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Cayman set to honour veterans

Cayman set to honour veterans

| 07/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): On Sunday, 12 November 2017 the Cayman Islands will join nations around the world to pay tribute to those veterans who defended their countries during times of war. The annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony will honour all veterans, including those who sacrificed their lives, to serve [...]

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National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

| 27/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has received an award for commitment to education for its Creative Careers programme, presented at the recent Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards celebrating outstanding achievements in business in the Cayman Islands. Mor [...]

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Spookfest to scare up fun for all

Spookfest to scare up fun for all

| 20/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Pedro Castle is again turning into a Spookfest for Halloween with the organisers this year arranging for an early entrance for special needs children to enable them also to enjoy the festivities. The second annual celebration is taking place Saturday, 28 October, from 11am-3pm, wit [...]

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Keynote speaker set for YCLA

Keynote speaker set for YCLA

| 12/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): At the age of 12, Craig Kielburger founded a charity focused on providing young people with the tools to change the world. Today, Craig Kielburger is an internationally acclaimed speaker, social entrepreneur, The New York Times bestselling author and the featured speaker at the You [...]

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Pirates Week to celebrate 40 years

Pirates Week to celebrate 40 years

| 05/09/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The annual Pirates Week Festival, celebrating its 40th anniversary and themed “Treasures of Change”, is set to take place 3-19 November with 30 different events spread over all three islands. This year, the festivities will start in Cayman Brac (3-5 November), then move to Gr [...]

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Miss Teen Cayman Islands crowned

Miss Teen Cayman Islands crowned

| 29/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Kevie-Ann Peirre of Bodden Town was crowned the new Miss Teen Cayman Islands at a pageant featuring six contestants held Saturday, 26 August at the Lions Centre. This marked Peirre’s second time participating in the pageant, which opened with a dance performance by the six young [...]

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Botanic Park celebrates mangoes

Botanic Park celebrates mangoes

| 10/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park held its first annual mango fair on Saturday, 1 July, aimed at expanding the existing yearly tree sale to create a new family-oriented community event. The day was a celebration of mango season, community spirit and the various products that can [...]

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Mangoes celebrated at Botanic Park

Mangoes celebrated at Botanic Park

| 30/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park will be hosting its first annual Mango Fair on Saturday, 1 July, created and organised by the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) to expand the yearly mango tree sale at the park into a family-oriented event. “I am delighted to be coordinating an ev [...]

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Cayman celebrates Queen’s birthday

Cayman celebrates Queen’s birthday

| 20/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday Saturday, 17 June, at Elmslie Memorial United Church. The programme included the traditional parade by the uniformed services, a royal salute and three cheers for the Queen. The celebration was moved from the tradit [...]

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Plans set for Queen’s birthday celebration

Plans set for Queen’s birthday celebration

| 14/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday on Saturday, 17 June 2017, with a parade by the uniformed services preceding a brief ceremony at the Legislative Assembly recognising past and current recipients of Queen’s Honours. The event will start at [...]

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Batabano parade stays fresh

Batabano parade stays fresh

| 10/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 34th annual Cayman Carnival Batabano culminated on Saturday, 6 May, with Fresh Carnival taking home the “Band Of The Year” title for the second year in a row. The band’s theme was “Candy”, with sections titled for different confections. Fresh Carnival scored [...]

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Junior Batabano a cavalcade of colour

Junior Batabano a cavalcade of colour

| 05/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 15th annual Junior Batabano parade marched colourfully through George Town Saturday, 29 May, with a record number of entrants vying to be crowned top band. After a very close competition, Red Bay Primary School took the coveted “Band of the Year” award at this year’s even [...]

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Juniors ready to hit the road for Batabano

Juniors ready to hit the road for Batabano

| 28/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Now in its 15th year, Junior Batabano is set to hit the streets of George Town on Saturday, 29 April, with eight local schools, two junior masquerade bands and more than 300 children and teens joining the parade. “From the Batabano planning committee and costume designers, to th [...]

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Batabano takes parade on the road

Batabano takes parade on the road

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Carnival Batabano is hosting its second J’Ouvert road parade and breakfast fete Saturday, 22 April 2017. “Last year’s Batabano J’Ouvert parade was an historic event, being the first parade route of its kind to be granted permission by the RCIPS and the Liquor [...]

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Toronto mas band joining Batabano

Toronto mas band joining Batabano

| 05/04/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Canadian masquerade (mas) band, Carnival Nationz, will be participating for the first time at Cayman Carnival Batabano, set for 4-6 May 2017. The group has won the “Band of the Year” award at Toronto’s Caribana festival multiple times. In addition to providing a new carniva [...]

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