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Photos: Carnival In Bermuda J’Ouvert Event

Photos: Carnival In Bermuda J’Ouvert Event

Carnival in Bermuda festivities continued early this morning with the J’Ouvert celebration. You can view photos from the event below, we will have additional coverage of the festivities all weekend, and you can view all Bernews coverage of the Carnival festivities over the years here. Related... Read more of this article

Bermuda Celebrates National Heroes Day

Bermuda Celebrates National Heroes Day

Bermuda is celebrating National Heroes Day today, honouring eight distinguished Bermudians. A Government spokesperson said, “This year, Bermuda observes National Heroes Day on Monday, June 17th, 2024, in honour of eight trailblazing Bermudians who have made immense contributions to Bermuda. “The Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Carnival Raft Up

Photos & Video: Bermuda Carnival Raft Up

The Bermuda Carnival Raft Up was held at Shelly Bay this weekend, as one of the many events put on for the Carnival festivities. You can view photos from the event below, we will have additional coverage of the festivities all weekend, and you can view all Bernews coverage of the Carnival festivities over the years here. Related... Read more of this article

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, June 17 in observance of the Bermuda National Heroes Day Public Holiday. A spokesperson said, “The BSX will re-open on Tuesday, 18 June 2024.” Related Stories BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday BSX Closed For... Read more of this article

Carnival Road Closures To Affect Bus Services

Carnival Road Closures To Affect Bus Services

The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] has issued a notice regarding impacts to the bus services on National Heroes Day. A Government spokesperson said, “Due to extensive road closures required for Bermuda Carnival, the Department of Public Transportation [DPT] advises of impacts to bus service on National Heroes Day, Monday 17 June 2024. “The... Read more of this article

Heroes Day Weekend City Trash Collection

Heroes Day Weekend City Trash Collection

The City of Hamilton provided information on the garbage collection schedule during the National Heroes Day holiday weekend. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton wishes to advise City businesses and residents that garbage collection will be scheduled on the following dates during the Heroes Day Weekend: There will be no collection of kitchen... Read more of this article

National Heroes Day Holiday Policing Plan

National Heroes Day Holiday Policing Plan

Police officers will maintain high visibility during the holiday weekend. Acting Superintendent Alexander Rollin, Community Policing Division said, “National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend 2024, will include the much anticipated host of carnival type activity starting Wednesday, 12th June 2024 culminating with National Heroes’ Day, Monday 17th... Read more of this article

MarketPlace National Heroes Day Holiday Hours

MarketPlace National Heroes Day Holiday Hours

The MarketPlace has provided information about their opening hours during the National Heroes Day holiday — which will take place on Monday, June 17 — with their graphic stating that their Shelly Bay, Heron Bay, Modern Mart, and Pricerite Warwick stores will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Related Stories MarketPlace National Heroes Day Holiday... Read more of this article

Changes In Garbage Collection For Holiday

Changes In Garbage Collection For Holiday

The Ministry of Public Works advised that due to National Heroes Day on Monday, 17 June 2024, household waste collection will follow a roll-over schedule. A Government spokesperson said, “On roll-over weeks, waste collection days move over by one day, resulting in waste normally collected on Monday being collected on Tuesday, Tuesday’s waste... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2023 Carnival ‘Revel De Road’

Photo Set #2: 2023 Carnival ‘Revel De Road’

The Carnival in Bermuda ‘Revel de Road’ event was held on June 19. You can view all our coverage of National Heroes Day here, and you can view all our coverage of Carnival in Bermuda by clicking here. Related Stories Photos:... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Wild Wild West J’Ouvert Event

Photos & Video: Wild Wild West J’Ouvert Event

Bermuda’s National Heroes Day celebrations took place over this past weekend, with the Wild Wild West J’Ouvert event held at Bernard’s Park early on Monday morning [June 19]. The event marked one of two J’Ouvert celebrations, with City Hall car park playing host to ‘Jam’ J’Ouvert on the same day. You can view all our coverage of the... Read more of this article

Review: ‘Pure’ Carnival In Bermuda Party

Review: ‘Pure’ Carnival In Bermuda Party

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Carnival in Bermuda was one for the books! Countless parties and endless vibes for four days straight. One event that gets me excited year after year is Pure [view photo gallery here], which is organized by Wild Apache Promotions. I’ve been going to this event since its inception, so I was looking forward to it once... Read more of this article

Policing Activity For National Heroes’ Day Holiday

Policing Activity For National Heroes’ Day Holiday

“There were no major incidents of anti-social behaviour” throughout the National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend, the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “Throughout the National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] proactively monitored various social events, such as the carnival themed parties, as... Read more of this article

Mace & Couper Win Local Triathlon Event

Mace & Couper Win Local Triathlon Event

The Bermuda Triathlon Association hosted a National Heroes Day Home Event in Harrington Sound, with Phil Mace and Ashley Couper racing to victory. Mace covered the 750m swim, 20k bike, and 4.7k run course clocking a time of 57:29, he clocked 11:19 on the swim, 28:36 on the bike, and 17:34 on the run course. Couper finished 6th overall she was clocked... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2023 Carnival ‘Revel De Road’

Photo Set #1: 2023 Carnival ‘Revel De Road’

The Carnival in Bermuda ‘Revel de Road’ event was held yesterday [June 19]. You can view all our coverage of National Heroes Day here, and you can view all our coverage of Carnival in Bermuda by clicking here. Related Stories Photos: ‘Pure’ Carnival In... Read more of this article

Video: Heroes Day Tribute To Dr. Kamarakafego

Video: Heroes Day Tribute To Dr. Kamarakafego

One Body in Christ Movement For God’s Purpose has created a video tribute to Bermuda National Hero Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego. A spokesperson said, “For the past two years One Body in Christ Movement For God’s Purpose, [an Island Wide Liturgical Dance and Creative Arts Ministry] has been inspired to celebrate and honour one National Hero each... Read more of this article