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Photo Set II: Bermuda Day Half Marathon

Photo Set II: Bermuda Day Half Marathon

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby returned in 2021, with the race starting from St George’s and ending at Bernard Park. Chris Estwanik finished first in a time of 1:10:28, Lamont Marshall was second in a time of 1:13:01, and Sammy Degraff rounded out the top three by clocking in at a time 1:16.10.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Heritage Month Mini Floats

Photos & Video: Heritage Month Mini Floats

More than 50 entries were submitted for the Heritage Month Mini-Float Challenge, showcasing a variety of Bermudian themes including traditional Bermuda houses, longtails, coral reefs, cahows, moongates. Gombeys and more. Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets said, “I want to thank our community for participating in this competition.... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier Cheers On Derby Runners

Photos: Premier Cheers On Derby Runners

The Bermuda Day Half Marathon was held on Friday [May 28] with people lining the streets to cheer on the runners, with Premier David Burt among those showing support and enjoying the race. Last night, Premier Burt tweeted, “Great to see so many Bermudians out this morning supporting our runners. We continue to show our resilience as a island &... Read more of this article

Photos: 2021 Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race

Photos: 2021 Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Bicycle Association hosted the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race today [May 28] as part of the island’s Bermuda Day celebrations, with Dominique Mayho and Nicole Mitchell racing to victory.Dominique Mayho was crowned the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race champion for the fourth time, while Nicole Mitchell claimed... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

Bermuda Day celebrations are taking place today [May 28], including the annual road running race and cycling race. Due to the pandemic there were some changes from past holiday events, with the running race limited to 450 single runner participants. The three hour live stream replay of the Bermuda Day race is below The cycling race was won by Dominique... Read more of this article

Photos: Somersfield Students Create Floats

Photos: Somersfield Students Create Floats

In celebration of Bermuda Day, students at Somersfield Academy created floats, with each class creating a float based on what they feel is important to them and Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Our Children’s House students created these beautiful Bermuda Day floats in honor of the holiday celebrations. The parents were able to view these today... Read more of this article

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

In celebration of Bermuda Day, the Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float, which can be viewed at the Church Street entrance to Washington Mall today [May 27]. A spokesperson said, “The Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float for the Department of Culture and Kaleidoscope Arts and Mini-float competition that the public has a last... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Virtual Pop-Up Bermuda Day Images

Photos: 3D Virtual Pop-Up Bermuda Day Images

To help you celebrate the upcoming Bermuda Day holiday virtually, Bernews created a series of 3D popup images of past Bermuda Day holiday moments, helping to showcase the fun and festivities in a virtual manner. In addition to these 3D virtual popup images, Bernews has just launched BDADay.com, an entire website dedicated to the holiday, and it includes... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: 2019 Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #4: 2019 Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets on Friday [May 24] to watch almost 50 groups take part in the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, which saw Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, floats, and more make their way through the streets of Hamilton, starting from Front Street. You can view our first set of photos from the Parade here, our second... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, singers, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton on Friday [May 24] as thousands of people lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, which marked its 40th anniversary this year and was celebrated with a theme of ‘Bermudian Excellence.’ We will have... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Floats, dance groups, majorettes, singers, Gombeys and more took to the streets of Hamilton yesterday [May 24] for the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979. This year the Parade started from Front Street, and made its way through Hamilton, with crowds lining the streets in their ‘camps’... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets today [May 24] for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade which saw Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats, and more make their way through the streets of Hamilton. The parade got underway on Front Street this afternoon, following the cycling and half-marathon races, which were... Read more of this article

Photos: Floats At Bermuda Day Parade

Photos: Floats At Bermuda Day Parade

Colourful floats representing the cultural diversity of modern Bermuda took to the streets last Friday, May 25 for the annual Bermuda Day Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979, historically featuring floats, dance groups, majorettes, Gombeys, marching bands, and more. Awards:Natural Heritage Float- 1st - Vasco Da Gama... Read more of this article