Book Launch Ceremony For “Make Us All Islands” On March 9

Friday, 3 March 2017 - 4:20pm

A poetry collection said to be crafted with narratives of long forgotten migrations and shipwrecks will be launched on Thursday, March 9.

Virgin Islands Symbols

Monday, 13 February 2017 - 4:50pm

Watch Now – ‘Highlights - 2016 VI Culture And Heritage Week’

Thursday, 12 January 2017 - 9:35am

The public is notified that highlights of the 2016 Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week can be viewed online.

Clash Of The Carolers Now At Queen Elizabeth Park

Monday, 5 December 2016 - 3:17pm

The Social Development Department is informing the public that the fifth annual Clash of the Carolers slated for Sunday, December 11 has been relocated to the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town, Tortola. 

Project X Band At Christmas On DeCastro Street – December 2

Thursday, 1 December 2016 - 3:56pm

Her Majesty’s Prison’s Project X Band will perform tomorrow, December 2 at Christmas on DeCastro Street.

Her Majesty’s Prison Museum To Open On December 6

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 2:36pm

The British Virgin Islands will have an additional cultural heritage attraction for both residents and visitors, when the doors open at the new Her Majesty’s Prison Museum on Main Street on December 6.

Virgin Islands Culture Week Participants Commended

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 2:27pm

Director of the Department of Culture, Mrs. Luce Hodge-Smith has commended all participants for helping to make Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week a success.

Virgin Islands Arts And Crafts Exhibition Open To Public

Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 12:58pm

The Department of Culture is inviting persons to visit the Virgin Islands Arts and Crafts Exhibition at the East Atrium, Central Administration Building.

Artwork from students and other Virgin Islands emerging artists are being displayed. Persons can visit the exhibition Mondays through Fridays, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The exhibit closes on November 30.

 Please contact the Department of Culture via telephone 468-4379 for more information.

Reminder - Information Needed For Cultural Directory

Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 12:54pm

The Department of Culture is reminding culture bearers and workers in the Virgin Islands to register with the department by Wednesday, November 30.

Anniversary of 1949 March

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 3:51pm

November 24 is the 67th Anniversary of the historic Demonstration led by Theodore Faulkner, Isaac G. Fonseca and Carlton de Castro, which took place in Road Town, Tortola in 1949. For more information about this important part of Virgin Islands history, read the article: “Faulkner at the Front - The Demonstration of 1949: Its Beginning, Golden Jubilee and Implications” by Quincy F. Lettsome, Ph. D. See attached file.