Culture

We ran out of cash, say two groups in parade
We ran out of cash, say two groups in parade

January 03, 2019

TWO major Junkanoo groups yesterday blamed a lack of funding for their decision to scrap participation in the 2019 New Year's Day Junkanoo parade...

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New Years junkanoo - time to switch date
New Years junkanoo - time to switch date

January 03, 2019

AS New Year's Day Junkanoo attendance this year hovered at 57 percent, Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence president Silbert Ferguson told The Tribune officials are mulling over a decision to either change the date of the parade or offer it as a pay-per-view option on cable television. In past years, ticket sales have capped at around 60 percent, Mr Ferguson said, again sparking conversation about holding the parade on Majority Rule Day instead of so soon after Boxing Day...

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Grand Bahama: Rockers the unofficial winners, Platinum Knights hit by penalties
Grand Bahama: Rockers the unofficial winners, Platinum Knights hit by penalties

January 03, 2019

THE Superstar Rockers emerged as the unofficial winner of the New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade in Grand Bahama, dethroning two-time defending champion Platinum Knights which fell from the top standing after penalty points were applied...

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Valley Glory

January 02, 2019

Azfter placing second in the Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade, the Valley Boys yesterday rose to victory, performing under the theme "We Give God Thanks and Total Praise". The Valley won Best Performance, Best Music and Best Choreography. It received 86.95 points overall. The group dazzled...

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The Valley Boys win
The Valley Boys win

January 01, 2019

After coming up short at the 2018 Junkanoo Boxing Day parade, The Valley Boys danced to victory during the 2019 New Year's Day parade. The group won best music, best choreography and best overall performance and finished with 86.95 points. Roots came in second with ...

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Junkanoo tickets still available

December 31, 2018

JUNKANOO tickets are still available for the New Year's Day parade said officials from the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence...

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Killer jailed for 40 years has court appeal rejected
Killer jailed for 40 years has court appeal rejected

December 28, 2018

A MAN sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing another man in a row over money has had his attempt at contesting his sentence dismissed by the Court of Appeal...

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Culture, Comradery Take Centre Stage at Start of Epic Expedition

August 01, 2018

Up and coming leaders from throughout the region were fired-up at a high-energy opening ceremony kick-starting a grand hiking expedition set to take Caribbean nationals from seven countries to Cat Island.

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The Bahamas Set to Host The Boys ENCL First National Training Camp

July 31, 2018

THE BAHAMAS SET TO HOST THE BOYS ECNL FIRST NATIONAL
TRAINING CAMP

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Olympic Committee enters new marketing age

July 30, 2018

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) plans to implement stronger marketing strategies now that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has better equipped it to recruit and deliver maximum value to corporate partners.

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Governor General Attends Opening Eucharist of the Union of Black Episcopalians

July 26, 2018

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling attended the opening Eucharist of the Union of Black Episcopalians held at Christ Church Cathedral, Monday, July 23, 2018.

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First Essence Of The Bahamas Festival in S. Florida

July 24, 2018

South Floridians will be able to experience The Islands Of The Bahamas up close and personal when the first Annual, “The Essence of The Bahamas Festival”, brings the culture of The Bahamas to Overtown, Miami, this weekend, Saturday July 2 8th .

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Prime Minister Minnis Brings Remarks at Calvary Deliverance 36th Annual Convention

July 23, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis brought remarks at Calvary Deliverance on East Street South 36th Annual Convention, Sunday, 22 July 2018.

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The Governor General Attends Toastmasters Club 1600 Installation of Executive Officers

July 20, 2018

The first Bahamas branch of Toastmasters International Club 1600 held the Annual Installation of Executive Officers ceremony in the Ballroom of Government House on Thursday, July 19, 2018 under the patronage of Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling.

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Summer Campers Pay Courtesy Call at Government House

July 19, 2018

Teachers and students attending The Eva Hilton Primary Summer School paid a courtesy call upon Deputy to the Governor General Cornelius A. Smith at Government House

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45th Independence Anniversary Activicties Announced

May 08, 2018

The search is on for the best national recording artists, essay writers, runners and walkers as the National Independence Committee prepares to celebrate the country’s 45th anniversary of Independence.

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What's in a Name?

May 04, 2018

A name is a very serious thing! I would like to say a sincere ‘thank you’ to whomsoever made the decision to remove the revered name of “Junkanoo” from the middle of “Bahamas Carnival”...

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Initiatives for Promotion and Preservation of Culture, Envisaged by Cultural Affairs Division
Initiatives for Promotion and Preservation of Culture, Envisaged by Cultural Affairs Division

January 31, 2018

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Michael Pintard recently met with the Cultural Affairs Division and discussed present and future initiatives for the promotion and preservation of culture in The Bahamas. Among.......

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Grand Bahama's Junkanoo Community Pay Tribute to Motorboat Ferguson with Help From BTC
Grand Bahama's Junkanoo Community Pay Tribute to Motorboat Ferguson with Help From BTC

January 04, 2018

The streets of Grand Bahama Island erupted with the sounds of the drums, horns and the shuffle of hundreds of dancing feet as the various Junkanoo groups turned out in their numbers for the annual New Year’s Day Parade.....

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Junkanoo Legends Circle Induction Ceremony

January 04, 2018

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and the National Junkanoo Committee held a ceremony at the British Colonial Hilton, on December 22, 2017 to induct 22 persons into the Junkanoo Legends Circle. The event was.......

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