Exotic islands have always charmed the minds and the hearts of travelers. Barbados makes no exception. The island country, known to many through framed art, photographic prints and poster products, is a popular spot for those who are looking for relaxing holiday. Unfortunately not all can benefit from a trip there, but don't be sad, there is always the alternative of an art print or a poster allowing you to bring the out of this world nature of Barbados into your home.
What is most interesting about Barbados is its history. The island has been the object of multiple claims regarding ownership in the past. The Spanish have tried to claim it as well as the Portuguese. Today, the island of Barbados is an independent state and Commonwealth realm and one of the leading tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Being so popular, Barbados also became a wanted motif for ready to hang poster and canvas art.
The most important cultural event is the annual Crop Over Festival, a celebration that dates back to when Barbados was the world's largest producer of sugar. At the end of sugar season they would celebrate the successful harvest with a colorful carnival. Events like this and of course it's fantastic beaches and colorful houses make Barbados the perfect subject for a poster! Furthermore, a Barbados poster or art print can be a great escape from your everyday life!