October 6, 2022


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Six To Be Honoured At Arts Council Awards

The Bermuda Arts Council [BAC] will host its once-a-year awards ceremony on February 20 and rejoice six Bermudians “who have made major contributions to the island’s arts and cultural scene with their physique of get the job done.”

A Governing administration spokesperson reported, “On Sunday evening [February 20], the Bermuda Arts Council will host its yearly awards ceremony and celebrate 6 Bermudians who have created important contributions to the island’s arts and cultural scene with their system of do the job.

“This hybrid in-individual and digital event will take location at the Earl Cameron Theatre, where the Minister of Youth, Tradition and Activity, Dr. Ernest Peets, will formally present awards in the classes of:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Founder’s Award
  • Patron Award and
  • The Earl Cameron Award

“Also on Sunday night, the Department of Tradition will feature a tribute video clip of the awardees which can seen on at www.communityandculture.bm. This will air at 5.30 pm.”

Minister Peets stated, “This weekend, we’ll celebrate the recipients of the once-a-year Bermuda Arts Council Awards. This event is especially poignant for the reason that the arts have experienced tremendously in the course of the last two decades of the pandemic.

“However, it’s also an crucial party in our once-a-year cultural calendar, as it is the singular situation the place we figure out the amazing inventive expertise pulsating through Bermuda. And it acknowledges the fruits of the individual, personal and public investments created in the arts and the heights we can accomplish with persistence, tough function and expertise. So it is amazing that we get to occur collectively to recognise and highlight the significance of art in all its kinds all through this ceremony.

“On Sunday, I appear forward to personally thanking the Arts Council Chair, Jennifer Phillips and the BAC members for their determination to making certain that this party took spot this yr.”

The spokesperson claimed, “Sunday’s ceremony will be in keeping with the present general public wellbeing rules. To master additional about the Bermuda Arts Council and its annual grants and awards, take a look at listed here.”

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