New Yearís Eve marks the end of Grandball season in Dangriga. Itís a tradition thatís been around since the early 1900s and while itís endangered now .. there are a few individuals and families, musicians and dancers who are working to keep their heritage alive. On this 2020 New Yearís Eve, have a look at The famous Grandball itís roots and legacy.
This educational video highlights the Grand Ball tradition as a form of Belizeís Intangible Cultural Heritage. It forms part of a broader initiative to implement the UNESCO 2003 Convention for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Belize. The documentary presents the history and origins of the tradition, as well as describes its current practice.
Re: Belize Kolcha Grand Ball
#547244 01/02/2106:27 AM01/02/2106:27 AM
Itís early morning on the first day of the New Year 2021. The Grandball dancers would be on their way home. So to bring the dance season to a close here is a video of The Grandball musicians in studio. Enjoy!