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Ten college teams in Grand Bahama for Junkanoo Jam
November 30, 2015
Ten college teams in Grand Bahama for Junkanoo Jam

Ten college teams from throughout the United States visited Grand Bahama for the Annual Junkanoo Jam Thanksgiving Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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BTC continues 850k commitment to Junkanoo
December 02, 2015
BTC continues 850k commitment to Junkanoo

BTC's $850,000 Junkanoo commitment.

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December 03, 2015
BTC continues 850K commitment to Junkanoo

NASSAU, Bahamas -- BTC will once again sponsor the national Boxing Day and New Year's Day Junkanoo Parades as a part of its five year commitment to the Junkanoo Committee of New Providence. In 2011, BTC pledged $850,000 to the furtherance of Bahamian culture through an ongoing sponsorship of the nation's most colorful native display, the annual Junkanoo Parades.
"Junkanoo is perhaps one of the mos...

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December 03, 2015
BTC to sponsor junkanoo parades

BTC will once again sponsor the national Boxing Day and New Year's Day Junkanoo Parades as a part of its five-year commitment to the Junkanoo Committee of New Providence.

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December 10, 2015
Pledge to end long gaps in Junkanoo parade

JUNKANOO officials yesterday pledged to eliminate the long interval between group performances that spoiled the last parades, promising a "seamless presentation" for spectators.

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Culture Minister stresses safety of participants during Junkanoo parades
December 11, 2015
Culture Minister stresses safety of participants during Junkanoo parades

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. the Hon. Daniel Johnson in conjunction with the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) and parade management held a press conference on the Junkanoo season stressing that the safety of participants and spectators is the first priority.

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Coca-Cola donates 60,000 to Junkanoo
December 11, 2015
Coca-Cola donates $60,000 to Junkanoo

For the third consecutive year Coca-Cola is donating $20,000 to the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence. This year’s donation brings the total contribution to $60,000.

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28th Annual Junior Junkanoo official results score sheet
December 17, 2015

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December 18, 2015
Increase announced in Junkanoo seed funding

JUNKANOO groups in New Providence are to receive large increases in seed funding, with the A groups to get $30,000 and B groups $15,000...

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December 18, 2015
Sir Lynden inducted (posthumously) into National Junkanoo Legends circle class of 2015

The late Rt. Hon. Sir Lynden O. Pindling, former Prime Minister, was inducted posthumously into the National Junkanoo Legends Circle during a ceremony held at Government House under the patronage of Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling and Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Daniel Johnson.

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December 22, 2015
Sales slow, but officials promise a flawless Junkanoo parade

OFFICIALS from the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence yesterday raised concern about slow ticket sales as they guaranteed that this season's parades will be "flawlessly and excellently produced"...

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December 22, 2015
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture thanks Junkanoo sponsors

The Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson, seated right, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, congratulated and thanked sponsors of the 2015 Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade and 2016 New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade for their interest and investment over the years and into the future,

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December 22, 2015
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture thanks Junkanoo sponsors

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson, seated right, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, congratulated and thanked sponsors of the 2015 Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade and 2016 New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade for their interest and investment over the years and into the future, during a press conference held at the Ministry on Monday, December 21.

Wishing the companies, their staff, an...

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True spirit of Junkanoo will shine through
December 24, 2015
True spirit of Junkanoo will shine through

JUNKANOO Corporation of New Providence Chairman Silbert Ferguson has declared that the "true spirit" of Junkanoo will shine through during the highly-anticipated Boxing Day Parade tomorrow night...

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December 24, 2015
Police beefing up security for Junkanoo parades, holidays

Assistant Commissioner of Police Leon Bethell said yesterday that police have intensified their patrols on the island ahead of the upcoming Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade.

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December 24, 2015
Minister Johnson discussed Junkanoo security arrangements at police HQ conference

With security for all at the upcoming Junkanoo parades being job number one, the Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, in conjunction with Jeff Lloyd, chairman of the parades management team and the Royal Bahamas Police Force, held a press conference.

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Junkanoo policing operation a great success
December 26, 2015
Junkanoo policing operation a great success

POLICE are hailing the "mammoth" security operation put on for the 2015 Junkanoo Boxing Day Parade on Bay Street as "a great success"...

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December 26, 2015

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December 28, 2015
UPDATED: Valley Boys win Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade (with photo gallery)

THE Valley Boys were declared winners of the 2015 Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade after rushing to Bay Street amid cheers early Saturday morning under the theme "Love, Happiness and Peace".

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December 30, 2015
GB Junkanoo groups receive additional seed funding

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - On behalf of the Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture, Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, on Thursday past presented additional seed funds to Divisions A and B Junkanoo Groups.
Minister Darville said he was happy to have at the Ministry for Grand Bahama representatives from all Junkanoo Groups on the island who looked forward to participating in the ...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean helps Junkanoo groups in the last lap
December 30, 2015
CIBC FirstCaribbean helps Junkanoo groups in the last lap

CIBC FirstCaribbean gave Junkanoo groups the last push they needed as they prepared for the Boxing Day and New Year’s Day Parades.

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December 31, 2015
Oorganisers aim to repeat junkanoo parade success

AS praise continues to roll in for one of the most successful Junkanoo parades in recent memory - last week's Boxing Day Parade - officials of the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) are hoping the New Year's Day Parade "follows suit."

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January 01, 2016
Valley Boys are unofficial New Year39s Day Junkanoo Parade winners

THE VALLEY Boys have been declared the unofficial champions of the 2016 New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade, edging second place finishers One Family by .61 points.

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January 04, 2016
Prime Minister greets Opposition Leader and grandson during New Year's Junkanoo

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie greeted Opposition Leader the Hon. Hubert Minnis and his grandson during the New Year’s Day 2016 Junkanoo Parade.

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Statement by Deputy Leader of Official Opposition and East Grand Bahama MP, K Peter Turnquest
January 04, 2016
Statement by Deputy Leader of Official Opposition and East Grand Bahama MP, K Peter Turnquest

The government's endorsement of the high ticket prices for the New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade held Down Town, Freeport, on Friday evening proved a terrible blow for the enjoyment and advancement of Bahamian culture.

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January 04, 2016
Prime Minister greets Opposition Leader and grandson during New Year's Junkanoo

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie, left, greeted Opposition Leader the Hon. Hubert Minnis and his grandson during the New Year's Day 2016 Junkanoo Parade. (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay)

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January 06, 2016
Grand Bahamas New Year's Junkanoo -- a huge success

The 2016 New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade on Grand Bahama again was a huge success according to Co-Chairman Allyson Smith.

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GB Junkanoo groups receive seed funding for January 23 parade
January 07, 2016
GB Junkanoo groups receive seed funding for January 23 parade

Schools in Grand Bahama received their seed money during a press conference on Wednesday at the Ministry for Grand Bahama, for the much-anticipated 17th Annual Junior Junkanoo Parade, scheduled for January 23, 2016 at 5pm.

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February 01, 2016
The China Spring Festival and Junkanoo reunite families together

President of the Bahamas China Friendship Association, Anthony Capron said the one thing that the Chinese Spring Festival and The Bahamas’ Christmas Junkanoo season have in common is that they bring families together.

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February 02, 2016
China Spring Festival and Junkanoo reunite families together

President of the Bahamas China Friendship Association, Anthony Capron said the one thing that the Chinese Spring Festival and The Bahamas' Christmas Junkanoo season have in common is that they bring families together.

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