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Photos: Non Mariners Race Gets Underway

Photos: Non Mariners Race Gets Underway

The annual Non-Mariners Race is getting underway today [Aug 2] at the Sandys Boat Club, with the always popular ‘non-event’ seeing strange and unusual watercraft taking to the water, most sinking within minutes. The Non-Mariners Race started decades ago when a group of drinking friends debated the flotation properties of baby carriages, and ended... Read more of this article

Review: Soca vs Reggae Party In St George’s

Review: Soca vs Reggae Party In St George’s

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Tiger Bay became the ultimate party zone on Friday night as hundreds of Soca and Reggae fans turned up to party after Cup Match. The event was Soca vs Reggae, the Cloud Nine Edition where both teams were tied at the start of the night with four wins each. It was to be an epic battle to see which side would be victorious. Team... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Video: Public Sex At Cup Match

Police Investigate Video: Public Sex At Cup Match

The police said they are “aware of a video clip currently circulating on social media purporting to show two persons engaging in sexual activity in public at Cup Match,” and said they are looking into the matter, and reminded the public “that offenses under the telecommunications act are committed even when only sharing material such... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Somerset Cup Match Motorcade

Video & Photos: Somerset Cup Match Motorcade

[Updated with video] The police have advised that there may be traffic delays this afternoon [Aug 1] due to a celebratory motorcade making its way across the island, with approximately 50 vehicles having left Somerset Cricket Club at around 2pm. The motorcade follows after the defending champions Somerset defeated St George’s to retain the Cup Match... Read more of this article

Photos: Soca vs Reggae Concert At Tiger Bay

Photos: Soca vs Reggae Concert At Tiger Bay

[Updated with video] Following the conclusion of the Cup Match Classic yesterday [July 31] thousands of party-goers flocked to St George’s for the annual “Soca vs Reggae” event which was held at Tiger Bay.The Soca Team included international artists Shal Marshall and 5 Star Akil, while the Reggae Team featured Jamaican stars Gyptian and RDX. The... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Cup Match Holiday, Game & More

Live Updates: Cup Match Holiday, Game & More

[Updating: Somerset wins] Camping, concerts and the much anticipated Somerset vs St. George’s cricket match are all on the agenda for this years Cup Match holiday, bringing everyone on the island together as they support their favorite team and enjoy themselves. The live blog below will be updated throughout the entire holiday, encompassing the cricket... Read more of this article

Video: Somerset Wins 2015 Cup Match Classic

Video: Somerset Wins 2015 Cup Match Classic

[Updated with video] Following two days of play, the defending champions Somerset Cricket Club have defeated St George’s Cricket Club to retain the Cup Match trophy for another year. The west end team claimed the Cup while playing in the east — something which has not occurred since 1981 — and the win prompted jubilant Somerset fans... Read more of this article

Photos: Cup Match Colours At St George’s Home

Photos: Cup Match Colours At St George’s Home

While a very large portion of the island’s residents have a chosen side when it comes to the annual clash between St. George’s and Somerset at Cup Match, one family in St. George’s has taken their support for their team to a whole new level, with flags, banners, and balloons adorning a home in the club’s signature blue hues. You... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: Chewstick Emancipation Concert

Photos, Videos: Chewstick Emancipation Concert

[Updated with photos] International reggae stars Wayne Wonder and Tanya Stephens were on stage at the Pier 6 Tent last night [July 30] for the Emancipation Celebration Concert, where they were joined by some of the island’s top top local talent, as well as a Gombey.The artists joined together for the concert in order to support The Chewstick... Read more of this article

Promoters “Disappointed By The Comments”

Promoters “Disappointed By The Comments”

The promoters of last night’s concert said they were “extremely disappointed” by the comments made on social media by one of the performers, adding that “Bermuda has shared their sentiments very clearly in regard to this matter and the disparaging remarks made towards the country we love.” This follow after Major Lazer’s... Read more of this article

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