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Culture

April 14th, 2017
VG Easter Festival

By Karyn O. E. Alexander

From family Easter picnics on Virgin Gorda to a grand Easter Celebration: This evolution of a community event all began when the then district representative for Virgin Gorda, the late Hubert Robinson O’Neal, suggested that having a festival would unite the community.

April 14th, 2017
‘I saw the growth in my child’- Hon Walwyn praises pageantry

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Perhaps it’s because of the Virgin Islands (UK) being a British Overseas Territory with Queen Elizabeth II the head of the Monarchy that there is a love for new royalties ever so often? Who knows?

April 13th, 2017
Alondra C. Ephraim is Miss VG 2017

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Alondra C. Ephraim, 20, is the 2017 Miss Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Queen.

April 9th, 2017
Saungie A. Liburd is 2017 Miss Gorgeous

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Contestant #2 Saungie A. Liburd, 28, was crowned 2017 Miss Gorgeous when the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Miss Gorgeous Pageant was held at the Catholic Community Center in Virgin Gorda last night, Saturday April 8, 2017.

April 8th, 2017
VG Wet Fete named in honour of Neil A. Blyden aka ‘Mr Melee’

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – He will not be there in person but his presence will definitely be felt as the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee in collaboration with the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Committee, in consultation with residents, have decided to name this year’s Wet Fete in honour of the late Neil A. Blyden aka “Mr Melee”.

April 1st, 2017
Stage set for Prince & Princess & Miss Gorgeous shows

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda VI- Two more shows are set and ready to go next weekend as the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations move into high gear.

March 28th, 2017
Lions partners with HLSCC for History Centre

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Lions Club of Tortola has forged a partnership with the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) to embark on a project that would pave the way for the documentation and preservation of Virgin Islands history and heritage in a spanking new building.

March 26th, 2017
Sylvanna L. Charles crowned VG 2017 Miss Bold & Beautiful

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI:- The Catholic Community Center in Valley, Virgin Gorda was filled to capacity last evening March 25, 2017 as the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee hosted its Miss Bold & Beautiful Queen Show in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Easter Festival on the sister island of Virgin Gorda.

March 24th, 2017
Heavy competition @ Miss Bold & Beautiful Pageant tomorrow!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A promise of great showmanship when veterans collide with the fresh off the boat contenders is how Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Adrianna J. Soverall, in a nutshell, described the Miss Bold and Beautiful pageant on Saturday March 25, 2017.

March 23rd, 2017
Naysayers blamed for poor participation in VG Festival pageants

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Committee Adrianna J. Soverall has said that at least three of their scheduled pageants were affected due to the naysayers in the community.



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