Dr. Richard Georges Is Territory’s First Poet Laureate

Friday, 20 November 2020 - 11:08am

Dr. Richard Georges is the Literary and Cultural Ambassador responsible for promoting the understanding of and appreciation for Virgin Islands history and cultural heritage through poetry.

Poet Laureate Virtual Ceremony This Friday

Thursday, 12 November 2020 - 2:46pm

The public is invited to the Virtual Ceremony for the Territory’s first ever Poet Laureate, Dr. Richard Georges on Friday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m.

evite: Virgin Islands Poet Laureate ceremony

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 - 3:45pm

“Culture Will Provide Livelihoods” Hon. Natalio D. Wheatley

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 - 5:08pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley, has emphasised the economic benefits of embracing Virgin Islands’ culture, adding that it will provide a livelihood to the Territory’s cultural artisans.

Remarks By Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley: Opening Ceremony For Culture And Tourism Month

Thursday, 5 November 2020 - 2:55pm

Good day and God’s blessings to you all. 

I acknowledge the protocol which has already been established, and I again welcome you to the beginning of our very first Culture and Tourism Month.  I will take this opportunity to give some context for the fusion of culture and tourism in the month of November and clearly articulate a very clear vision for culture during my tenure as Culture Minister.

Annual Cultural Food Fair On November 6

Wednesday, 4 November 2020 - 4:22pm

The Territory is celebrating its first Culture and Tourism Month during November under the theme, “BVILove is our Culture” and slogan “Virgin Islands Cultural Roots Run Deep. Unity and Togetherness are the Crops We Reap!”

Three Cultural Events To Be Held This Week

Monday, 2 November 2020 - 4:51pm

The Department of Culture, in collaboration with the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission, has three exciting events scheduled this week for Culture and Tourism Month.

Remarks By Junior Minister For Tourism Honourable Sharie B. Decastro Launch Of Culture And Tourism Month

Monday, 2 November 2020 - 4:21pm

Good Afternoon everyone!
Today marks the commencement of a very special merger and it is good that we are all here to witness it. On this day we formerly mold all that we are as a Virgin Islands community and people with a vital part of our economy. This is a fitting and right partnership and I wish to first and foremost commend the visionaries behind this plan.
 

Culture Ministry Receives Eight Cultural Artwork Pieces

Monday, 2 November 2020 - 3:16pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture has received eight unique pieces of artwork from the Virgin Islands Communal Association (VICA) during the opening ceremony of Culture and Tourism Month on November 1.

November Is Culture And Tourism Month, Food Fair Planned

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 - 1:43pm

The Virgin Islands’ first ever Culture and Tourism Month will be observed in November with a food fair which will incorporate a Schools’ Arts Festival.

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