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St Helena marks 10 years of Carnival

This year marks 10 years since the first St Helena Carnival in aid of Cancer Awareness. A biennial event, this festive charity carnival takes place during October, Breast Cancer Awareness month. The event is always met with a great crowd thronging the streets, hundreds of spectators and an amazing night of music and dancing throughout <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/st-helena-marks-10-years-carnival/">Read More</a>

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Celebrating the Bicentenary of Bertrand’s Cottage

On 20 October 1816, Napoleon’s aide-de-camp, Grand Marshal Henri-Gatien Bertrand moved into his newly built home, Bertrand’s Cottage. On 20 October 2016, to mark the bicentenary of the Bertrand family moving in, the newly restored guesthouse and training facility held an open day for the public to enjoy a sneak preview prior to the official <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/celebrating-bicentenary-bertrands-cottage/">Read More</a>

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Being a Saint: Food on St Helena

Continuing our series on St Helena customs, this article takes a closer look at one of the most important aspects of being a Saint, the local food. St Helenian food reflects the many historical influences of the island including Portuguese, British, Southeast Asian, Malay, Chinese and African.  However, over the generations Saint food has evolved <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/saint-food-st-helena/">Read More</a>

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Celebrating the Opening of Jamestown Market

The revamped Jamestown Market was officially opened by Governor Lisa Phillips on Friday 30 September 2016, giving a new lease of life to this iconic St Helena building. The day was broadcast live by Saint FM, commencing with a welcome speech by Councillor Lawson Henry, Chairman of the Enterprise St Helena (ESH) Board of Directors. <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/celebrating-opening-jamestown-market/">Read More</a>

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