The Bermuda Arts Council [BAC] will host its annual awards ceremony on February 20 and celebrate 6 Bermudians “who have made considerable contributions to the island’s arts and cultural scene with their system of work.”
A Federal government spokesperson mentioned, “On Sunday evening [February 20], the Bermuda Arts Council will host its once-a-year awards ceremony and celebrate six Bermudians who have made significant contributions to the island’s arts and cultural scene with their overall body of perform.
“This hybrid in-man or woman and digital function will consider put at the Earl Cameron Theatre, exactly where the Minister of Youth, Lifestyle and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets, will formally current awards in the categories of:
- Lifetime Accomplishment Award
- Founder’s Award
- Patron Award and
- The Earl Cameron Award
“Also on Sunday night, the Division of Tradition will element a tribute movie of the awardees which can seen on at www.communityandculture.bm. This will air at 5.30 pm.”
Minister Peets mentioned, “This weekend, we’ll celebrate the recipients of the yearly Bermuda Arts Council Awards. This event is notably poignant because the arts have experienced tremendously all through the very last two yrs of the pandemic.
“However, it’s also an significant party in our yearly cultural calendar, as it is the singular event in which we identify the remarkable creative expertise pulsating by way of Bermuda. And it recognizes the fruits of the personalized, non-public and public investments made in the arts and the heights we can achieve with persistence, tough work and talent. So it’s amazing that we get to come collectively to recognise and highlight the value of art in all its forms through this ceremony.
“On Sunday, I look forward to personally thanking the Arts Council Chair, Jennifer Phillips and the BAC members for their motivation to making sure that this celebration took put this yr.”
The spokesperson said, “Sunday’s ceremony will be in keeping with the present-day general public overall health tips. To study additional about the Bermuda Arts Council and its once-a-year grants and awards, pay a visit to right here.”
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