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Exciting Cultural Events Held on Ambergris Caye

Posted by Grand Baymen on Aug 12, 2015 3:12:41 PM

One of the most appealing things about the island of Ambegris Caye, located just off the mainland coast of Belize, is its vibrant culture. From live music to parades and dancing festivals, there is always something fun and exotic going on.

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Explore the Vibrant Culture of Belize

Posted by Grand Baymen on Jul 15, 2015 2:21:00 PM

In many ways, Belize is a true melting pot of cultures. Although the nation is relatively small, occupying just under 9,000 square miles, Belize is home to a mixture of traditional Mayan people, those with roots in Garifuna heritage, Kriol residents, Mestizos and [...]

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Get a Basic Course on the History of Belize

Posted by Grand Baymen on Aug 12, 2014 9:51:43 AM

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Ambergris Caye: Past & Present

Posted by Grand Baymen on Jul 29, 2014 9:09:09 AM

Ambergris Caye has a remarkably interesting history that has affected its culture to this day. From the days of the ancient Maya to the post-colonial culture that has been flourishing ever since, you can still see the leftover pieces of antiquity that have led to [...]

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Topics: Belize Culture

San Pedro Celebrates National Garifuna Awareness Day

Posted by Grand Baymen on Nov 21, 2013 9:42:17 AM


All those living in San Pedro Town know of the vibrant and diverse cultural melting pot that the metropolis offers. Â This year, 2013 marks the 181st anniversary of the arrival of the Garifuna to Belize, and residents have enjoyed a day of celebration to pay tribute to this [...]

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Day of the Dead Event Held in San Pedro Town

Posted by Grand Baymen on Nov 8, 2013 9:37:44 AM


The traditional Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, has been celebrated in San Pedro Town. Â Early on November 2nd, mass was held at the community cemetery. Â Afterwards, the community altar was blessed during the Hanal Pixan celebration. Â The two events are part of a wider [...]

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Cultures Unite as Mexican and Central American Locals Celebrate Independence

Posted by Grand Baymen on Sep 20, 2013 9:06:49 AM


On September 14th San Pedro'’s cultures united as the Mexican and Central American communities celebrated their independence. One of San Pedro Town'’s huge attractions is the vibrant mix of cultures all living together in this paradise. For one night, locals came together with [...]

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The Welcoming & Friendly Island Culture of Ambergris Caye

Posted by Valeria Espinoza on Nov 29, 2012 4:00:06 AM

Grand Bayman has wonderful property options in a friendly island community. Those looking for a second home or retirement living in a tropical paradise will find the diverse culture in Belize is welcoming. Newcomers will soon fit in to their new home on the beautiful island of Read More

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The Culture of Belize - Belize is a Melting Pot

Posted by Mike Cobb on Jun 19, 2012 6:56:26 PM

Located in the Yucatan Peninsula, the country of Belize is one of multi-ethnicity. Its residents are comprised of an exclusive mixture of Mayan, Kriol, Mestizos, Garifuna [...]

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Jade Head on Exhibit at Museum of Belize

Posted by Valeria Espinoza on Feb 24, 2012 8:51:59 AM

The Museum of Belize was officially inaugurated 10 years ago on February 5th, 2002.  The building itself was once used as “Her Majesty’s Prison”, and contained a total of 102 cells. In 1998, the Government handed the old prison to NICH and for the next two [...]

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Topics: Belize Culture