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Culture

June 27th, 2017
‘Twice She Struck’: A Story Of RMS Rhone To Be Launched June 29

A book dedicated to the memory of persons who lost their lives aboard the RMS Rhone in 1867 will be launched on Thursday, June 29.

June 21st, 2017
It’s out the bag! ‘Secret Code a book for everyone’- Mitsy J. Ellis-Simpson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – On Tuesday June 20, 2017, the Territory proudly welcomed local Financial Services Professional, Entrepreneur, Realtor and Humanitarian Mitsy J. Ellis-Simpson’s book, ‘Secret Code: British Virgin Islands’ to its local authors literary collection.

June 18th, 2017
UPDATE: Junior Mr & Miss BVI contestants confirmed in public event!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just as they were first and accurately unearthed some eight hours before the East End/Long Look Festival Subcommittee did, it is now “official”.

June 18th, 2017
UPDATE: ‘It feels so surreal’- Shauna-Kay Miller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Before last night, June 17, 2017 members of her audience were usually familiar faces- members of her church congregation- and so she was out of her comfort zone; however, Third District resident Shauna-Kay Miller handled herself magnificently on stage in front of a huge crowd at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town to win the 2017 Gen-Y Factor: District Edition.

June 16th, 2017
A Maritime Deja vu

Dickson Igwe

Observations by the Virgin Islands political establishment on the matter of expatriate control of the maritime, yachting, and boating industry, are accurate. The maritime industry in the country is owned, managed, and directed, by expatriates.

June 15th, 2017
Festival launch postponed! June 30 new date

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The launch of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival 2017 initially slated for today June 15, 2017 has been pushed back to Friday, June 30, 2017.

June 11th, 2017
2017 RT Festival Village to be named in honour of late Neil A. Blyden

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The late Mr Neil A. Blyden aka Mr Melee has been named as the honouree of the 2017 Emancipation Festival in Road Town.

June 10th, 2017
BVI Food Fete setting the pace in the Caribbean- BVITB Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We now have the USVI, Barbados and even St Barts now in the fray with food events in November. As the BVI continues to set the pace, we intend to lead the charge. Hence, we are creating exciting new additions to our lineup.”

June 2nd, 2017
VI culture & stamina to be tested in 1st annual VI Paradise Race

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is being billed as a not to be missed event that aims to promote the Virgin Islands’ tourism product while testing the stamina, skill and knowledge of Virgin Islands culture and history of participants.

May 17th, 2017
VG Easter Festival Comm. launches 50th anniversary magazine

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The rush was on yesterday May 16, 2017 for a magazine that captures the 50 years of the Easter festivals on Virgin Gorda.



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