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Photos: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

Photos: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

The 2019 Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase was hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs last night [Oct 12] at the Botanical Gardens main show ring. Five of Bermuda’s Gombey troupes performed throughout the night including Place’s Gombeys, Gombey Warriors, HnH Gombeys, Warwick Gombeys and Gombey Evolution. Entertainment... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase

The 2019 Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase is being held this evening [Oct 12] at the Botanical Gardens. The event is hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs who previously said it will include “five of Bermuda’s Gombey troupes displaying their passion and artistry.” We will have a photo gallery later on... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival Showcase From Oct 10 To 13

Gombey Festival Showcase From Oct 10 To 13

The 2019 Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase will be held from Thursday, October 10 to  Sunday, October 13. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, the Hon. Lovitta Foggo JP, MP, is encouraging the community to attend the upcoming 2019 Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase. “The... Read more of this article

Oct 12: Bermuda International Gombey Festival

Oct 12: Bermuda International Gombey Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will be hosting the Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase on Saturday, October 12 from 5.00pm to 9.00pm at the Bermuda Botanical Gardens.An online post said, “Bring a blanket or chair and head to the hillside or bleachers to watch 5 of Bermuda’s Gombey troupes display their passion... 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

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

BTA: Gombey Festival Package For Visitors

BTA: Gombey Festival Package For Visitors

Visitors are invited to take advantage of a special offer to see Bermuda International Gombey Festival next month at Botanical Garden, with the BTA explaining that “it’s the first time the Bermuda Tourism Authority and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs have partnered to build a special visitor offering of this kind.” The... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: History, Evolution Of Gombeys

One Hour Video: History, Evolution Of Gombeys

People had the opportunity to learn about the history and background of one of the island’s iconic traditions, as the Bermuda National Trust hosted an in-depth discussion on the origins and evolution of the Bermuda Gombey. Gary Phillips hosted the talk at Verdmont, with the event serving as part of this year’s Bermuda Gombey Festival,... Read more of this article

Photos: Gombey Festival At Botanical Gardens

Photos: Gombey Festival At Botanical Gardens

The Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase was held last night [Oct 7] at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, with Bermuda’s Gombey troupes displaying their passion and artistry for the enthusiastic crowd. Hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, the Gombey Festival is held annually to provide continued exposure to the folk art traditions... Read more of this article

3.5 Hour Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

3.5 Hour Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

The Bermuda Gombey Festival Showcase was held last night [Oct 7] at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, with Bermuda’s Gombey troupes displaying their passion and artistry for the enthusiastic crowd. Hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, the Gombey Festival is held annually to provide continued exposure to the folk art traditions... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival Expanded To Entire Weekend

Gombey Festival Expanded To Entire Weekend

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is inviting the public to come out and enjoy the 2017 Bermuda International Gombey Festival, which has been expanded this year from a one-day event to an entire weekend. The Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva said, “I want to encourage the public to come out and enjoy this dazzling,... Read more of this article