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Culture

August 17th, 2019
‘VIF&FC needs to put its own in spotlight’- Dirk L. Walters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The resounding call continues to bellow through all media forms for 'from here' entertainers to be given a fair share of the events spotlight especially during Emancipation festival celebrations in the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 16th, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: VI delegation represents @ CARIFESTA XIV

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, WI - Associate Member state, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) has sent a 'BVI strong' delegation to represent the territory at CARIFESTA XIV kicking off today Friday August, 16, 2019 from 6:00 pm -10:00 pm at the Grand Market, Queen’s Park Savannah in Trinidad and Tobago.

August 12th, 2019
‘This year has been a blast!’– Premier Fahie on 65th Emancipation Festival

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Persons who turned up at the Carrot Bay Festiville for the close off activities of the Virgin Islands (VI) 65th Emancipation Celebrations were reminded of the importance of celebrating at all times with the spirit of gratitude.

August 10th, 2019
Fun & frolic @ Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- From the donkey races to the tug-o-war between married men and single men, the day of cultural activities at the Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta on August 9, 2019, was nothing short of fun and entertainment.

August 8th, 2019
'Is not all about the bacchanal' – Perline R. Scatliffe-Leonard

EAST END, Tortola, VI- About three weeks ago when a group of residents of the East End Community of Tortola, Virgin Islands, decided to get together to organise the usual street parade, they were faced with a barrage of challenges, among which was that of persons doubting their ability to make it happen.

August 8th, 2019
Carrot Bay festival begins with Oliver Turnbull Fisherman's Tournament

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- The 2019 Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta in observance of Emancipation has begun with the Oliver Turnbull aka 'Ollie' Fisherman's Tournament.

August 7th, 2019
East End Rise & Shine Tramp draws mammoth crowd

EAST END, Tortola,VI- A mammoth crowd turned out for the Rise and Shine Tramp in East End, Tortola, today, August 7, 2019.

August 6th, 2019
Massive turnout for August Monday Parade

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Under brilliant sunshine, thousands of persons lined both sides of Waterfront Drive in Road Town, Tortola, for one of the highlights of the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival- the August Monday Parade- on August 5, 2019.

August 6th, 2019
Late night ferry guaranteed for USVI visitors- Carnel D. Clyne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons travelling to Tortola from the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) for the Virgin Islands Emancipation celebrations today, August 6, 2019 are assured of a late night return ferry to the USVI.

August 5th, 2019
Hundreds revel in Rise & Shine procession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite threats of rain, hundreds of persons supported the 2019 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival's Rise and Shine procession on Tortola this morning, August 5, 2019.

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