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Barbados Crop Over 2011

Barbados Crop Over 2011


Barbados Crop Over Festival 2011
…The Sweetest Summer Festival

Event Calendar

The Crop Over Festival traditionally celebrates the last sugar cane harvest and delivery of the last canes for the season. Over the years the festival has evolved into a series of activities involving both entertainment and heritage events.

May 2011

Date: Saturday May 14th, 2011
Event: Youth Rally and Calvacade
Venue: Briar Hall Playing Field, Christ Church
Time: 2:00pm – 12:00am

Date: Friday May 21st, 2011
Event: Youth Rally and Calvacade
Venue: Gall Hill Playing Field, St. John
Time: 2:00pm – 12:00am

Date: Saturday May 28th, 2011
Event: Calvacade
Venue: Six Roads, St. Philip
Time: 7:00pm – 12:00am


June 2011

Date: Saturday June 4th, 2011
Event: Calvacade
Venue: The National Stadium
Time: 7:00pm – 12:00am

Date: Thursday June 9th, 2011
Event: Heritage Lecture & West Wing Tour
Venue: West Wing, Parliament
Time: 7:00pm

Date: Sunday June 20th, 2011
Event: Junior Monarch Calypso Tent
Venue: The Alexandra School
Time: 6:00pm
More than a competition, 30 contestants perform in two age categories 8 – 12 years and 13-18 years, each of the contestants participate in etiquette and Calypso skill workshops, helping them to realize their potential both as citizens and upcoming performers.

Date: Sunday June 26th, 2011
Event: Crop Over Church Service
Venue: Christ Church Parish Church
Time: 8:00am

Date: Sunday June 27th, 2011
Event: Junior Monarch Calypso Tent
Venue: Christ Church Parish Centre
Time: 6:00pm


July 2011

Date: Saturday July 2nd, 2011
Event: Barbados National Bank Crop Over Festival Opening Gala
& Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes

Venue: Queens Park
Time: 12:00 noon

Date: Sunday July 3rd, 2011
Event: Crop Over Heritage Tour
Venue: Bridgetown
Time: 8:00am

Date: Sunday July 3rd, 2011
Event: Bridgetown Alive Dooflicky
Venue: Bridgetown
Time: 2:00pm

Date: Wednesday July 6th, 2011
Event: Official Opening Crop Over Visual Arts Festival
Venue: Grand Salle, Frank Collymore Hall
Time: 7:00pm

Date: Thursday July 7th – August 5th, 2011
Event: Crop Over Visual Arts Festival
A showcase of the best of our artists and artisans featured at 3 core exhibitions.
Venues: Grand Salle, Frank Collymore Hall, Bagnal’s Point Gallery, Pelican Craft Village and BNB No1 Broad Street
Time: 10:00am to 6:00pm Daily

Date: Sunday July 10th, 2011
Event: Junior Monarch Semi Finals
Venue: Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre
Time: 6:00pm

Date: Thursday July 14th, 2011
Event: Pan Fusion… a true fusion on Pan, Jazz and Tuk music!
World renowned pannists Liam Teague and Victor Provost team up with Arturo Tappin to take you on a global tour via pan.
Venue: Ilaro Court
Time: 7:00pm
Tickets: Chair seating $75 or for $50 bring your blanket and lie under the stars on the sloping grounds
Box Offices: NCF, CS Pharmacy and Warrens Ticket Centre

Date: Friday July 15th, 2011
Event: Bridgetown Alive Pantabulous
Venue: Bridgetown
Time: 5:00pm
Admission Free

Date: Saturday July 16th, 2011
Event: Pan in de City
Venue: Independence Square
Time: 7:00pm
Admission Free

Date: Sunday July 17th, 2011
Event: Pan Pun De Sand
Venue: Brandon’s Beach
Time: 3.00 -11:00pm
Admission Free

Date: Tuesday July 19th, 2011
Featuring an all star cast of singers, poets and dramatists and some of our finest musicians and dancers including Sing Out Barbados, Dancin Africa, Israel Lovell Foundation, Haynesville Drummers and the Pompasetters Tuk Band.
Event: Folk Choir Concert
Venue: Queens Park Steel Shed
Time: 8:00pm
Admission: Adults $20, Children $10 (ages 4 – 12)

Date: Wednesday July 20th, 2011
Event: Junior Calypso Monarch Lunchtime Concert
Venue: Frank Collymore Hall
Time: 12:15pm

Date: Wednesday July 20th, 2011
Event: Gospel Concert
With the Ministry of the Word from Paula Hinds, Mya Daniel, James Leacock, Sheldon Hope, Sammmi Jane, The Miraclettes, Andre Daniel & Friends, Praise Academy of Dance and many others
Venue: Queens Park Steel Shed
Time: 8:00pm
Admission: $20, Children (4 – 12) $10

Date: Thursday July 21st, 2011
Event: Crop Over Read In
Venue: George Washington House
Time: 8:00pm

Date: Friday July 22nd, 2011
Event: Pic-O-De-Crop Semi Finals
Venue: The National Stadium, Waterford, St. Michael
Time: 7:00pm

Date: Saturday July 23rd, 2011
Event: Junior Kadooment
Adorning colourful costumes depicting many varied themes, the children of Barbados parade from Tyrol Cot and ‘jump’ their way to the National Stadium.
Venue: The National Stadium
Time: 9:00am

Date: Saturday July 23rd, 2011
Event: Junior Calypso Monarch Finals
Venue: Garfield Sobers Gymnasium
Time: 7:00pm

Date: Sunday July 24th, 2011
Featuring the best Soca artistes of the year
Event: Soca Royale (Party Monarch & Sweet Soca Monarch Finals)
Venue: Bushy Park
Time: 1:00pm (Doors Open from 11:00am)
Admission: Early Bird $40, Regular $50, At the Door $60, Child (4 – 12) $20

Date: Tuesday July 26th, 2011
Event: Folk Heritage Concert
Starring The Royal Barbados Police Force Band, The Defense Force Band, The Barbados Land Ship, Tuk, Folk Choirs, Dance, The Mighty Gabby and more!
Venue: Charles Fort Hilton
Time: 8:00pm
Admission: $30

Date: Friday July 29th, 2011
Event: Bridgetown Market
Venue: Spring Garden
Time: 6:00pm

Date: Friday July 29th, 2011
Event: Pic-O-De-Crop Finals
Venue: Kensington Oval
Time: 8:00pm

Date: Saturday July 30th, 2011
Event: Foreday Morning Jam
Venue: Carlisle Car Park
Time: 2:00am

Date: Saturday July 30th, 2011
Event: Bridgetown Market
Venue: Spring Garden
Time: 9:00am

Date: Sunday July 31st, 2011
Event: Bridgetown Market
Venue: Spring Garden
Time: 10:00am

Date: Sunday July 31st, 2011
Event: Cohobblopot – Machel Montano “The Return”
Cohobblopot is Barbadian slang that refers to a mix of things; it is the final and one of the most popular events of the season featuring a world class show with the best entertainers from Barbados and the region.
Venue: Kensington Oval
Time: 8:00pm – midnight
Tickets: Early Bird Tickets on sale for just $50
From July 8th, 2011 look out for the limited number super special early bird ticket bundle for Cohobblopot & Rhianna’s “Loud” concert for $110.


August 2011

Date: Monday August 1st, 2011
Event: Grand Kadooment
This is the day for beautifully costumed locals and visitors dance, wuk jump and wine miles in the ultimate party parade for both participants and spectators.
Venue: Warrens to Spring Garden Highway
Time: 8:00am


Box Offices:
National Cultural Foundation – West Terrace, St. James
CS Pharmacy – Lower Broad Street, St. Michael
Esso Automart – Paynes Bay, St. James
Jeans Inc. – Sheraton Centre, Christ Church
Warrents Ticket Centre – Super Centre, Warrens, St. Michael
Esso Oistins – Oistins, Christ Church
Shell Warrens – Warrens, St. Michael
A & B Soundz – Sheraton Centre, Christ Church
Shell Six Roads – Six Roads, St. Philip
Material Things – Speightstown, St. Philip
Nu Look Boutique – Roebuck Street, Bridgetown
Esso Hastings – Hastings, Christ Church
Texaco – Hotetown, St. James
iTickets Barbados – Cave Shepherd and Co. Ltd or iticketsbarbados.com

Date: Friday August 5th, 2011
Event: Rhianna “Loud” in Barbados
Venue: Kensington Oval
www.rhiannanow.com
Rihanna concert tickets will be available at box offices around the island from July 11, 2011.
Early Bird Grounds – $75
General Admission Grounds – $125
Hewitt and Inniss Stand – $75
Hall and Griffith Stand – $75
Greenidge and Haynes Stand – $75
3Ws Stand – $150
VIP $300 – Inclusive beverage only
Luxury VIP $500 – Inclusive premium catering, premium parking arrangements, premium stage front positioning, official after-party, and other premium benefits
Box offices are:
Lanterns Mall – The official Rihanna Loud Centre in Barbados, Hastings, Christ Church
» C S Pharmacy (Broad Street),
» Broad Street Men’s (Cave Shepherd Broad Street),
» Nu Look Boutique (Roebuck Street),
» Shell Warrens,
» A&B Music Supplies (Sheraton Mall),
» Jeans Inc. (Sheraton Mall),
» Urban Vybz Boutique (Speightstown),
» Texaco Wildey,
» » Lantern’s Mall,
» Kensington Oval,
» Emerald City Supermarket
» Faith Boutique (Swans Street).
» iTickets Barbados – Cave Shepherd and Co. Ltd or iticketsbarbados.com


For further ticket information, please call (246) 435-0670 or (866) 280-4482 toll free from the USA, Canada and the Caribbean.

National Cultural Foundation
West Terrace, St. James
Tel: (246) 424-0909