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Photo Set #3: BHW Parade Of Bands In St David’s

Photo Set #3: BHW Parade Of Bands In St David’s

Thousands of people made their way to St. David’s on Saturday [June 18] in order to enjoy the Parade of Bands as part of the second annual Bermuda Heroes Weekend. The parade was held in Southside, with the route starting at the old airport hangar and going down to Clearwater Beach. It featured Nova Mas International, Passion, Code Red, Band Addiction,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

Photos & Video: Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

The much anticipated Bermuda Heroes Weekend kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event last night [June 17] at the North Field at the National Sports Centre.The second event in the BHW festivities got underway early this morning at the Michael Preece Softball Stadium at Bernard’s Park in Pembroke., with crowds of people enjoying themselves... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

Despite the forecast for inclement weather, a large crowd turned up for the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Five Star Friday event last night [June 17] at the North Field at the National Sports Centre.The National Sports Centre’s large tent provided shelter from the rain that didn’t make an appearance until later in the evening. The weather did... Read more of this article

Photos: Blessing Of The Boats In St David’s

Photos: Blessing Of The Boats In St David’s

The traditional Blessing of the Boats — which dates back to 1849 — took place this morning [June 5], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend David Raths being rowed from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that had gathered at Chapel of Ease Dock. Bishop Dill was rowed across by the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club in ‘Pilot Harry Fox’... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: BHW “Kiddie Carnival” Event

Video & Photos: BHW “Kiddie Carnival” Event

[Updated with photos] Bermuda Heroes Weekend’s “Kiddie Carnival” is underway today [June 4], with colourful dressed children making their way through Hamilton to the sounds of soca music. The BHW promo for the event said, “Kiddie Carnival will be a fun filled day for P1 – P6 aged children and families. The day will start with... Read more of this article

Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Over 3000 participants have registered to take part in the Relay For Life event which got underway at 6.30pm this evening [May 27] at the National Sports Centre and continues until tomorrow night. The team based fundraising event helps to raise awareness and funds to support cancer programmes in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members take it in... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2016 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2016 Bermuda Day Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton as thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade, which kicked off in the afternoon, following the cycling and half marathon races which were held earlier in the day. According to the programme, the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Heron Bay Heritage Celebrations

Photos & Video: Heron Bay Heritage Celebrations

Heron Bay Primary School held their fourth Annual Heritage Celebration on May 23rd, with the annual event including a mini-marathon and a mini-parade. A spokesperson said, “The event began four years ago with the intention of extending the social studies curriculum outside the classroom while, at the same time, fostering school and island pride. “The... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Parade & Attendees

Photos: Bermuda Day Parade & Attendees

Thousands of people have lined the streets to enjoy today’s Bermuda Day parade, which features a bevy of dance groups, floats and much more. According to the event programme [PDF], groups taking part in today’s parade include the Bermuda Longriders Motorcycle Club & Association, St John’s Ambulance, Royal Bermuda Regiment Band, Miss Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: African Rhythm Black Expo At PCC

Photos: African Rhythm Black Expo At PCC

The Black Collective Celebrating Our Unique Culture — a group formed by five women — held their first ever African Rhythm Black Expo Extravaganza at the Pembroke Community Club on Saturday, May 21st, with the event featuring vendors displaying wares including clothes, jewellery, books, bags, notecards, figurines and more. The event, which... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda College Graduation

Photos & Video: Bermuda College Graduation

[Updated with photos] The 2016 Commencement at Bermuda College is taking place this afternoon [May 19], with 108 Bermuda College graduates and six graduates from the Mount Saint Vincent baccalaureate degree programmes set to participate in ceremonies that will feature Senator Kim Wilkerson as the guest speaker. Update 4.02pm: The event/live stream has... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Heritage Showcase In Dockyard

Photos & Video: Heritage Showcase In Dockyard

A Heritage Month Cultural Showcase was held yesterday [May 15] at Clock Tower Mall at Dockyard, featuring games, live cultural entertainment, tours of the Endeavor base, and more.The day’s events included music by DJ QB, a welcome by MC Kristin White, the Bermuda School of Music Youth Steel Pan Group, Highland Dancers, Stan “Lord Necktie”... Read more of this article

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