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Junkanoo Summer Festival closed out in grand style
Junkanoo Summer Festival closed out in grand style

August 09, 2022

The final night of Junkanoo Summer Festival closed out in grand style on Saturday, August 6 2022 at the Fish Fry at Arawak Cay.

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Carnival to begin dredging within 90 days for mega cruise port in East Grand Bahama
Carnival to begin dredging within 90 days for mega cruise port in East Grand Bahama

July 31, 2022

Carnival expects to commence dredging in East Grand Bahama for its mega cruise port in the next 60 to 90 days, a Carnival Corporation executive told hundreds of residents gathered at the Grand Lucayan Resort on Thursday evening.

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The out island adventure of a lifetime
The out island adventure of a lifetime

July 29, 2022

I swam with sharks in the ocean and lived, unscathed, to tell the tale! I snorkeled in and around 96-year-old ship wreck as my summer adventures through the out islands continued with a visit to the westernmost island in the archipelago - Bimini.

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The Bahamas makes history at 2022 China International Chorus Festival
The Bahamas makes history at 2022 China International Chorus Festival

July 29, 2022

The Bahamas made history with a double win at the 2022 China International Chorus Festival (CICF). The globally acclaimed Bahamas National Youth Choir (BNYC), under the direction of Dexter Fernander, and the Bel Canto Singers, under the direction of Eldridge McPhee, both received top honors in their respective categories culminating for The Bahamas.

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Arawak Cay is 'close to levels pre-pandemic'
Arawak Cay is 'close to levels pre-pandemic'

July 26, 2022

ARAWAK Cay vendors said with the increase of business recently, sales are close to pre-pandemic levels, especially with the return of Junkanoo Summer Festival.

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The Bahamas Culture and Couture Fashion Show 2022
The Bahamas Culture and Couture Fashion Show 2022

July 25, 2022

Mrs. Ann Marie Davis, of the Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister, joined officers and staff of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, and the general public, at the Department of Culture's "The Bahamas Culture and Couture Fashion Show 2022", held on the front lawn of the Ivy Dumont Building, on University Boulevard, on July 22, 2022.

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Prime Minister Davis took to the stage with Lassie Doh rake 'n' scrape at Junkanoo Summer Fest
Prime Minister Davis took to the stage with Lassie Doh rake 'n' scrape at Junkanoo Summer Fest

July 25, 2022

At Junkanoo Summer Festival on Saturday, July 23, at Arawak Cay, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis took to the stage with Lassie Doh and the Boys Rake 'n' Scrape Band, exhibiting for visitors the unique experience of a different genre of music while in The Bahamas -- much different from what they would have experienced at home.

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Junkanoo Summer Festival return
Junkanoo Summer Festival return

June 21, 2022

VISITORS to Arawak Cay on Saturdays can soon dance to the vibrant sound of Junkanoo with the return of Junkanoo Summer Festival.

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Junkanoo return is on the cards
Junkanoo return is on the cards

June 14, 2022

YOUTH, Sports and Culture Minister Mario Bowleg said he expects that Junkanoo parades will not only be held in New Providence this year, but in Grand Bahama and the Family Islands after a two-year hiatus of the cultural event.

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Back to the ball
Back to the ball

May 31, 2022

ON SATURDAY, the Cancer Society returned with its first in-person ball since the start of the pandemic. To celebrate the occasion, the organisation chose the theme "Escape" and turned the gala event into a masquerade ball.

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1,000 turn out for return to the road
1,000 turn out for return to the road

May 23, 2022

ABOUT 1,000 revelers flooded the streets on Saturday for a Carnival road parade making for a "perfect" event, according to Rafel Dean, president of the Band Owners Association.

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Carnival returns to The Bahamas
Carnival returns to The Bahamas

May 23, 2022

The Bahamas' Carnival Road March returned to Nassau on Saturday following a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the festival's controversial introduction with heavy subsidies from the government in 2015 and again in 2016, private sector carnival organizers were left to their own devices to fund the extravaganza beginning in 2017.

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GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER ASHANTI AND FIVE-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-NOMINATED ARTIST ROBIN THICKE TO PERFORM AT ATLANTIS PARADISE ISLAND
GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER ASHANTI AND FIVE-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-NOMINATED ARTIST ROBIN THICKE TO PERFORM AT ATLANTIS PARADISE ISLAND

May 12, 2022

Atlantis Paradise Island, the leader in delivering live entertainment experiences in the Caribbean, announces GRAMMY award-winning, multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, actress, and executive producer Ashanti, and five-time GRAMMY AWARD nominated and diamond-selling performer and songwriter Robin Thicke to perform at the Music Making Waves outdoor concert series on Saturday, July 16 at Casuarina Beach.

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Chosen Soldiers with a 'purpose'

May 12, 2022

God has a purpose for His people, and His people have a purpose to fulfill, so do not get discouraged, and never give up, even when the going gets rough - that is the message from teenage gospel artists Don, Jr., and Chaz from their latest album "Purpose"

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Bahamas Festivals Are Back
Bahamas Festivals Are Back

May 10, 2022

Summer is here, and the festivals are back. The Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation is proud to officially announce the return of signature events and festivals such as Goombay, Junkanoo Summer and Pineapple Festival this summer.

The Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, is happy for the cultural celebration. He said, “It is gratifying to see the return of our beloved festivals.

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PARAMOUNT REACHES CARIBBEAN AUDIENCES THROUGH CW COMMUNICATIONS
PARAMOUNT+ REACHES CARIBBEAN AUDIENCES THROUGH C&W COMMUNICATIONS

March 28, 2022

Paramount+, the global digital subscription video streaming service from Paramount, announced an alliance with C&W Communications, the leading communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, to bring its premium content exclusively to subscribers of Flow and BTC video services in more than 15 new markets including Anguilla, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks, and Caicos Islands. Additional markets may be announced in the future.

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Bahamian Entertainer K.B. Releases New Music I So Tired A Corona
Bahamian Entertainer K.B. Releases New Music “I So Tired A Corona”

January 13, 2022

Bahamian entertainer K.B. has an innate ability to articulate the things that Bahamians think, feel and want to say in his songs. When the singer, songwriter and producer puts his pen to paper, he seizes the opportunity to craft lyrics directed at societal issues with his own brand of social commentary, that stirs conversation while simultaneously making us laugh, dance and sing.

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New Year, New Audience As Goombay Kids Wins Asian Film Award And Makes Mark At Other Festivals: Junkanoo episode a hit at KIDS FIRST! Film Festival
New Year, New Audience As Goombay Kids Wins Asian Film Award And Makes Mark At Other Festivals: Junkanoo episode a hit at KIDS FIRST! Film Festival

January 04, 2022

An Asian film festival has awarded the 2022 Best Television Award to Bahamas-produced Goombay Kids. The show is making rounds in festivals from Canada to England to Russia and an American film festival reviewer ranked the origin of Junkanoo episode five out of five for highlighting culture. The honors are a first for a Bahamas television production.

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CWS Embraces Bahamian Small Businesses Charitable Community
CWS Embraces Bahamian Small Businesses & Charitable Community

December 21, 2021

Since Caribbean Wines & Spirits (CWS) launched in December of last year, the company has hit the ground running. This holiday season alone, CWS has taken part in a number of holiday events that highlight Bahamian small businesses, including the recent I Is a Bahamian Bey Christmas Popup which took place on Dec 19 at Ty’s Place, as well as the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas’ Christmas Popup hosted on Dec 18. CWS provided complimentary mimosas and wine samples at the respective events, which featured local Bahamian artists, crafters, bakers and other small business owners.

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Tour of Award Winning Coral Vita
Tour of Award Winning Coral Vita

November 15, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs, the Hon. Clay Sweeting, during his first official visit to Grand Bahama on Thursday had a tour of Coral Vita, the coral restoration facility on the island.

Following the tour conducted by co-founder and president Gator Halpern, The Minister congratulated the owners of the facility on their recent award, the prestigious Earthshot Prize 2021 in the Revive Our Oceans category and described what they are doing as “tremendous work.”

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