BTC’s community support in youth, sports and culture continues with the announcement that they are the one million dollar title sponsor of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival and the first corporate partner to join the newly developed tourism initiative.
A contingency from Grand Bahama recently met with The Bahamas National Festival Commission to discuss Grand Bahama’s participation in the 2015 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival scheduled for May 7th – 9th 2015.
In the Nassau Guardian newspaper edition of October 1st there is a statement in the Business Section by Minister Khaalis Rolle stating “BAIC must invest in ‘business side’ of Junkanoo” – well blow me down!
Firstly, I would like to thank the Prime Minister for hearing the cries of the few in the cultural community who spoke up, along with the Bahamian public.
The Nassau Guardian’s new Arts & Culture correspondent, Corinne Lampkin-Dhillon lays out the facts on the controversial Carnival, slated for 2015 whether we like it or not.
Festival organisers respond to the negative comments from the arts community concerning the plan for a Bahamas Carnival.
Barabbas and the Tribe Junkanoo and Community Organization is packing its bags once again to travel to the U.S. by special invitation in their official capacity to perform at the annual St Patrick’s Day Parades on Tybee Island and in Savannah, Georgia for the 10th consecutive year.
Tickets for the 2013-2014 Junkanoo Parades are available online, or at the Kendal G.L Isaacs Gymnasium.
Did anyone really pay attention to what the Prime Minister said recently when he announced a committee to plan for us to start having a festival that would be a knock-off copy of Carnival; the annual festival held by some of our Caribbean neighbors?