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Photo Set #2: Hamilton Christmas Boat Parade

Photo Set #2: Hamilton Christmas Boat Parade

The Christmas Boat Parade was held on Saturday evening [Dec 8] with the waters of Hamilton Harbour taking on a festive glow as decorated boats made their way through the waters, featuring a wide variety of seasonal themes, with one boat blending traditional Christmas lights with uniquely Bermudian culture, with Gombeys on board the vessel as it wound... Read more of this article

Photos: 2018 Christmas Parade In Hamilton

Photos: 2018 Christmas Parade In Hamilton

The streets of Hamilton were lined with people yesterday evening [Nov 25] as crowds came out to watch the always popular annual Marketplace Christmas Parade, which features a wide array of groups making their way through Hamilton, with the entertainment including a variety of floats, dance groups, the Gombeys and even Santa Claus himself. The 2-hour... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street yesterday [Nov 11] for the Remembrance Day Parade, as they paid tribute to Bermuda’s war veterans who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts, with the event also serving to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Those on Parade yesterday included the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Photo Set #1: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street this morning [Nov 11] for the Remembrance Day Parade, as they paid tribute to the island’s war veterans who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts. Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, some of whom made the ultimate... Read more of this article

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Bermuda is joining nations around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, with a series of events being held today [Nov 11] to mark the end of the conflict, as well as to pay tribute to all the island’s war veterans, with hundreds of Bermudians having served in both World Wars. A solemn wreath-laying ceremony... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

‘Progress to a Fairer Bermuda’ was this year’s theme for Labour Day celebrations yesterday [Sept 3] with people gathering at Union Square where the day started with the Labour Day Road Races. People gathered to listen to Labour Day speeches with various Labour Leaders and Government Ministers addressing the gathered crowd, including representatives... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

People gathered at Union Square yesterday [Sept 3] to join in Labour Day celebrations. This year’s theme was ‘Progress to a Fairer Bermuda’. The day started with the Labour Day Road Races and Labour Day speeches with various Labour Leaders and Government Ministers addressing the gathered crowd, including representatives from the Bermuda Trade... Read more of this article

Photo Set #5: BHW Parade Of Bands Event

Photo Set #5: BHW Parade Of Bands Event

Bright coloured outfits, music and dancing were the order for the day as thousands of people made their way to the east end on Monday [June 18] to attend the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands at Southside. The streets of Southside were lined with canopies and saw spectators flock in high numbers to watch the Parade of Bands revelers. Bermuda Heroes... Read more of this article

Photo & Video Set #4: BHW Parade Of Bands

Photo & Video Set #4: BHW Parade Of Bands

People from across the island made their way to St. David’s on Sunday [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, and the streets of Southside lined with spectators and participants.Bermuda Heroes Weekend got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’... 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 & Video: 2018 Queen’s Birthday Parade

Photos & Video: 2018 Queen’s Birthday Parade

[Updated with photos] The annual Queen’s Birthday Parade is taking place this morning [June 9] on Front Street in Hamilton featuring the pomp and pageantry of the marching units from The Royal Bermuda Regiment, Royal Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, Bermuda Police Service and Bermuda Police Reserves, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, Royal... Read more of this article

Photos: Floats At Bermuda Day Parade

Photos: Floats At Bermuda Day Parade

Colourful floats representing the cultural diversity of modern Bermuda took to the streets last Friday, May 25 for the annual Bermuda Day Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979, historically featuring floats, dance groups, majorettes, Gombeys, marching bands, and more. Awards:Natural Heritage Float- 1st - Vasco Da Gama... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Santacruzan, Flores De Mayo

Photos & Video: Santacruzan, Flores De Mayo

[Updated with photos] The Filipino Community celebrated “Flores de Mayo” and “Santacruzan” today [May 27] with a church service and a procession that took place in Hamilton. In advance of the event, a spokesperson said, “Today the Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from the Philippines – Flores de... Read more of this article