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August 7th, 2019
East End Rise & Shine Tramp draws mammoth crowd

EAST END, Tortola,VI- A mammoth crowd turned out for the Rise and Shine Tramp in East End, Tortola, today, August 7, 2019.

August 6th, 2019
Massive turnout for August Monday Parade

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Under brilliant sunshine, thousands of persons lined both sides of Waterfront Drive in Road Town, Tortola, for one of the highlights of the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival- the August Monday Parade- on August 5, 2019.

August 6th, 2019
Late night ferry guaranteed for USVI visitors- Carnel D. Clyne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons travelling to Tortola from the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) for the Virgin Islands Emancipation celebrations today, August 6, 2019 are assured of a late night return ferry to the USVI.

August 5th, 2019
Hundreds revel in Rise & Shine procession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite threats of rain, hundreds of persons supported the 2019 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival's Rise and Shine procession on Tortola this morning, August 5, 2019.

August 5th, 2019
Bria A. Smith is Miss BVI 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Media Communications Professional, Bria A. Smith was crowned Miss BVI 2019 when the pageant was held at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola on August 4, 2019.

August 4th, 2019
Man with a plan! Ramon G is 2019 Soca Monarch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ramon George aka Ramon G came to the 2019 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival’s Soca Competition on a ‘Rampage’, wrestling the crown from two-time winner Jevaughn J. Parsons aka ‘JJ’ at the Prime Time Festiville in Road Town, Tortola, on August 3, 2019.

August 3rd, 2019
Excellent Cultural Food Fair pulled off @ new location!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Steel pan music by the Shooting Stars Steel Orchestra flavoured the atmosphere with a mood of festivity and culture while persons flocked the various booths to view and patronise the variety of items, including delicious food and quenching local drinks on offer at the 2019 Festival Cultural Food Fair in the parking lot of Central Administration Complex on August 2, 2019.

August 2nd, 2019
‘Winning is always my aim’ - King Paido

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- 2019 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival Calypso Champion Reynold Phillip aka ‘King Paido’ has said his determination and positive mind-set resulted in him taking the title at the Prime Time Festiville in Road Town, Tortola, on August 1, 2019.

August 2nd, 2019
King Paido crowned 2019 Calypso Monarch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- King Paido has won the 2019 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival Calypso Competition held at the Prime Time Festiville in Road Town on August 1, 2019.

July 31st, 2019
Big $$ up for grabs @ 'fierce' 2019 Soca Monarch Competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 2019 staging of the Virgin Islands Soca Monarch Competition is being described by promoters as “fierce, intense and pulsating” with seven going hard after the crown of Jevaughn J. Parsons aka 'JJ', the 2-time defending champion.


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