A RICH CULTURE
Antigua has a rich cultural heritage deeply routed in a mixture of African Heritage melded with the influence of Colonialism which together create a vibrant, spirited culture which remains strong until this day. Whether its cricket, rum, food or carnival, one thing is certain - feelings run deep.12 clients selected.
|ANTIGUA & BARBUDA INDEPENDENCE FESTIVAL Antigua gained total independence on November 1st 1981. The festival consists of a week of celebration, competitions, parades, expos and food fairs – for all Antiguans living both home and abroad and residents of Antigua, as well as visitors.|
|ANTIGUA BARBUDA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY |
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society, www.antiguahorticulture.com
P.O. Box W212 St. Johnâ€™s Antigua
Agave Gardens, Friars Hill Road St. Johnâ€™s.Â 268 725 5507
Single Membership is $50
Family Membership is $100
Sponsorship: Starts at $250
Paid annually in January of each year.
All are welcome
Our Annual Events:
Garden Fair: 1st Saturday of December
Flower and Garden Show: Last Saturday of March
For the development of the gardens, programs and community outreach.
Our General meetings are November through May and we have a quarterly executive Board meeting.
President - Mrs. Barbara Japal
Development - Mr. Patrick Ryan
Research - Mrs. Christina Martin
Secretary -Â Mrs. Generis Hodge
Membership - Mrs. Sue Ross
Treasurer - Mr. Barrett Green
Asst Treasurer - Mrs. Yvonne Martin
|ANTIGUA CARNIVAL takes place for two weeks yearly at the end of July into early August, and is one huge party in the streets of St. John's the capital.|
|ANTIGUA OPERA SOCIETY is an organisation whose objectives are to stimulate the development of classical music, to create an annual Opera festival, and develop master classes for young Antiguan and Barbudan talent (both instrumentalists and singers).|
|BARBUDA CARIBANA The island's carnival is always over the long Whit weekend and is five days full of pageantry, dance, calypso and fun.|
|LOCAL CRICKET GAMES Whether you love to watch, or play cricket, these pitch-perfect local games will be a real treat.|