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July 18th, 2019
‘Finances of festival remain a concern’- Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the budget to pull off the 65th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival surpassing a million dollars, Minister for Education, Culture, Agriculture, Fisheries, Sports, and Youth Affairs, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), has said the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC)- rather than depending on the Government’s purse- is looking at alternative means of raising the needed finance as well as guarding against wasting resources.

July 13th, 2019
ZBVI recognizes General Knowledge Quiz participants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Virgin Islands (VI) broadcaster, ZBVI yesterday Friday, July 12, 2019, moved to recognize the accomplishments of its General Knowledge Quiz participants.

July 11th, 2019
‘We’re building this country but leaving the people behind culturally’- Rev. Turnbull

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Outspoken Virgin Islands (VI) Pastor, Reverend Melvin A. Turnbull says there is a disconnect in the VI where the territory is being built but the people are being left behind culturally, especially the territory’s children.

July 9th, 2019
More Caucasians should support Emancipation celebrations – Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – With the 2019 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival on the horizon, controversial and outspoken ZBVI radio host, Mr Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka' has called on all ‘Whites’ residing in the Virgin Islands (VI) to come out and support the African emancipation celebrations in the territory.

July 8th, 2019
'If some folks had it their way' there would be no Gospel Fest'- Rev Melvin A. Turnbull

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – With Gospel Fest coming up on July 25, 2019, and now a staple in the Virgin Islands (VI) annual calendar of events, ZBVI 780 AM radio talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', is questioning why the Christian festivity continues to be excluded from the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee's (VIF&FC) official line-up.

July 2nd, 2019
‘BVI Restaurant Series’ connects with VIslanders in diaspora

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Tourist Board’s Restaurant Series being held across states in North America is being well received, including by Virgin Islanders residing overseas.

July 2nd, 2019
‘We have no choice but to become more self-reliant’- Premier Fahie

By Chassidy M. Leonard

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- “Our freedom and autonomy and all that we have built around us are the fruits of long, hard fought struggles to reclaim our dignity and survive,” Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) reminded as the Virgin Islands observed Territory Day on July 1, 2019.

July 1st, 2019
Four for Miss Princess Show 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four bubbly and confident young girls are ready to vie for the crown of Miss Princess 2019 and the large crowd at Saturday’s, June 29, 2019, Inter-Primary School Cheerleading event at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex had a sample of what to expect from the girls.

June 30th, 2019
UPDATE: Primary schools raise the bar @ 2019 Cheerleading Competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The six schools that participated in this year’s Inter-Primary Schools Cheerleading Competition have been credited for raising the level of the competition when compared to its debut year, 2017.

June 28th, 2019
Well balanced line-up of artistes for 65th Emancipation Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- ABM, Contra Band, Xtreme, Showtime Band, OMG, Vibe, Joyce Searles aka ‘Sistah Joyce’, Kissinger Mercer, Jason A. Frett aka ‘Ritical’ are just a few of the local acts expected to blaze the stage, along with a well thought out list of international artistes, for the 65th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival this year.

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