Invitation: Virtual Ceremony for the 2020 BVI National Commission for UNESCO World Poetry Day Competition

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 8:50am

Poetry Competition Open For Submissions

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - 4:08pm

The public is invited to submit poems for the BVI National Commission for UNESCO’s World Poetry Day Competition.

Continue To Yearn For Knowledge and Joy By Reading

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - 5:06pm

Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), Dr. Allison Flax-Archer, is encouraging persons to continue yearning for knowledge and joy; and reading she said is simply one avenue of doing this.

World Poetry Day Activities Continue With Visits To Schools

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 4:52pm

Minister for Education and Culture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley; Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Allison Flax-Archer, and members of the Callaloo Poetry Club....

Mensaje de Director General de UNESCO del Día Mundial de la Poesía 2019

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 5:05pm

toma la luna
y toma una estrella
cuando no sepas
quién eres
pinta la imagen en tu mano
y vuelve a casa

toma la luna
y hazla hablar
saca tu alma
hazla andar
pinta la imagen en tu mano
y vuelve a casa
Extracto de “Howlin at the Moon” [Aullando a la luna] de Wayne Keon

La poesía, en todas sus formas, es un poderoso instrumento de diálogo y acercamiento. Es una expresión íntima que abre las puertas a los demás, enriquece el diálogo que cataliza todos los progresos humanos y teje lazos entre las culturas.

Message From Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General Of UNESCO On The Occasion Of The World Poetry Day

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 3:49pm

Poetry, in all its forms, is a powerful tool for dialogue and rapprochement. An intimate expression that opens doors to others, it enriches the dialogue that catalyzes all human progress and weaves cultures together.

Books Donated To Schools For UNESCO’s World Literacy Day

Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 12:28pm

Several books were donated to the St. George’s Primary and the Cedar International Schools on Tuesday September 11, in observance of World Literacy Day.

Students Awarded For Sharing Their Irma Experience

Monday, 7 May 2018 - 4:18pm

Seventy students received certificates and other prizes as tokens of appreciation for sharing their Irma and Maria hurricane experiences.  

70 Students Honoured For Sharing Irma Experiences

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 3:24pm

Seventy students will receive certificates and other prizes as a token of appreciation for sharing their Irma and Maria hurricane experiences.

Dr. Allison Flax-Archer Visits Schools on Virgin Gorda

Friday, 13 April 2018 - 3:17pm

Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Allison Flax-Archer recently visited students at the Bregado Flax and Robinson O’Neal Primary Schools on Virgin Gorda.

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