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Photos: 3D Look At Good Friday Celebrations

Photos: 3D Look At Good Friday Celebrations

People from one end of the island to the other recently celebrated Good Friday – many flying kites as is traditional — and the 3D pop up graphics below offering a unique look at some of the day. You can view all our coverage of the Good Friday here, view past 3D photo galleries here and view ‘virtual art’ themed videos... Read more of this article

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

BPS: ‘No Major Incidents At Events’ Over Holiday

BPS: ‘No Major Incidents At Events’ Over Holiday

Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons thanked the public as there were “no major incidents reported” at any of the events held over the Easter holiday, and he also thanked the “various Community Clubs and Sports Clubs, which organised these very well attended social gatherings and worked with us.”Commissioner Simons said, “In... Read more of this article

Easter Message From Opposition Leader

Easter Message From Opposition Leader

[Easter message from Opposition Leader Cole Simons] After many months of lockdowns, restrictions and the challenges associated with the pandemic, the celebration of Easter in 2022 is a welcome relief and a stark reminder that if there was ever a time to be hopeful, it is now. While for many the holiday is synonymous with family gatherings, fish cakes,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Easter Lilies At Local Farm

Photos & Video: Easter Lilies At Local Farm

Once a major export for the island, local farmers still grow Easter Lilies with some beautiful fields to be seen every year as the Easter holiday approaches, with the flowers sold locally, and a bouquet is sent every year to the Queen. While the island no longer exports the flowers in bulk, it was once said Bermuda was known as “The Easter Isle”... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Good Friday Celebrations

Photos & Videos: Good Friday Celebrations

After two years of most Good Friday events being cancelled due to the pandemic, locals were out across the island celebrating the holiday, and Bernews visited a number of locations including Horseshoe Bay Beach, Botanical Gardens, Devonshire Recreation Club, Victor Scott, Warren Simmons field, St. David’s Cricket Club, Bailey’s Bay, Shelly... Read more of this article

Photos: 2022 Gilbert Lamb Good Friday Event

Photos: 2022 Gilbert Lamb Good Friday Event

St. David’s County Cricket Club hosted their annual Gilbert Lamb Day on Good Friday [April 15], with activities including the Grand Prix, games, running races and more. Good Friday celebrations took place at various locations across the island, and you can view all our photos and coverage of this year, and past years’ Good Friday celebrations... Read more of this article

‘Pause For Peace’ Good Friday Gathering

‘Pause For Peace’ Good Friday Gathering

The Good Friday gathering ‘Pause for Peace’ took place at the Devonshire Recreation Club. A spokesperson said, “The Good Friday Gathering –‘Pause for Peace’ took place under clear morning skies, at the Devonshire Recreation Club’s double-doors – a venue that went viral on social media a few weeks ago for wrong reasons. After treated... Read more of this article

Updates: 2022 Good Friday Celebrations

Updates: 2022 Good Friday Celebrations

[Updating] Various events are slated to take place today [April 15] as Bermuda celebrates the annual Good Friday holiday. We will provide some updates as able, and if you have any footage to share please feel free to email info@bernews.com! In the meantime, you can view all our coverage of Good Friday  here, and you can watch over 80 videos from... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Walk To Calvary Reenactment

Photos & Video: Walk To Calvary Reenactment

Congregations from the St. George’s churches marked today’s [April 15] Good Friday holiday by staging their annual reenactment of Jesus’ crucifixion. The Walk to Calvary production has been staged annually during the Easter season for years, becoming something of a St. George’s tradition.Good Friday celebrations are taking place at various... Read more of this article

Photos: Sandcastle Easter Celebrations

Photos: Sandcastle Easter Celebrations

The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition will be on Horseshoe Bay today [April 15] for Good Friday in order to build a sandcastle commemorating the Easter holiday. The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition posted photos of past builds online, saying, “Who else is looking forward to the holiday this weekend? I know I am! I will be on Horseshoe Bay on Good Friday... 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

Good Friday Gathering To Honour de Jean

Good Friday Gathering To Honour de Jean

[Written by Glenn Fubler] One aspect of the gathering at DRC on Good Friday will be the presentation of a Peace Tree, which has been donated by iconic local football coach, Donald ‘Dick’ Dane, who is doing so in honour of the late Edward de Jean, the transformational Principal of Howard Academy. The school was located on the southern boundary of... Read more of this article