Hashtag: #BermudaHeroesWeekend

Review: BHW Heroes Weekend Parade Of Bands

Review: BHW Heroes Weekend Parade Of Bands

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] ‘Soca kingdom, soca kingdom, soca kingdom – who ready?” Machel Montano’s voice blares from the speakers as the beat kicks in. Then comes Super Blue – ‘Wine and fling it up, wine and wine and fling it up”! And we surely did wine and fling it up all day yesterday at the crème de la crème of Bermuda... Read more of this article

BPS: No Major Incidents Over Holiday Weekend

BPS: No Major Incidents Over Holiday Weekend

The police said there were “no major incidents” over the four day holiday weekend, and have thanked the “public for acting responsibly and making smart choices” and also noted the event organisers “had the requisite number of security personnel at all major events.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... 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

Review: BHW Cirque Du Soca J’Ouvert Party

Review: BHW Cirque Du Soca J’Ouvert Party

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Jouvvvvaaaayyyyyy! The song blares in my head every single time I think about Carnival or hear anyone talking about J’Ouvert. It immediately gets me excited and puts me in the mood to get up and party at 3am in the dark. Not to mention, willingly being covered in paint and mud then being sprayed with cold water. Maybe... Read more of this article

Ten Videos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Events

Ten Videos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Events

With music concerts, a raft up, and the always popular Carnival grand finale on the schedule, thousands of people enjoyed themselves throughout the multi-day Bermuda Heroes Weekend celebration. This year’s BHW kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event at City Hall Car Park on Friday [June 15], continued on Saturday [June 16] with the Raft... 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

Review: Machel Montano ‘Pure’ Music Concert

Review: Machel Montano ‘Pure’ Music Concert

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Bermuda Heroes Weekend came alive early Monday morning when soca king Machel Montano graced the stage at Pure. The annual white fete, put on by Wild Apache Promotions, was set to be the biggest event of the weekend and it certainly lived up to expectations. Bermuda Carnival or #BHW is now in its fourth year and this... Read more of this article

Photo & Video Set #2: BHW Parade Of Bands

Photo & Video Set #2: BHW Parade Of Bands

People from across the island made their way to Clearwater today [June 18] for the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands, with revelers taking part in the popular annual event.Bermuda Heroes Weekend got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday [June 15], continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday [June 16], the Pan... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Parade Of Bands’ Event

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Parade Of Bands’ Event

Crowds of people made their way to Clearwater today [June 18] for the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands; with four bands, Party People, Nova Mas International, Passion Presents Nirvana, and Code Red, all scheduled to be out on the road. Bermuda Heroes Weekend got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday [June 15], continued with... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: BHW Cirque Du Soca J’Ouvert

Photos & Videos: BHW Cirque Du Soca J’Ouvert

[Updated with videos] Thousands of people are taking part in the multi-day Bermuda Heroes Weekend, which kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday, continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday, and the Pan In The Park on Sunday.The Cirque Du Soca J’Ouvert celebration took place early this morning [June 18] at Bernard’s... Read more of this article

Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

Bermuda is celebrating National Heroes Day today [June 18], honouring those who have made “significant positive contributions to the growth and development of society,” with Bermuda’s National Heroes including Dame Lois Browne-Evans, Dr. E.F. Gordon, Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego, Sir Henry Tucker, Mary Prince, Gladys Morrell, Sir E.T. Richards,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Pan In The Park’ Event

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Pan In The Park’ Event

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Heroes Weekend Pan in the Park event is taking place this afternoon [June 17] at Victoria Park, with people coming out to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of steel pan music. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 20-minute video replay is belowThis year’s BHW got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’... Read more of this article