World Poetry Day Activities Continue With Visits To Schools

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 4:52pm

Minister for Education and Culture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley; Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Allison Flax-Archer, and members of the Callaloo Poetry Club....

Mensaje de Director General de UNESCO del Día Mundial de la Poesía 2019

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 5:05pm

toma la luna
y toma una estrella
cuando no sepas
quién eres
pinta la imagen en tu mano
y vuelve a casa

toma la luna
y hazla hablar
saca tu alma
hazla andar
pinta la imagen en tu mano
y vuelve a casa
Extracto de “Howlin at the Moon” [Aullando a la luna] de Wayne Keon

La poesía, en todas sus formas, es un poderoso instrumento de diálogo y acercamiento. Es una expresión íntima que abre las puertas a los demás, enriquece el diálogo que cataliza todos los progresos humanos y teje lazos entre las culturas.

Message From Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General Of UNESCO On The Occasion Of The World Poetry Day

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 3:49pm

Poetry, in all its forms, is a powerful tool for dialogue and rapprochement. An intimate expression that opens doors to others, it enriches the dialogue that catalyzes all human progress and weaves cultures together.

Books Donated To Schools For UNESCO’s World Literacy Day

Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 12:28pm

Several books were donated to the St. George’s Primary and the Cedar International Schools on Tuesday September 11, in observance of World Literacy Day.

Students Awarded For Sharing Their Irma Experience

Monday, 7 May 2018 - 4:18pm

Seventy students received certificates and other prizes as tokens of appreciation for sharing their Irma and Maria hurricane experiences.  

70 Students Honoured For Sharing Irma Experiences

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 3:24pm

Seventy students will receive certificates and other prizes as a token of appreciation for sharing their Irma and Maria hurricane experiences.

Dr. Allison Flax-Archer Visits Schools on Virgin Gorda

Friday, 13 April 2018 - 3:17pm

Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Allison Flax-Archer recently visited students at the Bregado Flax and Robinson O’Neal Primary Schools on Virgin Gorda.

Services Resume At Magistrate’s Court, UNESCO And Student Services

Friday, 1 September 2017 - 10:53am

The public is asked to note that services have resumed at the Magistrate’s Court in John’s Hole and also at Student Services and the UNESCO Offices located in the Ward Building. 

UNESCO Celebrates World Poetry Day With Book Presentations

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 2:58pm

Students from the Joyce Samuel Primary School are pictured receiving copies of Dr. Richard Georges, ‘Make Us All Islands’ poetry collection to commemorate World Poetry Day.

UNESCO World Poetry Day - Message By Director General

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 9:49am

At a time when the challenges we face – from climate change, inequality and poverty to violent extremism – seem so steep, the words of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow give us hope.

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