Kadooment Day is the grand finale of the Crop Over Festival; celebrated in Barbados on the first Monday in August every year. This highly anticipated day of parading in glamorous costumes will be one of the highlights of your life so be sure to do it right. Here is our guide to being Kadooment Day ready. Continue reading
First off, what is Crop Over?
No better time to visit and experience the rich culture of Barbados than the Crop Over Festival from May (band launch parties) to August (Kadooment Day). The largest and most anticipated event of the Summer, Crop Over, dates back to 1688! Like the name suggests, Crop Over used to celebrate the end of the Sugar Cane Harvest in Barbados. Today it is a colourful celebration of culture, music and dance. Continue reading
Crop Over once called “Harvest Home” had its early beginning on the sugar cane plantations during slavery. Since then the festival has evolved into the colourful street parade that it is today. Here is a brief walk through the history of the Crop Over festival in Barbados. Continue reading
Crop Over is a celebration of the culture and history of Barbados. This tradition began in 1687 during the plantation days to celebrate the end of a harvest. Today the celebrations aim to keep the rich culture alive through music, dance, food, arts and many other celebrations. Continue reading
Ahhh summertime in Barbados yet again! No better time to experience our rich culture in its full glory! Crop Over, Barbados’ largest and most anticipated festival has been traced as far back as 1688. Originally this celebration signaled the end of the annual sugar cane harvest, but over the years it has evolved into Continue reading