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10-Year-Old & Gombeys Donate To Family Centre

10-Year-Old & Gombeys Donate To Family Centre

Family Centre is singing the praises of young Xenai Savery who decided to donate to the organization, and as a result, has inspired his Gombey troupe to do the same. After Xenai’s 10th birthday donation to The Family Centre, in the amount of $1,000, Warwick Gombey troupe wanted to support, encourage and celebrate his philanthropic heart by graciously... Read more of this article

Video, Photos: Gombey Warriors In St. George’s

Video, Photos: Gombey Warriors In St. George’s

[Updated with photos] Following a tradition that goes back centuries, the Gombeys are out today [Jan 1] helping the island to celebrate the New Year, with Bernews catching up with the Gombey Warriors as they performed this afternoon on Cut Road in St. George’s. The 5-minute live video replay is below: Related StoriesVideos:... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate Boxing Day

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate Boxing Day

[Updated with photos] As has been the tradition for many years, the Gombeys are out making their rounds on Boxing Day today [Dec 26], helping the island celebrate the holiday season. The island’s preeminent folk art, Gombeys traditionally span the island on Boxing Day and other holidays with the groups growing larger through the day as Bermudians... Read more of this article

Kelly Hunt’s ‘Art Of The Gombey’ On Display

Kelly Hunt’s ‘Art Of The Gombey’ On Display

Kelly Hunt’s vibrant collection titled ‘Art of the Gombey’ will be on display at The Bermuda Society of Arts until December 12th. The artist’s collection depicts the bold and exciting nature of Bermuda’s beloved Gombeys through the use of a range of medium including oil on canvas, to reverse acrylic print, to digital photography.According... 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

BNT To Host Talks: Gombeys & Bermuda Dance

BNT To Host Talks: Gombeys & Bermuda Dance

The Bermuda National Trust will be exploring one of Bermuda’s most important areas of cultural heritage over the next two weeks when it hosts two talks on dance in Bermuda. On Sunday, October 8th, as part of the Bermuda Gombey Festival, Gary Phillips will host an in-depth discussion at Verdmont on the origins and evolution of the Bermuda Gombey.Mr... 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

Live Video Replay: Gombeys At Harbour Nights

Live Video Replay: Gombeys At Harbour Nights

Bermuda’s iconic Gombeys gave an energetic performance at Harbour Nights yesterday [Aug 23], with a crowd on hand to enjoy the traditional Bermudian folk art. Harbour Nights takes place on Wednesday nights from 7.00pm to 10.00pm along Front Street, featuring unique stalls and offerings, including food stands, local handmade crafts, and fun activities. The... Read more of this article

Condolences On Passing Of Gombey Stalwarts

Condolences On Passing Of Gombey Stalwarts

This evening [Aug 15] the Minister of Social Development and Sports, Zane DeSilva extended his condolences to the families of two well-known Gombey personalities who died this week – Lawrence [Stickers] Hendrickson, one of the founders of H&H Gombeys, and David [Shaggy] Wilson from the Warwick Gombeys troupe. “I was deeply saddened to learn... Read more of this article

Exhibition Opening: “Art Of The Gombey”

Exhibition Opening: “Art Of The Gombey”

Masterworks invites you to join them for the official opening and book launch of Kelly Hunt’s Art of a Gombey on Friday, June 30th.According to her website, Hunt became a member of the Bermuda Society of Arts in 2005. Since then she has debuted several solo shows including her 2008 show ‘Alive,’ which featured “a collection... Read more of this article

Gombey Coloring Book Teaches Culture To Kids

Gombey Coloring Book Teaches Culture To Kids

Bermudian artist Gladwin Daniels and Gombey doll-maker Teresa Warner have released the Gombey Coloring Book and Cutout Doll, a book highlighting a unique aspect of Bermudian culture aimed at children. Ms. Warner said, “I choose to work with the Gombeys because it’s my family’s tradition. “My grandmother Mrs. Janice Warner has... Read more of this article