Creole in the Park 2010 is moving along nicely as thousands flock the Botanical Gardens daily to party, lime, dance, and shop.
The event, which is now in its third day, is being signaled as having the potential of not just evolving significantly on the local scene but also making its way on the regional tourism calendars, much like the World Creole Music Festival.
Government and other tourism officials have urged the organizers of the event to amplify its marketing operations to attract both regional and international tourist to the nature island.
Creole in the Park is considered the biggest daytime event of the Independence celebrations, bringing together a wide mixture of music genres, culture, arts and craft, food, and people.
Today’s activities is headlined by Barbados soca great Peter Ram; WCK, The Menace, The Kase and Smokie Cut who will all dominate the entertainment scene.
Other presentations will include Breezee’s Steel Pan, Karifuna, Machine Creole, Point Michel Cultural Group, Natural Vibes, Waitukubuli Dance Theatre and Freddie and Friends.
Gates to the Botanical Gardens open at noon. The curtains for the 8th annual CITP will come down tomorrow with the headline performance of Queen Ifrica.