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Audio: Larrita Adderley Releases ‘New Freedom’

Audio: Larrita Adderley Releases ‘New Freedom’

Bermudian singer Larrita Adderley has released a single entitled New Freedom, with the singer saying that the song was inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic and the song is to encourage anyone who wants to give up. The song was written by Ms. Adderley, the instrumental was created by SoulFyah Productions, and engineering was done by Shondel Easton at Just... 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

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: 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

Ten Videos From Past New Year’s Eve Events

Ten Videos From Past New Year’s Eve Events

While this New Year’s Eve will not exactly be party central — as there is an 11pm to 5am curfew in effect due to the Covid-19 pandemic — many in Bermuda are looking forward to a new year, with the year of 2020 set to go down in history as one of the most notable of all time; with a global pandemic changing so many aspects of our lives. The... Read more of this article

Short, Distanced Performances On New Year

Short, Distanced Performances On New Year

Bermuda’s Gombey troupes have “worked with Government to agree on a plan to provide their traditional performances in a non-traditional way on New Year’s Day,” and will “offer short, physically-distanced pop-up performances in various small neighbourhoods.” A Government spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s Gombey troupes... Read more of this article

St. George’s Virtual 2020 New Year’s Eve

St. George’s Virtual 2020 New Year’s Eve

The Corporation of St. George in conjunction with Nadanja & Jah [Two Fools] will be presenting a ‘Virtual 2020 New Year’s Eve‘. According to the event poster it will include an ‘onion drop, comedy show and more,’ with the live stream set to start at 10.30pm on December 31st, 2020. For more information, please see the... Read more of this article

Ten Videos From Past Gombey Performances

Ten Videos From Past Gombey Performances

While nothing can compare to the real Gombeys and their rhythmic beats, the ten videos below show a look at various Gombey performances over the years, showcasing the island’s preeminent folk art and an iconic Bermudian tradition that spans back centuries.While Gombeys traditionally come out on Boxing Day to the delight of local residents who... Read more of this article

Video: Da’Khari Love Releases Christmas Song

Video: Da’Khari Love Releases Christmas Song

Bermudian singer Da’Khari Love — who recently released his debut album Renaissance — is using his musical talent to spread a little Christmas cheer, releasing a cover of the holiday classic ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.’ Related StoriesAudio: Nkosi Hollis Releases New Song “Warrior” Video:... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Somers Garden Christmas Lights

Photo Set II: Somers Garden Christmas Lights

Somers Garden in St George’s has been transformed into an impressive Christmas Wonderland, with an array of lights and decorations turning the east end location into a truly festive area. For a look at the first set of photos and a video of Somers Garden click here, to view more Christmas decorations from this year and past years click here and... Read more of this article