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April 20th, 2014
Fun fete & Bacchanal a sure thing!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The large population of Grenadians living among the Virgin Gorda (VG) community, topped up by a significant number of Antiguans, together with the rich blend of ‘born here’ Virgin Islanders and others from various parts of the world provided the perfect opportunity for a real fete at the first international night at the Grace Vanterpool Festiville on Virgin Gorda on April 19, 2014.

April 20th, 2014
2014 VG Festiville has grand opening ceremony!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - When Ms Grace Vanterpool cut the ribbon to signal the official opening of the Festiville that is named in her honour, she was not going to let the opportunity pass to get on the dance floor and her partner to do so was Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn.

April 20th, 2014
VG Fungi Fest & Food Fair well attended despite rain

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – Not even intermittent rain could stop the scores of residents from Virgin Gorda and its sister islands who turned out yesterday April 19, 2014 to enjoy the activities of the Fungi Fest and Food Fair held in the Spanish Town Market Square in Virgin Gorda.

April 17th, 2014
DJ calls for all-inclusiveness for VG Easter Festival hiring

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – Perry A. Lennard aka DJ Heavy Beatez says that he is not pleased with the process by which bands and Deejays are selected to benefit from contracts to provide musical entertainment services during the Easter Festival in Virgin Gorda.

April 7th, 2014
UPDATE: 'Mr Blyden is lying; he needs to tell the truth!' – Rupert S. Vanterpool Jr

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Mr Rupert S. Vanterpool Jr is blowing his top off in pure shock and disdain that blame is being cast at the feet of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Committee for the non-completion of the BVI Festivals and Fairs Committee’s 2013 report.

April 7th, 2014
UPDATE: New route for VG ‘rise & shine’ tramp

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – It was a concern raised by several business owners including food vendors that they were not being given much opportunity to benefit from especially the ‘rise and shine’ tramp at the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival year after year.

April 5th, 2014
Donalin Michel is Miss Gorgeous 2014

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - (Post time 11:16pm) Contestant number two Miss Donalin Michel strutted her stuff to pull the highest score throughout the night to win the title of Miss Gorgeous for the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival of 2014.

April 3rd, 2014
UPDATE: VI Music Festival 2014 given the axe!

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Coordinators of the popular Music Festival have announced their worse fear, that there will be no music festival in the customary and traditional style this year. This was announced moments ago via a press release which outlined that the event is being rebranded and will come off in 2015.

March 24th, 2014
Girls for VG Pageants make 1st public appearance

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The début appearance of six of seven girls that are set to contest this year’s Miss Gorgeous and Miss Easter Festival was one with a difference as it was held at the Rock Café at Valley Virgin Gorda last night March 23, 2014.

March 24th, 2014
Razor Blades 1st album for April release

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Moving apace to keep on schedule for the releasing of their first Album of Fungi music the Razor Blades which hails mainly from the Sea Cow’s Bay community has titled the album ‘Break ah leg’, a popular creole talk which means ‘dance until you drop’.



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