Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Release Date:
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 2:35pm

The public is notified that Reading is Fun Week will be observed from October 6 to 12 under the theme, “Read -Unlock Your Imagination and Expand Your Horizon”.  The schedule of activities for the week is as follows:

  • Sunday, October 6, Opening Ceremony – Central Administration Complex (CAC), at 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 7, “Book the Town” – A day for posters of your favourite books to be posted around Road Town.
  • Wednesday, October 9, #IslandReading - Readings by volunteers, Virgin Island authors and poets at various venues around the Territory.
  • Friday, October 11, Book Parade and Book Fair - highlights of books, story characters and local authors in a march through Road Town, from Festival Grounds to the CAC at 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12, VI Scavenger Hunt -Reading Edition – Fee $5, Age: 10 years and older (Registration at book fair)

To view more details on each activity, visit the Government’s website at bvi.gov.vg


Nekita Turnbull

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