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Culture

January 10th, 2020
All the places in VI named after 'murderers & thieves’- Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Outspoken and controversial talk show host, Mr Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts the Umoja show on ZBVI 780 AM, has made calls for several prominent places in the Virgin Islands to be renamed, given that they were originally named after ‘Pirates and thieves’.

December 29th, 2019
Carrot Bay holds first Christmas Market

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Farmers and shoppers converged at the Carrot Bay Festival Ground on Tortola on December 28, 2019 for the first ever Christmas Market organised by the Cultural Committee of Carrot Bay.

December 25th, 2019
Champion carolers Band of Faith blesses Rainbow Children’s Home with $1500

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already spreading much Christmas joy on Tortola with their melodious singing, caroling group Band of Faith took it a step further by taking Christmas cheer to the Rainbow Children’s Home with a donation of $1500.

December 6th, 2019
Off to a good start! Xmas on DeCastro St attracts 50 vendors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- City Manager Janice E. L. Brathwaite-Edwards said the Christmas on DeCastro Street event is off to a good start, with its largest-ever vendor turnout of 50.

December 1st, 2019
Dr Katherine A. Smith appointed Director of Culture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr Katherine A. Smith, a former lecturer at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), has been appointed Director in the Department of Culture effective December 2, 2019.

November 12th, 2019
‘Being part of BVI Food Fete reps who I am as a BVIslander’ Ariq Flax-Clarke

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Virgin Gorda’s very own Chef Ariq Flax-Clarke said he has been holding his own in the kitchen long before he was a teenager and was happy to stimulate the taste buds of hundreds of guests at the BVI Food Fete event 'Taste of Tortola' at Queen Elizabeth II Park on November 9, 2019.

November 10th, 2019
Taste of Tortola draws the crowd!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – All roads led to the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town for the Taste of Tortola held as part of the 2019 BVI Food Fete on November 9, 2019.

November 8th, 2019
2019 BVI Food Fete kicks off with Gourmet Soiree on Scrub Island

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Hundreds took the short boat ride to Scrub Island last evening, November 7, 2019 for the BVI Tourist Board's (BVITB) Gourmet Soiree, which kicked off the 2019 BVI Food Fete, an event coinciding with the BVITB’s 50th anniversary.

November 6th, 2019
'No carrot is allowed in local peas soup!'- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ZBVI 'Honestly Speaking' radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called out locals for the inclusion of imported carrots into a 'Best BVI Peas Soup' contest as part of the recent Virgin Islands culture and heritage weekend.

November 6th, 2019
Former legislator begs Gov't to help complete Heritage Dancers’ building

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Money donated to the Heritage Dancers group was used some 20 years ago, after securing a piece of land, to start a building for the group to comfortably conduct cultural activities. Two decades later; however, the building remains incomplete.

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