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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

Photos: Sylvia Richardson Christmas Decorations

Photos: Sylvia Richardson Christmas Decorations

Sylvia Richardson Care Facility recently held a Christmas tree decorating contest with six areas within the facility competing against each other for prizes. Administrator at Sylvia Richardson Care Facility Angela Brangman said, “Each year, we decorate our Christmas trees and the building, but this year we did something slightly different, we... Read more of this article

Photos: Icing Sugar Christmas Decorations

Photos: Icing Sugar Christmas Decorations

The Sylvia Richardson Care Facility is showcasing a Christmas display in its lobby, a creation made entirely of icing sugar by Chef Jerry Callender. Administrator Angela Brangman told Bernews, “Every year, Mr. Callender makes this out of icing sugar and he forms it; the trees, the reindeer, everything is made out of real icing sugar. Every year he... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Festival Of Lights At Gardens

Photos & Video: Festival Of Lights At Gardens

The Botanical Gardens has been transformed into a festive wonderland, with Christmas lights and decorations spanning the Paget property. Friends of Hospice [FoH] and BELCO have invited the public to attend the inaugural Festival of Lights, which is taking place at the Botanical Gardens from December 2 through December 30 on Friday and Saturday nights. “Attendees... Read more of this article

Christmas Message From Premier David Burt

Christmas Message From Premier David Burt

[Christmas message from Premier David Burt] There is an African proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As I reflect on those words during this holiday season, I have to pause and acknowledge the significant contribution that my family has played in my life. I must recognize the value of the small,... Read more of this article

Christmas Message From Opposition Leader

Christmas Message From Opposition Leader

[Christmas message from Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden] It is my honour as Opposition Leader of the One Bermuda Alliance, to offer my very best wishes for Christmas and the New Year to Bermudians near and far and to all Bermuda residents. Christmas provides the perfect opportunity for us all to pause, reflect, and celebrate the things that we cherish.... Read more of this article

Christmas Message From Governor John Rankin

Christmas Message From Governor John Rankin

[Christmas message from Governor John Rankin] I have now served in Bermuda for a full year and I am grateful for the warm welcome I have received from all those whom I have met since my arrival, both officially and unofficially. A lot has happened in those 365 days; there have been times of celebration and some times of sorrow. There have been many... Read more of this article

Photos: Princess Christmas Cookie Competition

Photos: Princess Christmas Cookie Competition

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club hosted a Christmas cookie competition  for children across the island. Children aged 12 and under were submitted two Christmas cookies of any type and decorated judged by Hamilton Princess & Beach Club’s General Manager, Executive Chef and Pastry Chef. The judges were looking for Christmas cookies that are... Read more of this article

Ayiesha Woods To Perform On Christmas Eve

Ayiesha Woods To Perform On Christmas Eve

Award-winning contemporary Christian artist Ayiesha Woods, known for hit songs like ‘Happy’ and ‘Big Enough’, will be taking the stage at a Christmas Eve service and concert, hosted by Cornerstone Bible Fellowship this Sunday at 10am. Ms Woods, whose parents are both Bermudian, spent part of her early childhood on the Island until her family... Read more of this article

St. George’s Window Display Contest Winners

St. George’s Window Display Contest Winners

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with the St. George’s Rotary and the Corporation of St. George announced the winners of the Annual St. George’s Window Display Contest. The contest was kicked of on November 25th during the Lighting of the Town Event with the winners announced this week. Andrew Roberts SG Rotary President,... Read more of this article