ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I would like them to take some of the feedback given tonight and truly incorporate that, from styling to paying attention to the details. Being a star is about paying attention to the details,” were the brief words but sound advice by Senior Programme Director at BET, Mr Kelly Griffin to the 7 finalists of the Follow the Movement (FTM) ‘Who is Next?’ talent show held on December 6, 2013.
THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Where do people go for the best lobster in the Caribbean? The Virgin Islands (VI) is still the place! Our beautiful archipelago is where globetrotters and international food lovers have discovered the most tasty, succulent catch of the sea: the Anegada spiny lobster!
SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI - "We want something that would give everybody a fair bite of the pie and not some getting more than others because of where they are located." This is according to one restaurant owner on the sister island of Anegada who was not among the eight to participate in the inaugural Anegada Lobster Festival on November 30 and December 1, 2013.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the judges for Follow The Movement’s Top 7@7 ‘Who is Next’ event, Dr Allison Flax- Archer, has expressed immense satisfaction with the quality of performances so far in the elimination round and believes the second round will be a ‘fantastic showcase of Virgin Islands’ talent.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Miss BVI 2012, Sharie B.Y. de Castro, has described Russia as being an extraordinary experience thus far and stated that amidst her busy schedule, she has also managed to capture beautiful moments that she will treasure forever.
CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – “Queen of Bacchanal, Destra come again!” and “We gon mash up, mash up, mash up, mash up everything” were some of the words from Destra Garcia’s 2013 song ‘Mash Up’ as she certainly returned to the Virgin Islands to “mash up” Carrot Bay with her energy. However, this time she was ably joined by the well loved Planet VI aka Rock City and WCK of Dominica at the Benito Potter Festiville last evening, August 9, 2013.
EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The East End/Long Look Festiville honouree, Ms Juliette Penn was further shown appreciation for her sterling contribution to the development of the festival observances in the two communities by being asked to marshal the annual parade on August 8, 2013.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The fans of international renowned reggae artiste Richie Spice were treated to a splendid show, although his time on show seemed shorter than expected. However, St Vincent’s Fyah Empress set the Ira Oliver Skelton Festiville on fire with her electrifying performance last night, August 3, 2013.