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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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February 03, 2016
The China Spring Festival and Junkanoo reunite families together

NASSAU, Bahamas -- 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.
Mr. Capron brought remarks at a reception celebrating 2016 China Spring Festival held by the invitation of His Excellency Yuan Guisen Ambassador of the People's ...

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February 03, 2016
THE BIG QUESTION: What would YOU do to improve Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in 2016

What would YOU do to improve Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in 2016?

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Kafe Kalik Opens In Florida
October 09, 2008
Kafe Kalik Opens In Florida

Hankering for a taste of home, but you just happen to be in Florida, well no worries, because Tyrone Nabbie and his partners, Chad and Bassel Maali have taken the cuisine of The Bahamas to the United States — specifically Central Florida.

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'Young Chef of the Year 2009' senior and junior winners from Jack Hayward High School
March 31, 2009
'Young Chef of the Year 2009' senior and junior winners from Jack Hayward High School

Jack Hayward High School have once again demonstrated their culinary skills in the finals of the Young Chef of the Year contest, held last week in New Providence.

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'Spring in the Garden' a joyous Easter Celebration
April 16, 2009
'Spring in the Garden' a joyous Easter Celebration

Under the theme "Spring in the Garden" a very successful Easter Celebration took place at the Garden of the Groves this past Saturday. Over 500 residents and visitors enjoyed spending the day at the beautifully restored Garden.

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Grand Bahama Port Authority donates to the YMCA
April 21, 2009
Grand Bahama Port Authority donates to the YMCA

In keeping with its new vision “To better the lives of the Grand Bahama community, and by extension, The Bahamas through the unique features offered by our island”, The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited announced in a press conference on Thursday, April 16th, their agreement to partner with the YMCA and Basketball Travelers, Inc. by donating $15,000.00 towards the refurbishment of the YMCA’s ba...

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Thousands in Washington get a taste of The Bahamas
May 06, 2009
Thousands in Washington get a taste of The Bahamas

More than three thousand people got a taste of The Bahamas this past weekend, when The Embassy of The Bahamas to the United States participated in two events that raised the Embassy’s profile in Washington, DC, exposing the metropolitan DC community to Bahamian culture and furthering cultural relations between the neighbours.

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Miss Universe 2009 Fashion Showcase
August 13, 2009
Miss Universe 2009 Fashion Showcase

Miss Universe 2009 Fashion Showcase - Live at the Sheraton Hotel, Nassau Bahamas.

6:10pm - People are starting to queue up at the entrance of the Sheraton Hotel which is hosting this years Miss Universe 2009 Fashion Show.
The press are starting to arrive and set up to record and report on this fabulous event. The catwalk and lighting both look absolutely fabulous. The press area, where we're ...

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Westjet begins twice-weekly flights to Grand Bahama
November 03, 2009
Westjet begins twice-weekly flights to Grand Bahama

Westjet Airlines, the Canada based low cost carrier, began twice weekly service here on Monday, marking what tourism executives feel “is the beginning of good things” for Grand Bahama

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St. Agnes Anglican Church Fair
St. Agnes Anglican Church Fair

Saturday 23rd May 2009  11:00 AM

Looking for something exciting to do on Saturday, May 23rd, 2009? Well, then come and join us at the event of the year!!!
There'll be lots of mouth watering food, activities for the children, and.....live entertainment by The St. Agnes Church Concert/Marching Band, The Royal Bahamas Police Force Band and surprise Junkanoo group.

Start Time: May 23rd at 11:00am
End Time: May 23rd at 11:00pm
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Event
Eleuthera Pineapple Festival
Eleuthera Pineapple Festival

Wednesday 3rd June 2009

This five-day celebration features live music, parties, a Junkanoo parade, craft displays, dancing, pineapple farm tours, pineapple cooking and eating contests, Little Miss Pineapple Pageant and a pineathalon - a half-mile swim, 3-mile run and 4.5-mile bike ride.

The festival will be held from June 3rd - 7th

Held in Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera. T: (242) 332-2142


Event
Wind Jammers Movie Casting Call
Wind Jammers Movie Casting Call

Tuesday 21st July 2009

Wind Jammers holds a casting call for a movie to be filmed in August.

Actors compensated. Experience not necessary but sense of humour needed. Looking for three older white men with a sly sense of humour and refined look, a young black male between 14 - 16 who likes junkanoo and an older white man with a heavy foreign accent.

For more information, contact 242-394-6579 or kmortimer@windjamm...


Event
Wind Jammers Movie Casting Call
Wind Jammers Movie Casting Call

Saturday 8th August 2009

Wind Jammers holds a casting call for a movie to be filmed in August.

Actors compensated. Experience not necessary but sense of humour needed. Looking for three older white men with a sly sense of humour and refined look, a young black male between 14 - 16 who likes junkanoo and an older white man with a heavy foreign accent.

For more information, contact 242-394-6579 or kmortimer@windjamm...


Event
Application for the BahamArts Festival 2009

Thursday 10th September 2009

Featuring: Mini Regatta, the Victory of the Bands,
Gospel Explosion, Gala Tea Party, Junkanoo Rush Out

PLEASE CONTACT : DONNALEE BOWE, ANTOINETTE ROLLE, PAMELA DEVAEUX, SHARAE COLLIE OR LE-VAR H. MILLER AT BAIC 242-322-3740/3

ALSO CONTACT OUR OFFICES IN:
ELEUTHERA – 242-335-0416; ABACO – 242-367-0066
ANDROS – 242-329-2833; AND FREEPORT – 242-352-1888

To Be Held: October 30th to Nov...


Event
BahamArts Festival 2009
BahamArts Festival 2009

Friday 30th October 2009

Featuring: Mini Regatta, the Victory of the Bands,
Gospel Explosion, Gala Tea Party, Junkanoo Rush Out

Start Time: October 30th, 2009
End Time: November 1st, 2009
Where: Arawak Cay, West Bay St.


Event
Burns House
Burns House

Friday 30th October 2009  12:00 PM

Enjoy up to 25% off Selected Spirits!

- 4 for 5 Beer Specials
- Wines starting at $5 dollars
- Block Party with Kalik Draft Sampling & Giveaways
- Plus Junkanoo Rushout at 7:00pm with the Saxons & All Day Grill Out!


Start Time: October 30th at 12:00noon
End Time: October 30th at 9:00pm
Where: Wholesale Wines & Spirits, East West Highway


Event
Rediscover Compass Point
Rediscover Compass Point

Thursday 31st December 2009  7:00 PM

- Four Course Dinner
- Menu Selections from our New Executive Chef
- Champagne Toast
- Live Band & DJ
- Fireworks & Junkanoo Rush

Dress: Cocktail
Cost: $125

Start Time: December 31st at 7:00pm
Where: Compass Point, Western Nassau

For more information and table reservations, contact 242-327-4500