The National Cultural Foundation of Barbados (NCF) hosts the National Independence Festival Of Creative Arts NIFCA celebrating Barbados’ anniversary of Independence via the arts: music, culinary, drama/speech, visual and of course literary. It has been launched for the last few years in September culminating in December, at the Awards Ceremony at Ilaro Court, The Prime Minister’s Residence. Contact the NCF for the annual schedule.
Forms are available from the NCF, Queen’s Park or upon request via email from Cultural Officer, Literary Arts – Ayesha Gibson-Gill (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Eligibility: Entrants must be Barbadian whether based in Barbados or overseas.
Final deadlines for literary arts are by the end of August.
For further information you may also call the Cultural Officer, Literary Arts at (246) 424-0909 Extn. 232