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Videos: Gombeys Pay Tribute To Allan Warner

Videos: Gombeys Pay Tribute To Allan Warner

Multiple Gombey troupes came together this evening [Oct 29] to pay tribute to Allan Warner, a Gombey veteran who passed away earlier this week, with the Gombeys making their way around the island to pay their respects to an iconic figure in the Gombey community.Mr Warner had a long history with the Gombeys, having started dancing with them in 1959... Read more of this article

Allan Warner’s ‘Impact & Legacy Will Live On’

Allan Warner’s ‘Impact & Legacy Will Live On’

On behalf of the Government, the Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards today [Oct 27] expressed profound sadness at the death of Gombey veteran Allan Warner, saying that  ”his spirit, impact and legacy will live on in our hearts and minds.” Mr. Warner worked very closely with the staff at the Department of Community... Read more of this article

Two Hours Of Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

Two Hours Of Video: Bermuda Gombey Festival

The island’s preeminent folk art was on full display on Saturday [Sept 12] as the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs hosted the annual Gombey Festival at the W.E.R. Joell Tennis Stadium. At each festival, the Department honours an individual who has cultivated and preserved the tradition of Gombey music and dance, and this year’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Gombey Festival Held At Stadium

Photos: Gombey Festival Held At Stadium

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs hosted the annual Gombey Festival today [Sept 12], with the showcase of Bermuda’s premier folk dancers taking place at the W.E.R. Joell Tennis Stadium. Governor George Fergusson, Acting Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Jeanne Atherden and others joined the crowd at the tennis stadium with... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival To Be Held This Saturday

Gombey Festival To Be Held This Saturday

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will host the annual Gombey Festival, a showcase of Bermuda’s premier folk dancers on Saturday, 12 September at the W.E.R. Joell Tennis Stadium. The Gombeys are a blend of many cultures – African, Caribbean and North American Native music. In Bermuda, Gombey dancing and music has been passed down... Read more of this article

Chewstick Seminar On Gombey Tradition

Chewstick Seminar On Gombey Tradition

On Tuesday [Apr. 3] Allan Warner from Warner’s Gombey Troupe will explain at Chewstick’s Reasnin’ series why the beat indeed goes on for Bermuda’s oldest but most dynamic folk tradition. Mr. Warner has described the richness of Gombey tradition, as an inspiring and unifying force in Bermuda. Reasnin’ will give Mr. Warner the... Read more of this article