Woman stabbed in Placencia Village
September 8, 2016
Motorcycle stolen from parking lot in Belize City
September 8, 2016

Garifuna Celebrations theme announced

Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2016. 10:29 a.m. CST.

national-garifuna-council-of-belize-header

By BBN Staff: Rísiti, Pántati, Gabafuti, Iúnrahowa meme la (English): Rich, Proud, and Powerful let us continue to preserve it.

So reads this year’s selected theme for the celebrations leading up to the observance of Garifuna Settlement Day on November 19, as announced by the National Garifuna Council (NGC) this morning.

Garifuna Settlement Day marks the larger arrival of Garifuna people to Belize in 1832, reenacted every year on the 19th morning as part of the official observance.

Garifuna Settlement Day became a national public holiday in 1975.

© 2016, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *