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‘Enjoy Good Friday In Keeping With Regulations’

‘Enjoy Good Friday In Keeping With Regulations’

[Updated] “Fly your kite in your own yard and enjoy the day at home in keeping with the regulations that govern our shelter in place at this time,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, adding that “any kite that gets lost or goes down, must be abandoned.” The Minister’s comments come as the island prepares to celebrate... Read more of this article

Police Advisory On Kite Flying & Complaints

Police Advisory On Kite Flying & Complaints

[Updated] The police have urged people to be fly kites responsibly, saying, “let’s not make things even more difficult for each other during this already testing time.” Assistant Commissioner Martin Weekes said, “With the Easter season upon us, and everybody Sheltering at Home the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] anticipate an increase... Read more of this article

Community Meeting To Discuss ‘Noisy Kites’

Community Meeting To Discuss ‘Noisy Kites’

The Community Policing Unit will host a community meeting at the Francis Patton Primary School at 6.30pm on Tuesday [Feb 11] to “discuss the issue of noisy kites.” A police spokesperson said, “The Community Policing Unit of the Bermuda Police Service will host a community meeting at the Francis Patton Primary School at North shore... Read more of this article

BPS Urge Kite Flyers To Be Vigilant About Safety

BPS Urge Kite Flyers To Be Vigilant About Safety

Police are warning the public that kite-flying in public areas “should be conducted safely” after a 16-year-old rider sustained lacerations after coming into contact with a kite string last week. A police spokesperson said, “In light of the incident last Thursday evening [November 28th] where a 16-year-old male scooter rider sustained... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Winners

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Winners

Skyport has released the latest 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, which will see the winning designs incorporated into the new airport terminal. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Earlier... Read more of this article

Airport Kite Competition Winners Announced

Airport Kite Competition Winners Announced

Aecon and Skyport announced the winners of a kite design competition of Bermudian kites to display in the new terminal of the LF Wade International Airport. The contest was open to the entire Bermuda community, and kite designs were sought from residents of any age – from school children, professionals, artists, senior citizens, and any Bermudian... Read more of this article

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... 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