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Shop Authentically Belizean products at 12 Belize

Belize’s diversity is reflected daily in its people. The way they live and the things they create, our country is brimming with talent and resources. 12 Belize celebrates that talent by selling authentically made-in-Belize products. Every product is uniquely Belizean, from lotions and creams to toys, jewelry, and accessories.

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When the moon ate the sun at Altun Ha

What would be more magical than witnessing this sacred occasion within the jungle embrace of a Maya archaeological site? Let’s go to Altun Ha and celebrate the annular solar eclsipse at the Temple of the Sun God Tomb!

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Hudut, the flavor of the Garifuna Culture!

“Wаmúа, wаnісhіgu lubá ámuñеgü: óundаrunі hаmа nіburеіntіаn lun lаbаgаrіdu Gаrіfunа – Оur lаnd, оur сulturе, оur futurе: іnvоlvіng оur уоuth fоr Gаrіfunа ѕurvіvаl.” This is the powerful theme in which one of the most vibrant cultures will celebrate its 191st anniversary of arriving at the shores of Belize. Garifuna Settlement Day is celebrated annually on November 19th, a festival of drums and dancing honoring the Garinagu’s traditions and culture.

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Travellers Liquors launches Ruta Maya Rum Collection

Travellers Liquors continues to innovate Belize’s rum industry and recently released yet another exciting offering to its product line. Officially made available to the public on October 18, 2023, the Ruta Maya Rum Collections incorporates classic Belizean flavors to Travellers’ iconic rum blends. On Saturday, October 21, San Pedro’s industry partners were invited to sample these unique rum blends at an intimate launch party at Wine de Vine.

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Our traditions of honoring the dearly departed

While Halloween (a holiday that marks the day before the Western Christian feast of All Saints, or All Hallows, and initiates the season of Allhallowtide) may be celebrated worldwide on October 31st where many dress in spooky costumes and give out candy, it also holds significant traditions for local cultures. October 31st is part of the traditional el Dia de Los Muertos or Los Finados. Prominently celebrated in Mexico, the Maya or Mestizo of Belize also celebrate October 31st as the day to celebrate the cycle of life and death. On this day, families observing this tradition set up alters to honor their ancestors, both those remembered and those long forgotten. Many believe the tradition dates to the ancient Maya, who believed there is life after death. Alters are lit up with candles, decorated with flowers, and offerings foods and drinks.

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