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Events

August 4th, 2016
Scanty EE parade gets off to 5- hour late start!

EAST END, Tortola, VI – While some saw it as another few hours of fun and frolic, many families expressed disappointment in at what was to be the East End Parade for the festival activities on that side of the island of Tortola.

August 2nd, 2016
August Monday Parade comes off with 42 entries

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.

August 1st, 2016
UPDATE: ‘Love for territory made me enter pageant’- Erika R. Creque

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.

July 31st, 2016
Destra wants ‘BVI Passport’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a night to remember as the best of the Soca and Zouk worlds collided in the Virgin Islands for the International Soca Night at Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town on Saturday July 30, 2016.

July 30th, 2016
Sizzla warns against homosexuality & skin bleaching

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.

July 30th, 2016
Who will be the new Miss BVI 2016/17?

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.

July 24th, 2016
Hutchinson & De Castro win Prince & Princess Show

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.

July 24th, 2016
‘JJ’ crowned FLOW Soca Monarch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands’ Jevaughn J. “JJ” Parsons was crowned the Flow Soca Monarch at the Festival Grounds in Road Town in the wee hours of Sunday July 24, 2016.

July 20th, 2016
‘We are having a festival this year!’- Kishma A.Baronville

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.”

July 18th, 2016
Global Glamour Runway dazzles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hundreds poured into the cool interiors of the Multi- Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town to witness the 8th staging of the signature event of Summer Sizzle BVI, a never-should-have-missed affair, particularly to those who wanted to witness classy, top of the line, fashion at its best.

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