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January 26th, 2020
$$ left over from 9th District Block Party to fund 4 music students

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Monies not expended at the Ninth District Block Party hosted by its Representative and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), will be used to fund four music students on Virgin Gorda.

May 19th, 2017
Caribbean Cellars to host 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation & Product Expo Block Party

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As part of continuing efforts to contribute to the development of the Virgin Islands, Caribbean Cellars will host a customer appreciation and product expo block party that will benefit the Mental Health Unit of the BVI Health Services Authority.

July 5th, 2016
VG Festival Committee cries foul; Block Party reportedly hampered fundraiser

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Cognizant of the cash strapped state of the Government of the Virgin Islands, members of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Committee headed by Ms Sasha D.A. Flax has taken a proactive move to raise funds to offset expenses likely to be incurred for VG Easter Festival 2017.

July 3rd, 2016
Harrigan refutes online news article on festival troupes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Ms Lynette L. Harrigan has refuted reports by pro-government news site BVI Platinum News that there is only one troupe registered so far for the 2016 August Monday Parade.

August 14th, 2015
‘Why must we pay to enter Festival events?’ – asks Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host and social commentator Donald E. de Castro is peeved that members of the public have to pay to get entry into what are supposed to be Emancipation celebrations during Festival.

March 23rd, 2014
VI’s 60th Anniversary Fest launched in grand style!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Energetic and highly charged performances by Barbados based entertainers, Krosfyah and the recently rebranded local band, VIBE (formerly VI Showtime), capped an eventful launch to the Territory’s 60th Festival Celebrations last evening, March 22, 2014.

March 11th, 2014
Parking & other logistics top priority – PR Lynette L. Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An activity to mark the official launch of the Festival celebrations of 2014 has taken a form unlike any in the many years of annual observances: a ‘block party’ with locals and one international band on March 22, 2014.

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