The year of celebration officially started on January 6, 2016 with the Launch “Barbados We Come From” at Independence Square and will culminate on November 30th, 2016, with activities being held in Barbados and across the global diaspora. The celebrations are expected not only to be entertaining, but also multi-dimensional and educational, with special emphasis on our youth audience.
50th Anniversary of Independence Parade
An enhanced military parade, with the addition of foreign troops which will add to the spectacle, along with an extended display.
Golden Anniversary Mega Concert
A cultural spectacular will be a climax befitting of this great island's 50th Anniversary of Independence. The celebration will highlight the amazing emerging talent set to take the world stage by storm, signaling that Barbadian talent will be a force to be reckoned with for the years to come.