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City Highlights 30-Foot Parade Balloon

City Highlights 30-Foot Parade Balloon

The City of Hamilton has provided some insight into the creation of their winning entry in last month’s Heritage Day Parade, a 30-foot balloon emblazoned with with the City’s vision statement. A City of Hamilton spokesperson said, “Hundreds of parade revelers were awestruck when they saw the City of Hamilton’s winning entry in the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby Awards

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby Awards

At a special award ceremony held on 30th May, Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo commended all those who ran the half marathon and all those who organized the event.The public will be aware that this year’s top finishers were: Men:1st Place – Lamont Marshall 2nd Place – Shawn Trott 3rd Place – Sammy DeGraffWomen:1st... Read more of this article

Shiona Turini: ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

Shiona Turini: ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

“I’ve had a lot of jobs in my life but none have been more intimidating than coming home and representing ‘Bermudian Excellence’ for my community,” Bermudian fashion expert Shiona Turini said after serving as a Grand Marshall for the Bermuda Day Parade, adding that “there is no place like home.” The highly accomplished... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Parade Float Awards Presented

Bermuda Day Parade Float Awards Presented

As Heritage Month draws to a close, the Minister of Labour, Community and Sports, Lovitta Foggo presented Bermuda Day Parade Float Awards to several participants in a variety of categories at City Hall yesterday [May 29]. Awards were presented in four categories: National Heritage Float, Art Float, Upcycled Float and Special Awards. In commending all... Read more of this article

Inaugural St George’s Prep Heritage Day Triathlon

Inaugural St George’s Prep Heritage Day Triathlon

[Written by Vejay Steede] The staff and students of the St. George’s Preparatory School [SGPS] have started a wonderful new tradition to commemorate Bermuda Day. Thursday morning marked the inaugural SGPS Heritage Day Triathlon, an event designed to pay tribute to the popular half-marathon and bike race staged each 24th of May. The initial event was... Read more of this article

Lamont Marshall: ‘Great Way To Cap Off Season’

Lamont Marshall: ‘Great Way To Cap Off Season’

After racing to victory in the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, Lamont Marshall said that winning it for the third time was a special moment and it was a great way to cap off his season, and thanked the race committee, his sponsors, family and friends as well as the “awesome crowd.”Speaking after the race finished, Mr. Marshall said, “I... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets on Friday [May 24] to watch almost 50 groups take part in the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, which saw Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, floats, and more make their way through the streets of Hamilton, starting from Front Street. You can view our first set of photos from the Parade here, our second... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby

Photos: Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby

Lamont Marshall and Rose-Anna Hoey took the top men’s and women’s positions respectively in Friday’s [May 24] Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with both crossing the line to loud applause from the gathered crowd as they won the prestigious Bermuda Day race. Lamont Marshall defended his Half Marathon Derby title finishing in 1:11:38, as... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, singers, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton on Friday [May 24] as thousands of people lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, which marked its 40th anniversary this year and was celebrated with a theme of ‘Bermudian Excellence.’ We will have... Read more of this article

Videos: 2019 Bermuda Day Races & Parade

Videos: 2019 Bermuda Day Races & Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets to enjoyb the Bermuda Day holiday festivities, which included the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Open and Youth Cycle Races, the Half-Marathon Derby, the Heritage Junior Classic Race begins on Front Street, and the Bermuda Day Parade in Hamilton, and if you missed some of the action, or were busy being a part of the... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Floats, dance groups, majorettes, singers, Gombeys and more took to the streets of Hamilton yesterday [May 24] for the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979. This year the Parade started from Front Street, and made its way through Hamilton, with crowds lining the streets in their ‘camps’... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets today [May 24] for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade which saw Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats, and more make their way through the streets of Hamilton. The parade got underway on Front Street this afternoon, following the cycling and half-marathon races, which were... Read more of this article

Photos: Sealey & Bean-Rasario Win Junior Race

Photos: Sealey & Bean-Rasario Win Junior Race

[Updated with photos] Kahzi Sealey and Katherine Bean-Rasario ran to victory in the Bermuda Day Heritage Day Junior Classic race today. Sealey crossed the line in a time of 10:38, Jayson Simons was second with a time of 11:58, and Jauza James finished third with a time of 12:10.Bean-Rosario was 7th overall stopping the clock in a time of 13:04, Legend... Read more of this article