Bulletin

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture
Topics: 
Education
Release Date:
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 - 11:18am

The public is invited to participate in the Department of Culture’s Virgin Islands Proverbs and Poems Poetry competition.

The age categories are 9 to 12, 13 to 17 and 18 and older. Poems should have 20 lines minimum and should use any of the following writing prompts:

-“De remedy to fall is ‘get up’”

-“What doan kill will fatten!”

-“Watta boilin’ an’ fish doan know”

Submissions should be sent to viculture@gov.vg by the deadline Friday, September 24.

Prizes will be awarded to the first-place winner in each category by the Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley.

Author

Nekita Turnbull

Information Officer II
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg