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Flag person, Kimberley Lyder (in pink), directing members of the section ‘Acknowledge Our Heritage’.
By Marsha Gittens

Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, is pleased with the success of the 2015 Crop Over Festival.

Speaking to The Barbados Advocate at the National Stadium yesterday, the Culture Minister said the island has “had a wonderful Crop Over season”.

“I am very pleased given the kind of turnout we’ve had at the various events. I really want to say that there has been a very good response this year, in particular from the private sector. In previous years, I have asked for the private sector to be more involved in having events in Crop Over and this year we have had many private events. We had a lot of fetes [and] we have had other ways in which the private sector have gotten involved, so I want to recognise that effort. I want to thank the National Cultural Foundation because they have actually done a phenomenal job and I want to thank the public of ...

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