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Performance Based On Sally Bassett’s Story

Performance Based On Sally Bassett’s Story

Bermuda’s rich stories of black heritage are among a collection of new cultural tourism experiences available to locals and visitors beginning in October, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. “This includes a special weekly open-air theatrical performance commemorating Sally Bassett’s slave story and the tenth anniversary of her monument at Cabinet... Read more of this article

Berkshire Students Explore Bermuda During Trip

Berkshire Students Explore Bermuda During Trip

During a visit to Bermuda for the recent FootSail Soccer Invitational, Berkshire students immersed themselves in Bermudian culture by visiting a number of spots around the island. A spokesperson said, “Whilst Berkshire Schools’ recent visit to Bermuda to participate in the inaugural FootSail Invitational was their first to play football, Berkshire... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Bermuda Onion Day was celebrated on Saturday afternoon [May 18] at Carter House in St. David’s, with people gathering to learn more about the onion and how it tied in with the island’s early settlers. Attendees took time out to enjoy the historical replica house, and chat while enjoying a variety of St. David’s onion dishes including the... Read more of this article

Minister Highlights Heritage Month Events

Minister Highlights Heritage Month Events

May 1st signals the start of Heritage Month, and with this year’s theme being ‘Bermudian Excellence,’ the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs have a number of activities planned to celebrate Bermuda’s culture. Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo said, “The aim of Heritage Month is to use the arts... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Onion Day” Event Set For May 18th

“Bermuda Onion Day” Event Set For May 18th

Bermuda Onion Day events are set to be held at Carter House in St. David’s on Saturday, May 18 from 12.00pm to 4.00pm. “The onion is the pride and joy of Bermuda. It is her jewel, her gem of gems. In her conversation, her pulpit, her literature, it is her most frequent and eloquent figure…it stands for perfection absolute. The Bermudian weeping... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Onion Day” Event Set For May 18th

“Bermuda Onion Day” Event Set For May 18th

Bermuda Onion Day is set to be held at Carter House in St. David’s on Saturday, May 18 from 12.00pm to 4.00pm. In an online post, The Carter House and Museum run by the St David’ Island Historical Society said, “Onion Day is 18th May. A celebration of Bermuda Onions with St Davids food and refreshments, onion eating contest, largest onion... Read more of this article

‘Arts Are Alive, Well & Burgeoning In Bermuda’

‘Arts Are Alive, Well & Burgeoning In Bermuda’

“The arts are alive, well and burgeoning in Bermuda,” Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo said in the House of Assembly today [March 1] The Minister provided an update on the work being done at the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs including the initiative to place Bermudian art in Government Buildings,... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

Photos: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

The Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase was held yesterday [Oct 6] at the Bermuda Botanical Gardens Main Ring, serving as a showcase of the island’s Gombey troupes, with the event also featuring guests from overseas. The evening got underway with a welcome by MC Ed Christopher and Minister Lovitta Foggo. There was a presentation of... Read more of this article

Videos: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

Videos: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

The Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase is being held this afternoon [Oct 6] at the Bermuda Botanical Gardens, serving as a showcase of the island’s Gombey troupes, with the event also featuring guests from overseas. We will have a photo gallery after the event concludes, and in the meantime the live video is below. Part 1: 70-minute... Read more of this article

Video: Gombey Festival Press Conference

Video: Gombey Festival Press Conference

[Updated] The Bermuda International Gombey Festival was highlighted at a press conference this afternoon, with Minister Lovitta Foggo joined by local Gombeys and overseas guests as she provided an overview of the four-day event, which is currently underway. “The Gombey Festival is held annually to provide continued exposure to the folk art traditions... Read more of this article

Banana Doll Workshop With Ronnie Chameau

Banana Doll Workshop With Ronnie Chameau

A Banana Doll Workshop with Ronnie Chameau will be held on Thursday, October 11th from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. The event poster says, “Join Bermudian artist Ronnie Chameau for a unique Banana Doll workshop. Learn the skills of doll making using banana leaves and a dash of creative magic. All materials will be provided. This encounter is adults only.” Registration... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival To Kick Off Next Week

Gombey Festival To Kick Off Next Week

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is inviting the public to come out and enjoy the 2018 Bermuda International Gombey Festival, which runs from October 4 to October 7. A spokesperson said, “The public may recall that the event was expanded last year from a one-day event to an entire weekend.” Minister of Social Development... Read more of this article

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