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Minister Presents Bermuda Day Float Awards

Minister Presents Bermuda Day Float Awards

Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks hosted an awards ceremony today [May 30] at City Hall for the 2018 Bermuda Day Heritage Parade float winners. Minister Weeks said, “Let me begin by first commending all the groups who took part in the spectacular Bermuda Day Parade on Friday! “From the dazzling costumes and choreography showcased... Read more of this article

Photos: Floats At Bermuda Day Parade

Photos: Floats At Bermuda Day Parade

Colourful floats representing the cultural diversity of modern Bermuda took to the streets last Friday, May 25 for the annual Bermuda Day Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979, historically featuring floats, dance groups, majorettes, Gombeys, marching bands, and more. Awards:Natural Heritage Float- 1st - Vasco Da Gama... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Floats, dance groups, majorettes, Gombeys, marching bands and more took to Hamilton streets yesterday [May 25] for the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979. . In the official Bermuda Day booklet, Premier David Burt in part said “Bermuda Day is one of my favorite Bermuda holidays. There... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Half Marathon Derby

Photos, Video & Results: Half Marathon Derby

Clocking respective times of 1:14:41 and 1:33:20, Lamont Marshall and Nikki Butterfield won yesterday’s [May 25] Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby.The Bermuda Pacers Track Club team won the Club/Corporate Team relay division in a time of 1.22.45 while team Thicker Than A Snicker won the Open Teams relay division with a time of 1.23.01. The Saltus... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Heritage Parade Float Winners

Bermuda Day Heritage Parade Float Winners

Thousands of people lined the streets for the Bermuda Day Parade, which included a number of intricately decorated floats, and the winners have been officially announced. Awards:Natural Heritage Float- 1st - Vasco Da Gama Club Natural Heritage Float- 2nd - Sandys Secondary Middle School Natural Heritage Float- 3rd -  Prospect Primary School Art... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton today [May 25] as thousands of people lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade. The parade got underway this afternoon with dignitaries watching from their Cedar Avenue location and the rest of the route filled... 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 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 this afternoon, following the cycling and half-marathon races, which were held earlier in the day and saw... Read more of this article

Marshall & Butterfield Win Half Marathon Derby

Marshall & Butterfield Win Half Marathon Derby

Lamont Marshall and Nikki Butterfield are the 2018 Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby Male and Female Champions.Marshall was clocked in a time of 1:14:41, Sean Trott was second in a time of 1:19:08, and Seamus Fearon rounded out the top three clocking 1:20.40.Butterfield finished at the first woman and 22nd overall with a time of 1:33.20, Butterfield... Read more of this article

Photos: Marshall & Hasselkuss Win Junior Race

Photos: Marshall & Hasselkuss Win Junior Race

[Updated with photos] Tommy Marshall and Zoe Hasselkuss were crowned the 2018 Heritage Day Junior Classic Race Male and Female Champions. Marshall would stop the clock in 11:10, Seth Hartman was second with a time of 12:18 and T’syi Showers was third in 12:21.Hasselkuss finished in a time of 13:24 which put her 12th overall, S Cann was the second... Read more of this article

Live Videos & Updates: 2018 Bermuda Day

Live Videos & Updates: 2018 Bermuda Day

[Updating] The 2018 Bermuda Day holiday is getting underway, and we will be bringing you live text, photo and video updates of the celebrations as able. The Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race gets underway at 8.50am in Somerset, the Half-Marathon begins at 9am in Somerset, the Heritage Junior Classic Race begins at 9.45am on Front Street, and the... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Bermuda Day Message

Premier David Burt Bermuda Day Message

[Bermuda Day message from Premier David Burt] Greetings and welcome. Bermuda Day is one of my favorite Bermuda holidays. There are so many reasons to love Bermuda Day, from the intricately-designed parade floats, the show of physical strength and determination during the half-marathon race, and the hypnotic beat of the Gombey drum – there is something... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader Bermuda Day Message

Opposition Leader Bermuda Day Message

[Bermuda Day message from Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden] As the Leader of the Opposition, the One Bermuda Alliance, I would like to offer my warmest greeting to the people of Bermuda as we celebrate Bermuda Day and the Bermuda Day Parade. Regardless of our age, The Bermuda Day Celebration means relaxation and fun – a marathon, a parade with floats,... Read more of this article

Rifle & Drill Team Set For Bermuda Day Parade

Rifle & Drill Team Set For Bermuda Day Parade

A ladies’ drill and rifle team set up with help from the Royal Bermuda Regiment is to field its biggest-ever squad in today’s Bermuda Day Parade. The Bermuda Rifle and Drill Team will have 45 on duty for a march past through the streets of Hamilton. Debbie Symons, an RBR Sergeant and the driving force behind the group, said: “It’s our biggest... Read more of this article