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Nassau, Bahamas – July 30, 2012 – In 2010 they gave you BIG. In 2011 they gave you BIGGER and now the Hatchet Bay Festival Committee promises to give you the BIGGEST festival EVER: Bay Fest 2012- The Best Is Yet To Come! August 1-6th, The Hatchet Bay Festival Committee will give you FIVE unforgettable days of summer unlike any other at Bay Fest 2012 in Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (May 22, 2012) – Twenty seven Cirrus aircraft representing the largest number of airplanes ever to be received as a group at The White Crown FBO, recently touched down in North Eleuthera for their annual Bahamas Fly In. The 27 planes brought some 60 persons to Eleuthera and included the pilots, their spouses and guest. The group was hosted for a weekend of fun and relaxation at Valentine and Coral Sands Hotels, Harbor Island. As in the past, the trip served as an introduction on flying to The Bahamas for a large percentage of the group, many who have never flown over the ocean before.
Freeport, Grand Bahama -- Management at The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) got a chance to sample the island's newest vitamin beverage, 'Junkanoo Splash', when manufacturer, Kindra Crawford paid a recent courtesy call.
The Androsia fabric company is claiming the sale of a batik material with a "Bahamian" design by a well-known fabric store has "dramatically affected" their operations, with staff hours at its Andros factory allegedly reduced as a result.
Jeff Birch, president of Androsia, said the move by popular fabric retailer, Home Fabrics, has limited Androsia's ability to grow in recent years.
However, Home Fabrics maintains that while they do sell a "batik fabric", Androsia does not have the sole rights to produce such fabric,
“Awwww, they scared, they scared…” was the chant of some schools participating in Cheermania 2012, the primary school cheerleading competition hosted by Bahamas Star Gymnastics in conjunction with Bahamas Gymnastics Parent Booster Club. The event, formerly Dancing with the Stars, witnessed a doubling of participating teams in the second year of competition with a showcase of talent, energy and hours of preparation on Saturday March 24, 2012 at The Source River Complex (formerly Bacardi plant). Defending champions, St. Francis/Joseph Primary School, was challenged by St. Anne’s, St. Bede’s, St. Cecelia’s, St. Thomas More and Spanish Wells for the 2012 top spot. By the end of the evening, Spanish Wells School, the smallest team of competitors, clinched the title and the rights to the top prize.
Explore the people and culture of Andros by flipping through the pages of “Lenny in the Big Yard”, a new children’s book that aims to introduce kids to the island by following the adventures of Lenny, a little boy visiting his grandparents for the summer.
The book is the first in the “Island Adventure” series. Author Natasha Turnquest said, "The books will include different adventures on the various family islands.
Bahamian culture collided with Chinese culture at Garvin Tynes Primary School as the student population yesterday celebrated the Chinese New Year known as the Spring Festival, a traditional Chinese festival with more than 4,000 years of history and which is the grandest and most important festival for Chinese people...
There's a Black Eyed Peas song that goes "I gotta feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night; That tonight's gonna be a good good night." And I'm kinda getting that feeling, because it's the first Friday of three consecutive Fridays during which the Ministry of Tourism will host the Goombay Summer Festival -- a festival people flocked to in the 1970s and early 80s -- because of that "feeling" they got when the festival was in its heyday. It's a feeling that authorities hope they can inculcate in a new generation as they try to revive that once popular summer festival under the Goombay brand...
"As the All Andros & Berry Islands Regatta Committee enters its iconic 20th year, we are proud to again be sponsored by Kalik." Those are the words of Stafford Armbrister, chairman of the regatta committee.
The regatta, which will be held July 4-7, promises to be an exciting one with sailing in the 'A', 'B' and 'C' Classes. Onshore activities will also keep regatta goers entertained with performances by Bahamian artists KB, Elon Moxey and more...