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Gombey Council Members Attend MLK Event

Gombey Council Members Attend MLK Event

Representatives from the Bermuda Gombey Council were present at the Anglican Cathedral along with representatives from Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB], Imagine Bermuda, and Social Justice Bermuda, as the celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King was held. A spokesperson said, “They were presented with a thank you for their responsiveness... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bright Feather Gombey

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bright Feather Gombey

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a Gombey set against a backdrop of brightly colored peacock feathers. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download... Read more of this article

Gombeys Apologise, Pledge To Promote Unity

Gombeys Apologise, Pledge To Promote Unity

The Bermuda Gombey Council have issued an apology to the community for an incident on Monday night and said “all troupes have created policies to deter anti-social behavior and promote unity within the culture.” This follows after an altercation happened, and the police have confirmed they are looking into it., saying “the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Police ‘Looking Into’ Altercation Shown On Videos

Police ‘Looking Into’ Altercation Shown On Videos

Noting they are “aware of video clips depicting an altercation involving individuals in traditional Bermuda Gombey costume being circulated,” the police confirmed the “matter is being looked into.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, [BPS], is aware of video clips depicting an altercation involving individuals... Read more of this article

Videos: Gombeys Continue To Celebrate 2023

Videos: Gombeys Continue To Celebrate 2023

The New Year’s celebrations is never complete without performances from the Gombeys, and two more videos of their New Year’s performances are below. You can view all of our coverage of Gombeys here and for over 100 videos of the Gombeys spanning the past decade visit here on Bernew.TV. Gombey Warriors  H & H Gombeys   Read More →

Video: Gombeys Out To Celebrate New Year

Video: Gombeys Out To Celebrate New Year

New Year’s celebrations in Bermuda are never complete without the Gombeys, and they are out today [Jan 2] to welcome in 2023 in style, with multiple troupes traveling island-wide. You can view all of our coverage of Gombeys here and for over 100 videos of the Gombeys spanning the past decade visit here on Bernew.TV.  Read More →

Video: Place’s Gombeys Celebrate Holiday

Video: Place’s Gombeys Celebrate Holiday

To the delight of onlookers, the Place’s New Generation Gombeys recently took to the street in celebration of the holidays, as is longstanding tradition during the festive season. You can view all our coverage of Gombeys here, and all of our coverage of Christmas here.  Read More →

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate Holiday

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate Holiday

[Updated with video] The Gombeys traditionally travel the island on Boxing Day to help celebrate Christmas, and while Mother Nature was less than cooperative with the rain affecting plans on both Boxing Day and today, the Gombeys were out to celebrate the festive season, and we caught up with the Warwick Gombeys this afternoon [Dec 27] as they made... Read more of this article

Video: Gombeys In Christmas Parade Motorcade

Video: Gombeys In Christmas Parade Motorcade

The MarketPlace Christmas Parade was held on Sunday evening [Dec 4] and like all good Bermuda events, it included an appearance from the island’s iconic Gombeys. The motorcade traveled from Shelly Bay MarketPlace to the Heron Bay MarketPlace, and you can view the aerial footage here, ‘normal’ photos and videos of the motorcade here, all... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Gombey Virtual Art Gallery

Video: Bermuda Gombey Virtual Art Gallery

The latest installment of Bernews’ series of ‘Virtual Shows’ features a virtual gallery of digital photo art images featuring the island’s iconic Gombeys. The virtual gallery — which utilizes real images of Gombeys which have been edited –  is intended to highlight the artistry of the Gombeys, and the fact that they are a living... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

Photos & Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

The 2022 Bermuda Gombey Festival event is being held this weekend, with the showcase held last night [Oct 8] at the Bermuda Botanical Gardens Main Show Ring, providing an evening of entertainment featuring the Place’s New Generation Gombeys, Gombey Warriors, H&H Gombeys, Gombey Evolution Troupe and the Warwick Gombeys. Minister of Youth, Culture... Read more of this article

Four People Honoured At Gombey Festival

Four People Honoured At Gombey Festival

The Bermuda Gombey Festival is taking place this weekend, and as part of the event four people — Philip “Marlo” DeShields, Charles “Nature Boy” Wade, Ivan “Dancer” Trott, and in memoriam Willis “Oldman” Ondray Steede Sr — have been honoured for “their involvement with Bermuda’s various Gombey troupes and for their... Read more of this article

Video: “Not A Generic Gombey” Short Film

Video: “Not A Generic Gombey” Short Film

The Bermuda Gombey Festival is taking place this weekend, and as part of the weekend of activities, the event kicked off with the presentation of the short film  ‘Not a Generic Gombey: Art, Consumption, and Intellectual Property.’ A spokesperson said, “The general description is as follows: Not a Generic Gombey: Art, Consumption,... Read more of this article