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Ethiopian Orthodox To Host Christmas Service

Ethiopian Orthodox To Host Christmas Service

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is inviting the public to join them for their Lidet Christmas Service, set to be held tomorrow [Jan 6] at 9.30pm at their St. George’s location, followed by a traditional Christmas feast after the service. A spokesperson said, “Christmas is a major holy day in Ethiopia, where more than half of the population is Orthodox... Read more of this article

Christmas Baby To Receive Care In Toronto

Christmas Baby To Receive Care In Toronto

[Written by Don Burgess] Two siblings can hardly wait for their preemie sister comes home from Canada so they can hug her. Kee-Ijah Bailey was born prematurely on Christmas Day, and she and her mother, Elisha Joell, will travel via air ambulance to the Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto to receive emergency medical care. Ms Joell told Bernews to have a... Read more of this article

9-Year-Old Fan Thrilled With Flora Duffy Poster

9-Year-Old Fan Thrilled With Flora Duffy Poster

A 9-year-old budding triathlete from England who listed a Flora Duffy poster at the top of her Christmas wishlist was thrilled to a receive exactly what she wanted; with the reigning world champion taking the time to personally send Matilda the gift. Matilda Herries — whose Twitter bio indicates she is 9-years-old and from Nottingham, UK – ... Read more of this article

BPS: 48 People Arrested Over Christmas Period

BPS: 48 People Arrested Over Christmas Period

Over the holiday period “there were no significant calls for police service,” the police said today, adding that 48 people were arrested for various offences and 50 tickets were issued for a range of matters. “Over the holiday period there were no significant calls for police service,” a police spokesperson said. “We would... Read more of this article

Christmas Baby: Couple Welcome Drue Trott

Christmas Baby: Couple Welcome Drue Trott

One local family got an extra special Christmas gift this year, when Drue Trott made her grand debut into the world at 12:25am this morning [Dec 25] weighing 6lbs 14oz. The daughter of Anthonea DeSilva and Rodney Trott of Devonshire, Drue has two older brothers, one ten years old and the other five.The couple said they did not know the sex of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Lights, Parades, Decorations

Photos: Christmas Lights, Parades, Decorations

During this time of year the island takes on a festive appearance as numerous residents, entities and businesses decorate to celebrate the holiday season, and you can take a look at some of those decorations and events held as the photo slideshows below contain over 1,000 photos from this holiday season. The slideshows include Holy Trinity Church’s... Read more of this article

Video: People Gather At Beach For Christmas

Video: People Gather At Beach For Christmas

People are gathering on Elbow Beach today [Dec 25], spending the day socializing and celebrating the Christmas holiday on one of Bermuda’s most popular beaches. The annual Christmas get together is a long standing tradition, and starts in the morning, with the crowds swelling as the day passes. Related StoriesVideos: Christmas Tree... Read more of this article

Music Video: Jo-1′s ‘No Ordinary Christmas’

Music Video: Jo-1′s ‘No Ordinary Christmas’

Bermudian Joanne Ball-Burgess, also known as Jo-1, who rose to fame through East African dance show Sakata, has released a new video for her latest song, a holiday-themed track titled “No Ordinary Christmas.” The song was written and arranged by Joanne Ball-Burgess and produced by AgelessMuzik Studios by producer Dominic Khaemba. Keyboards are by... Read more of this article

Videos: Christmas Tree Lighting, Santa, Parade

Videos: Christmas Tree Lighting, Santa, Parade

Take a look back at some of the festive celebrations over this year’s Christmas season, with the more than six hours of video below showing events including the Ye Olde Forte Alite at Fort St. Catherine in St. George’s, Santa coming to a St. George’s event, the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Fairmont Southampton, the BNT Christmas Walkabout in... Read more of this article

Live: NORAD & Google Tracking Santa Claus

Live: NORAD & Google Tracking Santa Claus

Thanks to modern technology, people can track Santa Claus as he makes his way around the globe, with the North American Aerospace Defense Command [NORAD] and Google both providing online trackers. The NORAD tracker follows Santa Claus as he leaves the North Pole and delivers presents to children around the world, and the tracker normally shows Santa... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Light Displays & Decorations

Photos: Christmas Light Displays & Decorations

Residents from east to west have helped spread the holiday cheer by decorating their properties with lights and Christmas themed ornaments for the festive season, with a number of intricate displays to be seen across the island. Some of the displays are known to attract a high level of visitors, with traffic slowing to a crawl if the home is near the... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamilton Christmas Window Displays

Photos: Hamilton Christmas Window Displays

Many retailers across the island put extra special effort into their window displays over this holiday season, with seasonal themes, Christmas scenes, displays and more. The City of Hamilton hosted a Christmas Window Competition with retailers that took part including Alexandra Mosher Studio Jewellers [Front Street store], A.S. Coopers [Front Street],... Read more of this article

Open Your Heart Boxing Day Family Fun Day

Open Your Heart Boxing Day Family Fun Day

The Open Your Heart Foundation will be holding their annual Boxing Day Family fun day event on 26th December from 11am to 6pm at Somerset Cricket Club. A spokesperson commented, “We look forward to the community coming out and enjoying themselves and children having fun.” According to the event poster, there will be free food, free drinks,... Read more of this article