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July 26th, 2018
Miss BVI 2017/2018 Contestants cry foul; No prizes given

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With many disappointed that the traditional Miss BVI Queen 2018/2019 show has been cancelled, now comes word that the contestants from the 2017 pageant, have not received their promised prizes.

July 16th, 2018
No Miss BVI this year! Even Festival going backwards!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news desk is that there will not be a 2018 Miss BVI Pageant.

July 30th, 2016
Who will be the new Miss BVI 2016/17?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- This year’s Emancipation Festival has already been dubbed a flop as participation is at an all-time low, with many calls in some quarters to boycott the event as the public is very turned off by the childish behaviour of the controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn, a Territorial At Large Member.

August 7th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Helina A. Hewlett

By N. Johann Earle

It is not every day that you run into someone who has a first degree from a UK university in the field of law and business who is willing to trade all in for a chance to learn of the world’s people and languages through travelling and the studying of linguistics.

January 27th, 2014
UPDATE: Will Miss BVI be held earlier during festival season 2014?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Media operatives of the Virgin Islands recently tickled the thoughts of Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn when the question was asked if considerations were being given to pulling the staging of the Miss BVI Queen pageant to an earlier date during the festival season.

January 10th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Rosanna K. Chichester

By Ron M. Henry

This week’s young professional is no stranger to the public eye and has been prominently involved in the local pageant scene for a number of years. Virgin Islands News Online proudly presents Miss BVI 2013, Rosanna K. Chichester.

August 9th, 2013
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lavanta S. Thompson

By Ron M. Henry

Fashion models are not generally known and recognized the world over for their outstanding streaks of humility, but in this week’s Young Professional, there is a sense that this is indeed one of her foremost and most remarkable features.

August 3rd, 2013
Craft maker fashions recycled doll for Miss BVI winner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local entrepreneur and craft maker, Kishmet B. Daniel, has once again created a custom made, hand-crafted doll made especially for the winner of the Miss BVI pageant following her creation that was delivered to last year’s winner, Ms Sharie B. Y. de Castro.

July 22nd, 2013
Controversy looms over Miss BVI Pageant prizes?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It’s just about three weeks before the Territory sees the staging of yet another Miss BVI Pageant as preparations are moving full speed ahead. However, some contestants and family members have raised the concern about the minimizing of the first place prizes initially promised.

December 21st, 2012
I love it, I'm satisfied & I'm happy - Sharie de Castro on new car

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All is well that ends well is certainly the case it seems as Miss BVI 2012/2013 Sharie B. de Castro received her shining new Hyundai Elantra from the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee for winning the Miss BVI Pageant in August.





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