Corozal Gallery 2019
These are some events from the Corozal District of Belize, in 2019.
- Jan 12 — Graffiti Fest ’19
- July 14 — Aventura Archaeology Day, San Joaquin
- July 15 — They Came from Corn, by Beardall
- July 15 — Sweetness and Labor, by Oland
- July 16 — Chetumal Bay Archaeology, by Walker
- July 16 — Aventura Archaeology Project 2019, by Robin
- July 17 — Aventura Site Visit 2019, by the Team
- September 10 — St George’s Caye Day 2019
- September 14 — Art in the Park 10th Anniversary
- September 17 — Historical Railway System Exhibit
- September 20 — Kids Independence Ceremony/Parade 2019
- September 21 — Independence Day Ceremony and Uniform Parade 2019
- November 19 — World Diabetes Day Walkathon 2019
Graffiti Fest ’19, January 12, 2019
On Saturday, 12th January 2019, at the Corozal House of Culture, Graffiti artists from Belize and Mexico along with other artists, performers, and others, met for a great event.
Aventura Archaeology Day
Photos and a short video from Aventura Archaeology Day at the San Joaquin Community Center, Saturday, 14 July 2019. It included displays and activities from the archaeologists with the Aventura Archaeology Project and the Belize Institute of Archaeology. The video is of kids learning to use the Maya atlatl (spear thrower).
They Came from Corn, by Beardall
Video and gallery for Antonio Beardall’s presentation They Came from Corn: The Origins of the Maya for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.
Sweetness and Labor, by Oland
Video and gallery for Dr Maxine Oland’s presentation Sweetness and Labor: The Historic Period Sugar Industry in Northern Belize for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.
Chetumal Bay Archaeology, by Walker
Video and gallery for Dr Debra S. Walker’s presentation Chetumal Bay Archaeology: Shifting Capitals and Fierce Independence over the Millennia for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.
Aventura Archaeology Project, by Robin
Video and gallery for Dr Cynthia Robin’s presentation Aventura Archaeology Project 2019 for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.
Aventura Site Visit 2019, by the Aventura Team
Gallery for the Aventura Site Visit during Ancient World Week, San Joaquin, Corozal, 17 July 2019.
St George’s Caye Day 2019
Corozal Town celebrated the 221st anniversary of the Battle of St George’s Caye on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019. This gallery shows the ceremony, including crowning of the Corozal Queen of the Bay, and a St George’s Caye Day parade.
Art in the Park 10th Anniversary
Art in the Park celebrated its 10th Anniversary on the 14th of September, 2019. We have a gallery of photos from it, and a link to more photos posted on Facebook.
Historical Railway System Exhibit
Belize’s Historical Railway System Exhibit launched on 17 September 2019 at the Corozal House of Culture. The exhibit will be on display through June 2020, so be sure to go see it. The gallery includes a link for more photos by the House of Culture.
Kids Independence Ceremony/Parade 2019
Primary schools and preschools celebrated the 38th anniversary of the Independence of Belize on Friday, 20th September 2019 with a ceremony at the Andres Campos Civic Center, and a parade through the streets of Corozal Town. Thanks to the school students and their faculties and staff, Corozal Town Council, Ministry of Education officials, and others who made this possible.
Carnival in Corozal Town, 20th September 2019. Floats, dancers, and others getting ready for the parade, then the parade itself.
Independence Day 2019
Independence Day Ceremony and Uniform Parade, 20th September 2019. The first part is the traditional Ceremony including the crowning of Miss Independence 2019-2020. Next is the Uniform Parade, with students from secondary schools in the Corozal area, and others including components from Chetumal.
World Diabetes Day 2019
World Diabetes Day, program and walkathon. The Belize Diabetes Association, Corozal Branch, along with schools and villages throughout the Corozal District, called attention to diabetes with a program and walkathon in Corozal Town.