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Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

Pomp and pageantry took over Front Street yesterday morning [June 14] as the annual Queen’s Birthday Parade took place, featuring the Bermuda Regiment, the Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, the Bermuda Police Service and Bermuda Police Reserves and more.The military in Bermuda has always celebrated the Sovereign’s Official Birthday with... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2014 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2014 Bermuda Day Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets to cheer on the hundreds of participants in the popular Bermuda Day Parade yesterday [May 26], which included a variety of floats, classic cars, marching bands, local celebrities, colourful costumes, and much more. The parade got underway at 1.30pm, starting along Marsh Folly Road and continuing right through to... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2014 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #1: 2014 Bermuda Day Parade

[Updated with more photos] Today’s Bermuda Day Parade is now underway, with thousands of people lining the streets to cheer on the hundreds of people participating in the always popular event.The parade got underway at 1.30pm, starting along Marsh Folly Road and continuing right through to the top of Cedar Avenue. The parade then made a left... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photo Set #2: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Bermuda’s Portuguese community came together today [May 18] to celebrate a centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century. The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], sees a solemn procession through Hamilton with participants walking on a carpet of flowers set down beforehand.... Read more of this article

Photos: 2014 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos: 2014 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Bermuda’s Portuguese community came together today [May 18] to celebrate a centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century.The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], sees a solemn procession through Hamilton with participants walking on a carpet of flowers set down beforehand.Nearly... Read more of this article

Photos & Audio: Bermuda Anzac Day Ceremony

Photos & Audio: Bermuda Anzac Day Ceremony

Just past 6.00am this morning [Apr 25] at the Cenotaph on Front Street, about thirty people and Governor George Fergusson assembled for the observance of Anzac Day. In Australia and New Zealand, this day is known as Anzac Day and the ceremony traditionally takes place at dawn every 25th of April. Bermuda’s Australasian community has brought the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

[Updated with video] Despite the less than co-operative weather, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 23] in St. George’s, following a tradition which first began in 1816. Marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons for... Read more of this article

Photos: 2014 Regiment Passing Out Parade

Photos: 2014 Regiment Passing Out Parade

More than 100 new Bermuda Regiment soldiers marched out of the gates of Warwick Camp today [Jan 25] after taking part in the end of recruit camp passing out parade in front of gathered family and friends. The passing out parade was attended by Governor George Fergusson, Premier Craig Cannonier, Deputy Premier Michael Dunkley, US Consul General Robert... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Photo Set #2: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Hamilton Harbour turned into an aquatic Christmas wonderland last night [Dec 7] as the biennial Christmas Boat Parade took place, with dozens of boats crossing the waters decorated in a variety of festive themes. Countless people lined the route for the always popular event, which started with a single firework and culminated in a fully fledged fireworks... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Photo Set #1: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

[Updated with photos] The Christmas Boat Parade in Hamilton Harbour is set to get underway at 6.30pm this evening [Dec 7], with the always popular event involving dozens of vessels making their way across the water decorated in seasonal style.The biennial event will be broadcast on television and online, with viewers able to tune in to watch the holiday... Read more of this article