In Continuation of People of Belize… Other Minorities Many other cultures have found their way home to Belize. East Indians These people were brought to Belize during the colonial slave trade, taken from India and forced to work sugar plantations. The East Indians of Today’s Belize are most prominent in Toledo District. Understandably, their addition … .Read More about People of Belize Continuation
A Country With A Rich Cultural Heritage Exploring New Cultures Is the Best Part of Traveling. Whether having a friendly conversation or trying a local dish, you will be immersed in the various cultures! MAYA The Mayas that live in Belize today are descendants from one of three denominations – Kekchi, Yucatec, and Mopan Maya. … .Read More about People and Culture
What is Belizean Fashion? With the month of September upon us and the celebrations around the corner, the inevitable question of what to wear comes to mind. The heat and festivities call not only for dressing comfortably but also fashionably. You’d be surprised to learn that the fashion scene in Belize is blossoming with innovative … .Read More about Belizean Made – The Revolution of Belize Fashion
In the words of the National Kriol Council: “Dis da fi we langwidhj, dis da fi we life!”This is our language, this is our life! In Belize, you’ll hear the nasalized chatter of Kriol everywhere. More than a colloquial language, it is a way of being. English may be Belize’s official language but Kriol is … .Read More about Kriol – Talk the Talk
The Representation of A People The story of Belize is one of migration and adaptation; a direct result of the movement of peoples from across regions who have nestled and created life, together. Belizeans have managed to create a society where differences have become a singular identity. Indeed, Belize is a rich melting pot of … .Read More about Belizean Art – A true reflection of cultures
Brief History of the Holiday November 19th is a public holiday in Belize. Set to commemorate the arrival of the Garifuna people to the country’s southern shores. In the 17th century, British and French slave traders brought Sub Saharan African slaves to the islands of the Lesser Antilles. There, those slaves intermarried with native Island … .Read More about Garifuna Settlement Day: A celebration of cultural resilience and human heritage.