Oistins Fish Festival

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The Oistins Fish Festival is a folk festival founded by Lady St John wife of the late Member of Parliament Sir Harold St John It is not religious meaning that It has nothing to do with Jesus, Mahamid or whatnot.It is celebrated in the south coast of Barbados in Christ Church. The committee was assisted this year by the National Cultural Foundation to celebrate the founding of the Charter of Barbados, which was signed in this fishing Village of Oistins. The festival occurs every Easter for 1 week of celebration where people gather for the excitement of the things to do revolving around the fishing industry, which includes fish-deboning competitions, boat races, net throwing, food, crafts, music, and dancing.


  • "Culture". Government of Barbados. Retrieved October 22, 2006.