Tuesday 22 October, 2019

WATCH: Awaken starts Crop Over 2019 even earlier

Patrons sheltering during on of the downpours that briefly paused Awaken.

Patrons sheltering during on of the downpours that briefly paused Awaken.

Things are in high gear as the Barbadians count down to the Grand Climax of Crop Over - truly the sweetest summer festival.  Among the events that started the feeling which so many long for, was Awaken. 

 

Held on the grounds of Sugarland Estate on June 23, 2019, there was much to see, to eat and most importantly, there was lots of calypso and soca music to wine, grind, jam and chip too. Last year, Awaken started the season on July 1. 

Loop Entertainment was at Awaken and we had the chance to talk to one of the organisers, Tremayne Austin, about the event, which despite the pouring rain, was enjoyed by all who was in attendance. One line that was heavily used by patrons when asked to describe Awaken for those who weren’t present was... "Yuh shudda been there".

See our image gallery below:

Awaken 2019 at Sandalwood Estate

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