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April 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: 11 yr old is youngest & best Female Angler

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – As the organizers of the annual sport fishing tournament in Virgin Gorda plug efforts into the involvement of youths in the fishing industry, they continue to honour the efforts of those who do participate.

April 22nd, 2014
Vibrant troupes add splash to VG Easter Fest parade

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – Led by this year’s Festival Honoree, Ms Grace Vanterpool, a kaleidoscope of colourful troupes wound their way along the streets of Spanish Town for the annual Virgin Gorda (VG) Easter Monday Festival Parade yesterday, April 21, 2014.

April 21st, 2014
Mighty Ley-Ley snatches Sistah Joyce’s crown!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Calypso 2013 champion Joycelyn 'Sistah Joyce' Searles lost her calypso crown as she was comfortably defeated by two of her challengers: Mighty Ley-Ley and King Paido.

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 16th, 2014
VG 18th Fisherman’s Jamboree set to go

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – With all being set to celebrate the sport fishing industry in the Virgin Islands (VI), the Wahoo Madness, the 18th Fisherman’s Jamboree is ready to go in Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda and among the regular cautions that the committee is insisting on is that fishermen stay within the boundaries of the VI's waters.

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.



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