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Video: Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert

Video: Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert

The Department of Culture hosted the Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert on Saturday [June 19] at Victoria Park, with the concert honouring Bermuda’s eight National Heroes.A Government spokesperson previously said, “In honour of our Heroes, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. the Hon. Ernest Peets hosted a special National Heroes... Read more of this article

Concert To Celebrate Bermuda’s National Heroes

Concert To Celebrate Bermuda’s National Heroes

In celebration of National Heroes Day, a concert was held over the weekend in honour of Bermuda’s eight National Heroes. A Government spokesperson said, “Today Bermuda celebrates its eight National Heroes:Mary Prince Dr. E.F. Gordon Dame Lois Browne-Evans, DBE, JP, LLB Gladys Misick Morrell Sir John W. Swan, KBE, JP Dr. Pauulu R.N.O.B.... Read more of this article

Heroes Day Weekend City Trash Collection

Heroes Day Weekend City Trash Collection

The City of Hamilton provided information on the garbage collection schedule during the National Heroes Day holiday weekend. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton wishes to advise City businesses and residents that garbage collection will be scheduled on the following dates during the Heroes Day Weekend:“There will be no residential... Read more of this article

Safety Tips For Mariners, Jet Ski Operators

Safety Tips For Mariners, Jet Ski Operators

As the National Heroes Day holiday weekend approaches, the Water Safety Council issued safety reminders for mariners and Jet Ski operators. Michael Weeks, Chairman of the Water Safety Council said, “As we are fully into the summer season we should be focusing on water safety, while still being able to have an enjoyable time with family and friends. “On... Read more of this article

National Heroes Day Holiday Weekend Policing

National Heroes Day Holiday Weekend Policing

The Bermuda Police Service said they “will continue to work with the Royal Bermuda Regiment and the Bermuda Reserve Police on enforcement of the Covid-19 regulations this National Heroes Day holiday weekend.” A police spokesperson said, “Additionally we are working alongside the Dept of Environmental Health on Covid Compliance matters,... Read more of this article

Coast Guard To Be Out For Heroes Day Weekend

Coast Guard To Be Out For Heroes Day Weekend

Soldiers from the Royal Bermuda’s Regiment’s Coast Guard will be “out on the water in force” over the holiday weekend. Captain Jeff Patterson, the officer commanding the RBR Coast Guard, said full-time members would be reinforced with Reserve soldiers and members of the Bermuda Police Service. Capt. Patterson added: “There will be... Read more of this article

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advised that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, 21st, June 2021 in observance of the Bermuda National Heroes Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Tuesday, 22nd, June 2021. Related StoriesBSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday BSX Will Be Closed For National Heroes Day MarketPlace... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader On National Heroes Day

Opposition Leader On National Heroes Day

[National Heroes Day message from Opposition Leader Cole Simons] On the eve of the 2021 National Heroes Day celebration, it is not a difficult task to identify and celebrate Bermuda’s heroes. As we all made our way through the past twelve months of the coronavirus, there have been countless examples of Bermuda’s heroes who should all be thanked,... Read more of this article

National Heroes Day Garbage Collection Advisory

National Heroes Day Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising of changes to the garbage collection schedule due to the National Heroes’ Day holiday. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the National Heroes’ Day holiday on Monday June 21, garbage will not be collected on that day. “Instead, the public should... Read more of this article

National Heroes Day Tribute Concert On Saturday

National Heroes Day Tribute Concert On Saturday

The Department of Culture will host the Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert on Saturday [June 19] at Victoria Park. A Government spokesperson said, “Bermuda will observe National Heroes Day on June 21, 2021. And to commemorate the day, the Department of Culture will host the Bermuda National Heroes Tribute Concert on Saturday 19th, 5.00 pm... Read more of this article

MarketPlace National Heroes Day Holiday Hours

MarketPlace National Heroes Day Holiday Hours

The MarketPlace has provided information about shopping hours for its various locations during the National Heroes Day holiday, including their Shelly Bay, Heron Bay, and Modern Mart stores, as well as their Pricerite Warwick location. Related StoriesRUBiS National Heroes Day Holiday Hours BSX Closed For National Heroes Day... Read more of this article

Videos: Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

Videos: Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

Bermuda is celebrating National Heroes Day today [June 15], honouring the island’s National Heroes, including Dame Lois Browne-Evans, Dr. E.F. Gordon, Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego, Sir Henry Tucker, Mary Prince, Gladys Morrell, Sir E.T. Richards, and Sir John Swan. To help mark the occasion, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs has shared... Read more of this article

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Significantly, Heroes Day falls on Monday, June 15th, the anniversary of the beginning of the Theatre Boycott. That heroic campaign in 1959 provided Bermuda with a breath of fresh air. The two weeks of civic action by ordinary people produced extraordinary results, producing a key watershed in the transformation... Read more of this article