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August 8th, 2018
Man held with 'Gun' in Road Town Tramp

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the Road Town, '2018 Rise and Shine Tramp,' was peaceful, Police did take a male into custody on the morning of Monday August 7, 2018 around 7 AM.

April 18th, 2017
Hundreds turned out for colourful Rise & Shine Tramp

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- If one had expected to attend the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Rise and Shine Tramp on April 17, 2017 and return home looking all neat and clean, they had to think again.

August 13th, 2015
'Move Rise & Shine tramps from parade days'- Radio show guest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The parades for Emancipation Festival this year were labelled as poorly supported with the lack of troupes, floats and spectators as compared to previous years.

August 4th, 2014
Inclement weather was no deterrent to Rise & Shine revelers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – From Pasea to the Administration Complex area in Road Town there was nothing that could deter revelers from tramping behind the music trucks of VIBE and Show Time bands this morning August 4, 2014.

September 6th, 2013
UPDATE: Fights at Festival no big deal this year – Marvin 'MB' Blyden

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festivals and Fairs Committee Mr Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden isn’t too concerned about the “few” fights that took place during the 2013 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival celebrations, especially at the Ira Oliver Skelton Festiville in Road Town, since there were no reports of serious injuries.

April 2nd, 2013
Fist fight ends VG Rise & Shine Tramp

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI - Just when all seemed to have been going well at the Rise and Shine Tramp at the Darwin George Festival Ground in Virgin Gorda on April 1, 2013, a fist fight resulted in Police calling a halt to the celebration.

August 6th, 2012
Pure Bacchanal at Rise & Shine Tramp [Slideshow Included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Early to wake, early to rise, patrons came out in their numbers on the streets of Road Town, to participate in the first tramp session, that is normally known as a warm-up session for the parade and other tramps to come.

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