End of November Barbados celebrates its independence day on November 30, 2009 marks anniversary of Barbados’ independence for the 43rd time and that will be celebrated. The day begins with an elaborate and impressive parade and a ceremony at Garrison Savannah, the horse race track located near the capital city of Bridgetown. The celebrations of the day of joy run through the whole November with sporting competitions, exhibitions, events and church services on the entire Caribbean island. Credit: Code.org-2011. The Parliament building illuminated in the national colors of blue and gold and shops in Bridgetown are a highlight of the festivities around the independence day. Another feature the national independence Festival of creative arts, is on the local artist her works and her talent a whole month long public flaunting make. This Festival invites the visitor to admire the skill of the artists in the fields of music, singing, dance, drama, writing, photography and art. The best are honored at a gala. The first English settled the Caribbean island Barbados was a British colony in 1627 and from then on.
On November 30, 1966, the island State as independent was declared. On this meaningful day, for the first time hoisted the flag of Barbados and played the national anthem. Since then, the historical date every year is celebrated. General information on Barbados under. Images and further press information about Barbados under. Information for consumers: Barbados tourism authority phone: 089 / 23 66 21 70 E-Mail: