Grand Bahama Junkanoo Carnival Kickoff Weekend SCHEDULE
- Apr 18, 2015 - 12:28:38 PM
The Grand Bahama Junkanoo Carnival Weekend
is about to go down and the lineup is CRAZY!! Taino Beach has been
transformed into "Da Cultural Village" and there is something for
April 17, 2015 - Music Masters Semi-Finals I 9pm -12am; April 18, 2015- Midnight Rush 12am - 6am; April 18, 2015 - ALL DAY BEACH PARTY; April 18, 2015- Fitness Work Out 6:30am - 8:00am;
April 18, 2015- Kiddie Land 11:00am -11:00pm; April 18, 2015- Game Tournaments 2:00pm - 8:00pm
; April 18, 2015- Music Masters Semi-Finals II 8:00pm-12:00am...
S. Florida radio station promoting Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
- Apr 16, 2015 - 4:59:05 PM
Liberty City, Miami, based Social Worker and his wife, will travel to Grand
Bahama with Hot 105 FM’s Radio Personality, “James T” this weekend to
enjoy the festivities, excitement and celebrations of the first ever
is the winner of a coveted trip that was sponsored by The Bahamas Ministry
of Tourism, the Grand Lucayan Resort, Freeport, Grand Bahama and the Belearia
Ferry Express. An excited Mr. Lightbourne shared, “For months my
wife and I have been talking about needing a break. ”Speaking on behalf
of his wife, schoolteacher, Tonya Watkins, he added, “This trip
is the answer to our prayers and is going to be exactly what we need to
Grand Bahama Set For Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Kick Off Weekend
- Apr 15, 2015 - 12:23:38 PM
– Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival (BJC) fever is in the air and all systems
are go as Grand Bahama makes ready for the biggest non-stop cultural
kickoff party the island has ever seen set for this weekend on Taino
“This Grand Bahama weekend is the official start to
the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2015 season,” said Roscoe Dames, C.E.O of
the Bahamas National Festival Commission. “The island’s attractions and
culture will be displayed on a never-before-seen platform, highlighting
all things Bahamian in a manner that everyone in The Bahamas can be
Grand Bahama set for BJC Kickoff Weekend
- Apr 14, 2015 - 12:29:59 PM
Freeport, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival (BJC)
fever is in the air and all systems are go as Grand Bahama makes ready for the
biggest non-stop cultural kickoff party the island has ever seen set for this
weekend on Taino Beach.
BJC committee met at Worker’s House over the weekend with team leaders and
their workers, vendors, volunteers, Junkanooers,fitness
instructors,artists,DJs and local performers to finalize plans for
the Taino Beach site which is being transformed into a Cultural Village.
are working hand in hand with the Ministry for Grand Bahama, Ministry of
Tourism, Royal Bahamas Police Force...
Grand Bahama Gears Up to Kick Off Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
- Apr 10, 2015 - 4:31:52 PM
Beach activities coordinator for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
Shorrell Dames says Grand Bahama is ready to pave the road to Nassau as
exciting and creative activities are planned to bring in the electrifying
“Specifically in Grand Bahama, we are looking forward to culture,
music and community. It’s a fun, family, friend-filled event with so many
things to do,” she said recently.
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival begins in Grand Bahama on April 17 with
an exhilarating Semi-Finals Music Masters Concert, where 19 artists...
Rotary Club of Freeport gets a taste of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
- Apr 10, 2015 - 3:29:44 PM
The Rotary Club of Freeport got a
taste of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival on Thursday, which served as a prelude to
the Kickoff Weekend set for Grand Bahama on April 17thand 18th at Taino Beach.
National Festival Commission Consultant Ginger Moxey, in her address at the
Rotarians’ weekly luncheon meeting at the Ruby Swiss Restaurant, spoke about
the merits of the first ever Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival which was a created as a
Junkanoo and Bahamian arts and culture, rebrand the country...
Junkanoo Carnival Activities Get Started on Grand Bahama
- Apr 10, 2015 - 5:47:24 AM
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Activities
surrounding Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival are expected to generate a 3-1 return on
the initial investment, said Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael
Darville, during the monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Freeport on
Activities have already begun in various communities
around the island, creating hype for the inaugural festival to be held at Taino
April 17 and 18 with semi finals, and the grand festival, Road Fever,
scheduled for Nassau on May, 9.
According to Minister Darville, "We have
been dying in Grand Bahama..."
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Beach Olympics Grand Bahama set for April 18th
- Apr 9, 2015 - 7:24:01 PM
Proceeds raised from the Beach Olympics will be donated to the
Special Olympics Grand Bahama
the road to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Kick Off Weekend in Grand Bahama draws
near, organizers are pooling all of their resources to pull off an explosive
two-day event come April 17th and 18th, 2015 at Taino
Beach, which includes the Music Masters Semi-finals Concert and a beach party.
19 semi-finalists in the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival CD Song Competition,
including Grand Bahama’s Terrell Tynes-Wilson and
Georgina Ward-Rigby, will light up the stage on Friday, April 17th to battle for
one of the top 10 spots in a chance to win the $20,000 grand prize...
The Road to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Block Party is at Smith's Point Fish Fry Apr. 8th
- Apr 7, 2015 - 9:28:40 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island- Bahamas
Junkanoo Carnival and The Ministry of Tourism presents "The Road Bahamas
Junkanoo Carnival Block Party" at Smith's Point Fish Fry on
Wednesday April 8th from
8pm. Special music by DJ Money Like Dirt, DJ Big Pun and DJ Hennessy.
Live performance by Stileet and Junkanoo Rush Out! Come party with The Grand Life Junkanoo Carnival models from Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival Company.
All roads lead to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Block Party @ Smith's Point Fry Fish,
Wednesday April 8th@
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Grand Bahama Kickoff Events Begin
- Apr 7, 2015 - 2:44:28 PM
EIGHT MILE ROCK, Grand Bahama -- Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
Eight Mile Rock kicked off at the Eight Mile Rock Fish Fry, Thursday. In attendance were Minister of Grand
Bahama the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Senator Tanisha Tynes, Freeport City
Councilor Clifton Francis, and Entrepreneur Ginger Moxey.
Pictured is Minister for Grand Bahama with Junkanoo
Carnival costumed ladies...
BNFC statement on Music Masters Concert for Bahamas Junkanoo Festival
- Apr 3, 2015 - 12:39:34 PM
Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) remains committed to its
mandate to create events that will stimulate sustainable cultural
industries and promote all things Bahamian.
the past year, the BNFC has invested over half a million dollars
directly in Bahamian musicians, for performance fees at promotional
events and activities to support the Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition
and the Music Masters Concert. While there has been much interest in the
guest performers at Music Masters, the Commission is clear that the
primary objective of the event is to promote the Top 10 finalists in the
Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition and to give these Bahamian artists,
many of whom are undiscovered, local and international exposure.
Grand Bahama Junkanoo Carnival Kickoff Weekend - April 17-18, 2015
- Mar 27, 2015 - 1:22:20 PM
Bahama Island - April 17-18, 2015 all roads lead to Taino Beach for an
action packed weekend of culture and entertainment as Grand Bahama kicks
off the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival party featuring T - Connection and J
Mitchell live in concert.
Enjoy one epic weekend of non-stop cultural activity inside Da Cultural
Village. Jump in Da Line with Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival: A Celebration
of Community and Culture.
ALL ACCESS Weekend Pass:
Immerse Bahamas launches new magazine
- Mar 26, 2015 - 5:19:07 PM
Freeport, BAHAMAS –
Immerse Bahamas, Grand Bahama’s newest public relations, project and
destination management company, has launched its new magazine featuring
ordinary Bahamians who are doing extraordinary things.
Immerse Magazine is a compilation of all things Bahamian; the people, the culture, the communities and the experiences.
tells the untold stories of some who are known, and often many who are
unknown; the young and the not so young; the newbies and the legends;
the islands and the culture. We capture and covey, the heart, soul and
spirit of The Bahamas,” Immerse Bahamas President & CEO Ginger Moxey
said on the launch of her new magazine...
(Video) Economic opportunities of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival for Grand Bahama Island
- Mar 20, 2015 - 4:40:50 PM
Freeport, The Bahamas
- The Bahamas Weekly's news team attended a press conference on March
20th at the Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival Committee headquarters in
Freeport, where with Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville and
Minster of Foreign Affairs, Fred Mitchell provided information on the
progress being made building up to the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival launch
to be held on the island April 17th and 18th.
Also present at the conference was the Hon. Fred Mitchell, Minister of
Foreign Affairs. Bahamas National Festival Commission consultant Ginger
Moxey earlier discussed the economic opportunities and benefits of the
event for Grand Bahama Island.
(VIDEO) Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival Company Opens New Headquarters
- Mar 20, 2015 - 2:18:40 PM
The Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival Company is the official carnival
company for the sale of costumes and related carnival supplies for the
Freeport launch of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival set to take place April
17th and 18th.
On March 18th The Bahamas Weekly news team
attended a press junket to learn more and is pleased to bring you a
video interview with Ginger Moxey, CEO, Immerse Bahamas, who is also an
adviser to the Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival Company...