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July 24th, 2018
Festival Sub Committees Demoralised; NO funds!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There are conflicting information coming out of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration, as it relates to festival 2018. While its well know that the NDP have left the country broke because of reckless spending, following the Hurricanes of 2017 with financial aid and loans coming in the UK has imposed a alternative Government called the Recovery Board making it difficult for Ministers to get their hands on the public funds.

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 21st, 2017
2017 Festival shaping up or out of shape?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 2017 Virgin Islands Emancipation celebration on Tortola to many is shaping up; however, to others it is out of shape.

July 20th, 2017
'Everybody bussing off' around festival - Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At this time of the year many discussions, opinions, recommendations and even criticisms are a norm when it comes to the celebration of Emancipation in the Virgin Islands (UK).

July 10th, 2017
‘Festival is not to jump & whine up’- Radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Callers to the ‘3D Show’ radio programme, hosted by Doug Wheatley on ZBVI 780 AM on Friday July 7, 2017 expressed their concerns about the Virgin Islands people not celebrating the Emancipation festival for its true meaning.

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.

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 1st, 2017
Festival schedule released; Line up a mystery!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Yesterday May 31, 2017 many rushed at the Training Division in Road Town to view a poster released by the VI Festivals and Fairs Committee in the hope of seeing names of especially international artists.

August 18th, 2016
Festival becoming less Emancipation & VI Culture- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Expatriates who show up with their flags in support of artists from their native land, international artists performing every night, the celebrations taking on more of a music festival and carnival nature than that of a cultural emancipation celebrations, are some of the thorns in radio talk show host Natalio D. Wheatley’s side.

August 12th, 2016
Cromwell Smith mulls lacklustre support of VI Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A local talk show host is trying to get to the bottom of the problem of poor participation by many sections of the territory towards the just concluded Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival.



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