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May 28th, 2024
Residents now see vision of new reclamation ground- is the Premier a visionary?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the curtains fall on the Virgin Islands Music Festival 2024, so has the controversial one-woman boycott that never got off the ground.

May 22nd, 2024
2024 VI Music Festival site in RT abuzz with preparation activities

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The reclamation behind the Ralph T. O’Neal Administration Complex in Road Town, the capital city, is in full preparation for the Virgin Islands Music 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.

February 24th, 2024
Premier circumventing law to transfer festivals to BVITB – Hon Penn

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member, Hon Marlon A. Penn has accused the Premier, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) of illegally transferring the management of festivals and events in the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) when according to the law, it should be managed by the Virgin Islands Festival & Fairs Committee (VIF&FC).

November 27th, 2023
Scores flood Anegada for 11th Lobster Festival 2023

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - The "Anegada Lobster Festival" a three-day event that highlights Anegada and the love for seafood has seen its 11th edition entertain and feed scores of lobster lovers in the weekend ending Sunday, November 26, 2023.

August 25th, 2023
Premier questions whether VIF&FC should continue to be run by volunteers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– In an effort to bring more accountability to the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has hinted that reviews will be taken to bring more accountability and to resolve challenges.

August 24th, 2023
Approx. $1.8M spent on 2023 Festival events– VIF&FC Vice Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Some $1.8M has been spent on Festival activities for 2023, according to preliminary figures. This information has been disclosed by the Vice Chairman of the VI Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Mr Birchfield B. Lettsome.

August 14th, 2023
'Ms P' blasts VI men for ‘allowing’ their women to 'expose' themselves in public

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Former legislator Eileene L. Parsons, OBE has called on the men of the Virgin Islands (VI) to stop allowing their women and females to go on the streets dressing provocatively during festivals.

August 8th, 2023
VIF&FC Chairman distances self from East End 'party truck' scandal

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Mr Dirk L. Walters has distanced himself from a brewing party truck scandal in the East End/Long Look community where some residents of the community are reportedly upset over not being able to select the performers on the truck.

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