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April 01, 2013
15 annual Pelican Point, Coconut Festival on today in Grand Bahama

PELICAN POINT, Grand
Bahama - It's time to head to Pelican Point for the annual Coconut
Festival!

The event takes place Monday, April 1st, and it is scheduled to begin at 11 AM.

 

Featuring Authentically Grand Bahamian culture with
special emphasis on cuisine, and century's old social traditions, the
Coconut Festival, celebrating its 15th year, is a homecoming event for
the otherwise ...

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October 03, 2014
BAIC secures major sale of Bahamian handicraft products to Germany

The Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC), in aggressively keeping the government's mandate, which in part is geared toward a rejuvenation of the straw, shell, sponge, paper and coconut handicraft industries, made history with the visit of El Puente GMBH delegates Angela Lepa and Gesa Pertersen to The Bahamas in January of this year. Through this visit, El Puente and the BAIC in c...

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March 02, 2011
Exuma artisans take BAIC courses

Exuma, Bahamas -

Artisans from Exuma
received their certificates of proficiency in coconut, straw and shell
craft, and food processing during a ceremony on Tuesday.

Trainers for the courses were Cacique
Award winner Eloise Smith in straw, Nassau's April Martin in shell,
Eleuthera's Emily Munnings in coconut, and Tonjia Burrows of Bahamas
Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) in food pro...

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Lyford Cay Foundation accepting grant applications from local non-profit groups
January 13, 2009
Lyford Cay Foundation accepting grant applications from local non-profit groups

Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Gifts and Grants Committee is currently accepting applications from Bahamian non-profit and charitable organisations who wish to apply for an award.

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Support for Bahamian artisans
February 07, 2010
Support for Bahamian artisans

Bahamian artisans are “on the cusp of a revolution in the handicraft industry,” Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Lawrence S Larry Cartwright declare.

“More people are being trained, organized and prepared to be symbols of our creativity and genius,” he said.

Mr Cartwright was speaking during graduation ceremony for 150 Eleutherans from Princess Cay to Harbour Island who took the B...

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April 09, 2011
Construction of downtown Straw Market on schedule

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Construction on the new $11.2 million straw market is progressing on schedule and should be ready for occupancy in late August.
Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C Grant made this announcement during a tour of the downtown Nassau Market on April 3. Accompanying him was various stakeholders in the project including the Hon. Lawrence Cartwright, Minister of Agri...

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April 08, 2011
Construction of downtown Straw Market is on schedule

CONSTRUCTION on the new $11.2 million straw market is progressing on schedule and should be ready for occupancy in late August.

Public Works and Transport Minister Neko Grant made this announcement during a tour of the downtown Nassau Market this week.

Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Larry Cartwright, who accompanied Mr Grant, said the Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation (BA...

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June 14, 2011
Downtown Freeport comes alive with International Food Cultural Festival taking place this weekend

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Organizers of and participants in this weekend's Downtown International Food & Cultural Festival (DIFCF) are busily making final preparations for the two-day event, slated for June 17 and 18 in downtown Freeport.

According to DIFCF-Chairperson, Nakira Wilchcombe, there has been overwhelming support from international and Bahamian vendors interested in showcasing thei...

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October 04, 2011
BahamArts Festival this month

Nassau, Bahamas - A cultural treat is in store for patrons
at this year's Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation's

BahamArts
Festival, slated for the

weekend beginning Friday, October 28 at the Arawak Cay
culture centre.

It will feature more than 100 booths
promoting the diversity of Bahamian art and craft.

Live craft demonstrations on utilising
local resources in plaiting, painting, ...

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October 04, 2011
BahamArts Festival comes this month

Nassau, Bahamas - A cultural treat is in store for patrons
at this year's Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation's

BahamArts
Festival, slated for the

weekend beginning Friday, October 28 at the Arawak Cay
culture centre.

It will feature more than 100 booths
promoting the diversity of Bahamian art and craft.

Live craft demonstrations on utilising
local resources in plaiting, painting, ...

read more »