Culture

Heritage tour for young students

July 29, 2016

Students from the Mt. Olive Baptist Church 23rd Summer Youth Programme were given a cultural and heritage tour and lecture by church pastor and chairman of the Coalition to Save Clifton Rev. Dr. C.B. Moss on July 21, 2016.

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Tributes to artist and sculptor James Mastin

July 29, 2016

BAHAMIANS lost a champion of their national history and culture on Sunday with the passing of James Mastin in Miami, Florida,

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Summer camp creations to go on show

July 29, 2016

CREATIVE art pieces, decorative home accessories, useful goods, and treats - all created by Bahamian children who participated in summer camps sponsored by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture - will be on display at Superclubs Breezes tomorrow morning.

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Think tank aims to implement five-year plan for Junkanoo

July 27, 2016

A FIVE-year strategic plan for Junkanoo to be a transformative influence on social, cultural and economic development in The Bahamas has been launched by the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) through an independent task force.

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JCNP launches Think Tank to develop road map for Junkanoo

July 26, 2016

Thank you so much. It is a privilege to be the chairperson of this amazing group. As members of the Junkanoo Think Tank we extend our thanks and gratitude to the thousands of Junkanoos who invest their time, energy and talents every year on a volunteer basis to treat the Bahamian community to the spectacular cultural display that we know as Junkanoo.

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Statement by the Hon. Fred Mitchell on Emancipation Day celebrations in Fox Hill
Statement by the Hon. Fred Mitchell on Emancipation Day celebrations in Fox Hill

July 26, 2016

I am pleased to invite all Bahamians to the Fox Hill Festival beginning 1 August on Emancipation Day.

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Doongalik Studios curates display showcases at LPIA

July 25, 2016

Doongalik Studios has been contracted by the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) to curate the twelve display showcases located in the US Departure Lounge and along the arrivals corridors at Nassau's Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) with the amazing works of Bahamian artists and artisans.

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The Creative Industries

July 21, 2016

Creative industries are a 'new' fixture in the discussions among government development folks.

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Junkanoo Summer Festival heats up! Groups compete for best choreography prize

July 21, 2016

A thrilling battle between the choreograph dancers from the major Junkanoo groups and a face-off between the Royal Bahamas Police and Defence Force bands drew hundreds of spectators to Arawak Cay over the weekend for the second week of Junkanoo Summer Festival.

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The Bahamas Flag to be Raised at Miami's City Hall
The Bahamas Flag to be Raised at Miami's City Hall

July 20, 2016

Crowds of Bahamians, those of Bahamian descent and friends of The Bahamas learned on Sunday, that The Islands Of The Bahamas Flag will be raised at Miami's City Hall on July 28th, marking the first time an international flag will be raised there.

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Bahamas Hosts 43rd Anniversary of Independence Reception

July 19, 2016

Her Excellency Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations Office in Geneva and staff of the Mission, hosted the diplomatic community and members of the Bahamian diaspora in Geneva, Switzerland, to a reception on July 12, 2016 on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of Independence of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

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Things to do DC sponsors "A Night in Bahamas" at Embassy

July 18, 2016

The patio and garden area of the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., was again transformed into a party scene as THINGS TO DO D.C. held another social event for young professionals in the Washington, D.C., area on Friday, July 15, 2016.

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This summer - with Ivanna Gaitor

July 18, 2016

"There's no place like home! The city life is great, but there's nothing more comforting than being around family and friends at home.

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NAGB artwork of the month

July 18, 2016

This month’s selected artwork is a woodcut print on paper entitled “Pulling Nr. 1,” (1982) by Maxwell Taylor — a painter, printmaker, sculptor, ceramicist and draughtsman.

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Let the dance-off begin

July 15, 2016

The music took center stage in week one, last week was time off to celebrate Independence, and this weekend the Junkanooers will be back at it when the choreographed dance competition moves to the forefront at the Junkanoo Summer Festival, which is designed to capture the competitiveness and excitement of Junkanoo every Saturday in July.

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CORRECTION

July 13, 2016

IN the profiles of the 43 Bahamian Cultural Legends to be honoured at the anniversary of Independence (The Tribune, July 8)...

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43rd Independence Celebrations at Clifford Park

July 13, 2016

Bahamas 43rd Anniversary Independence Celebrations at Clifford Park, July 9, 2016.

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Bahamian U.S. Coast Guard Ensign amongst guest at independence picnic in Washington

July 13, 2016

Among the Bahamians in the Diaspora who enjoyed the picnic organized by The Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex and the Bahamian American Association in the D.C. area on Saturday, July 9, 2016 as one of the activities celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas attainment of independence from Great Britain was Ensign Nakera Rahming-Saldana, a Bahamian who joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 2010.

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American couple now 'family' through People-To-People Programme
American couple now 'family' through People-To-People Programme

July 12, 2016

After visiting Grand Bahama for the past 18 years, American couple Glynn and Stacy Watkins from Macon, Georgia, now consider themselves "family."

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The Governor General Inspects the Guard at Clifford Park at Independence Celebrations

July 12, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling conducts Inspection of the Guard at the 43rd Anniversary Independence Celebrations on Clifford Park to the theme, Honouring Our People’s Excellence, July 9, through the morning of Independence Day, July 10, 2016.

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