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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’.

March 17th, 2014
'Teachers' Award was a Mess' - Teachers speak

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “Those who preferred last year let me see your hands or clap your hands if you preferred last year. If we repeat what we did last year how many of you would defend the government when the critics come… so we are going to go back to last year next year!”

March 16th, 2014
ASP & BFEC took top Edu awards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The icing on the cake and the event that marked the end of a week-long list of events and activities in observance of Education week, was the ‘Stars in Education’ award ceremony and fete.

March 15th, 2014
UPDATE: No rivalry in VI Showtime Band – Mr Roger N. Frank

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Today (yesterday March 14, 2014), like the mythical Phoenix’s rebirth from its ashes, we say goodbye to VI Showtime and celebrate the birth of VIBE,” said Mr Roger N. Frank, emphatically.



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