Yesterday [June 4] the Bermuda Triangle Cultural Festival was held on Angle Street in Hamilton. The road was closed off to traffic and the street came alive with vendors, performances and enthusiastic spectators.
Performers included the Emmanuel Baptist Church Choir, North Village Community Band, Clearwater Middle School Drumline, Sandys Secondary Middle School Drum Corps, the Bermuda Drumline Academy, Reuben McCoy, June Caisey, Mt. Zion Male Voice Choir, Bermuda African Drummers, Seabreeze Salsa, the H&H Gombeys and more.
The event saw a number of people honoured including Bishop Vernon Lamb who got his start at the First Church of God; David Williams, Edmund “Willie” Galloway who suggested the theme Reunion; businessman David Williams; and two barbers who also were football fanatics, Earlston “Scratchie” Lawrence and Kenneth “Bally” Wolffe.
The Angle Street Community Association organized the event, with area resident MP Dale Butler at the forefront of the efforts. It was held under the Distinguished Patronage of True Reflections and Till’s Hill resident Mrs. Annie Young as well as long term resident and community worker Mrs. Viola O’Brien.
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