been rebranded to reflect an emphasis on heritage. The newly named District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition, which is replacing Miss Festival Queen, is aimed at men and women aged 15 and older with the idea of showcasing Caymanian culture through […]

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CNCF celebrates release of folk music album

CNCF celebrates release of folk music album

| 24/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) held a launch party to celebrate the release of a double album of Caymanian folk music, featuring the Cayman Islands Folk Singers and North Side Kitchen Band. About 200 people attended the event for the CD, “Come Back Home”, held Thursday, 16 August at Grand Old […]

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CNCF releases album of Caymanian folk music

CNCF releases album of Caymanian folk music

| 01/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation will be releasing a double CD of traditional music, “Come Back Home”, featuring the Cayman Islands Folk Singers and North Side Kitchen Band. The official release will be marked by a launch party set for Thursday, 16 August. Tickets for the event, which is open to the […]

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Minister’s message for International Day of the Seafarer

Minister’s message for International Day of the Seafarer

| 25/06/2018 | 1 Comment

Minister for Culture Dwayne Seymour writes: It gives me great pleasure today (25 June) to commemorate the International Day of the Seafarer. Here in the Cayman Islands our rich maritime heritage plays a very important part in determining who we are as a culture. One thing that many Caymanians and residents have in common, regardless […]

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