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Department Of Health Staff Make & Donate Kites

Department Of Health Staff Make & Donate Kites

The Department of Health participated in a kite-making competition, and the kites were donated to families with young children to celebrate the Good Friday holiday.A spokesperson said, “This month, the Department of Health participated in a kite-making competition as part of its team-building activities. The staff generated the idea as a way... Read more of this article

BELCO Issue Advisory On Safe Kite Flying

BELCO Issue Advisory On Safe Kite Flying

BELCO today issued a reminder to the public “about safe and sustainable kite flying during the Good Friday holiday.” A spokesperson said, “BELCO reiterates the following safety guidelines for kite flying:Always use the correct supplies when making a kite. Do not use any wire or metal.Keep kites away from power lines and busy... Read more of this article

Kite Making With Duvon Powell On April 2nd

Kite Making With Duvon Powell On April 2nd

Masterworks is getting set to host a Kite Making workshop with Duvon Powell on Saturday, April 2nd from 10.00am to 1.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Saturday, April 2nd, kids ages 6 – 12 are invited to join Bermudian Kite Maker Duvon Powell for a workshop on the art of making a traditional Bermuda Hummer. The workshop includes a pre-strung kite... Read more of this article

Video: Good Friday Kite Flying At Shelly Bay

Video: Good Friday Kite Flying At Shelly Bay

While many traditional Easter holiday festivities were canceled across the island due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a few families marked the occasion of Good Friday by flying kites at Shelly Bay today [April 2]. The fun was captured on video as kites were seen soaring above a football field and dancing with the changing winds.Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

BELCO: Exercise Caution When Flying Kites

BELCO: Exercise Caution When Flying Kites

BELCO is advising the public to “exercise caution when flying kites around the island.” “When most people think of kite flying, they might think of the tradition of making a paper kite and a fun activity,” stated Shelly Leman, Managing Director of Transmission, Distribution and Retail. “What might not be immediately at the forefront... Read more of this article

HSBC: Open Youth Account, Get A Bermuda Kite

HSBC: Open Youth Account, Get A Bermuda Kite

HSBC Bank Bermuda has launched ‘MySavings Youth Accounts,’ and every child who opens one will receive a traditional Bermuda kite, made by local kitemakers at the Salvation Army, and HSBC will also provide a donation to the Salvation Army in the name of each child. A spokesperson said, “HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited announces the launch... Read more of this article

‘Sneak Peek’ Of Kites Installed At New Airport

‘Sneak Peek’ Of Kites Installed At New Airport

Following their design contest last year, Skyport provided a look at what the kites look like installed in the ceiling of the airport building. In an online post, Skyport said, “Remember the kite design contest we had last year? Well, here’s a sneak peek at what the kites look like installed in the ceiling of the new passenger terminal building.” Skyport... Read more of this article

‘Enjoy Good Friday In Keeping With Regulations’

‘Enjoy Good Friday In Keeping With Regulations’

[Updated] “Fly your kite in your own yard and enjoy the day at home in keeping with the regulations that govern our shelter in place at this time,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, adding that “any kite that gets lost or goes down, must be abandoned.” The Minister’s comments come as the island prepares to celebrate... Read more of this article

Police Advisory On Kite Flying & Complaints

Police Advisory On Kite Flying & Complaints

[Updated] The police have urged people to be fly kites responsibly, saying, “let’s not make things even more difficult for each other during this already testing time.” Assistant Commissioner Martin Weekes said, “With the Easter season upon us, and everybody Sheltering at Home the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] anticipate an increase... Read more of this article

Community Meeting To Discuss ‘Noisy Kites’

Community Meeting To Discuss ‘Noisy Kites’

The Community Policing Unit will host a community meeting at the Francis Patton Primary School at 6.30pm on Tuesday [Feb 11] to “discuss the issue of noisy kites.” A police spokesperson said, “The Community Policing Unit of the Bermuda Police Service will host a community meeting at the Francis Patton Primary School at North shore... Read more of this article

BPS Urge Kite Flyers To Be Vigilant About Safety

BPS Urge Kite Flyers To Be Vigilant About Safety

Police are warning the public that kite-flying in public areas “should be conducted safely” after a 16-year-old rider sustained lacerations after coming into contact with a kite string last week. A police spokesperson said, “In light of the incident last Thursday evening [November 28th] where a 16-year-old male scooter rider sustained... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Winners

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Winners

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the kite design competition, which will see the winning designs incorporated into the new airport terminal. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Earlier... Read more of this article

Airport Kite Competition Winners Announced

Airport Kite Competition Winners Announced

Aecon and Skyport announced the winners of a kite design competition of Bermudian kites to display in the new terminal of the LF Wade International Airport. The contest was open to the entire Bermuda community, and kite designs were sought from residents of any age – from school children, professionals, artists, senior citizens, and any Bermudian... Read more of this article