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August 13th, 2018
'Gadiethz' says he is owed for 2-years by VI Festival & Fairs Committee

EAST END, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Festival and Fairs Committee continues to be accused of failing to honour its debts, the latest allegations being levelled by frustrated Promoter, Paul A. Peart aka 'Gadiethz', who says he is owed now for almost two years.

July 16th, 2018
No Miss BVI this year! Even Festival going backwards!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news desk is that there will not be a 2018 Miss BVI Pageant.

April 24th, 2018
2018 VI Emancipation Festival to be 'scaled down'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite the hurricanes of September 2017 that destroyed the territory and the fact that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is broke, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, is going ahead with the Emancipation Festival for 2018, however, he stated there will be a “scale down” of activities.

July 28th, 2016
‘Letty’ Hodge out as Parade Marshal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After initially accepting the role of Parade Marshal for the August Monday Parade, Violet ‘Letty’ Delville-Hodge has since opted out.

July 22nd, 2016
VIF&FC Chairperson laments lack of funding for festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying that the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) has good plans for Emancipation Festival, Chairperson Kishma A. Baronville says the Committee can only act on those plans as funding is made available.

July 20th, 2016
‘We are having a festival this year!’- Kishma A.Baronville

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There has been this concept that the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee has not been working and that we weren’t going to pull off a festival which is a fallacy in itself so we just want to say that we are having a festival this year and it is a grand festival.”

November 2nd, 2015
Non-payment to local artistes for Festival ‘disrespectful’- resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “When is the Festival Committee going to pay people?” This question has surfaced again. This time it was on the Speak Your Mind show with host Richard Courtney de Castro on JTV Live on Saturday October 31, 2015.

January 12th, 2015
Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden Out! Kishma A. Baronville In! as Festival Chair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our news room from our sources inside the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) government is that Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden’s three year tenure as the Committee Chairman has not been renewed.

September 29th, 2014
‘Tourist Board useless in marketing Festival’ - 2013 Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When it comes to the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee reports, they take no prisoners and in a candid way they tell it like they see it.

September 27th, 2014
Luce Hodge-Smith & Melville Lettsome lambasted in 2013 Festival report!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Yet another controversial Festival and Fairs Committee Report has been laid on the Table of the House of Assembly.



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