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Barbados travel facts

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Area (sq km): 430
Population: 279,254
Nationality: Barbadian,
Bajan
Local Name: Barbados
Language: Bajan,
English
Time Zone: -4 GMT
Currency: 1 dollar =
100 cents
Rate: www.xe.com
Capital: Bridgetown
Dialling Code: +1 246
Electricity: 110V/50Hz
Internet Code: .bb
Religion: Protestant,
Anglican
Climate: Tropical Oceanic
Government: Parliamentary Democracy
Inoculations: None
Driving: Left
Int'l License: Required
Banking: M-Th 8.00-15.00,
F 8.00-17.00
Major Airports: Bridgetown(BGI)

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Barbados’s Holetown Festival is an inspired event. The Barbadians band together in remembrance of their past and in celebration of their present. This is a week-long event for all, kids and adults, Barbadians and tourists. There are parades, lectures, concerts, plays and sporting events when you book apartment rentals Barbados.

Holetown Festival
Holetown Festival

Holetown, just north of the capital of Bridgetown, was the first settlement in Barbados. The Holetown Festival commemorates that day in February way back in 1627. The festival begins in mid-February and lasts for one week. The city is filled with people from all over the island who take part in this wonderful celebration, not to mention the tourists that love this festival. Book Barbados vacation rentals near this exciting event to book your place.

Holetown Festival activities

The events making up Holetown Festival are varied and oh so much fun for all. While parts of this festival remain very educational, like the lecture series dedicated to teaching the past, most aspects remain light and joyous.

Theatre groups from all over island put on spectacular shows, some serious, some satirical. Exhibitions are in place to inform about the Barbadian culture of past and present. There are a number of parades with incredible costumes and there are even beauty contests and tattoo shows.

The food and drinks remain endless and you will often find yourself dancing on the beach well into the small hours, before retiring to exclusive apartment rentals in Barbados featured by VillasPeople.com.

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