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Photos: American Society’s 4th Of July Event

Photos: American Society’s 4th Of July Event

[Updated with video] The American Society of Bermuda hosted an event at the Victualling Yard in Dockyard on Saturday [July 7] to mark American Independence Day. More commonly known as the fourth of July, the U.S holiday commemorates the United States gaining independence from Great Britain in 1776. The event saw recently appointed U.S. Consul General... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Holy Spirit Festival On Sunday

Photos & Video: Holy Spirit Festival On Sunday

The second day of festivities of the 23rd annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit took place on Sunday [July 1] in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend. The day got underway at 2.00pm with a procession from the Town Square to the St George’s Catholic Church Stella Maris for a mass before heading back to the Square... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

[Updated with videos] The 23rd annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit got underway tonight [June 30] in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities. Organisers previously said there would be performances by “Amelia Pontes, Jessica Frias, Michelle Tavares, The Travelers and Carlos Janeiro. Also performing... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: CedarBridge Academy Graduation

Photo Set #2: CedarBridge Academy Graduation

The CedarBridge Academy Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2018 took place on Friday [June 29] at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. Students, faculty, family and friends filled the auditorium to commemorate the milestone in the students’ educational endeavors. The ceremony was attended by dignitaries including Minister of Education and Workforce... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: CedarBridge Graduation Ceremony

Photos/Video: CedarBridge Graduation Ceremony

[Updated with photos] The CedarBridge Academy Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2018 took place today [June 29] at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium, with students receiving their certificates after years of hard work. We will have additional information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the two hour live video replay is below.The... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermudian Heartbeats Azores Day

Photos/Video: Bermudian Heartbeats Azores Day

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with Casa dos Acores da Bermuda celebrated “Azores Day” at Victoria Park today [June 24]. The 86-minute live video replay is below:The event celebrated Azorean culture and included live entertainment, arts and crafts displays, a Bermuda Library display, dancing and more. Food and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BHW Parade Of Bands 2nd Lap

Photos & Video: BHW Parade Of Bands 2nd Lap

Massive crowds made their way to St. David’s this afternoon [June 18] for the Bermuda Heroes Weekend ’  Parade of Bands, with the east end filled with the sounds of soca music and a carnival atmosphere. The streets of Southside were lined with spectators and participants who came by the thousands to take part in or watch the Parade of... Read more of this article

Photos: Raleigh Graduation, Launch Celebration

Photos: Raleigh Graduation, Launch Celebration

Raleigh Bermuda recently held their Graduation and Launch Celebration, with an aim to “celebrate our 2017 Graduates who travelled the globe to learn more about the world and themselves and to celebrate our 2018 Venturers who have answered the call to adventure and personal development.” Founded in 2004, the organisation’s stated mission... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Pan In The Park’ Event

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Pan In The Park’ Event

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Heroes Weekend Pan in the Park event is taking place this afternoon [June 17] at Victoria Park, with people coming out to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of steel pan music. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 20-minute video replay is belowThis year’s BHW got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Pow Wow Second Day

Photos & Video: Bermuda Pow Wow Second Day

The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community hosted the Bermuda Pow Wow — “a celebration of our ancestors” — on June 9 and 10 at the St. David’s County Cricket Club Grounds. Both days of the event began with the Grand Entry which is a sacred procession that officially opens the Pow Wow, in which Tribal flags are carried followed by... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

St. Anthony’s Church hosted a special feast day today [June 10] at their Middle Road location in Warwick which included a procession accompanied by the Somerset Brigade Band. The church held a special Mass to honour the patron saint St. Anthony before the procession which was followed by festivities in the church hall and patio with entertainment,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermuda Pow Wow In St David’s

Photos/Video: Bermuda Pow Wow In St David’s

[Updated with photos] The St. David’s Islanders and native community will be hosting the Bermuda Pow Wow — “a celebration of our ancestors” — today [June 9] and Sunday [June 10] at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds in St. David’s. The event begins with the Grand Entry which is a sacred procession that officially opens the Pow Wow,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Rubber Duck Derby In St George’s

Photos/Video: Rubber Duck Derby In St George’s

[Updated with photos] The Rubber Duck Derby is taking place today [June 3] from 12.00pm to 5.00pm in St George’s, and you can watch live below as the rubber ducks ‘race’ in the water to support a good cause, and local groups provide live entertainment. The event serves as a fundraiser for the Friends of Hospice, the charity that supports... Read more of this article