ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a poor response to participation in the Annual August Monday Parade and concerns whether there was even going to be one this year, the event was pulled off somewhat yesterday, August 1, 2016 after some last minute entries that saved the day.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I am so excited, I can hardly explain it,” were the words of Erika R. Creque shortly after she was crowned Miss BVI 2016/17 at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex just after 12:00 A.M. on August 1, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The much needed energy for Emancipation Festival was given last night, July 29, 2016 by Jamaican artists Beenie Man and Sizzla Kolanji as the two men drew and energised a large crowd at Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- This year’s Emancipation Festival has already been dubbed a flop as participation is at an all-time low, with many calls in some quarters to boycott the event as the public is very turned off by the childish behaviour of the controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn, a Territorial At Large Member.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Nine-year-olds Jonathan T. Hutchinson from the Althea Scatliffe Primary School and Jae’da A. De Castro of Joyce Samuel Primary School were crowned Prince and Princess respectively at Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town, Tortola this evening, Sunday July 24, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There has been this concept that the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee has not been working and that we weren’t going to pull off a festival which is a fallacy in itself so we just want to say that we are having a festival this year and it is a grand festival.”