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Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Happy Bermuda Day

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Happy Bermuda Day

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a cheerful graphic of pink balloons adorned with the flag of Bermuda, celebrating Bermuda Day. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 7,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s... Read more of this article

City Advisory On Bermuda Day Trash Collection

City Advisory On Bermuda Day Trash Collection

As Bermuda Day approaches, the City of Hamilton has issued reminders regarding trash collection. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton wishes to advise City businesses and residents that garbage collection is scheduled on the following dates during the Bermuda Day weekend: Thursday, May 23rd – last collection will take place at 5:00pm. Monday,... Read more of this article

Public Service To Celebrate 115th Half Marathon

Public Service To Celebrate 115th Half Marathon

On Friday, May 24, 2024, the Bermuda Half Marathon Derby will celebrate its 115th Anniversary, and the Public Service will observe the milestone occasion with a series of wellness activities this week. A Government spokesperson said, “Tomorrow [Wednesday, May 22], public servants and members of the community will participate in a lunchtime Wellness... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Announces Bermuda Day Hours

MarketPlace Announces Bermuda Day Hours

The MarketPlace announced that their stores will have regular hours from May 20 to May 23, be closed on May 24 for Bermuda Day, and resume regular hours on May 25 and 26. A spokesperson said, “From Monday, May 20 to Thursday, May 23, The MarketPlace stores will operate during their regular hours, while on Friday, May 24, all stores will be closed... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Road & Traffic Closures Announced

Bermuda Day Road & Traffic Closures Announced

The Ministry of Public Works has announced road and traffic restrictions for Bermuda Day on May 24th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the public about road and traffic restrictions for Bermuda Day on Friday, 24 May 2024. These measures are necessary to accommodate the various race events and the parade... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Loyal Hill Style

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Loyal Hill Style

The Loyal Hill community in Devonshire kicked off their Bermuda Day celebrations a bit early, with a special parade this weekend featuring dancers, the Gombeys, a race and more. Related Stories Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Tape Markings Photos, Video & 360: Spectators Set Up Photos & Video:... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Tape Markings

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Tape Markings

People have started marking their spots along the race and parade routes in anticipation of the upcoming Bermuda Day holiday, with numerous locations reserved along the routes. Bermudians traditionally mark their spots for Bermuda Day — which will take place on Friday, May 24th this year — seeking to claim prime viewing points for both the Half... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Darrell On Bermuda Day

Video: Minister Darrell On Bermuda Day

[Updated] Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell is holding a press conference today [May 20] to discuss the upcoming Bermuda Day celebrations. We will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 8.53pm: The Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport, Senator Owen Darrell said, “Good morning,... Read more of this article

Waste Collection Adjustments On Bermuda Day

Waste Collection Adjustments On Bermuda Day

The Ministry of Public Works announced adjustments to waste collection schedules in light of the Bermuda Day holiday on Friday, May 24, 2024. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that due to the Bermuda Day holiday on Friday, 24 May 2024, household waste that would normally be collected on that day will instead... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Green Blue Gombeys

Wallpaper Wednesday: Green Blue Gombeys

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the island’s iconic Gombeys, adding a splash of color and energy to celebrate Bermuda Day. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 7,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s... Read more of this article

2024 Bermuda Heritage Month Events Unveiled

2024 Bermuda Heritage Month Events Unveiled

Bermuda will be will be celebrating Bermudian culture, heritage and traditions for the entire month of May. A Government spokesperson said, “May 1 marks the start of the annual Heritage Month celebrations, with the Department of Culture encouraging the community to partake in Bermuda’s rich heritage. A plethora of historic, cultural, and entertainment... Read more of this article

March 16: Float Building Workshop & Info Session

March 16: Float Building Workshop & Info Session

The Department of Culture is hosting a Float Building and Decorating Workshop’ and ‘Bermuda Day Parade Information Session’ this Saturday [March 16], at the Sammy Wilson Central Zone Community Centre. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Culture invites all creative minds to join the Bermuda Day Parade festivities.” “As... Read more of this article

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes are being made to this year’s Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with the finish line moving to Court Street, a requirement that participants be Bermudian or a Bermuda resident for at least 6 months, and the addition of the inaugural Senior Classic 2-Mile Run for persons 65 years or older. A spokesperson said, “Celebrating 115 years... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Race To Finish On Court Street

Bermuda Day Race To Finish On Court Street

The 2024 Bermuda Half Marathon Derby will finish on Court Street, with the organisers saying they ”look forward to the Court Street community and the community at large welcoming this race back home on Friday 24th May 2024.” Dr Gina Tucker told Bernews, “Since our announcement at the finish of the 2023 Derby, the committee has been... Read more of this article

2024 Heritage Month: ‘Culture Equals Energy’

2024 Heritage Month: ‘Culture Equals Energy’

The theme for the 2024 Bermuda Heritage Month and Bermuda Day Parade will be “Culture Equals Energy,’ Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell said. Speaking in the Senate, Minister Darrell said, “Today I am pleased to stand before you to announce the exciting theme for Bermuda’s Heritage Month and the Bermuda Day... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Float Winners

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Float Winners

“While there was a record amount of rainfall recorded that day, there was also a record amount of Bermudian spirit shown,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell said as he hosted an award ceremony for the float winners of the 2023 Bermuda Day Parade. A Government spokesperson said, “On Friday July 21st, the Minister of... Read more of this article