This year we saw the crowning of new Champions. In the Junior’s Category Ms. Cynthia Najarro won first place with her song “Heart to Belize”. Garif Jr and Jamir Valentine received second place with their submission “We are Belizean”.
The Carnival Song segment featured original songs which will be used for celebratory purposes during the September Celebrations and throughout the year. This year’s winners for the Carnival Song segment of the competition are:
The Belize Song segment highlighted an original song reflecting a strong Belizean
identity, flavor, and rhythm and should inspire a sense of national pride and unity. The song should
evoke a blessing or celebrate the history, traditions, and diversity of the Belizean Culture. The Belize Song winners for 2017 are:
The winners received prizes as follows:
Senior Division (Belizean and Carnival Categories)
1st Place - $10,000 in cash and prizes (including a music video and an opportunity to represent
Belize in the Region) and a trophy
2nd Place - $3,000 and a trophy
1st Place - $3,000and a trophy (this includes a music video)
2nd Place - $1,000 and a trophy
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