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The Best of the Central American country of Belize in Social Media, curated to reduce the noise - Updated Daily...http://www.belizenet.com
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Darkness brings festival life

Flawless blue skies marked the opening of the 36th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival this weekend at Jericho Beach.
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I love that they are comparing the Garifuna Collective to Paul Simon in the sixth paragraph ...

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Singer influenced by music of Belize

Singer influenced by music of Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Danny Michel deflects comparisons with Paul Simon's Graceland album. "I hear that a lot," said the Kitchener-area folksinger. "But I like to think my...
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Great sound, watch his music video "Feather, Fur and Fin" filmed in Belize, nice!

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Lova Boy: The Prince of Belize

Lova Boy: The Prince of Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Interesting piece on one of Dangriga, Belize's recording artists.

 

"...How one ten-year-old gun toting gang banging alcoholic went on to become Belize’s number one recoding artist after a chance meeting Jay Z and L.A. Reid..Though not a royal from an African nation, Daniel Cacho is almost the equivalent as the current number one recording artist in his native country of Belize."

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Hanging Out in Hopkins (photo essay & tips)

Hanging Out in Hopkins (photo essay & tips) | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Some travel destinations are made for hanging out—for relaxing and finding your own rhythm/groove. And of course, for being in the moment.

Hopkins Village, Belize, is one of those places.

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Garifuna Collective keeps Belizean music alive

Garifuna Collective keeps Belizean music alive | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Seven years after the death of its leader, the Garifuna Collective from Belize remains on track, with new recordings and a concert tour that brings the group to San Francisco this week.
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Melonie Gillett on Sound Cloud

In 2009, my aunt was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. She battled and survived for 2 years, defying the next day death certificate that the doctors had given her. She was and still is a major part of me, and who I am as an artist. I wrote this song for her and she did a picture video for it...just like she had done with so many of my performances and songs before. Here you go....dedicated to Verna Gardiner Ewing and all those who batttle with cancer. I will always love you, auntie!!

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The Belize Times » The Music Mess

The Belize Times » The Music Mess | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
"...There are many things I need to say about the cultural and artistic affairs of Belize. I wish to start with music..."
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So starts a commentary on the state of music in Belize.

 

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Music from Belize – Andy Palacio

Music from Belize – Andy Palacio | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

"Andy Palacio, probably Belize's finest and most well known musician died in 2008. Here's his award winning and beautiful song "Watina"..."

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Singing to Save Garifuna | PRI's The World

Singing to Save Garifuna | PRI's The World | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
James Lovell grew up in Belize and heard Garifuna spoken by his parents and grandparents. He didn't really want to speak the language until he heard music of a local musician. Now, James Lovell wants to spread the language of Garifuna through song.
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