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Bimini Sands & Neal Watson’s ‘Hammer Headquarters’ Announce: Shark Showdown 2014 Photography Week - Feb 20, 2014 - 10:39:45 PM

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Underwater Photo Workshop/Competition Takes Place 2/22-3/1/14

 
SOUTH BIMINI, Bahamas – Bimini Sands Resort & Marina in the Bahamas and its on-site dive operation, Neal Watson’s Bimini Scuba Center, are proud to announce they will host Shark Showdown Photography Week on Feb 22 – March 1, 2014. An exciting underwater photography workshop & competition focused on capturing spectacular images of Great Hammerhead, Caribbean Reef and Bull sharks in their element, the event features world-renowned underwater photographer David Doubilet and innovative shark specialist Jeremiah Sullivan, founder of Shark Armor, along with other experts.

Shark Showdown Photo Week follows the inaugural Shark Showdown Film & Video week, which will take place at Bimini Sands on 1/25 - 2/1/14. Both events are scheduled to take place during the annual Great Hammerhead migration...
Community : Service Organizations
Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Ball: February 15th - Feb 7, 2014 - 3:10:57 PM

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HEART BALL IS COMING UP: “Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of a Vision…Championing the Cause of Children!"

For fifty years, The Annual Heart Ball has served as the major fund raiser to aid the Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation. On Saturday, February 15, 2014, The Heart Ball Committee will host the 50th Annual Heart Ball at Melia Nassau Beach Resort, formerly the Sheraton Nassau. The Heart Ball Committee is very excited about this achievement and invites Corporate Bahamas and the public to come and share this historical moment with them.
Events Calendars : Special Events
26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous announces Fishing Tournament, Live Auction, Kool & the Gang, and comedian Dennis Miller - Nov 21, 2013 - 4:43:08 PM

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL  – The 26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous will host the Second Annual Fishing Tournament on Friday, November 22 followed by a one-of-a-kind live auction during the Saturday night Gala on Saturday, November 23 at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas with a special guest appearance by comedian Dennis Miller.

The Bahamas is well known as one of the greatest sport fishing destinations in the world, making it the perfect setting for the Second Annual Fishing Tournament. Guests will enjoy a leisurely day fishing for Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna and more. Prizes will be awarded for Overall Top and Biggest Fish Overall. Winners will be announced and trophies awarded during the Hot Havana Nights poolside party Friday evening.
Community : Service Organizations
Red Rose Ball Charity Event, November 2nd - Nov 2, 2013 - 12:00:30 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Come, take a journey down the Nile of Ancient Egypt with us as The Red Rose Ball Committee host it’s 14th, Annual Charity Event scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, Cocktails and Awards presentation at 7:00 p.m. and Dinner at 8:00pm under the theme: “A journey down the Nile of Ancient Egypt”, where it all began.

The event will be held under the distinguish patronage of the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie and Mrs. Bernadette Christie in the Grand Ballroom at the Grand Lucayan. We invite you to join us for a wonderful evening as the Red Rose Ball Committee promises to make this an exciting and entertaining event while at the same time supporting a worthy cause.
Entertainment
Pink Pearl Restaurant presents "Conch N' Tings" with the Apple Elliott Band: October 25th - Oct 16, 2013 - 4:46:17 PM

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Grand Bahama Island -  On Friday,  October 25th, all roads will lead to Bootle Bay, West End for Pink Pearl Restaurant's Conch N' Tings! This event will launch Pink Pearl's new menu featuring the delectable taste of Conch, a Bahamian delicacy and signature food item of The Bahamas. If Conch is not your fancy, we'll also have our local Lobster or Crab & Dough.

Entry for this event is $40 and we'll provide you with a complimentary drink, and samplings of ALL our conch dishes, lobster, and crab & dough. Make us your island getaway and enjoy the ocean view and our locally-flavoured food selections...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
Abaco Upcoming Events: September - December 2013 - Aug 29, 2013 - 10:42:20 PM

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The ABACOS, Bahamas - Welcome to The Abacos. Calm waters, warm breezes and panoramic beauty make this 120-mile–long chain of islands a boating and sailing paradise. But it’s not just the sea that attracts travelers from around the world. Those who prefer to explore by land will find championship golf courses on Treasure Cay, charming colonial towns on Green Turtle and Elbow Cays, and countless hotels, restaurants and bars throughout The Abacos.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Abaco Tourist Office in Marsh Harbour provides the public with the following calendar of events they endorse throughout September 2013 through December 2013
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Community
Supermodel of the Bahamas to unveil 2013 contestants, June 22nd - Jun 20, 2013 - 1:35:43 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The #1 Model Search in The Bahamas will unveil it's 2013 contestants on Saturday, June 22nd at 1pm at the Towne Hotel in Nassau.  The theme is " Masquerade."

Supermodel of the Bahamas was founded by Oilinsha Coakley, owner of Oilinsha Models and Talent. "We discover new faces. Candidates are then trained and pushed to perform, whereupon it becomes obvious after photo shoots, runway shows, and interviews, who is made for the life of a model."
Arts & Culture
Nassau Music Society presents"Une Soirée Musicale" with cellist, Kenneth Law and pianist, Christy Lee - Jan 17, 2013 - 8:52:31 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Nassau Music Society, under the Patronage of His Excellency, Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of The Bahamas, will continue it's 2012-2013 concert season by holding 2 concerts on Friday, January 18, 2013 (8PM)at St. Paul's Church Hall, Lyford Cay and on Sunday, January 20, 2013 (5:30PM) at St. Andrew's Kirk, Shirley & Princes Street.
 
The Society will feature Kenneth Law, cellist accompanied by Christy Lee, pianist, in an evening entitled: "Une Soirée Musicale" (a Musical Evening). The duo will interpret works from  French composers such as Gabriel FAURE, Maurice RAVEL,
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Bahamian Holidays Announced for 2014 - Jan 3, 2013 - 5:17:22 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - The following days will be observed as Public Holidays during the Year 2014:

New Year’s Day - 1st January (Wednesday)
Majority Rule Day - 10th January (Friday)
Good Friday - 18th April (Friday)
Easter Monday - 21st April (Monday)....
Community
2nd Annual Hope Gala Ball : Saturday, November 10th - Nov 9, 2012 - 3:42:10 AM

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The Hope Ball Committee has recruited a team of volunteers to help raise funds for the various cancer related programs coordinated by the Cancer Society Grand Bahama Branch at the Venetian Masquerade 2nd Annual Hope Gala Ball being held under the distinguished patronage of their Excellencies Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Lady Foulkes.

The Venetian Masquerade kicks off with cocktails at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10th in the Grand Ballroom, at the Grand Lucayan Resort and dinner at 8:00 p.m.  Guests are encouraged to wear their uniquely designed masks on arrival...
Community : Service Organizations
Heart Ball Committee’s Tea Party & Fashion Show: Explosion of Topaz - Nov 8, 2012 - 11:05:43 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The range of colours of the topaz gemstone is limitless and diverse, from clear white to mystic blue. If there were an explosion of the many shades of topaz, you would see the rainbow: white, yellow, orange, blue, pink, brown, green and many more shades of topaz. Explosions don’t just happen. There is always a reason for an explosion, be it natural or other. On November 18, 2012, there will be an explosion of topaz for a most worthy cause.

Under the theme, “ Explosion of Topaz”, the 2012 / 2013 Heart Ball Committee will jumpstart their fundraising activities and host their 7th Annual Tea Party & Fashion, in aid of The Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation
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Community : Grand Bahama
ZNS Fun Run & Walk and Mini Health Fair: March 31st - Mar 30, 2012 - 1:10:24 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - ZNS annual Fun Run/Walk and Mini Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 6:00 a.m.   We invite you to come out at 5:30 a.m. for warm-up exercise,  pep talk and prayer before the race.  Immediately following the race, a mini health fair will be held in the foyer of the Government Complex.  Please partake of the free health screenings, literature, health talks, free samples and aerobics by Mrs. Alice Williams of Mind, Body and Soul Fitness Centre.

We have partnered with Grand Bahama businesses in order to present to our top finishers gift certificates.  There will be a cash prize for the overall first place winner...
Arts & Culture
An Evening of Classical Guitar featuring Marco Tamayo and Anabel Montesinos - Jan 27, 2012 - 12:35:39 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Nassau Music Society continues its 2011-2012 Season with two evenings of classical guitar featuring Marco Tamayo and Anabel Montesinos, well-known, young musicians in the world of classical guitar. Concert dates are Friday, January 27th,  2012  at 8:00pm at the Bahamas Historical Society, Shirley St. & Elizabeth Avenue; and Sunday, January 29th at 5:30pm at St. Paul's Church Hall, Lyford Cay.

The concerts are under the patronage of His Excellency Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of The Bahamas and are sponsored by ...
Community : Service Organizations
40th Annual Red Cross Ball set for January 28th - Jan 26, 2012 - 12:00:18 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas -  The 40th Annual Red Cross Ball will take place on Saturday, January 28th 2012 in the Crystal Ballroom at the Nassau Wyndham & Crystal Palace Casino at 7pm.

The evening will feature the music of the O'JAYS with lead singer of the O'Jays, Eddie Levert and Royal Bahamas Police Force POP Band, the Lou Adams Orchestra, and Caribah...
Arts & Culture
Nassau Music Society - Members' Evening, January 14th at Government House - Jan 14, 2012 - 8:03:54 AM
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Nassau, Bahamas - The Nassau Music Society will hold its Annual Members' evening to thank members and friends for supporting them over the years.

This evening will feature young and upcoming artists from the Music Department of the College of the Bahamas with guest artist Sonovia Pierre.
The programme is varied and will include traditional music such as "Heaven is a Wonderful Place" and "O' happy Day" interpreted by the COB Ensemble and Laurelle and the Brass Boys, our very own Bahamian Franz Hepburn's "Bahama Moon" by Ranice Arnette (clarinet), Shon Pennerman...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
2011 Bahamas National Tree Lighting Ceromonies Announced - Nov 29, 2011 - 5:45:08 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is hosting the national Annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremonies around the Commonwealth.

This year's theme is " Still Building Communities".
 
The national Christmas Tree Lighting SCHEDULE for specific communities around our commonwealth is enclosed...
Arts & Culture
Fashion and Art Merge for One Big Night - November 5th! - Nov 4, 2011 - 12:34:40 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas-- On Saturday, 5th November, 2011, fashion enthusiast and art lovers can anticipate the official launch of the “black-carpet event”, Fash|Art, hosted at Doongalik Studios, Village Road, beginning at 6:30pm.

While in the capacity of Operations Manager of Mode Iles Ltd, producers of the renowned “Islands of the World Fashion Week”, Project Manager and fashion enthusiast Kedar Clarke began conceptualizing an event to promote emerging, creative talents in the areas of fashion and art, locally. Clarke soon after partnered with producers of the popular online publication Stylezine Magazine, Nikolas Barnes; Editor In Chief & Scharad Lightbourne; Creative Director...

Community : Service Organizations : BASRA
BASRA's Evening of Elegance, November 5th - Nov 4, 2011 - 10:55:49 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association ( BASRA) presents their annual "Evening of Elegance" to be held on Saturday, November 5th at Old Fort Bay Club starting at 7pm. Please support this important fundraiser.

Entertainment for dancing provided by the Long Island connection, The Last Quarter Band (with Tommy Goodwin)

In-House Raffle, Seafood Buffet, Carvery and Sushi with Wine included...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates :
FLIFF on Location screening SCHEDULE for Grand Bahama - Oct 29, 2011 - 3:47:34 PM

“All Movies All Day,” “All Access” and “Function Tickets” are now available for the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival on location at Grand Bahama Island. In addition, organizers have released the full schedule of films and special events to take place during the occasion, which will run from Thursday, October 27 to Sunday, October 30.

In addition to two workshops:  Underwater Cinematography and Filmmaking in the Caribbean, more than 25 films will be shown over three days during the inaugural FLIFF On Location at the state of the art Canal House at Pelican Bay Resort.  Two films will be shown free of charge to the public in an outdoor setting at Taino Beach and Count Basie Square.

All Access Passes are only $50 and available at Pelican Bay Hotel....
News : Local
First Ever Femminar to hit the Bahamas Celebrates the Beauty of Being a Woman - Oct 18, 2011 - 11:23:56 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas Viva La Bella Femminar is getting ready to host their debut event October 20-22, 2011 at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort.

This event is about building up the whole woman, not just the entrepreneur. It’s about acknowledging some of our flaws as a gender, and recognizing that our beauty is not skin deep as we’ve been told. Viva La Bella Femminar is about believing that our beauty is to the core.  

The schedule consists of dynamic presentations and panel discussions, open floor sessions, engaging entertainment, a fashion show “du jour” and much more...


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