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Culture

July 8th, 2017
Parents told to take responsibility for children in festival village

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Parents have the responsibility to attend to their children during festival activities.” This is a stance rightfully taken by Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Mr Trefor A. Grant.

July 8th, 2017
Culture & race

Dickson Igwe

Globalisation and the one world order have been supplanted by a resurgent western nationalism. This is a new beast based upon cultural power, not race.

July 7th, 2017
Entertainers to VIF&FC: Spend smartly on international artistes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A number of persons in the entertainment industry continue to express that the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) is failing to spend monies on international artistes in a smart way.

July 6th, 2017
‘Mr Melee’ respected & celebrated all cultures of VI- Mrs Nibbs-Blyden

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mrs Janice Nibbs-Blyden, widow of the late radio personality, promoter and businessman, Mr Neil A. Blyden aka Mr Melee was recently given the honour to share precious memories of her late husband's involvement with festival activities in the Virgin Islands.

July 4th, 2017
Tarrus Riley, Destra & Bunji Garlin included in VI Festival 2017 line-up

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tarrus Riley, Rupee, Tizzy, Orlando Octave, Rock City, Bunji Garlin, Fay-Ann Lyons, Asa Bantan, Cool Sessions Destra Garcia, Triple Kay, Stylee Band, T-Vice, Patrice Roberts are most of the international artists set to headline throughout Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival 2017 in Road Town, East End and Carrot Bay.

June 29th, 2017
Oops! More bad grammar or just an innocent typo? Miss BVI Committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We all make mistakes, as even the best of us from time to time will miss an 'ed', a 'comma' or even an 's'.

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.

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