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Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Bermudian entrepreneur Dennie O’Connor has brought home the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador [CTA] Star Award, setting himself apart from other Tourism Ambassadors from around the US. The self-labelled ‘proud Bermudian’ was put forward to the Tourism Ambassador Institute [TAI], the accrediting body of the local CTA programme,... Read more of this article

St David’s Holds Youth Football Prize Giving

St David’s Holds Youth Football Prize Giving

Guest speaker Reggie Lambe shared words of encouragement with the audience at the St. David’s County CC Youth Football Prize Giving recently, highlighting “hard work, self motivation and determination.” A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, June 1, St. David’s county cricket club hosted its annual youth football prize giving... Read more of this article

Menuhin Foundation Holds Annual Concert

Menuhin Foundation Holds Annual Concert

Nearly 220 students from 24 schools performed in the Menuhin Foundation’s annual concert on June 9 at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. A spokesperson said, “On Sundaym June, 9 some 218 students from 24 schools performed in the Menuhin Foundation’s annual concert at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. This concert is always the highlight of... Read more of this article

Soldiers Renovate A Run-Down Health Clinic

Soldiers Renovate A Run-Down Health Clinic

Big hearted Bermudian soldiers yesterday [June 17] rallied round to renovate a run-down health clinic in St Vincent & the Grenadines. A spokesperson said, “RBR troops from Logistics Company installed high intensity security lights at the free public clinic, which has been hit by burglars, cut down trees that hid it from the nearby road to... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Spectators lined the streets of Hamilton yesterday [June 17] as carnival enthusiasts hit the road for the Parade of Bands, the final event of the multi day Bermuda Carnival. The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday. continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday and the J’Ouvert celebration early... Read more of this article

Gymnasts Win Medals At CGC Championships

Gymnasts Win Medals At CGC Championships

Eighteen young gymnasts from Bermuda competed in their first Caribbean Gymnastics Championships [CGC] this past weekend in Trinidad, making an excellent showing to win multiple medals. “The competition, which has been held annually since 2015, welcomes more than 100 competitors from a number of Caribbean and associated countries,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Leonardo DiCaprio Highlights Bermuda Initiative

Leonardo DiCaprio Highlights Bermuda Initiative

Prominent actor Leonardo DiCaprio recently took a moment to reflect on Bermuda’s decision to protect at least 20 percent of our waters, sharing the announcement with his more than 19 million followers on Twitter. In his tweet, Mr. DiCaprio said, “Bermuda announces it will fully protect at least 20% of its waters in #MPAs as the newest Blue Prosperity... Read more of this article

SPS Teams Up With BAMZ For Educational Tours

SPS Teams Up With BAMZ For Educational Tours

Support Public Schools Bermuda [SPS.bm] recently teamed up with the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] to provide historical and ecological boat tours to some public school students. A spokesperson said, “SPS.bm [Support Public Schools Bermuda] was excited to link up an anonymous supporter with the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] to provide historical... Read more of this article

Robin Horsfield Ranked Third In Ontario

Robin Horsfield Ranked Third In Ontario

Bermuda mountain bike champion Robin Horsfield is currently ranked third in the Canadian province of Ontario, with recent results including a third place finish at Ontario Cup #2, a sixth at Ontario Cup #3, and a fifth at Ontario Cup #4.“We are seeing a major level up in Robin’s riding this year,” said Horsfield’s long time coach Mark Brown.... Read more of this article

Turini To Speak At WWD Influencer Summit

Turini To Speak At WWD Influencer Summit

Bermudian fashion expert Shiona Turini will be one of the speakers at the first WWD Influencer Summit on June 25 in New York. The story in WWD said, “WWD will be hosting its first InfluencerSummit in New York on June 25 at Live Nation.“The daylong event will bring together more than 150 senior-level executives and influencers in the fashion,... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday June 16th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday June 16th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

The Bermuda football team set to make their debut in the Gold Cup tonight, Disney confirming that the ‘Disney Magic cruise ship will visit Bermuda again in 2020, local artists being featured in Government Buildings, Collie Buddz rising to the top of the Billboard Chart, and five nurses completing an asthma diploma course were all some of the positive... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Carnival Raft Up Event

Photos & Video: Bermuda Carnival Raft Up Event

The Bermuda Carnival weekend kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event at City Hall Car Park last night [June 14] and continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay today [June 15]. We will have a photo gallery later on and in the meantime the 90 minute live video replay is below.If you are wondering, no our video is not distorted, the water was... Read more of this article

BNG Lecture Series To Feature Jacqueline Alma

BNG Lecture Series To Feature Jacqueline Alma

The Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] Lecture Series will be featuring local and international artist Jacqueline Alma on Thursday, June 20. The event poster says, “The Bermuda National Gallery are delighted to announce as part of the BNG Art Lecture Series a presentation by local/international artist Jacqueline Alma.”“Jacqueline’s dynamic... Read more of this article