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Photos & Video: Gombeys Continue To Celebrate

Photos & Video: Gombeys Continue To Celebrate

The island’s iconic Gombeys continue to celebrate the New Year, and we caught up with the the H&H Gombey Troupe yesterday [Jan 3].For photos and videos of more Gombey celebrations of the New Year, click here, for all our coverage of New Year celebrations, click here, and for more than 100 videos of Gombeys over the years, click here to visit... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate New Year

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate New Year

As is traditional, various Gombey troupes are making their way around the island today [Jan 1] to celebrate the New Year, and we caught up with one troupe in St George’s and another troupe making a special visit to the Devonshire home of two centenarian sisters, Glorice Brimmer and Ruby Sampson, who were both delighted by the special performance... Read more of this article

MarketPlace New Year’s Holiday Store Hours

MarketPlace New Year’s Holiday Store Hours

The MarketPlace has provided information about their opening hours during the New Year’s holiday.Friday, December 31 – All stores open 7am – 7pm Saturday, January 1 – New Year’s Day – Closed Sunday, January 2 – All stores open 9am – 7pm Monday, January 3 – Open regular store hoursRelated StoriesStevedoring Office Closure... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda, Butterfly, 2022

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda, Butterfly, 2022

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series — which marks the last one of the year — is a New Year theme, featuring the Bermuda flag in a butterfly design, set in a golden circle.The design is also available below in two versions as Facebook profile cover images, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday... Read more of this article

Still Awaiting The First Bermuda Baby Of 2021

Still Awaiting The First Bermuda Baby Of 2021

The old adage says ‘good things come to those who wait,’ and it seems this will hold true for the start of the new year, with the island still awaiting the first Bermuda baby of 2021 as of January 5th. A quick look back at Bernews archives show that over the past few years, the first baby of the year is often born on New Year’s Day,... Read more of this article

Video: H&H Gombeys Celebrate New Year’s Day

Video: H&H Gombeys Celebrate New Year’s Day

The H&H Gombeys were out making their rounds yesterday [Jan 1], offering short, physically-distanced performances to help celebrate the first day of the new year, with the troupe traveling to various neighbourhoods across the island. It has been a longstanding tradition that the Gombeys perform on New Year’s Day and that tradition carried on,... Read more of this article

Video: Gombeys Celebrate The New Year

Video: Gombeys Celebrate The New Year

Bermuda’s Gombey troupes are out making their rounds today [Jan 1], offering short, physically-distanced performances in various small neighbourhoods to help welcome in the New Year. It has been a longstanding tradition that the Gombeys perform on New Year’s Day, and the Government previously said that the Gombey troupes worked with Government to... Read more of this article

Video: New Year Greetings & Messages

Video: New Year Greetings & Messages

As welcome in 2021, and see the end of 2020, which was quite a tumultuous year, some members of the community extended greetings to help welcome in the New Year. The video below was extracted from Bernews ‘Virtual New Year’s Eve’ celebration broadcast, which you can watch in full here, or you can watch other highlights extracted from... Read more of this article

Gombeys To Do Short Performances Today

Gombeys To Do Short Performances Today

The island’s iconic Gombeys are expected to be out from 12 noon to 10pm today [Jan 1], offering short, physically-distanced performances in various small neighbourhoods to help welcome in the New Year. It has been a longstanding tradition that the Gombeys perform on New Year’s Day, and the Government previously noted that the Gombey... Read more of this article

Video: Da’khari Love Performs ‘Auld Lang Syne’

Video: Da’khari Love Performs ‘Auld Lang Syne’

In order to help welcome in the New Year, Bermudian singer Da’Khari Love released a version of ‘Auld Lang Syne’, with the classic song traditionally used to bid farewell to the old year and welcome in the new year. Bernews must extend a huge thanks to Da’Khari Love, as at the last minute we realized this could be the first new year we... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Virtual Fireworks’ For New Year’s Eve

Video: ‘Virtual Fireworks’ For New Year’s Eve

In order to help ring in the New Year in this ‘stay at home’ era — with the 11pm to 5am curfew in effect tonight — Bernews created a ‘virtual fireworks show’ spanning locations from east to west, with the ‘fireworks’ appearing at some of the island’s well known buildings. With a global pandemic and... Read more of this article

Video: Ending 2020 With A ‘Thank You’

Video: Ending 2020 With A ‘Thank You’

Between a global pandemic and an unprecedented Atlantic hurricane season, Bermuda has had much to contend with throughout 2020, and there were numerous people who contributed to the island making it through a very challenging year, and as we close out 2020 and prepare to welcome a new year, we extend a thank you to everyone who worked to keep the island... Read more of this article

Video: 2021 ‘Virtual New Year’s Eve’ Celebration

Video: 2021 ‘Virtual New Year’s Eve’ Celebration

With an 11pm curfew in effect for New Year’s Eve the normal parties will not be taking place, so in order to help ring in the new year, Bernews will live stream a ‘Virtual New Year’s Eve’ celebration this evening. It will include footage from New Year’s Eve events over the past decade, a Bermuda themed virtual fireworks show,... Read more of this article