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Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Floats, dance groups, majorettes, Gombeys, marching bands and more took to Hamilton streets yesterday [May 25] for the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979. . In the official Bermuda Day booklet, Premier David Burt in part said “Bermuda Day is one of my favorite Bermuda holidays. There... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Half Marathon Derby

Photos, Video & Results: Half Marathon Derby

Clocking respective times of 1:14:41 and 1:33:20, Lamont Marshall and Nikki Butterfield won yesterday’s [May 25] Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby.The Bermuda Pacers Track Club team won the Club/Corporate Team relay division in a time of 1.22.45 while team Thicker Than A Snicker won the Open Teams relay division with a time of 1.23.01. The Saltus... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton today [May 25] as thousands of people lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade. The parade got underway this afternoon with dignitaries watching from their Cedar Avenue location and the rest of the route filled... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade which saw Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats, and more make their way through the streets of Hamilton. The parade got underway this afternoon, following the cycling and half-marathon races, which were held earlier in the day and saw... Read more of this article

Photos: Warren Foggo Celebrates 100th Birthday

Photos: Warren Foggo Celebrates 100th Birthday

St. George’s resident Warren [Tishi] Foggo was joined by friends, family, and political leaders as he celebrated his 100th birthday with a gathering at the east end yesterday [May 20]. Mr. Foggo who was a barber for many years was surrounded by children Winstein Foggo, Warren Foggo and Gardine Gibbons, Acting Premier Walter Roban, Minister of... Read more of this article

Photos: Relay For Life For Bermuda Fundraiser

Photos: Relay For Life For Bermuda Fundraiser

The Relay For Life For Bermuda event got underway at the National Sports Centre last evening [May 18], with the team based fundraising event helping to raise awareness and funds to support cancer prevention and detection and to improve access to treatment with the local establishment of radiation therapy in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: College Graduation Ceremony

Photos & Video: College Graduation Ceremony

[Updated with photos] After years of hard work and studying, a number of students will celebrate their graduation from the Bermuda College today [May 17] where 124 people – 54% with honours – will receive associate degrees, diplomas or certificates during the Commencement ceremony this afternoon. Bernews will carry a live stream of this afternoon’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Kaleidoscope Arts Annual Jamboree

Photos: Kaleidoscope Arts Annual Jamboree

The Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation [KAF] hosted their sixth annual Kaleidoscopic Jamboree fundraiser yesterday [May 12] at their premises on Jubilee Road in Devonshire. The event helps to support the Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation and their important Creative Minds curriculum enrichment program in Bermuda’s public Pre and Primary Schools. Guests were... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Paws To The Park Fun Walk

Photos & Video: Paws To The Park Fun Walk

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] hosted their 1 mile and 3 mile Paws to the Park Family Fun Walk yesterday [May 12] at the Arboretum.Booths were set up with information available, walk registration, free giveaways and sponsors. Lots of four-legged visitors were on hand mingling and socializing with new friends before heading... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Somersfield Academy Spring Fair

Photos/Video: Somersfield Academy Spring Fair

[Updated with photos] Somersfield Academy is hosting their annual Spring Fair today [May 12], with lots of parking available on the property. The event will have many attractions including train rides, mega slide, kiddie land, bouncy castle, plant stall, baked goods stall, barbecue food stall, treasure baskets stall, live entertainment and more. The... Read more of this article

Photos: School Hosts Multicultural Extravaganza

Photos: School Hosts Multicultural Extravaganza

[Written by Wesley Hall] “Outstanding, Colorful, Vibrant” – These are just a few words used to express the atmosphere inside Clearwater Middle School’s assembly hall on Wednesday, May 9th. Scores of young people, parents, relatives and friends came together to enjoy an evening of fanfare, exhibition, food and live entertainment that... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: National Day Of Peace Event

Photos & Video: National Day Of Peace Event

[Updated with photos] The National Day of Peace is being held this evening [May 9] at the National Sports Centre, with the event scheduled to include inspirational musical and dance performances, speeches and more. “The aim of the event is to bring the community together to remember those who have been lost through tragic circumstances, and to engage... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Video/Photos: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[Updated with photos] The Portuguese community is gathering today [May 6] in order to celebrate “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles]. A centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century, the festival sees a solemn procession move through Hamilton, with participants walking on... Read more of this article