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Song competition has $10k in prizes

Song competition has $10k in prizes

| 16/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Caymanian musicians who enter the 2019 National Song Competition during Pirates Week could win $5,000 if their song is judged the best this year, with second and third runner-up prizes of $3,000 and $2,000. “This exciting cultural event aims to showcase the best talent in the Cayman Islands,” said Melanie McField, Pirates […]

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Cayman ‘on world stage’ in Trinidad

Cayman ‘on world stage’ in Trinidad

| 20/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Over the first four days of 14th annual Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) in Trinidad and Tobago, Cayman’s cultural representatives have joined thousands of delegates from around the region sharing their heritage and experiencing the displays and performances of artists from more than 20 countries.

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Cayman culture on display at CARIFESTA

Cayman culture on display at CARIFESTA

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A 50-plus strong group of cultural ambassadors are in Trinidad and Tobago representing the Cayman Islands at the 14th annual Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) to share the best of Cayman’s music, dance, theatre, as well as visual, culinary and heritage arts. The festival, which runs from 16-25 August, has attracted […]

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Tourism Attraction Board staff honoured

Tourism Attraction Board staff honoured

| 11/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) employees were recently recognised for their long service at the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) Stingray Tourism Awards. Stacy Hurlston and James “Hal” Miller, tour guides at the Pedro St James National Historic Site and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, respectively, were both honoured with a Diamond […]

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Campers learn about Cayman’s traditions

Campers learn about Cayman’s traditions

| 22/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of students spent last week learning all about Cayman’s traditions at the Immerse Summer Camp organised by the Cayman Islands National Museum. The idea for the camp is to offer the opportunity for young people to experience Cayman’s unique natural and cultural heritage.

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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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