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BHW Donates $2K To Gina Spence Productions

BHW Donates $2K To Gina Spence Productions

As a way to show their gratitude for the success of the Bermuda Carnival Virtual Weekend, the Bermuda Carnival team donated $2,000 to the Gina Spence Productions [GSP]. A spokesperson said, “Once again the Bermuda Carnival family has wowed and humbled the BHW Ltd. team. Faced with a global pandemic, our team took a new approach to celebrating in 2020,... Read more of this article

BHW To Host Bermuda Carnival Virtual Weekend

BHW To Host Bermuda Carnival Virtual Weekend

BHW will be hosting a Bermuda Carnival Virtual Weekend from this Thursday [June 11] through to Monday, June 15th. A spokesperson said, “Are you ready?! The BHW Ltd. team trusts that you are, because finally, this secret we have been holding back can be released! “It has been too long Bermuda Carnival family. We have missed each and every... Read more of this article

Virtual Carnival Event To Be Held On June 6

Virtual Carnival Event To Be Held On June 6

Bermuda’s three Mas Bands –  Party People Entertainment, Code Red and NOVA Mas International –  will be providing a five-hour ‘Virtual Carnival’ experience on Saturday [June 6]. A spokesperson said, “In an attempt to keep the spirit of carnival alive, Bermuda’s three Mas bands [Party People Entertainment, Code Red... Read more of this article

BHW Cancels 2020 Bermuda Carnival Events

BHW Cancels 2020 Bermuda Carnival Events

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, BHW has cancelled all the Bermuda Carnival events, which were scheduled to take place in June. A spokesperson said, “As we, along with the entire world face one of the greatest challenges humanity has ever encountered, we pray and hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe and taking the best care possible... Read more of this article

Carnival Bands: Costume Carry Forward System

Carnival Bands: Costume Carry Forward System

Party People Entertainment, Code Red, and NOVA Mas International said they will not take part in the Bermuda Carnival 2020 Parade of Bands due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and will have a ‘Costume Carry Forward System,’ which will allow them to portray their 2020 themes in 2021. Party People Ent posted an announcement online, saying, “The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: NOVA Mas Costume Launch

Photos & Video: NOVA Mas Costume Launch

NOVA Mas International hosted their Carnival Costume Presentation & Launch Party Experience on Saturday evening [Feb 1] at the Berkeley Institute, putting a wide array of dazzling costumes on display. The event also included the showcasing of costumes by local designers Colita Cook-Shillingford and Barbie Paynter.NOVA Mas explained that Cook-Shillingford... Read more of this article

Videos: Meet The Winning Local Designers

Videos: Meet The Winning Local Designers

As the winners of the Carnival Costume Design Challenge, local designers Colita Cook-Shillingford and Barbie Paynter will see their costumes launched tomorrow [Feb 1] at the NOVA Mas International costume presentation and launch party.NOVA Mas explained that Colita Cook-Shillingford and Barbie Paynter participated in the Cultural Apprenticeship program... Read more of this article

Saturday’s Carnival Band Launch Cancelled

Saturday’s Carnival Band Launch Cancelled

The Bermuda Carnival organisers have “officially cancelled Saturday’s Band Launch event” and said that “the decision has been made internally to adjust it to a virtual costume launch instead.” A spokesperson said, “As we previously announced, there are a few changes in the works with the Bermuda Carnival team for this... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carnival Launch Set For January

Bermuda Carnival Launch Set For January

The Bermuda Carnival launch is set for January 18, with doors opening at 7.30pm, the show getting underway at 9.00pm, and an after party to follow. A spokesperson said, “All it took was one conversation amongst friends and the ambitious vision to bring a Carnival like no other to Bermuda came to life. Five years later, the BHW Ltd. team celebrated... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carnival Team “Grateful” For Support

Bermuda Carnival Team “Grateful” For Support

The Bermuda Carnival team says that it is “grateful to everyone who took part in their events.” A spokesperson said, “According to our visitors, there is Carnival, which is always a good time; and then there is Bermuda’s Carnival, which for them was a master-class in premium customer service and sensational events all served up in... Read more of this article

Review: PURE Party Was An ‘Excellent Event’

Review: PURE Party Was An ‘Excellent Event’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] The final party I attended before hitting the road for Bermuda Carnival was PURE. It’s organised by my good friend Rowan of Wild Apache Promotions and his team always does a stellar job. This year, the artists set to perform were Queen of Bacchanal Destra Garcia and the Dancehall Princess Shenseea. Destra has performed... Read more of this article

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Imagine this – a sea of people dressed in crisp, clean white clothing in a gorgeous park in the middle of the city. The music is blaring, the drinks are flowing. The guests are enjoying themselves as they party into the night. This was Glow held on Sunday evening at Queen Elizabeth Park, billed as the premiere party... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Spectators lined the streets of Hamilton yesterday [June 17] as carnival enthusiasts hit the road for the Parade of Bands, the final event of the multi day Bermuda Carnival. The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday. continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday and the J’Ouvert celebration early... Read more of this article