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March 29, 2013
15 Years of Coconut Festivities at Pelican Point, Grand Bahama

PELICAN POINT, Grand
Bahama - Easter is right around the corner, and that means the residents
of Pelican Point are gearing up once again for their annual Coconut
Festival!

Featuring Authentically Grand Bahamian culture with
special emphasis on cuisine, and century's old social traditions, the
Coconut Festival, celebrating its 15th year, is a homecoming event for
the otherwise tranquil, pict...

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March 28, 2013
15 Years of Coconut Festivities at Pelican Point, Grand Bahama

PELICAN POINT, Grand
Bahama - Easter is right around the corner, and that means the residents
of Pelican Point are gearing up once again for their annual Coconut
Festival!

Featuring Authentically Grand Bahamian culture with
special emphasis on cuisine, and century's old social traditions, the
Coconut Festival, celebrating its 15th year, is a homecoming event for
the otherwise tranquil, pict...

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March 02, 2011
Exuma artisans take BAIC courses

Exuma, Bahamas -

Artisans from Exuma
received their certificates of proficiency in coconut, straw and shell
craft, and food processing during a ceremony on Tuesday.

Trainers for the courses were Cacique
Award winner Eloise Smith in straw, Nassau's April Martin in shell,
Eleuthera's Emily Munnings in coconut, and Tonjia Burrows of Bahamas
Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) in food pro...

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October 07, 2011
BahamaArts Festival is on the horizon

A cultural treat is in store for patrons at this year's Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation's BahamArts Festival, October 28-29 at the Arawak Cay culture center, featuring more than 100 booths promoting the diversity of Bahamian art and craft.

Live craft demonstrations on utilizing local resources in plaiting, painting, shelling, and coconut craft; food preparation promoting Bahamian ...

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October 04, 2011
BahamArts Festival comes this month

Nassau, Bahamas - A cultural treat is in store for patrons
at this year's Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation's

BahamArts
Festival, slated for the

weekend beginning Friday, October 28 at the Arawak Cay
culture centre.

It will feature more than 100 booths
promoting the diversity of Bahamian art and craft.

Live craft demonstrations on utilising
local resources in plaiting, painting, ...

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News Article

October 04, 2011
BahamArts Festival this month

Nassau, Bahamas - A cultural treat is in store for patrons
at this year's Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation's

BahamArts
Festival, slated for the

weekend beginning Friday, October 28 at the Arawak Cay
culture centre.

It will feature more than 100 booths
promoting the diversity of Bahamian art and craft.

Live craft demonstrations on utilising
local resources in plaiting, painting, ...

read more »


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April 08, 2011
Construction of downtown Straw Market is on schedule

CONSTRUCTION on the new $11.2 million straw market is progressing on schedule and should be ready for occupancy in late August.

Public Works and Transport Minister Neko Grant made this announcement during a tour of the downtown Nassau Market this week.

Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Larry Cartwright, who accompanied Mr Grant, said the Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation (BA...

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Support for Bahamian artisans
February 07, 2010
Support for Bahamian artisans

Bahamian artisans are “on the cusp of a revolution in the handicraft industry,” Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Lawrence S Larry Cartwright declare.

“More people are being trained, organized and prepared to be symbols of our creativity and genius,” he said.

Mr Cartwright was speaking during graduation ceremony for 150 Eleutherans from Princess Cay to Harbour Island who took the B...

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June 14, 2011
Downtown Freeport comes alive with International Food Cultural Festival taking place this weekend

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Organizers of and participants in this weekend's Downtown International Food & Cultural Festival (DIFCF) are busily making final preparations for the two-day event, slated for June 17 and 18 in downtown Freeport.

According to DIFCF-Chairperson, Nakira Wilchcombe, there has been overwhelming support from international and Bahamian vendors interested in showcasing thei...

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April 09, 2011
Construction of downtown Straw Market on schedule

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Construction on the new $11.2 million straw market is progressing on schedule and should be ready for occupancy in late August.
Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C Grant made this announcement during a tour of the downtown Nassau Market on April 3. Accompanying him was various stakeholders in the project including the Hon. Lawrence Cartwright, Minister of Agri...

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