Tuesday, September 21, 2010

San Pedro enjoys the Independence Day Parade

Even rain couldn't stop revelers from enjoying the carnival parade on Tuesday afternoon. September 21st, 2010 was the 29th anniversary of Belize's Independence - and adults and children alike created floats and colorful costumes to join in the parade held through the principal streets of San Pedro. With loud, vibrant music and lots of energetic dancers and participants, the parade was a sight to behold. Enjoy some of the images of the parade...

Happy Independence Day Belize!!

Belize officially turned 29 years old today September 21. After the official ceremonies, which included torch bearers, drummers, majorettes, The Belize Coast Guard's gun salute, and Mayor Elsa Paz's official midnight GRITO, it was time for fireworks...Happy Independence Day Belize - Long Live Belize!!
Later this evening (starting around 2pm Tuesday afternoon) - the official Independence Day Parade and Jump Up will be held. Be sure to come out to see the beautiful floats and feel the independence spirit!!