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June 19, 2015
Cable Bahamas turns it up with a 'Turn Us On' Jam Fest at Fort Charlotte on June 20

NASSAU, Bahamas -- able Bahamas has announced that its intensive "Turn Us On" mobile campaign will climax with a celebration at Fort Charlotte on Saturday, June 20, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The REV Jam Fest will include free food and beverages, activities for kids and entertainment from some of the top music artists in The Bahamas on the big stage.
Since its launch in January, Cable Bahamas' in...

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June 30, 2015
Goombay Summer Festival and Junkanoo Summer Festival Plans Announced

Goombay Summer Festival will once again be held at Taino Beach, and run for five weeks, July 2-30, the Ministry of Tourism announced during a press conference on Monday...

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July 02, 2015
Miami Bahamas Junkanoo Festival to take place July 26 in Coconut Grove

MIAMI, Florida -- The City of Miami's Mayor Tomas Regalado along with representatives of the Bahamas Government joined forces and announced the formation of the Miami Bahamas Junkanoo Festival, scheduled to take place in Coconut Grove on July 26, 2015.
The unique cultural festival which will feature Bahamian entertainers and musicians, authentic Bahamian cuisine, art and a live Junkanoo rush out, ...

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City of Miami and The Bahamas Bridge Cultural and Economic Connections through The Creation of The Miami Bahamas Junkanoo Festival
July 02, 2015
City of Miami and The Bahamas Bridge Cultural and Economic Connections through The Creation of The Miami Bahamas Junkanoo Festival

Event Scheduled To Take Place July 26, 2015 in Coconut Grove. The City of Miami’s Mayor Tomas Regalado along with representatives of the Bahamas Government joined forces and announced the formation of the Miami Bahamas...

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July 03, 2015
Discover the nymph of Junkanoo

THE painstaking and creative art of the Junkanoo Nymph was on display yesterday at the British Colonial Hilton and Bay Street.

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July 07, 2015
Pre-Independence celebration and Junkanoo rush out held in West End

WEST END, Grand Bahama - Minister of Tourism and Member of Parliament for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, on Saturday participated in pre-Independence celebrations 'Street Fair and Junkanoo Rush Out.' This particular festival is a part of the series of events planned for the summer of 2015.

RUSHING TO RAKE 'N' SCRAPE - Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, left, ...

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July 08, 2015
Junkanoo dance group aided by Hutchison ahead of 2016 parade

HUTCHISON Port Holding, the owners of the Freeport Container Port, are helping the New Life Classic Dancers Junkanoo Group as the group prepares for the 2016 parade.

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July 09, 2015
Carnival report to be presented 'next week'

THE Bahamas National Festival Commission is expected to meet with the media next week to present the revenue and economic impact figures for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, according to Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe.

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July 15, 2015
Kid's corner a hit at Junkanoo Summer Festival

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Something different was exactly what young patrons attending the Junkanoo Summer Festival were looking for - a 'Kid's Corner' - to cater to their fun and energetic side.
The Ministry of Tourism decided to designate a section to children to give the adults time to enjoy other aspects of the festival, held every Saturday in July at Arawak Cay.
For their enjoyment, there were ...

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July 15, 2015
Carnival cost 12m, over budget by 3m

TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe yesterday confirmed that Junkanoo Carnival went over its $9m budget - costing about $12m - but said he expects the allocation for the festival to be reduced considerably next year.

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July 18, 2015
Junkanoo Prize Money Presented

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture made a presentation to various Grand Bahama Junkanoo group leaders on Friday, July 17th, 2015, rewarding them for their participation in the New Year’s Junkanoo Parade...

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June 25, 2015
Venue changes for Junkanoo Summer Festival and Goombay events

The much-anticipated Junkanoo Summer and Goombay Summer Festivals have been relocated to Arawak Cay, from the downtown Nassau area, a move Ministry of Tourism officials say will create a more family friendly environment.

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July 24, 2015
Miami/Bahamas Junkanoo Festival of Coconut Grove delights Miami

COCONUT GROVE, Florida - Scores of Bahamians and other special guests were thrilled and dazzled on July 23rd, 2015 as the City of Miami, the Bahamas Consulate General and the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism provided a taste of The Bahamas through the Miami/Bahamas Junkanoo Festival of Coconut Grove.
A special reception was held at The Kampong, Coconut Grove. There, patrons were serenaded by the Royal ...

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Junkanoo Carnival creates Economic Empowerment for Bahamians
July 28, 2015
Junkanoo Carnival creates Economic Empowerment for Bahamians

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Lessons learned for 2016 staging. Following the success of the inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, the Bahamas National Festival Commission...

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July 29, 2015
Bahamas National Festival Commission presents 2015 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival report to the media

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas National Festival Commission is calling the first-ever Junkanoo Carnival a 'resounding success.' Following a presentation of its 2015 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Report to the Cabinet of The Bahamas, the Commission met with members of the media, July 28, at the Office of the Prime Minister to discuss the outcome of the Festival.
Chairman of the Bahamas National Festiv...

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July 29, 2015
COB survey says Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival made positive impression

A COLLEGE of the Bahamas survey into May's inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival events concluded that most participants had a positive impression of the event.

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FNM Deputy: Festival commission 'gambled' with taxpayer dollars for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
July 30, 2015
FNM Deputy: Festival commission 'gambled' with taxpayer dollars for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

FREE National Movement deputy leader Peter Turnquest yesterday said the government's failure to secure a return on the $11.3m spent to hold Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is a "sad indictment" which proves that the Festival Commission "gambled" with taxpayer dollars.

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July 31, 2015
Junkanoo carnival and how we define success

The inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival and its failure to return a profit parallel Prime Minister Perry Christie's administration: a lot of flash, a whole lot of noise but little delivery.

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August 07, 2015
Junkanoo rush out held in remembrance of Franklyn 'Count Bernadino' Ellis

NASSAU, Bahamas -- A Junkanoo rush out was held for Franklyn "Count Bernadino" Ellis after the Memorial Service was held on Wednesday August 5th 2015, at the National Centre For the Performing Arts. Minister of Youth and Culture The Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson pictured dancing with member of the Music Makers that Count rushed for. (Photos/Derek Smith)
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August 15, 2015
Report: Carnival created job spike

Hiring associated with the inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival was a key factor in driving the unemployment rate down from 15.7 percent to 12 percent nationally, the Department of Statistics reported yesterday.

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August 18, 2015
Tourists Assist GB Junkanoo Groups Towards Grand Finale Junkanoo Summer Festival

The Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama Island, made a special presentation of funds to local Junkanoo groups at the Ministry of Tourism’s office, August 17. Junkanoo groups have partnered with Tourism to display Junkanoo culture at the Junkanoo Summer Festivals in West Grand Bahama – in the communities of Eight Mile Rock and West End. Groups were given seed money to assist with the grand finale o...

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August 18, 2015
Tourism sssists GB Junkanoo groups towards grand finale on August 21 and 22

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- The Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama Island, made a special presentation of funds to local Junkanoo groups at the Ministry of Tourism's office, August 17.
Junkanoo groups have partnered with Tourism to display Junkanoo culture at the Junkanoo Summer Festivals in West Grand Bahama - in the communities of Eight Mile Rock and West End.
Groups were given seed money to assi...

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August 18, 2015
Tourism assists GB Junkanoo groups towards grand finale on August 21 and 22

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- The Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama Island, made a special presentation of funds to local Junkanoo groups at the Ministry of Tourism's office, August 17.
Junkanoo groups have partnered with Tourism to display Junkanoo culture at the Junkanoo Summer Festivals in West Grand Bahama - in the communities of Eight Mile Rock and West End.
Groups were given seed money to assi...

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September 07, 2015
Grand Bahama's Junkanoo Festival winners announced

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- The Ministry of Tourism in Grand Bahama announced the winners of the Summer Junkanoo Festival on Thursday evening at Sunset Village in Eight Mile Rock. The Summer Junkanoo Festival was also held in West Grand Bahama. The partnership with local Junkanoo groups enabled the vibrant cultural festival dispay to attract some 400 visitors, despite inclement weather for two weeks...

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September 22, 2015
Man dies after being injured while diving at Junkanoo Beach

A MAN died in hospital after he was injured from a dive at Junkanoo Beach this weekend.

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November 04, 2015
Grand Bahama Junior Junkanoo to be free to spectators

YOUTH Sports and Culture Minister Daniel Johnson has announced that the Junior Junkanoo parade will now be free of charge to all spectators in Grand Bahama.

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November 09, 2015
New Junkanoo Season Addition: A Poster Competition

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture in conjunction with the National Junkanoo Committee launched the 2015-2016 Junkanoo Season with a press conference Thursday, November 5, at the National Art Gallery.

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November 09, 2015
Funding for Junkanoo groups quadrupled, say officials

JUNKANOO groups are set for a major boost in funding this year, after the government made allocations that quadruple the amount of money that the groups received in previous years, according to officials.

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November 09, 2015
junkanoo season launched

THE 2015-16 Junkanoo season was launched on Thursday by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture in conjunction with the National Junkanoo Committee at the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas.

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November 30, 2015
Good samaritan shoe

Players from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) on Grand Bahama for the Annual Junkanoo Jam Basketball Tournament participated in a special community programme, called Samaritan Feet on Thursday morning.

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