Culture

John Phillpot, Scout Leader, is 2019 National Youth Month Patron and Lifetime Honouree

September 17, 2019

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture has announced that long-standing member of the Scout Association of The Bahamas, John Richard Phillpot, is the Ministry’s 2019 National Youth Month Patron and Lifetime Honouree...

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Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture presents awards for 2018 Junior Junkanoo Competition

September 16, 2019

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture (MOYSC) recognized schools throughout The Bahamas for their accomplishments in the 2018 Junior Junkanoo Competition, Thursday, September 12th, 2019 at the National Training Agency, Gladstone Road...

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A Tribute to Mr. John Chipman M.B.E.
A Tribute to Mr. John Chipman (M.B.E.)

September 16, 2019

Bahamian ​Junkanoo Legend, John “Chippie” Chipman passed away on Monday September 9t​ h​, 2019 at 90 years of age. His career spanned more than six decades. The world knows Bahamian Culture due to the life and works of Mr. Chipman. He would have touched every continent with his goatskin drum, and has earned his reputation as a prolific Junkanooer, dancer and champion drummer...

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14 Islands of the Bahamas are Ready to Welcome Visitors with Open Arms

September 10, 2019

The Islands Of The Bahamas is an archipelago with more than 700 islands and thousands of cays spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean, starting just 50 miles south east of the coast of Florida...

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BCC: Govt should educate public on sexual offenders registry
BCC: Govt should educate public on sexual offenders registry

August 24, 2019

Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) President Bishop Delton Fernander said that while the council supports the implementation of a sexual offenders registry, he believes the government must inform the public first...

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Cannabis has many benefits

August 24, 2019

I started this journey with pure intentions and I am resolute in continuing that trend. With that said, we need to get together to save this world. Yeah, your eyes may have rolled to the back of your head just now, but I [...]

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MOTA Conducts Special Fly Out To Grand Bahama For FBO’s, Flying Ambassadors and Aviation Media

August 23, 2019

The Vertical Department team of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) recently led a group of forty persons comprising private pilots, flying ambassadors, fixed based operators (FB0) and aviation media professionals to Freeport, Grand Bahama, for a familiarization trip of the destination...

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EAT Bahamas Food Tour Dishes Up Cuisine, Culture

August 23, 2019

Traveling food lovers are learning to embrace Bahamian cuisine and culture through a tour cooked up by a former television show host...

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It still takes much courage to be a Christian

August 22, 2019

"Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three. They will be divided, father against son and [...]

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Bahamas Waterkeepers Welcomes Chinese Counterparts for Cultural Exchange

August 19, 2019

For millennia, all of earth’s living things have depended on water for its survival. Up to 71 percent of the world’s surface is covered in water, it exists in the air, in the soil and even in the human body which is up to 60% water. According to research, however, only 3 percent of the earth’s water supply is drinkable which makes water conservation all the more important.

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FLORIDA’S HOT 105 RADIO LIVE REMOTE BROADCAST FROM FREEPORT HIGHLIGHTS BAHAMAS JUNKANOO SUMMER FEST

August 14, 2019

The Islands Of The Bahamas recently partnered with the Wiggins Agency in South Florida to host a live remote broadcast from Freeport, Grand Bahama with S Florida’s Hot 105 FM’S on air personality, James T.

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Eclectic epicurean experience

August 10, 2019

Seasonal and plant-forward is the latest concept of Café Martinique.

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From the Collection
From the Collection

August 10, 2019

The 19th century marked a period in Britain known as Orchidelirium. Not entirely unlike the Dutch tulip fever, this flower-frenzy was a mad scramble for the exotic, elusive orchid...

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'The Visual Life of Social Affliction'

August 10, 2019

There is a creole saying, “nou led, nou la” which translates to “we’re ugly, we’re here”, that is rich in culturally nuanced meaning and shows a serious persistence and insistence on showing up, being here, being present, as has been evident in Haiti with the recent riots to protest the Petrocaribe corruption. Structural violence is rife and regionwide. At least we are here, even if we may be ugly.

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Man gropes policewoman in court

August 10, 2019

Serial groper Sidney Cooper struck again when he groped a policewoman in court yesterday.

The Nassau Guardian watched the brazen act unfold as Magistrate Samuel McKinney was about to sentence the 43-year-old recidivist for groping an 18-year-old girl in the downtown Nassau area and causing harm to her on June 12, 2019.

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Let the adventure begin!
Let the adventure begin!

August 09, 2019

His given name was Edward Teach; most of us know him as “Blackbeard”. He was the most infamous pirate that sailed Bahamian waters. Actually, he “owned” the seas – pillaging, plundering and partying...

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Empowering parents: enabling breastfeeding
Empowering parents: enabling breastfeeding

August 06, 2019

Giorgio Bain was breastfed for seven years by her mother, Nurse Yuna Bain, so when she got pregnant, she knew that she would breastfeed her child. "I wanted that bond," said Bain. "I was breastfed for seven years and I wanted to follow suit. [My [...]

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NAGB announces departure of chief curator Holly Bynoe
NAGB announces departure of chief curator Holly Bynoe

August 03, 2019

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) - a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets historic and contemporary Bahamian visual art-- has announced the departure of the Chief Curator Holly Bynoe. The NAGB has worked closely with Bynoe on several projects before [...]

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From the Collection
From the Collection

August 03, 2019

Jolyon Smith's Transformation (1987) is one of the first works collected for the National Collection at the NAGB, shown in the Inaugural National Exhibition or the INE. To have a work that appears so afrofuturist in its aesthetic speaks volumes for the genre and also [...]

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Hands-on experiences at JSF
Hands-on experiences at JSF

August 02, 2019

There was a time when children itched to get outdoors to roll around in the grass, climb trees, and just generally engage in whatever they found to amuse themselves with. Today, they have no problem staying indoors with their electronic gadgets engaging in the latest [...]

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