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. 

26 Poets Launch New Anthology – ‘Where I See the Sun’

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 10:33am

‘Where I See the Sun’, a poetry anthology by 26 poets in the Virgin Islands, was launched on Friday, November 18, to wrap up Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week activities. 

Where’s Your Virgin Islands Territorial Wear?

Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 2:47pm

The residents of the Virgin Islands are being encouraged to wear their Territorial Wear to symbolically celebrate and unite for Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week, tomorrow Friday, November 18.

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of Arts and Crafts Exhibition

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 1:50pm

In this photo, Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is seen after cutting the ribbon to officially open the Arts and Crafts Exhibition for the 2016 Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week. 

Remarks by Honourable Myron Walwyn - “We Are Reminded That Through Our Culture and Heritage We Maintain Our Identity”

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 1:28pm

I acknowledge that the appropriate recognitions have already been made, and simply wish to say, a warm Virgin Islands good afternoon to one and all.

Virgin Islands Culture And Heritage Week Begins Sunday

Friday, 11 November 2016 - 4:31pm

The annual celebration of Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week (formerly Culture Week) will begin on Sunday, November 13.

Request For Artwork – Culture And Heritage Week

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - 2:32pm

The Department of Culture is requesting artwork from aspiring artists and crafts persons for an art exhibition to be held in celebration of Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week, from November 13 to 18.

‘Virgin Islands - Alphabetical Heritage’ Launches November 2

Monday, 17 October 2016 - 3:45pm

Local author and historian, Dr. Quincy Lettsome will launch his latest book, ‘Virgin Islands: An Alphabetical Heritage’ on Wednesday, November 2.

Information Needed For Virgin Islands Cultural Directory

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 2:53pm

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

Information Needed For Virgin Islands Cultural Directory

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 3:23pm

The Department of Culture is compiling information from persons involved in the cultural industry in the Territory for the creation of a Virgin Islands Cultural Directory. 

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