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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.

August 2nd, 2016
August Monday Parade comes off with 42 entries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a poor response to participation in the Annual August Monday Parade and concerns whether there was even going to be one this year, the event was pulled off somewhat yesterday, August 1, 2016 after some last minute entries that saved the day.

March 27th, 2016
You can’t just expect to receive & not give- Franka A. Pickering tells expats

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- “I must say we give to you, you should give back to us. We are supposed to work hand in hand and therefore I am saying tonight, boldly, that you should participate in the festivals in the BVI. Give something back. Get a troupe, go into the parade, do something.”

December 4th, 2015
Xmas on De Castro Street kicks off today December 4, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 2nd annual Christmas on De Castro Street is underway today, December 4, 2015, in Road Town on the main island of Tortola.

February 13th, 2012
Farmers renew call for “action” on water woes [Photoslide Included]

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – While the poor support for Farmers’ Week 2012 was acknowledged by many, participating farmers themselves have expressed concern while calling for “action” not just words to address the main issue affecting them from propelling forward in the industry - water.

December 28th, 2011
Better purse structure will enhance participation at races

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the participation from arch-rivals St. Thomas and St. Croix never guaranteed whenever there are horse races at Ellis Thomas Downs here in the Virgin Islands, President-elect of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association, Lesmore Smith, believes increasing prize monies would help to improve participation from the two US Territories.

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