Belmopan celebrates Battle of St. George’s Caye Holiday

Hi–hip hooray – it’s the most celebratory month of the year, as Belizeans recognize both the Battle of St. George’s Caye and Independence Day of course. The Belmopan City Council has a number of activities planned for this month, we checked with Events Coordinator Raquel Ramos for details.

vlcsnap-2013-09-09-09h33m34s24Raquel Ramos – Events Coordinator:

On the 6th of September, which was Friday, we had the opening of the Belmopan City Celebration Calendar.  That took place at the Independence Plaza, at 6:30 pm.  They had Belmopan Active Youths.  On the 7th we had Latino Night. That will be a paid event.

The main events happening this year in Belmopan: There’s a Salute to Belmopan that will take place at the UB Gym.

On the 10th of September, we’re having a Basketball Marathon.  First place is $300, second place $200, third place $100.  As well we’re having a Kid’s Marathon, which is a football marathon.  That will take place at the May Gordon Park.  It will be a fun day for everybody, for the kids, for the adults.   

Later,we’ll bring you more scheduled activities that will follow the 10th of September.

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