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MONDAY

MAY 6, 2024​

Dress Code — Casual

All Day | Arrival in Barbados

4 - 8 p.m. | Registration at DIVI Southwinds Hotel

5 - 11 p.m. | OPTIONAL Informal Cocktails & Drinks at Infinity on the Beach, Dover Beach, St. Lawrence Gap

TUESDAY

MAY 7, 2024​

Dress Code — Casual

8 - 10 a.m. | Registration at DIVI Southwinds Hotel

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Heritage Tour #1: hosted by the Division of Culture, Prime Minister’s Office and the Faculty of History and Philosophy, UWI. This tour will highlight places of historical significance relative to the Liberia migration and scenic and historical places in Barbados.

***Lunch for purchase at Farley Hill National Park or elsewhere.

7 - 11 p.m. | OPTIONAL Informal Cocktails & Drinks at Infinity on the Beach, Dover Beach, St. Lawrence Gap

WEDNESDAY

MAY 8, 2024

Dress Code — Casual

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Archives Genealogy Marketplace hosted by the Department of Archives, PMO at Black Rock, St. Michael | OPTIONAL Presentation by Mrs. Harriet Pierce, Librarian at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society

12 - 1:30 p.m. | ***Lunch for purchase: Liberian and Barbadian dishes will be on sale during the Archives Genealogy Marketplace

6 - 10 p.m. | OPTIONAL Reggae Night at Mojos in Christ Church

THURSDAY

MAY 9, 2024​

History & Film Session Dress Code — African Smart Attire

Roundtable Dress Code — Business

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Oral History Session: Gathering Narratives, Barbados - Liberia Connections Colloquy — Dress Code: African Smart Attire

12:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Lunch for purchase ($US 15 per person) and Tour of historic sites at Cave Hill Campus UWI linked to the African experience &and Paid lunch at the Shell Suite at UWI — Dress Code: African Smart Attire

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Liberia - Barbados Business Roundtable & Exhibition hosted by BIDC at Hilton Barbados

***Barbadian Realty Firms to give presentations for those interested in purchasing property in Barbados.

6 - 9 p.m. | Film Screenings and Reception hosted by the Liberian delegation at the Wall Garden Theatre, Barbados Museum and Historical Society

10 p.m. - 12 a.m. | OPTIONAL Bar Crawl in The Gap

FRIDAY

MAY 10, 2024​

159th Ceremony Dress Code — All White

Reception Dress Code — African Smart Attire

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Bay Street Esplanade 159th Brig Cora Liberia Arrival Commemorative Ceremony

6 - 9 p.m. | Reception at Ilaro Court under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Barbados

6 p.m. - 12 a.m. | OPTIONAL Oistins Friday Fish Fry at Oistins Bay Garden

SATURDAY

MAY 11, 2024​

Shopping Dress Code — Casual

Oistins Dress Code — Sankofa Pilgrimage T-Shirt

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tour #2: Shopping Tour

6 p.m. - 12 a.m. | OISTINS BY NIGHT: The Barbados-Liberia Night at Oistins Bay Garden organized by BTMI

SUNDAY

MAY 12, 2024​

9 - 12 p.m. | Special Sankofa Pilgrimage Church Service at James Street Methodist Church — Dress Code: African Attire

9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | OPTIONAL Catamaran Cruises, group cruise options available for purchase in 4-5 hour blocks.

OPTIONAL Closing Party Fry at The Cove

MONDAY

MAY 13, 2024​

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