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Photos: School Hosts Multicultural Extravaganza

Photos: School Hosts Multicultural Extravaganza

[Written by Wesley Hall] “Outstanding, Colorful, Vibrant” – These are just a few words used to express the atmosphere inside Clearwater Middle School’s assembly hall on Wednesday, May 9th. Scores of young people, parents, relatives and friends came together to enjoy an evening of fanfare, exhibition, food and live entertainment that... Read more of this article

Event Lineup For Heritage Month Released

Event Lineup For Heritage Month Released

The Ministry of Community and Cultural Affairs has released details for the upcoming Heritage Month events, with a theme this year of ‘What We Share.’ The Government website said, “The Bermudian experience is not universal, but what we share is far more important than what divides us. On a 21 square mile island, we are united in family... Read more of this article

Dr Harris: Additional Fort Listings Would Enhance

Dr Harris: Additional Fort Listings Would Enhance

Should additional forts in Bermuda be listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Bermudians could “claim the island as world heritage, which is what it is,” Dr Edward Harris said, adding that it would not dilute the value of the currently listed forts in St. George’s, but “enhance the World Heritage Site by reason of the importance... Read more of this article

Free ‘Culture Fest’ Event On Sunday At SCC

Free ‘Culture Fest’ Event On Sunday At SCC

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released the performance line-up for this Sunday’s  [Oct 22] free Culture Fest at Somerset Cricket Club, saying “the 100 percent Bermudian programme is a wrap-up celebration for Rediscover the Rail Trail, an event described as a day of discovery along the Railway Trail in the west end.” The Railway Trail... Read more of this article

Photos: Gombey Festival At Botanical Gardens

Photos: Gombey Festival At Botanical Gardens

The Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase was held last night [Oct 7] at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, with Bermuda’s Gombey troupes displaying their passion and artistry for the enthusiastic crowd. Hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, the Gombey Festival is held annually to provide continued exposure to the folk art traditions... Read more of this article

3.5 Hour Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

3.5 Hour Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

The Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase was held last night [Oct 7] at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, with Bermuda’s Gombey troupes displaying their passion and artistry for the enthusiastic crowd. Hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, the Gombey Festival is held annually to provide continued exposure to the folk art traditions... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival Expanded To Entire Weekend

Gombey Festival Expanded To Entire Weekend

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is inviting the public to come out and enjoy the 2017 Bermuda International Gombey Festival, which has been expanded this year from a one-day event to an entire weekend. The Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva said, “I want to encourage the public to come out and enjoy this dazzling,... Read more of this article

Photos: Participants Shine During Carifesta

Photos: Participants Shine During Carifesta

Bermuda’s Carifesta participants took to the streets this weekend in Barbados for the start of Carifesta 2017, with the Bermuda contingent being very well-received by spectators. Due to Tropical Storm Harvey, the opening ceremonies for Carifesta were postponed from Friday until Sunday. However, there were still several events held on Saturday. There... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

An event to mark Bermuda Onion Day was held on Saturday [May 27] at the historic Carter House in St. David’s, featuring displays, food, Bermuda onions, with some attendees dressed in clothing similar to what our forefathers wore many years ago. Introduced to the island in the early 1600s, the sweet and succulent Bermuda onion was first exported to... Read more of this article

Football & Traditions Merge At Triangle Cup

Football & Traditions Merge At Triangle Cup

Sixty-five youth football players and their families are in Bermuda this weekend for the second annual Bermuda Triangle Cup, sponsored by the Bermuda Tourism Authority. This year’s tournament takes place during Easter Weekend, exposing visitors to Bermuda cultural traditions like fish cakes, kite flying and Gombeys. Organisers plan to include a Gombey... Read more of this article

Gombey Coloring Book Teaches Culture To Kids

Gombey Coloring Book Teaches Culture To Kids

Bermudian artist Gladwin Daniels and Gombey doll-maker Teresa Warner have released the Gombey Coloring Book and Cutout Doll, a book highlighting a unique aspect of Bermudian culture aimed at children. Ms. Warner said, “I choose to work with the Gombeys because it’s my family’s tradition. “My grandmother Mrs. Janice Warner has... Read more of this article

Tellabration: An Evening Of Storytelling

Tellabration: An Evening Of Storytelling

[Written by Don Burgess] A night of mesmerizing storytelling will happen this Saturday [Nov 19] to raise funds for scholarships for The Berkeley Educational Society. Tellabration is an international event happening around the globe every third Saturday in November. The event brings together people with storytelling talents who will help delight the... Read more of this article

Artist To Release Book Of Gombey Paintings

Artist To Release Book Of Gombey Paintings

Artist April Branco has created an impressive series of paintings focused on Bermuda’s iconic Gombeys, saying that she was inspired to create them after meeting the H&H troupe. The works will be published in an upcoming book, with part proceeds to sponsor the troupe to represent Bermuda at the Crop Over Festival in Barbados. Ms. Branco told... Read more of this article