ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Emerging as one of the voices of reason in the Virgin Islands on policies, the financial services sector and uniting the country, former Permanent Secretary and businessman, the esteemed Julian Willock, has lent his voice to the matter on how local artistes are treated.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The GRATE BVI Music Alliance participated in an Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright in the entertainment industry even as the Virgin Islands continues to lag behind some of its Caribbean counterparts when it comes to protection of the work of artists and ensuring that their work is properly compensated.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported early this year that the Chairwoman of the Virgin Islands Festival & Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Kishma A. Baronville had tendered her resignation.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Tortola Pier Park will come alive on Sunday May 15, 2016 when Myetts Chill Zone presents Grown Folks Affair, featuring Cool Session Brass out of the United States Virgin Islands and Blues legend Kal David of the USA.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Talent show X-Factor winner, Melanie Ann Amaro will be in the Virgin Islands for the finals of the Gen Y Factor, a local talent competition in which eight local young people will battle to see who is the best among them.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands musical talent ‘B’More’, born Mackenzie L.K. Baltimore Jr, has just launched a new video for his song ‘Million Miles and it is testimony to who he is as a performer and what he hopes his music will be known for - a representation of the love he has for his territory and its culture.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students of Grade Two of Bregado Flax Educational Centre - Primary Division on Virgin Gorda toured a number of historical sites on the main island of Tortola as they sought to learn more about the history of the territory.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Governor of the United States Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp on Friday April 29, 2016 said he was pleased to see a strong turnout — at least in the carnival square where all main performances traditionally take place (there were complaints of low turnouts throughout the carnival route) — for the Children’s Parade, which has struggled with attendance in recent years.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the controversy and fall-out after the 2015 Festivals still fresh on the minds of many after overseas artistes were paid immediately after their performances last year (including upfront deposits to secure their services) while local artistes were discriminated against by having to wait until some seven months later to be paid, more information about the cost of festival has been unearthed.