Tag: Cayman Islands Coat of Arms

CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

| 28/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Government has splashed out on printing a new $1 commemorative banknote to mark last year’s 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands’ first written Constitution. The new note was unveiled at the National Heroes Day celebrations on Monday and is expected to be circulated for use on Tuesday. A modified version of the current ‘D’ […]

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Celebrate Cayman Coat of Arms memorabilia

Celebrate Cayman Coat of Arms memorabilia

| 27/05/2019 | 0 Comments

Celebrate Cayman Coat of Arms memorabilia will be on sale in the lobby of the Cayman Islands Government Administration Building on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sales will continue every Tuesday and Thursday through the month of June. Items on sale are: ·         Celebrate Cayman Umbrellas CI$25 ·         Celebrate Cayman […]

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Celebrate Cayman memorabilia on sale

Celebrate Cayman memorabilia on sale

| 23/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of Celebrate Cayman, a yearlong initiative to mark the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, which was granted by Queen Elizabeth 14 May 1958, assorted memorabilia will be on sale starting next week. On Tuesday, 28 May, the items will be available from 11am to 2pm in the […]

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New release of Coat of Arms coin

New release of Coat of Arms coin

| 13/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Due to “overwhelming demand” of a silver $5 commemorative coin released last year by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) to mark the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, a second mintage has been approved. The coin, produced in collaboration with Celebrate Cayman, sold out within 36 hours of […]

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Coat of Arms pioneers honoured

Coat of Arms pioneers honoured

| 28/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): At the National Heroes Day celebration held Monday, 28 January, 54 honours were bestowed to the vestrymen and justices of the peace who were instrumental in the creation of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms. The dignitaries attending the event, held in Heroes Square in George Town, included Governor Martyn Roper, Premier […]

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National Heroes Day programme set

National Heroes Day programme set

| 21/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Details have been released for the upcoming National Heroes Day celebration, at which pioneers who contributed to the creation of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms will be honoured. In addition to recognising the vestrymen and justices of the peace who were instrumental to getting the Coat of Arms in place, organisations […]

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Coat of Arms ‘heroes’ set to be celebrated

Coat of Arms ‘heroes’ set to be celebrated

| 08/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day celebrations, set for Monday, 28 January. The theme for this year’s event is “Celebrating the Creation of our Coat of Arms”, replacing “Pioneers […]

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Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of the Celebrate Cayman initiative, which recognises the 14 May 1958 conferral of the Cayman Islands’ […]

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Celebrate Cayman with dinner

Celebrate Cayman with dinner

| 20/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As a part of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, Celebrate Cayman is encouraging people to host “Beloved Table Dinners” where they can talk about their collective vision for the country and the well-being of all of those who call the Islands home.

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Cayman-Jamaica connection celebrated

Cayman-Jamaica connection celebrated

| 01/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The ties between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica were celebrated at a special Restaurant Month dinner on Thursday, 25 October. The meal featured a menu in which the pineapple was the star ingredient as that fruit holds great significance to both islands and is represented on both countries’ Coat of Arms.

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New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

| 22/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service issued a new $2 stamp on Friday, 19 October, to participate in the ongoing year-long celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The single-stamp issue, available in a souvenir sheet format, depicts the Coat of Arms against a blue background and mentions […]

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Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

| 05/06/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): One of just two surviving Vestrymen who were serving in office when the Cayman Islands was granted its own coat of arms in 1958 kicked-off the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the culturally significant historical symbol Monday. Captain Owen Farrington unveiled the new replacement warrant, which recently arrived from the UK after the […]

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Cayman Coat of Arms celebrations continue in UK

Cayman Coat of Arms celebrations continue in UK

| 16/05/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Following an event held Monday, 14 May, at Durbar Court at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coat of Arms, the celebrations continued the next day with a Cayman-themed lunch at Core, the three Michelin Star-rated restaurant of chef Clare Smyth.

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Celebration for Cayman Islands Coat of Arms

Celebration for Cayman Islands Coat of Arms

| 11/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman is gearing up to a year-long celebration to mark 60 years since the creation of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, which was ordered by Queen Elizabeth II on 14 May 1958. Locally the anniversary day will be marked with the draping of the Government Admin Building on Elgin Avenue followed by […]

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