ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Mr Donald E. De Castro has in an opinion column today August 20, 2014 broadsided the Government and the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee for Festival being what he described as nothing more than a big party designed to make money at the expense of the Territory’s culture and history.
LOS ANGELES, California, USA – Yet another BVIslander artiste is poised to make the Virgin Islands proud using his talent in the music industry. Kamau A. Georges is part of an international team that is currently in the USA working on an anti-bullying promotion which sees him adding the Caribbean flare to it.
CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – After one year of dedicating his time, energy and finances to a personal project which is geared to promote the Virgin Islands and the talents that are within these shores, local rapper Travis J. Osbourne aka Bumpy B Breezy looks forward to releasing his first musical documentary tomorrow August 20, 2014.
By Alred C. Frett
Celebrating a Celebration without having a Success:
We have just expended gobs of Money & tons of Effort celebrating a Celebration while the real reason for the occasion eludes us… Instead, whether in the Caribbean or across the World we see the victimization of Slave Descendants by Police & others involved in Law & Order Systems in which the Poor are used to destroy Poor in order to safeguard the wealth & power of the Rich.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A number of artists who performed at this year's Festival activities have confirmed with this news site that following the publication of their concerns via this news site they commenced receiving calls indicating that their cheques would have been ready by yesterday afternoon August 12, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – They were hopping and jumping and running onto the stage when they were announced the winners of this year’s Adult Troupe for the 60th Festival Parade. Subsequently speaking with the troupe leader Ms. Hariette Riviera it was learnt that they were totally surprised that they outshone the bigger names in the parade.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With no forthcoming explanations, apologies or compromise from the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) as it relates the controversy surrounding this year's taking of the award for the Road March competition, Showtime Band has taken the liberty of naming themselves the champions for the 8th time around.
CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie believes that Festival as celebrated of late has lost some of its meaning and that the Territory needs to get back to the true significance of what Festival is meant to celebrate and to ensure that there is no more enslavement of any kind.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Many have been calling for answers to questions they feel the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee need to step forward and provide answers to as it related to their claims of the 2014 Miss BVI Jaynene Jno Lewis not having any legal status in the Virgin Islands.