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September 26th, 2013
2013 VG Easter Festival participants allegedly still not paid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident of Virgin Gorda (VG) has noted that despite the furore surrounding the non-payment of participants in the recent Emancipation Festival celebrations, there were others who are yet to be paid for their services this year as well.

May 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Piecemeal contributions hindering timely payments - Vanterpool Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee, Mr Rupert Vanterpool Jr, has sought to clear the air on issues surrounding this year’s VG Festival prizes and payments following the publication of an article by this news site earlier today, May 14, 2013.

April 4th, 2013
VG Festival Chair hails Committee’s 'success'

ROAD TOWN , Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee, Rupert Vanterpool Jr, has determined that the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival was a success.

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.

March 24th, 2013
UPDATE: Sylvanna Charles ‘taps’ her way’ to Ms VG Easter Festival crown

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- She didn’t seem to be quite a standout and neither was the crowd support indicating that they had her their winner for the 2013 Miss Virgin Gorda Easter Festival crown- not until the Cultural Dress segment and especially the Performing Talent segment where her incredible flexibility seemed to have won the crowd over.

March 13th, 2013
VG Festival Committee 'very ready' - Blyden

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Chairman of the Virgin Islands (VI) Festivals and Fairs Committee Marvin 'MB' Blyden has expressed that he believes the Virgin Gorda (VG) Festival Committee chaired by Mr Rupert Vanterpool Jr is 'very ready' for the upcoming VG Festival slated to begin on March 23, 2013.

January 3rd, 2012
VI was well represented at regional teen pageant- Chaperone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- She may not have returned with the coveted crown but came back with the satisfaction that she made a deep enough impression about Nature’s Little Secret- the Virgin Islands- at the Digicel Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant held on December 29, 2011 in St. Kitts.

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