The Grandest Celebration of the Year is About to Begin in Dangriga!

¬©Article and Photos By David Gobeil Garifuna Settlement Day is a national holiday celebrating the arrival of some of the first settlers to the country of Belize in around 1802. Settlement Day, as it's known locally here in Dangriga, is by far the biggest celebration of the year for Belizeans living in this area, outpacing all other holidays in popularity including even Christmas.¬† The population of about 10,000 residents in Dangriga swells to at least DOUBLE during the weekend of the 19th o … [Read more...]