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Aerial Video: Kites Flying On Good Friday

Aerial Video: Kites Flying On Good Friday

Locals celebrated Good Friday in a wide range of ways, with activities including the traditional kite flying and you can watch a bird’s eye view of that in the video below by Bermuda Aerial Media. You can view all our photos and coverage of this year, and past years’ Good Friday celebrations by clicking here. Related StoriesSkyport... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Cricket Club Family Fun Day

Photos: St. George’s Cricket Club Family Fun Day

St. George’s Cricket Club hosted their annual Good Friday Fun Run & Walk, followed later by their Family Fun Day on Friday [April 19] at Wellington Oval. The afternoon was filled with music, food, games and more. Good Friday celebrations took place at various locations across the island, and you can view all our photos and coverage of this... Read more of this article

Photos: Kites Available For Sale At Harbour Light

Photos: Kites Available For Sale At Harbour Light

The clients of Salvation Army’s Harbour Light programme have once again 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.The programe’s kite building effort, which has been active since 2000, sees kites sell for $25, round kites sell... Read more of this article

Salvation Army Harbour Light Kite Sale

Salvation Army Harbour Light 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.$25 – Standard $35 – Round $45 – $55... Read more of this article

Masterworks ‘The Art Of Kite Making’ On April 6

Masterworks ‘The Art Of Kite Making’ On April 6

Masterworks is getting set to host “The Art of Kite Making” with Bermudian Kite Master Mr. Eugene O’Connor on Saturday, April 6th from 12.00pm to 3.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Learn the time-honoured tradition of making a Bermuda Hummer Kite. Lead by ‘The Kite Master’ Mr. Eugene O’Connor, delve into the history behind the... Read more of this article

BELCO Launches Kite Safety Poster Competition

BELCO Launches Kite Safety Poster Competition

As part of their annual kite campaign, BELCO is holding a Kite Safety Poster Competition, open to all P1 and P2 students. Students have until 5:00pm on April 1st to submit their kite safety posters to BELCO. A spokesperson said, “Children in primary school years 1 and 2 have been learning about kite safety over the past month and now is their... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Contest

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Contest

Skyport has released the twenty-third episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the kite design competition. Speaking in the twenty-third episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Calling all kite designers! Skyport and Aecon are hosting a kite design... Read more of this article

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