fbpx
Green Clean Belize Weather Banner
Belize Weather: Mainly fair weather continues
March 8, 2023
Special Envoy’s Wonder Woman is exemplary educator, Patricia Angela Dixon Sebastian
March 8, 2023

Belize’s Ambassador to Taiwan, Dr. Candice Pitts unveils Belizean sculptures in honor of International Women’s Day

Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2023. 9:12 am CST.

By Zoila Palma Gonzalez: International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8.

Today, in commemoration of International Women’s Day, Belize’s Ambassador to Taiwan, Dr. Candice Pitts unveiled 6 Belizean sculptures to celebrate womanhood.

Belmopan Aggregates

The Belizean sculptures will be displayed at the National Central Library in Taiwan.

The Belize Embassy in Taiwan collaborated with Belize National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) and Central America Trade Office (CATO) to commission these 6 sculptures that drew inspiration from 6 “larger than life” Belizean women.

Sculpture entitled “Flight” reflects Althea Sealy, a pioneer of modern dance in Belize. She has been an advocate and leader for dance performance and education for decades.

Sculpture entitled “GENESIS” reflects Beverley Smith-Lopez, an actress, dramatist, comedienne, educator, administrator and many other roles in the performing arts field in Belize.

Sculpture entitled “ESSENCE” reflects Rositha Balthazar, one of Belize’s greatest dancers and dance instructors. She was always at the forefront promoting and celebrating her Garifuna heritage through her dance projects.

Sculpture entitled “EMERGENCE” reflects Ashanti “Airbender” Garcia, a Belizean who has been working as a yoga teacher for over 10 years.

Sculpture entitled “CREATION” reflects Rebecca Stirm Lennan, a Belizean visual artist & designer. Her work ranges from painting and mixed media art, to digital design, photography, carpentry, and leather goods.

Sculpture entitled “Mother and Child” reflects Zyania Alonzo, who loves to express love through art.

The Belize Embassy in Taiwan thanks artists Curl Gordon, Bobby Westby and Anthony Vacaro for celebrating Belizean women through their art.

The exhibition runs until March 31, 2023.

 

Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-612-0315.

 

© 2023, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.

Comments

  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • Belmopan Aggregates