Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture
Release Date:
Thursday, 12 November 2020 - 2:46pm

The public is invited to the Virtual Ceremony for the Territory’s first ever Poet Laureate, Dr. Richard Georges on Friday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m.

The evening will explore the power of poetry in our lives through featured performances by the Callaloo Poets, a screening of the three part short documentary series called “On Becoming a Poet” and much more!

This event will be streamed LIVE on the Government’s Facebook page @BVIGovernment and is part of Culture and Tourism Month, which is a collaboration between the Department of Culture and the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission.


Nekita Turnbull

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