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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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Mas bands to show off Batabano costumes

Mas bands to show off Batabano costumes

| 20/01/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The newly-formed Cayman Islands Masquerade Bands Association (CIMBA), will be showcasing costume designs that participants will wear when they go on the road for Cayman Carnival Batabano in May. The event, a show of support for Batabano and dubbed the “All Ah We” band launch, i [...]

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Two charities to benefit from Taste of Cayman raffle

Two charities to benefit from Taste of Cayman raffle

| 21/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two Rotaract clubs have been selected at the official charities of the 29th annual Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival, set for Saturday, 28 January 2017. A share of the funds raised by the event’s prize raffle will go towards supporting the various community service and deve [...]

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Batabano 2017 getting ready for the road

Batabano 2017 getting ready for the road

| 14/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Carnival Batabano committee is gearing up for its 34th carnival season with the re-introduction of the kings’ and queens’ costume competition and a number of other events slated for its usual weekend spot on the local calendar, set for 4-6 May 2017. Local schools and [...]

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Pirates Week drops anchor in Grand Cayman

Pirates Week drops anchor in Grand Cayman

| 11/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 39th Pirates Week festival kicked off in Grand Cayman under the theme, “Age of Romance”, Thursday, 10 November with the “Pan in de City” steel pan competition and showcase on the waterfront. Events set for today (Friday, 11 November) include a 5K walk/run, Fest [...]

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