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Culture

July 26th, 2014
The story of Nottingham Estate is the story of the VI – Hon Penn

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – “The people of Nottingham have a legacy to be proud of, a legacy of a proud and resilient people, a legacy of strength and determination,” so declared Representative of the 8th District Honourable Marlon A. Penn as he delivered remarks at the East End/Long Look Festival of Culture and Praise.

July 26th, 2014
‎B'More takes Tino's Groovy Crown!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Newcomer B'More took the Crown for the Groovy segment of the Soca competition with ease and comfort last night July 25, 2014 while Tino being dethroned ensured that he took home a Crown and did it in the Power segment.

July 25th, 2014
Long Look Community to Pay Homage to Fore-Parents

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – “Now is the ideal time for children and adults who are not aware of the rich cultural heritage and history surrounding Long Look, to come out and learn all they can, so that when they claim to be celebrating freedom from slavery, they will know exactly what that celebration entails,” said East End/Long Look Festival Committee Chairperson Ms Sandra Potter-Warrican.

July 25th, 2014
Summer Sizzle hailed as Festival ‘Kick starter’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The halls of Maria’s by the Sea were filled to capacity last night July 24, 2014 as patrons, fashion designers, models, sponsors, overseas visitors and the media created a real cultural blend for the official Welcome Culture & Style Party which has been hailed as a Festival ‘Kick starter’.

July 24th, 2014
Surprise! Oscar nom. actress Taraji P. Henson for Summer Sizzle launch tonight

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the coordinator of the BVI 2014 edition of the Summer Sizzle previously spoke with Virgin Islands News Online he said that come the launch this evening July 24, 2014 he was going to have a surprise for patrons.

July 24th, 2014
NLBC to host ‘Ole Skool’ party tomorrow night

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The New Life Baptist Church (NLBC) will join the rest of the Territory in marking the 60th anniversary of Festival by hosting an ‘Ole Skool’ event on the second floor of the Save the Seed Energy Centre basketball court building, Duff’s Bottom, tomorrow evening July 25, 2014.

July 23rd, 2014
Skinny Banton & Sasso to feature at 2014 Soca Monarch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Skinny Banton, the Grenadian soca sensation who has been blazing the airwaves with one of his latest ‘soak it good’ the salt fish soca, and Sasso of Poizon Band are the two international artistes that are set to rock after the completion of the HD Promotion’s LIME Soca Monarch 2014 edition.

July 22nd, 2014
4 BVIslanders blazing trail on VI Idol

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Four young persons from the Virgin Islands (VI) are taking part in VI Idol, a talent show similar to the popular American Idol and one of them had a standout performance last weekend.

July 22nd, 2014
Intl eyes are on VI runway models – Mr Alva L. Page

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Having recognized the potential of young men and women of the Virgin Islands (VI) to make it far in the fashion runway industry internationally, Mr Alva L. Page has returned to the VI to assist in the coaching of those persons as they get set of be in the spotlight for the BVI Summer Sizzle Fashion and Lifestyle weekend.

July 21st, 2014
UPDATE: J'Khoy & Afyah Frett were crowd favourites for crowns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – From the moment one entered the auditorium of the Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town, Tortola yesterday afternoon July 20, 2014, florescent lime green t-shirts dominated the crowd sending a clear message that contestants number 4 J'Khoy and Afyah Frett were sure of one thing, overwhelming support.



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