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Photo Set #2: Parade of Bands In Dockyard

Photo Set #2: Parade of Bands In Dockyard

The inaugural Bermuda Heroes Weekend continued this afternoon [June 13] with the Parade of Bands taking place in Dockyard. The streets were lined with all forms of seating and comforts as crowds of people gathered to watch as dancers followed trucks blasting their favorite soca tunes.The 4-day event kicked off last night with a stage show in Hamilton,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2015 Queen’s Birthday Parade Held

Photos: 2015 Queen’s Birthday Parade Held

[Updated with photos] Crowds turned out today [June 13] to see Bermuda’s armed service celebrate the Queen’s Birthday and perform a special Trooping the Colours ceremony. People watched and cheered as nearly 200 soldiers, as well as a contingent from the Bermuda Police Service, paraded at the National Stadium in front of Governor George Fergusson... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Day Parade 2015

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Day Parade 2015

Thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade yesterday [May 25], with entertainment provided by Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats, and more as they made their way through the streets of Hamilton. In recounting the history behind Bermuda Day, the official programme said, “Bermuda Day... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #3: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton on Monday [May 25] 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. For all of our coverage of the Bermuda Day festivities... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton today [May 25] as thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade.Groups taking part in today’s Parade include the Bermuda Longriders Motorcycle Club, St. John Ambulance, Bermuda Regiment, Miss... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Parade Gets Underway

Photos: Bermuda Day Parade Gets Underway

Thousands of people have lined the streets to enjoy today’s Bermuda Day parade which features a bevy of dance groups, marching bands, floats and much more. Groups taking part in today’s Parade include the Bermuda Longriders Motorcycle Club, St. John Ambulance, Bermuda Regiment, Miss Bermuda Lillian Lightbourn, Somerset Brigade Band, Miss... Read more of this article

Photos: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade Floats

Photos: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade Floats

[Updated] Colourful floats representing the cultural diversity of modern Bermuda took to the streets today 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. In recounting the history behind Bermuda Day, the official... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photo Set #2: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

A centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century took place today [May 10] with Bermuda’s Portuguese community coming together to celebrate the “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres”. The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], sees a solemn procession through Hamilton... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photo Set #1: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Bermuda’s Portuguese community came together today [May 10] to celebrate the “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres”. 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... Read more of this article

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 22] 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 use of the State House. The State House was built in 1620 and is... Read more of this article

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