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Video: Gombeys At BF&M 10K Run And Walk

Video: Gombeys At BF&M 10K Run And Walk

Like all good Bermuda events, the BF&M 10k Run — the second event of the Chubb Bermuda Triangle Challenge Series — ended with a performance by the island’s iconic Gombeys. You can view all our coverage of the Chubb Bermuda Triangle Challenge here and view over 70 videos from this year and past years event here on Bernews.TV. Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate New Year

Photos & Video: Gombeys Celebrate New Year

Gombey troupes were out making their rounds yesterday [Jan 1], offering performances to help celebrate the first day of 2024. The troupes traveled to various neighbourhoods across the island as they entertained the crowds that came out to see them, following a longstanding holiday tradition. Related... Read more of this article

Photos: Gombeys Celebrate Boxing Day

Photos: Gombeys Celebrate Boxing Day

As has been the tradition for many years, the Gombeys are making their rounds on Boxing Day today [Dec 26], helping the island celebrate the holiday season. The island’s preeminent folk art, Gombeys traditionally span the island on Boxing Day and other holidays with the groups growing larger through the day as Bermudians start following along Related... Read more of this article

Photos: Gombeys Celebrate 2023 Boxing Day

Photos: Gombeys Celebrate 2023 Boxing Day

In keeping with a long-standing tradition, the Gombeys have once again taken to the streets on Boxing Day, adding to the festive spirit of the holiday season in Bermuda. These iconic cultural performers, known for their vibrant folk art, make their way across the island, and their numbers swell as the day progresses, with Bermudians eagerly joining... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival Event Cancelled This Year

Gombey Festival Event Cancelled This Year

The Ministry of Youth, Culture and Sport advised that “despite repeated rescheduling of the Gombey Festival, the weather conditions have forced organisers to cancel this year’s showcase.” Minister Owen Darrell stated, “I am saddened to have to cancel the Gombey festivities this year due to uncooperative weather. I certainly hope the... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival Postponed Until November 4

Gombey Festival Postponed Until November 4

The Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Sport has decided to postpone the Gombey Festival Showcase to November 4, 2023. A Government spokesperson said, “Due to inclement weather forecast for this weekend, the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Sport has decided to postpone the Gombey Festival Showcase until Saturday, 4 November, 2023. “Following... Read more of this article

Gombey Festival Postponed Until Oct 21

Gombey Festival Postponed Until Oct 21

The Gombey Festival Showcase – which was originally scheduled for this Saturday –  has been postponed until Saturday, October 21st. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that due to the forecast unsettled weather conditions in the coming days, a decision has been made to postpone this Saturday’s Gombey Festival... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gombeys At Clarien IronKids

Photos & Video: Gombeys At Clarien IronKids

The Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon took place this weekend at Clearwater Beach in St. David’s, with the event also featuring a performance by the Gombeys, which capped off a successful day of competition which saw the island’s young athletes in action in front of a special guest, as Olympic Gold Medalist Dame Flora Duffy in attendance to cheer... Read more of this article

YouthVision Express Gratitude For Support

YouthVision Express Gratitude For Support

Desmond Crockwell thanked everyone who supported the Gombey Celebration on Saturday [June 10], noting that they “saw community members from all walks of life come together to promote peace, love, unity and anti-violence.” Desmond Crockwell said, “On behalf of YouthVision Promotions, I would like to thank everyone who came out to support... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Purvis School Gombey Troupe

Photos/Video: Purvis School Gombey Troupe

The Purvis Gombey Troupe was revealed in a special assembly yesterday [June 9], with the students having worked for months — during recess, lunch time and after school — to form their own Gombey Troupe. A spokesperson said, “Purvis Primary held a special assembly. It was the official revealing of The Purvis Gombey Troupe, that consists... Read more of this article

Historical Video: Bermuda Gombeys In 1934

Historical Video: Bermuda Gombeys In 1934

As the island prepares to celebrate Bermuda Day tomorrow, this rare footage from almost 100 years ago offers a unique glimpse into the enduring spirit of the Gombeys, who have long served as the heartbeat of Bermuda’s artistic and cultural connections. The black-and-white video — filmed in 1934 – shows a look at a bygone era and provides... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombey

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombey

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a Bermuda Day theme featuring a Gombey in full regalia. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 6,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s most comprehensive resource... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombeys

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombeys

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a Bermuda Day theme incorporating the island’s iconic Gombeys. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 6,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s most comprehensive... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Gombeys & Fans At Football

Photos/Videos: Gombeys & Fans At Football

Supporters of Bermuda’s football team — many dressed in the team’s jersey — made their way to the Flora Duffy stadium this afternoon [March 25] to cheer on the team as they played against Guyana as part of the Concacaf Nations League, which saw Guyana claim a 2-0 victory. Fans greet Nahki Wells after the game Gombeys perform... Read more of this article

Minister Thanks Gombeys After Unity Event

Minister Thanks Gombeys After Unity Event

“I want to take this opportunity to join the community in expressing my support for the recently held ‘Gombey Unity Link Up’, which was an amazing event,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Senator Owen Darrell said, adding that he wants to “publicly extend my appreciation to all our Gombey Troupes for coming together in a spirit... Read more of this article

Video: 30 Minute Footage Of ‘Gombey Unity’

Video: 30 Minute Footage Of ‘Gombey Unity’

“It is about unity….tonight we dance as one culture,” a Gombey leader said as all the island’s troupes gathered for the ‘Gombey Unity’ event earlier this month, making their way through Hamilton as they celebrated unity and a Bermudian tradition that has stood the test of time for centuries. Due to the historic nature of all of the... Read more of this article