Department of Culture
Release Date:
Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 4:30pm

The Department of Culture is inviting the public to the book launch ceremony for the Virgin Islands’ Christmas book, “Funintun’s Christmas” on Monday, November 9, in the Breezeway of the Central Administration Complex at 4:30 p.m.

The book is written by author Mrs. Verna Penn Moll and embraces Virgin Islands’ Christmas traditions and customs of the 1950s and before. The illustration was done by Virgin Islands’ artists Messrs. Joseph Hodge and Cedric Turnbull.

Persons are encouraged to attend and support the book’s launch as the Department of Culture continues to effectively promote literary works by supporting local authors and developing the Virgin Islands’ cultural heritage and traditions.

For more information, persons should contact the Department of Culture at 468-4373.


Bria Smith

Information Officer II
Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)
Telephone: 468-2747
Email: BriaSmith@gov.vg