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If 2020 taught us one thing, it is not to take anything for granted. We are not taking our beaches for granted in 2021. Here are 5 reasons you should go to the beach often this year.
My Anguilla Experience launched the Virtual Discover Anguilla Challenge.
Valentine's Day Giveaway! Visit our Facebook page here to view details. Enter today and win a deluxe gift basket with gifts from the creative entrepreneurs/small businesses featured below. Winner will be announced on Sunday, February 14th at noon (12pm). If you’ve...
At the beginning of June, I celebrated a milestone birthday - my 30th birthday! I went back and forth for a long time on how exactly I wanted to celebrate the special occasion. Ideally, a vacation would have been perfect as I love travelling and experiencing new...
The Department of Youth and Culture (DYC) is proud to host its 13th Youth Educational Summer Creative Arts Production and Entertainment programme (Youth E.S.C.A.P.E.). This year there will be Ten (10) exciting and interesting workshops available, with the first beginning on the 8th July, 2019 and the last one ending on the 26th August 2019. Registration is now open!
The beautiful captures on our Facebook and Instagram pages highlight that even though the months are flying by, we are staying present and capturing awesome moments and memories in Anguilla. Plus, it is almost Anguilla Day and we love to celebrate and highlight the things that make Anguilla so awesome.
The Director of the Department of Youth and Culture – Mr. Bren Romney, conducted a training session for the Executive Body of the Student Council of the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School. This training, hosted by the Anguilla National Youth Council (ANYC), was held on Friday 12th April, 2019 at the Rhum Room in Zemi Beach Hotel.
The Inter-Primary Calypso Competition was held on Saturday 25th May 2019. The event was organized by the Platinum Band, The Anguilla National Calypso Association and the Department of Youth and Culture. Seven students representing the various primary schools participated in this much-anticipated competition and made their debut in the calypso arena. The students sang on the theme ‘Stand together, Stop Bullying forever.’
The Department of Youth and Culture and the Anguilla Youth Business Foundation offer several programmes and opportunities for youth. Three of these are described briefly below. Ongoing recruitment is available for each programme. Contact the Department of Youth and Culture if you or anyone you know is interested in joining any of these programmes.
The Department of Youth and Culture is proud to support several local festivals throughout the year. Look out for two of these upcoming festivals and be sure to participate and support the organisers and vendors. Both events are fun for the entire family.
Once people find out where I am from and once we have established that Anguilla is in the Caribbean and not in Africa, there is usually lots of interest in my tiny island home. Here are the top 5 questions I am asked and my responses.
The Anguilla Literary Foundation is excited to announce its impressive listing of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest- taking place 16th to 19th May at Paradise Cove Resort, Anguilla.
Culture in the Caribbean region is rich and diverse. I am constantly blown away by the talent and creativity which emerges from the region. In many ways culture and the creative industries still do not get the level of support they need but forward strides are being...
There are many vibrant young leaders in Anguilla. The Anguilla Youth Parliament (AYP) is a platform for young people to articulate specific youth related issues and concerns and share their perspectives on matters of national importance. The AYP accentuates the role of young people as agents of change.
We tried the $5 crayfish special at Veya Restaurant on Wednesday Night. It was so good! We share three things you need to know before trying out this seafood lovers special!
You can take a Caribbean woman out of the Caribbean, but you can’t take the Caribbean out of a Caribbean woman. As much as I believe we are global citizens, we take aspects of the cultures and environments which molded us where ever we go. Here are 10 things which are firmly entrenched within me and which I hold on to proudly wherever I roam.
Let's Go to London We were packed and ready for Christmas in London. As we were leaving early on the 24th, we decided that Xavi would open his presents on our return to Cambridge after Boxing Day. Surround yourself with People who feel like Sunlight Our bus and train...
Visit Anguilla The leaves are changing colour from green to yellow to red and fluttering to the ground. The temperature is falling into single digits. There is a realisation that even Fall will soon be a distant memory as outerwear with hoods becomes more of an...