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Officials say 30,000 attended Junkanoo Carnival weekend
April 21, 2015
Officials say 30,000 attended Junkanoo Carnival weekend

BAHAMAS National Commission Chairman Paul Major said the Junkanoo Carnival's kick off in Grand Bahama over the weekend was "extraordinarily successful" with officials pegging the turnout at an estimated 30,000 over the two-day period...

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April 21, 2015
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Kickoff launched in grand style

FREEPORT, The Bahamas - Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival (BJC) Kickoff Weekend in Grand Bahama sounded off with a bang Friday night with live Bahamian performances and fireworks and closed out with a massive Junkanoo rushout turned street party that lasted well into the morning hours on Sunday.
While there was an exciting lineup of entertainment, including the 17 semi-finalists in the Bahamas Junkanoo Ca...

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April 21, 2015
DPM Takes in Festivities at Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Grand Bahama

Music, culture, food and festivities were the main ingredients of the successful launch of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival at Taino Beach on Friday and Saturday nights...

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The Power of Persuasion
April 22, 2015
"The Power of Persuasion"

From the beginning I knew that it would be hard for fifty dollars to overcome nine million dollars, but I said let me give it a try anyway...

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April 28, 2015
Look Out for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival's Big Truck

Meet Music Masters artists and sign up for Road Fever at Last Frankie’s Fete on Arawak Cay this Thursday...

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Junkanoo Carnival 2015 Costume Package
April 29, 2015
Junkanoo Carnival 2015 Costume Package

Jump Behind Da Truck!

All Inclusive Costume Package for only $185

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April 29, 2015
junkanoo carnival beach olympics hailed a success

THE Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Beach Olympics was a huge success as a number of major companies participated in various beach games and fun activities at Taino Beach on Saturday, April 18.

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May 01, 2015
Stop the negative talk about Junkanoo Carnival

Dear Editor,
The frightening tactics used in the early days after the announcement of Junkanoo Carnival have now worn off.

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May 04, 2015
Grand Bahama team heads to New Providence for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

FREEPORT, Bahamas -- With only two days left before The Bahamas stages yet another inaugural world class event, 'The Grand Life' team based in Freeport, Grand Bahama, has already begun making its way into New Providence where all roads now lead for the highly anticipated Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival.
The momentum has been building for months to what is touted to be the largest cultural street festiva...

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May 05, 2015
The Arts Pavillion's participation in Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Announced

The Arts Pavilion officially announced its inclusion within Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival at its press conference on Monday, May 4th at Hillside House...

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Road Fever Route-Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
May 06, 2015
Road Fever Route-Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

Starting at Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium (Bahamas Games Roundabout). Go south toward Tonique Williams-Darling Hwy At the roundabout, head west on Tonique Williams-Darling Hwy...

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Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival A Celebration of Music!
May 07, 2015
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival A Celebration of Music!

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival will be a celebration of music! Ed Feilds and Roscoe Dames, CEO speaks on what to expect in terms of music from Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival.

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May 06, 2015
Junkanoo Carnival is not political

Dear Editor,

The attempt to make Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival a political event has created what is going to be an occasion for people who see the glass as half full to fully apply themselves and see the awesome benefits.

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May 08, 2015
'The Grand Life' team making their presence felt at Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

NASSAU, Bahamas - 'The Grand Life' Team has made it through the Costume Competition round of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival held in the Atlantis Grand Ballroom on Monday, invaded Rawson Square with their infectious excitement and turned it up another notch on BTC's Live Show on Wednesday, were certainly ready for opening night on Thursday and have made their presence felt.
All eyes are again on The Bah...

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May 08, 2015
Coca-Cola Jump in da line

Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) was created with a mandate to stimulate economic opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises in the creative sector throughout the Bahamas by means of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival...

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May 08, 2015
Let's stop the hypocrisy over Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

Dear Editor,
One of the most hilarious things about the objections to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is that some of the biggest complaints came from supposed ministers of the gospel, one of whom actually runs a gospel competition here in the Bahamas.

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May 11, 2015
Photo gallery: Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Hundreds took part in the first Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival - Road Fever - which began at the Thompson A. Robinson National Stadium and finished at the Western Esplanade on Saturday, May 9, 2015. (BIS Photos by Patrick Hanna and Letisha Henderson)
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May 11, 2015
The inaugural 2015 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is here

This Bahamian cultural festival kicked off at Fort Charlotte’s carnival’s site with the first ever Junkamania music contest. Junkamania is a fusion of Junkanoo with other forms of popular music such as jazz, classical, rhythm and blue...

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Road Fever Success for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnvial
May 11, 2015
Road Fever Success for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnvial

Bahamians, visitors and the diaspora come together for the country’s first Road Fever event...

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Run On Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Costumes
May 11, 2015
Run On Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Costumes

Hundreds make last minute dash to purchase costumes for Road Fever event...

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May 11, 2015
Hundreds took part in the first Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival- Road Fever

Hundreds took part in the first Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival - Road Fever - which began at the Thompson A. Robinson National Stadium and finished at the Western Esplanade on Saturday, May 9, 2015...

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May 11, 2015
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival scenes at the Mega Stage at Clifford Park

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival scenes at the Mega Stage at Clifford park that featured early in the evening on Friday, Visage and international artists; the Music Masters Competition Finals with Sammi Starr as the winner for his "Everybody Jump in Da Line"; and into the early hours of Saturday morning Baha Men and Machel Montano...

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May 11, 2015
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Road Fever

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Road Fever, May 9, 2015...

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May 11, 2015
'Ophie and the Websites' and 'Tuff Skins Bring Rake 'n' Scrape Music to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

Exposing Bahamian Rake ‘n’ Scrape artists to the international stage gives residents and visitors a full understanding of what it is to be a Bahamian...

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May 12, 2015
SMEs 'did well' economically from first Junkanoo Carnival

While the numbers from Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival are still being crunched - although few appear to expect the $60 million in projected economic impact to be realized - Festival Commission Events and Logistics Co-chairman Ed Fields was confident that vendors who participated in the inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival on the weekend "did well".

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May 12, 2015
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival...Dawn of Something New

Prime Minister, the Right Hon. Perry G. Christie officially opened Nassau’s first-ever Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival on Thursday, May 7, in a beachside ceremony at the Western Esplanade. As he addressed spectators of all walks of life, in the air was the excitement of the dawn of something new...

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May 13, 2015
Artisans want to expand through Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

Bahamian Cottage Industry workers like the concept of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival and want to see it expand to support their souvenir-making businesses...

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May 13, 2015
PM: Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 'dawn of something new'

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Prime Minister, the Right Hon. Perry G. Christie officially opened Nassau's first-ever Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival on Thursday, May 7, in a beachside ceremony at the Western Esplanade.  As he addressed spectators of all walks of life, in the air was the excitement of the dawn of something new.
The Prime Minister told the crowd he was 'optimistic' about the new festival a...

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May 15, 2015
Artisans want to expand through Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

Bahamian cottage industry workers like the concept of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival and want to see it expand to support their souvenir-making businesses.

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May 15, 2015
Obie Wilchcombe: Carnival here to stay

Despite the criticism from some members of the opposition, Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe said Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is here to stay and will be a permanent fixture on the Bahamian cultural calendar...

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