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November 24th, 2023
2023 'Great March' commemoration holiday to feature 3 days of activities

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands (VI) marks the 1949 Great March and Restoration of the Legislative Council Holiday on Monday, November 27, 2023, the weekend leading up to the holiday has been packed with the release of cultural items ranging from new music to documentaries connected to the day.

November 17th, 2023
AG Chambers celebrate Culture Day 2023 in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Attorney General, Hon Dawn J. Smith, and her staff are featured as they observed ‘Culture Day’ as part of activities to celebrate Culture and Tourism Month.

October 28th, 2023
Culture & Tourism Month 2023 to focus on the VI story

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Culture and Tourism Month 2023 in the Virgin Islands will start on November 1, 2023, to be observed under the theme, 'Our Virgin Islands, Our Story: Tell Your Story'.

October 5th, 2023
TS Philippe left ‘a lot of damage to properties’- Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Assessing the aftermath of Tropical Storm Philippe on the Virgin Islands (VI), Fourth District representative Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith said the tropical storm has left a lot of damage to properties in the VI, specifically the Road Town area.

August 29th, 2023
‘Exciting things ahead’ to start strengthening VI culture– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has shared plans to strengthen the VI’s culture by introducing ways to encourage the preservation of culture via a culture and heritage strategy to be implemented.

August 12th, 2023
Women dominate Donkey Races @ Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta 2023

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- The cultural exposé of the Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta at Carrot Bay, Tortola on day two Friday, August 11, 2023, saw, for the first time, women dominating one of the biggest attractions- the donkey races.

August 9th, 2023
EE/LL Cultural Experience underway @ Greenland Field

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- Anyone wishing to get a strong feel of the Virgin Islands' culture during this Emancipation Festival can look no further than East End/Long Look and Carrot Bay.

August 1st, 2023
Irene Penn-O’Neal Festiville declared open!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Irene Penn-O’Neal Festiville, named in honour of the first Miss BVI Mrs Irene F. Penn-O’Neal, was officially opened on a night that coincided with the Gospel Explosion at the same venue on Monday, July 31, 2023.

July 15th, 2023
Food handlers for upcoming festival events urged to get certified

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Food handlers looking to participate in this year’s 2023 festival activities are being urged to get certified and take advantage of upcoming food handler sessions on certification.

May 23rd, 2023
'I pledge to give my all’ to culture, tourism & D4 – Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly elected Fourth District Representative and Junior Minister for Tourism and Culture, Ms Luce D. Hodge-Smith has pledged to give her all to her portfolios of culture and tourism and a representative of the Fourth Electoral District in the VI.

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