Culture

Mandara Spa Atlantis celebrates its Balinese roots and 15 years of Bahamian heritage
Mandara Spa Atlantis celebrates its Balinese roots and 15 years of Bahamian heritage

September 26, 2016

One of the world’s most sought-after healers, Guru Made Sumantra, will visit Paradise Island in October for nearly three days of personal sessions as part of award-winning Mandara Spa's 20th anniversary and in celebration of 15 years as a Bahamian entity.

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Two Prime Ministers to be honoured for Junkanoo roles

September 26, 2016

TWO of the three men to hold the title of Prime Minister of The Bahamas are due to be enshrined in the Junkanoo "Shack of Fame", a creation by the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) to "immortalise" Bahamians whose contributions to the genre have been deemed outstanding.

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Our Reading Room

September 24, 2016

A Sustainable Future for Exuma speaks to the vast concerns deriving from global climate change that underscore the need for sustainable living and development.

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Prime Minister Perry Christie, Sir Lynden Pindling to be enshrined in Junkanoo 'Shack of Fame'

September 23, 2016

TWO of the three men to hold the title of Prime Minister of the Bahamas are due to be enshrined in the Junkanoo "Shack of Fame", a creation by the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) to "immortalise" Bahamians whose contributions to the genre have been deemed outstanding.

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Warm welcome home for Caribbean junior minister of tourism

September 23, 2016

GRAND Bahama's Gabriele Josephs, the new Caribbean junior minister of tourism and chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation Youth Congress, was welcomed home in grand style on his arrival at the airport by tourism officials, his teaching coach, and family and friends.

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Gabrielle Josephs wins CTO Youth Congres title

September 21, 2016

Bahamas Junior Minister of Tourism Gabrielle Josephs is the first Bahamian to win the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) Tourism Youth Congress.

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The Governor General attends straw and wood craft workers appreciation service

September 21, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling attended the Straw Vendors and Wood Carvers Appreciation Worship Service at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, September 18, 2016.

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The NAGB's Eleutheran Adventure

September 19, 2016

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas is locally known as the NAGB; however, many people make the mistake--in speech and print--of calling us the "Nassau" Art Gallery.

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Mother Tongue Ties

September 17, 2016

As Bahamians, our culture — like many others — is tied to the tongue.

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Rock Sound Regatta to be held in honor of 'King' Eric

September 16, 2016

One of the many regattas in the country that was either started or conceived by the late legendary sportsman and entertainer "King" Eric Gibson is just about a week away.

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Conchman Triathlon launches corporate challenge cup on November 5

September 16, 2016

Fitter employees can result in a more efficient company, and organisers of the Conchman Triathlon want to harness that fact to encourage local companies to get involved in this year’s 30th anniversary event on November 5th.

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Preserving our physical heritage

September 14, 2016

Though independent from Britain for 42 years, the history of The Bahamas and the Bahamian people hardly started in 1973.

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National Symbols Coloring Book presented to the Governor General

September 12, 2016

Dwainette and Monique Walkine presented a copy of their publication, The National Symbols of The Bahamas Coloring Book to Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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Expo 2020

September 12, 2016

The Bahamas is set to be a focal point at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Bahamian culture featured at Shrines 2016 convention
Bahamian culture featured at Shrines 2016 convention

September 09, 2016

Conch fritters, conch stew, fried fish and many other Bahamian dishes were featured at a "Party in da Backyard" Bahamian styled event, that was one of the highlights at the recent Shriners Annual Convention that took place in Tampa, Florida.

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Tru Tru return

September 07, 2016

THE Ministry of Tourism yesterday announced the return of the Tru Tru Festival.

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Studio Visit: Dominique Knowles

September 05, 2016

I had the pleasure of visiting emerging Bahamian artist Dominique Knowles as he settled into his new space at Popopstudios International Center for the Visual Arts.

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What's on at the NAGB?

September 05, 2016

September marks the start of yet another school year and we can already hear the teachers and students mentally trudging their way back into that regimented mindset after this scorcher of a summer.

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A Bahamian Aesthetic

September 03, 2016

We often ask what makes art Bahamian? Is it about living in The Bahamas?

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From craft to commerce in China

August 31, 2016

In recent years, ceramic art has resurfaced and undoubtedly gained renewed respect internationally within contemporary art.

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