Hashtag: #BermudaKite

Contest: Design Kites To Hang In New Airport

Contest: Design Kites To Hang In New Airport

Aecon and Skyport are launching a contest to design Bermudian kites, with the winning designs set to “be incorporated into actual kites that will be suspended from the ceilings in the new terminal.” “Open to the entire Bermuda community, kite designs are being sought from residents of any age – from school children, professionals,... Read more of this article

Police Community Meeting On Noisy Kite Flying

Police Community Meeting On Noisy Kite Flying

The Police Western Community Action Team recently hosted a community meeting regarding the loud noise from kite flying. “There were approximately 50 people in attendance – including area residents and members of an organised kite flying group – who expressed their appreciation for a forum where their concerns could be heard and any relevant... Read more of this article

Meeting In Warwick To Discuss Kite Flying

Meeting In Warwick To Discuss Kite Flying

The Police Western Community Action Team officers have organised a community meeting on Friday evening [Feb 8] at Bright Temple AME Church to “facilitate a discussion regarding kite flying.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware that kite flying has been a staple of Bermudian culture for years. “However more... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After Altercation Over Kite Flying

Man Arrested After Altercation Over Kite Flying

Two neighbours — a 26-year-old man and a 38-year-old man — had an altercation “over the flying of a kite” with the younger man receiving a “stab wound to his shoulder” and the older man being arrested after “brandishing a bladed article,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around... Read more of this article

Police: Consider Neighbours When Flying Kites

Police: Consider Neighbours When Flying Kites

Saying that they continue to “receive complaints regarding kites being flown to the annoyance of residents – particularly in the Astwood Park, Warwick area,” the police said that “members of the public flying kites are requested to be mindful of the noise they create, and the time of day they take part in such activity.” A... Read more of this article

Skyport Reminds Of Responsible Kite Flying

Skyport Reminds Of Responsible Kite Flying

Skyport is reminding the public of restrictions for kite flying surrounding the LF Wade International Airport over the Easter holiday. A spokesperson said, “Kites should not be flown in the Ferry Reach area, Kindley Field Road, and the Clearwater area of St David’s. If kites are flown in these areas, they could end up in the path of aircrafts... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Sale

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Sale

People can buy a Bermuda kite while supporting a good cause as the Salvation Army annual kite sale is currently underway at their King Street location, with participants in the Harbour Light programme putting their kite making skills to use, with the funds raised going towards some of the initiatives. A spokesperson said, “Here at Salvation Army... Read more of this article

Phoenix To Host Free Kite Making Workshops

Phoenix To Host Free Kite Making Workshops

The Phoenix Stores will host their annual kite making workshops at two locations this month, including The Annex Toys and Collector’s Hill Apothecary. The events will take place today [March 10] and March 24 at The Annex Toys and on March 25 at Collectors Hill Apothecary from 12.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Each year both The Annex... Read more of this article

‘Kite Master’ Releases The Art Of Kite Making

‘Kite Master’ Releases The Art Of Kite Making

Eugene ‘Kite Master’ O’Connor Sr. has released his first book, with The Art of Kite Making available now in local stores. To celebrate its release, book signings will take place at the Book Mart in Brown & Co. on Saturday, March 3; Saturday, March 10; Monday, March 19; Wednesday, March 21; and Friday, March 24 from 12.00pm to 3.00pm.A... Read more of this article

Premier Joins Elliot Students For Kite Day

Premier Joins Elliot Students For Kite Day

Premier Michael Dunkley had some Good Friday fun earlier today [April 13] when he joined students at Elliot Primary for their annual kite day. At the invitation of Elliot Primary’s P2 teacher, Beverley Taylor, Premier Dunkley stopped by the school this afternoon, and took time to prepare the childrens’ kites for flying as well as helped... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Workshop

Photos & Video: Salvation Army Kite Workshop

The clients of Salvation Army’s Harbour Light programme showcased their skills by making an array of Bermuda kites, with the sales proceeds  helping to assist them to do activities as part of their recovery therapy. A spokesperson said, “Our chapel has been turned into a kite workshop, and an amazing buzz of energy has been going on in... Read more of this article

BELCO Bird Kite Safety Poster Contest Winners

BELCO Bird Kite Safety Poster Contest Winners

BELCO announced the Grand Prize Winner of their 2017 BELCO Bird Kite Safety Poster Competition as Nailah Chimbi, a year two student at Northlands Primary. Nailah and her class were invited to BELCO Headquarters, where BELCO Bird presented her with a $500 donation that will be used to benefit her class. Nailah also received a hand-crafted Bermuda kite... Read more of this article

Students Receive Kites From Westgate Inmates

Students Receive Kites From Westgate Inmates

Today, students at Victor Scott Primary received the gift of free kites, courtesy of inmates at the Westgate Correctional Facility. “As part of the Lifeline Charity programme, the Minister of National Security Sen. Jeffrey Baron joined the Commissioner of Corrections, Edward Lamb, Corrections Officers and Westgate inmates to present traditional... Read more of this article