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July 6th, 2024
Parking restricted on RT Festival Grounds until August 16, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Drivers in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being advised that effective immediately, persons will not be permitted to park on the Road Town Festival Grounds, as preparations get on the way to facilitate the 70th Festival Celebrations.

June 18th, 2024
2024 BVI Staycation launches with 34 participating partners

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission (BVITBFC) has launched BVI Staycation 2024, an annual marketing programme inviting locals and regional visitors to enjoy the accommodations and tourism amenities within the territory.

June 3rd, 2024
VI’s 70th Emancipation Festival promoted in Atlanta!

ATLANTA, Georgia, USA- The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission (BVITBFC) proudly promoted the 70th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival over the Memorial Day Weekend at the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival in Atlanta, Georgia.

June 2nd, 2024
3 to contest Miss Jr BVI Pageant in July

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Miss Junior BVI Pageant for the 70th edition of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival will see three young ladies contesting for the crown.

May 10th, 2024
DMV to launch commemorative license plate for 70th VI Festival

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has said the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is set to launch a special commemorative license plate in celebration of the 70th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival.

April 29th, 2024
'Just because we in 2024 doesn't mean freedom can't be taken away'- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on all in the territory to be a part of the upcoming 70th emancipation celebrations in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

April 27th, 2024
Pastry Chef James I. Lettsome named Chair of Road Town Festival Village

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Well-known local pastry chef, Mr James I. Lettsome III, has been revealed as the Chairman of the Road Town Festival Village for 2024.

April 22nd, 2024
Look forward to clean up & transformation of RT ‘very soon’– Hon Hodge-Smith

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Fourth District Representative and Jr Minister for Culture and Tourism Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith has promised a transformation of her district, including Road Town, which she acknowledged as needing to be cleaned up.

April 18th, 2024
Some artistes for 70th Emancipation Festival will be announced next week- Dirk L. Walters

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- As the public eagerly awaits the names of the artistes to perform at the Virgin Islands’ 70th Emancipation Festival, Events Manager at the BVI Tourist Board Mr Dirk L. Walters has said BVITB hopes to disclose some of the artistes by next week Friday.

April 15th, 2024
UPDATE: Top 3 slogans revealed; Voting begins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITB&FC) has revealed the three finalists of the slogan competition for the 70th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival.

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