Ladies and gentlemen, it is my understanding that we are here to celebrate our transition from being a presidency of the Leeward Islands Federation to a standalone colony, later changed to territory, of the United Kingdom. I would like to broaden the context for the discussion today and how we understand “Territory Day.” It is my contention that this day should celebrate our long walk to freedom, from enslaved people to our present status, and we should use this opportunity to discuss our future.
Embracing his role as the new Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley reflected on the work done during the first 100 days in office.
On Thursday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m. over 70 people came together for a relaxed afternoon watching scenes from Shakespeare, listening to music and enjoying refreshments to raise money to help restore Old Government House Museum. A total of $2000 was raised - all donated to help renovate Old Government House and gardens.
The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) is proud to present the National Culinary Team of the British Virgin Islands who is preparing to represent the territory at the annual Taste of the Caribbean Competition to be held in Miami, Florida from June 20 to June 25. In preparation of this regional competition, the Culinary Team is hosting (2) special dinner events dubbed, A Taste of the Caribbean with BVI Infusion.
Topic: Culture, Festival and Fairs | Posted By: aphillip
Monday, 8 April 2019 - 5:18pm
The public is asked to note that the Virgin Islands Festivals and Fairs Committee has extended its deadline to Friday, April 12 for the submission of entries for the BVI Emancipation Festival’s 2019 theme and slogan competitions.