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February 27th, 2018
Hon Myron V. Walwyn buckles! Downsizes VG Easter Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Myron V. Walwyn (AL), is stubbornly going ahead with the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival for 2018, although according to him, “festivities will take a different format than attendees have grown accustomed to over the years.”

April 17th, 2017
Ruckus reels in the big one @ VG Fisherman’s Jamboree

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The vessel Ruckus shone at the just concluded 21st annual Fisherman’s Jamboree Wahoo Madness, grabbing an almost clean sweep of the awards.

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.

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.

March 30th, 2016
Move VG Easter Festival to Whit Weekend- Franka A. Pickering

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- A call that has been resonating with many on Virgin Gorda was sounded loud and clear by Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Honouree, Franka A. Pickering, who called for the VG Festival to be moved to Whit Weekend so as to stay clear of Holy Week.

April 5th, 2015
Food & Fungi Fest kicks off VG Easter Festival

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Kicking off the 2015 edition of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival weekend yesterday April 4, 2015 was the Food and Fungi Fest which saw a large turnout of tourists and residents alike.

April 4th, 2015
VG Easter Festival ‘unholy’- Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Prominent minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Bishop John I. Cline has labelled the Easter Festival celebrations on the sister island of Virgin Gorda as being unholy as he feels the events are in no way reflective of anything symbolic of the most holy week in the religious world.

March 16th, 2015
Late release of funds affecting VG Easter Fest plans

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Easter Festival 2015 celebrations on the sister island of Virgin Gorda are set to commence on April 4, 2015 and will be named in honour of the longest serving legislator in the Virgin Islands, Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE- something that some persons feel has put a political twist on the event this year.

April 2nd, 2014
Will facilities at ‘Top of the Baths’ be ready for VG Easter Festival?

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The bathroom facilities at Top of the Baths at Virgin Gorda have been a featured topic in the news Territory-wide for over two years as its completion has been hit with many snags mainly because of government’s failure to provide the necessary financial resources to contractors.

April 1st, 2013
UPDATE: Sistah Joyce sets eyes on Calypso Show on Tortola in July [Full official results included]

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- Joycelyn 'Sistah Joyce' Searles was no doubt the deserving winner of the Virgin Gorda Calypso Monarch 2013 after two stunning performances at the Darwin George Easter Festival Village on March 31, 2013.



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