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Event Schedule | Curatorial Statement

 

Barbados on the Water is Canada's largest and most authentic celebration of the stunning island nation and the unique beauty of Barbadian culture!

Discipline:

Venue:

Meetings & Incentive Seminar

9:00am –10:30am

Lectures

Introducing and exposing meeting and incentive planners to what Barbados has available for corporate groups and high-end clientele.

Sports Seminar

11:00am –12:30pm

Lectures

Learn about all the various sport niches and facilities that are in Barbados for school groups, camps, leisure and off-season training.

Barbados Friends & Family Seminar

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Lectures

This seminar will be offered to assist in generating incremental business within the Diaspora and friends and families of Barbados.

Visual Arts Exhibit – Curated by Angela Haynes

6:00pm –10:00pm

Visual Arts

Unique relief sculptures on canvas influenced by the inspirational essence of the body, mind and spirit.

Traces Steel Band

7:00pm

Music

With over a decade of pan playing under its collective belt, the Traces Steel Band is set to deliver old favourites with a tropical twist.

Going for Love

8:00pm –10:00pm

Theatre

A theatrical exploration of the age-old issues of love, commitment and sacrifice.

CiCi and the Eddie Bullen Band

9:00pm –10:30pm

Music

She's serenaded everyone from the late jazz legend Sarah Vaughan to the Stone's Mick Jagger. Now she'll sing for you!

Roger Gibbs

9:00pm

Music

With hits like “Girl Ah Want It” and “Another Dream,” Roger Gibbs will have you moving and shaking to his Barbadian groove.

DJ Niterider

10:15pm

Music

Spinning the best in reggae, soca, calypso, old school, classic house, soul, funk, R&B and hip hop.

Visual Arts Exhibit – Curated by Angela Haynes

12:00pm –10:00pm

Visual Arts

Unique relief sculptures on canvas influenced by the inspirational essence of the body, mind and spirit.

Crop-over costume/mask-making with Karen Bell

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Family

Craft

Kids creating exciting masks they can wear!

Redpath Stage host Kevin Carrington

12:00pm – 9:00pm

Family

You may know him as the face for the TTC’s transit report on Breakfast Television, CP24 and 680NEWS, but he’s also our weekend host!

Traces Steel Band

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Music

With over a decade of pan playing under its collective belt, the Traces Steel Band is set to deliver old favourites with a tropical twist.

Culinary Demo with Marion Hart & Chef Paul

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Food

Be amazed by Chef Paul and Marion Hart’s culinary creations!

Storytelling with Gregory Fitt

1:00pm – 1:30pm

Literary Arts

Family

Laugh and be merry as Gregory Fitt charms his audience with his wondrous stories.

Sports Seminar

1:00pm

Lectures

Learn about all the various sport niches and facilities that are in Barbados for school groups, camps, leisure and off-season training.

Barbados Friends & Family Seminar

2:00pm

Lectures

This seminar will be offered to assist in generating incremental business within the Diaspora and friends and families of Barbados.

Barbados vs. Canada Iron Chef Competition featuring Chef Paul

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Food

Chef Paul is the secret ingredient as Canada and Barbados battle for culinary supremacy!

Storytelling with Gregory Fitt

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Literary Arts

Family

Laugh and be merry as Gregory Fitt charms his audience with his wondrous stories.

Roger Gibbs

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Music

With hits like “Girl Ah Want It” and “Another Dream,” Roger Gibbs will have you moving and shaking to his Barbadian groove.

Culinary Demo with Marion Hart & Chef Paul

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Food

Be amazed by Chef Paul and Marion Hart’s culinary creations!

Tribute to Jeanette Layne-Clarke featuring Gregory Fitt

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Literary Arts

Storyteller Gregory Fitt pays tribute to writer Jeanette Layne-Clarke.

University of Toronto Gospel Choir

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Music

Embrace the heavenly voices of the U of T Gospel Choir as they work in harmony to sing the finest gospel you’ll hear.

DJ Niterider

7:00pm –10:00pm

Music

Spinning the best in reggae, soca, calypso, old school, classic house, soul, funk, R&B and hip hop.

Elan Trotman

7:30pm – 8:30pm

Music

A force to be reckoned with, Elan Trotman will have you in a dizzy spell with his ability to caress the sax like no other.

Going for Love

8:00pm –10:00pm

Theatre

A theatrical exploration of the age-old issues of love, commitment and sacrifice.

Ria Borman and the Eddie Bullen Band

9:00pm –10:30pm

Music

Witness the power and beauty behind the voice of Ria Borman.

Red Plastic Bag, Jaicko, Natahlee & T.C. and Neu Jenarashun

11:00pm – 1:00am

Music

Three of Barbados' hottest talents are set to own the stage with their euphonic lyrics and bouncing beats!

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