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Sinclair Packwood Race Not Listed On Schedule

Sinclair Packwood Race Not Listed On Schedule

The Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race [SPMR]  — the cycling event usually held on Bermuda Day — may not take place this year, with Bermuda Bicycle Association currently not listing it on their schedule and explaining that “if the community gets to the point where Government permits larger events” then the BBA “will revisit... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Race Registration Postponed

Bermuda Day Race Registration Postponed

The Bermuda Half Marathon Derby Committee has postponed the opening of the Bermuda Day race registration until May 1st, saying they will “reassess the situation at that time.” In an online post, the Bermuda Half Marathon Derby Committee said, “Please be advised that the Derby committee has made the decision to postpone the opening... Read more of this article

No Bermuda Day Parade, Show To Be Held

No Bermuda Day Parade, Show To Be Held

“We will not be able to host our typical Bermuda Day Parade,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr Ernest Peets said, adding that instead there will be a ‘Covid-safe Bermuda Day Show’ on May 28th which will be broadcast live, with some in-person tickets reserved for Bermuda’s immunized essential workers, and the theme for... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Think Of Bermuda Day Reimagined’

Minister: ‘Think Of Bermuda Day Reimagined’

Having the Bermuda Day events happen in the manner in which we’re used to is “unrealistic” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr Ernest Peets said, adding that we should think about the whole festivity of Bermuda Day in a “reimagined way.” The 2020 Bermuda Day parade and half marathon was cancelled last year due to the... Read more of this article

Register For ‘Limited Edition’ Bermuda Day Race

Register For ‘Limited Edition’ Bermuda Day Race

Registration for this year’s Bermuda Half Marathon Derby will be opening on April 1st, with this year’s race set to be a ’Limited Edition’ event with participants capped at 450 half marathon runners and 100 relay runners, making up 25 teams. The Bermuda Half Marathon Derby posted the graphic below online, saying, “Registration... Read more of this article

7 Hours Of Video: A Look Back At Bermuda Day

7 Hours Of Video: A Look Back At Bermuda Day

With the typical Bermuda Day events and celebrations on hold due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, people across the island are finding new ways to celebrate the holiday while following the physical distancing regulations. With many of us remaining at home today, watch the video below to take a look back at Bermuda Day celebrations in years past. Via... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt’s Bermuda Day Message

Premier David Burt’s Bermuda Day Message

[Bermuda Day message from Premier David Burt] Hello Bermuda. 2020 continues to be a different and challenging year. Usually by now, spots to watch the runners and the parade have been selected and are being jealously guarded. Food is being cooked and outfits are being laid out in anticipation of the official start of the summer. 2020 is different. As... Read more of this article

Governor John Rankin Bermuda Day Message

Governor John Rankin Bermuda Day Message

[Bermuda Day message from Governor John Rankin] Bermuda Day cannot be celebrated in the usual way this year, no half-marathon and no parade around the streets of Hamilton. But I know that the holiday will still be marked in homes by families across the island and I take this opportunity to send my best wishes to everyone as we enjoy the start of summer... Read more of this article

Unique Cocktail Celebrates Bermuda Day

Unique Cocktail Celebrates Bermuda Day

John Lake – Rosewood Bermuda’s bar manager – has created a ‘Jewel of the Atlantic’ cocktail for people across the island to make at home in celebration of Bermuda Day. A spokesperson said, “In celebration of one of the island’s most important holidays, Bermuda Day, Rosewood Bermuda bar manager John Lake has created... Read more of this article

OBA’s Craig Cannonier Bermuda Day Message

OBA’s Craig Cannonier Bermuda Day Message

OBA Leader Craig Cannonier recently took the time to wish Bermudians a happy Bermuda Day, while reminding the public to “celebrate with the precautions that have been put in place.” Mr. Cannonier said, “We’re about to celebrate Heritage Day this coming Friday, and I’m excited just as well as yourselves about the opportunity... Read more of this article

Video: East End Primary Hold Virtual Parade

Video: East End Primary Hold Virtual Parade

[Written by Vejay Steede] Students and staff at East End Primary [EEP]  took a stand against the general malaise that has engulfed our country since the Covid19 containment measures came into effect in mid-March. Their joyous protest came in the form of a video produced by a committee of teachers from video clips and pictures provided by members of... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo On Bermuda Day Celebration

Minister Foggo On Bermuda Day Celebration

[Statement by Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo] As we near the end of a Heritage Month that is quite different from what we’ve experienced in the past, I’d like to begin by praising our community for the ways in which we have exhibited national pride in the midst of our current challenges; and by remembering that Heritage... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Closed For Bermuda Day Holiday

MarketPlace Closed For Bermuda Day Holiday

MarketPlace provided information about their opening hours during the upcoming days, including the Bermuda Day holiday on Friday, May 29th. In an online post, the company said, “Our stores will be closed Friday, May 29 to observe the Bermuda Day Holiday.” Related StoriesBSX Will Be Closed For Bermuda Day Holiday RUBiS... Read more of this article