Dangriga is the largest town in Southern Belize, and the spiritual capital of the country’s Garifuna people.
Dangriga is the birthplace of punta rock (a fusion of acoustic Garifuna and electric instruments), and is home to a number of notable Garifuna artists, artisans and festivals, not to mention Belize’s only Garifuna museum. In November each year there is a week-long festivity leading up to Garifuna Settlement Day, attended by Garifuna people from around the region. The 19th of November is Garifuna Settlement Day
Population: about 10,800
Most popular places in Dangriga
Gulisi Garifuna Museum
The Garifuna Museum of Los Angeles (GAMOLA) is the first and only one of its kind in the United States and Northern Hemisphere. Visitors can learn all about the unique heritage and culture of the Garifuna people.
Garifuna Settlement day
Garifuna Settlement Day is the festival for the people not be slaves from
Africa to Caribean Countries. Most popular event in Dangriga. the Night before the day, drumming is though night, the ceremony represent the scene the canoe arrive continental with flag,drumming and singing. People wear Garifuna cloth at that day.
Hopkins Belize is a Garifuna Village on the Central Coast of Southern Belize.
Hopkins is considered by some Belizeans to be the cultural center of the Garifuna population in Belize. The people live mostly by farming and fishing, and more recently many have found work in the growing tourist industry. The residents are known for their friendliness and genuine hospitality, and welcome visitors to their village.
Restaurants and Bars in Dangriga
Love on the rocks（Belizean）
Right at the southern end of town, Love on the Rocks is Belize’s only hot stone restaurant, serving meat grilled on – you guessed it – hot stones.
Mon〜Sat 6:00 – 22:00 672-7272 The Beach at Parrot Cove Lodge, Hopkins HP:chefrobbelize.com/index.php/love-on-the-rocks