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Bahamian vocal talent, Angelique Sabrina premieres "Pull Up" video on MTV Buzzworthy
- May 18, 2012 - 1:14:01 PM
MTV Buzzworthy calls her "the next Rihanna"
The last time we heard from young Angelique Sabrina, Bahamian
singer/songwriter who is signed to White Ocean Entertainment, she was
announcing her contest to attract dancers for her official "Pull Up"
video production. The new dance "Pull Up" was coined by 14 year old
Angelique herself and the official video seen here includes the
submission winners to the “Pull Up” contest, Dale
Sweeting’s and Raquel de Cardenas’ who were chosen by the
directors and can be seen at 1:13 and 1:54 minutes in the video
Just this past week the much-anticipated new video premiered on MTV
Buzzworthy who are calling her the next Rhianna and gave her rave
(VIDEO) Bahamian attorney Maurice Glinton discusses the significance and misunderstandings of the Hawksbill Creek agreement (Part 1)
- May 10, 2012 - 2:54:32 PM
Grand Bahama Island - The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present herewith an engaging
interview with Grand Bahama attorney-at-law,
Maurice Glinton as he discusses the Hawksbill Creek Agreement signed
August 1st, 1955; the agreement has a 99-year lifespan that expires in 2054. The
Hawksbill Creek Agreement
made between the Government of the Bahamas and Mr Wallace Groves to
establish a city and free trade zone on Grand Bahama Island
Glinton also presents
background information on Freeport Power, and how it operated under the umbrella of
the Port Authority. "Only the Port Authority had the right to construct
and operate utilities. The electricity which was produced, all with
duty-free imported fuels, was confined for usage in the Port area,
nowhere else. It was not supposed to be a profit centre."
(VIDEO) Triton Submarine conducts testing of personal subs off Grand Bahama
- Mar 2, 2012 - 7:01:31 PM
Bahama - In December 2011 the Bahamas Film Commission and Mackey Media Ltd / The Bahamas
Weekly went to explore the amazing Triton underwater vehicles along with NBC, Wall Street
Journal, The Financial Times,
other media for an adventure-filled day on board the Atlantis II research
We are pleased to present herewith our promised
Video Interviews with Triton Submarines CEO L. Bruce Jones and team members;
Troy Engen and Mark Deppe, together with Donna Mackey Sr. Manager for
Film Development on Grand Bahama Island...
Alexis 'Goodbye' Official Music Video
- Jan 13, 2012 - 10:48:24 AM
Freeport, Bahamas -
"GOODBYE" the new single from Bahamian recording artist Alexis. It is rare to find a video that
captures the emotion of the song, but this one did. The story of being
torn and being in love is displayed beautifully on camera.
The music video was shot in Grand Bahama and features model, Drew Palacious.
the new album from Alexis drops in March .....
(Video) Pew: "Protect Our Sharks," Say Bahamas' Children
- Jan 1, 2012 - 9:20:18 PM
Hear from Bahamian
children from various islands of The Bahamas along with Bahamas National
Trust Education Officer, Shelly Cant deliver a message on protecting
sharks in The Bahamas.
This video Public Service Announcement This PSA was produced by The Bahamas National Trust (BNT), in
collaboration with Pew Environment Group, in support of a grassroots
petition to protect sharks in Bahamian waters.
Sharks are in trouble
globally, and there are few locations where healthy shark populations
still exist. In The Bahamas, a 20 year-old ban on longline fishing gear
has left its waters as one of the few places in the world with
relatively healthy shark...
(VIDEO) The Year in 60 seconds: 2011
- Dec 31, 2011 - 6:32:22 PM
Posted to YouTube.com on December 6th, 2011, a multimedia showcase of some of
2011's top stories, including
Japan's tragic earthquake, the Arab Spring, the demise of Osama bin
Laden and Muammar Gaddafi, the shooting rampage in Norway, famine in
Somalia and the Royal Wedding.
Multimedia editing by Jillian Kitchener.
Uploaded by Reuters Video. From
Google Doodle wishes world Happy New Year with YouTube VIDEO of 2011
- Dec 31, 2011 - 4:54:28 PM
The seasonal Doodle features the letters of the search engine's logo enjoying a party, complete with hats and streamers.
Its Zeitgeist 2011: Year In Review video clip is an ambitious attempt to tell the story of the past 12 months.
addition to showcasing Google's search products, Google+ and YouTube,
it includes images of a number of events that dominated the headlines,
including the death of singer Amy Winehouse, the Occupy protests, the
wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and the Japanese tsunami.
Conch Salad TV: The Sperrit!
- Dec 28, 2011 - 11:41:30 PM
Ready for Junkanoo?
Catch “The Sperrit” Jordan Darville’s documentary
that follows the team “One Family” as they detail their history and the
history of the festival, while dealing with internal struggles and
The film also touches on the problems Bahamian society
faces, and how Junkanoo may be inadvertently contributing to them...
(VIDEO) Queen's Christmas speech focuses on family
- Dec 25, 2011 - 10:30:42 AM
CBC News: Queen Elizabeth's annual Christmas address deals with the importance of family and community spirit as a source of strength in troubled times.
The speech looks back on an eventful year for the Royal Family. In April, the Queen's grandson Prince William married Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey, an event that garnered headlines around the world.
The Queen speaks of the Commonwealth as a family of countries “with a common bond, shared beliefs, mutual values and goals..."
Papa Smurf 's official music video, "I Am a Bahamian"
- Dec 17, 2011 - 5:35:26 PM
Freeport, The Bahamas - Bahamian Hip Hop Artist
“Papa Smurf” finally drops his long awaited
video for the hit single and patriotic anthem,
"I Am a Bahamian" featuring Da Element and Sherrol Rahming, with scenes
shot in Grand Bahama Island along with lots of local faces.
Hailing from Eight Mile Rock, Jones Town, "Papa Smurf" exploded on the
music scene with his hit single "What Da Vibe Is" and went on to
release other hits songs such as "Forward Upward" “Stop, Look, Listen”
and "The Teacher Appreciation Song."...
Conch Salad TV: Lighthouses of The Bahamas
- Dec 17, 2011 - 5:25:10 PM
Lighthouses of the Bahamas are an iconic symbol of the country’s
history. The Bahamas has the only remaining hand cranked (kerosene) light houses in
the world. See them lit by the keepers, learn their stories and let us know if you think they should be saved.
This video features interviews with Dave Gale of the Bahamas
Lighthouse Preservation Society, as well as Hope Town Lighthouse
Keepers Franklyn Sweeting and Jeffery Forbes Jr. and former lighthouse
Conch Salad TV: Reggae in The Bahamas
- Dec 15, 2011 - 5:58:44 PM
We don’t expect to find much LIVE reggae in Nassau (not much live
music in general these days) but check out
Willis and the Illest. They
got a blend of styles, and are steadily building their local audience
with their weekly shows.
What do you think about them? Have you seen
them perform live yet? Or heard their newest album? What is the future
of Bahamian Reggae?
This video features interviews with lead singer Willis, vocalist
Mandisa and percussionist Felipe. Other videos will look at other
members of the band...
(VIDEO) Bahamian comedians add humor to Dolly promotional campaign
- Nov 24, 2011 - 4:53:53 AM
Three years running,
Dolly Madison Home Center has enlisted the services of the comedic
creative duo comprising of Patrice Johnson and Brion Roxbury to present
their Christmas sales information to the masses on Grand Bahama Island.
Under the creative direction of David Mackey, president of Mackey Media
Ltd who produced and directed the production with the blessing of Dolly
Madison's owner and executive producer; Mr. Don Roberts, Patrice and
Brion ad zest to written scripts by shifting a word here and there and
interjecting facial expressions and gestures that induce uncontrollable
bouts of laughter, whist at the same time getting the message across.
Halloween-themed 1st music video for Bahamiam filmmaker / iReporter Giovanni Stuart
- Nov 10, 2011 - 7:52:33 PM
NASSAU, Bahamas - The
2011 Bahamas Halloween weekend was possibly the biggest and best ever!
Thousands of ghoulish night-crawlers from The Bahamas and around the
world, swarmed the historic City of Nassau for good-ole' haunting fun...
from Cable Beach, Arawak Cay to Bay Street, and the Atlantis Resort.
Superhero costumes were reportedly the most popular, this year, with
sightings of Superman, Wonder Woman and the Green Lantern and others
abound. The Royal Bahamas Police Force reported a relatively quiet
weekend (Friday to Monday) with no major incidents taking place amongst
The annual scream fest got off with a
Friday Night Frite at Mario's Haunted Mansion (Bowling &
Entertainment Palace). Watch the monster mash-up here in this Bahamas
GB Youth Film Competition winning entry, "Cyberbullying" by Katrina Dorsett
- Nov 10, 2011 - 7:18:12 AM
Freeport, Bahamas -
Budding filmmaker Katrina Dorsett was the winning entry of the inaugural Grand Bahama Youth Film Competition (GBYFC)
for her film
The GBYFC was created as a component
to the 2011 inaugural FLIFF on Location: Grand Bahama to showcase young
filmmakers’ work from the island.
Katrina, a 14 year old student
from Bishop Michael Elden, focused on an internationally recognized
topic affecting young people around the world. She says,
“As teenagers it can be hard growing
up with peer pressure and bullying. If you have low self-esteem, you
can be pushed to the edge like Anna. The story is about...
Conch Salad TV: What’s so Great about Turtles?
- Oct 1, 2011 - 4:39:50 AM
A video that answers this important question from the mind of a
Bahamian high school student! Following the 2009 ban of the capture of
any turtles, many Bahamians were outraged. But this video strives to
show why we should not be outraged, but should in fact be proud.
you feel about the Turtle Ban? Let us know.
Brought to you by Friends of the Environment, Loggerhead Productions and James Boyce, winner of Abaco’s 2010 Wild & Scenic student film contest.
"Our country can set a good example for other countries with this ban.
We can be the nation that preserves them..." said James Boyce.
(VIDEO) "Spay & Neuter" public service announcement by the Bahamas Humane Society
- Sep 15, 2011 - 1:06:27 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
The Bahamas Humane Society brings you this
public service announcement in a short video directed by Charles Smith.
This video is on
'Spay and Neuter' stars four-legged Afry and Nesta.
The message reminds us to make sure our pets
are spayed or neutered to help control the stray dog population...
(VIDEO) Dr. Susan J Wallace discusses her new book, "The Crucified One…His Name Is Jesus"
- Sep 9, 2011 - 9:08:27 AM
Grand Bahama Island - Author Dr. Susan J Wallace, the founder of Access
Ministries International and Access Bible College, discusses her soon to
be released book, "The Crucified One…His Name Is Jesus". In her own
words, Dr. Wallace provides the following synopsis to outline the
contents of her book;
The signs of the time indicate that the message
of this book is an urgent one, and it gives us an opportunity to study the role
of Jesus from His first coming to earth as the Messiah, to His Second Coming as
the Righteous Judge. This book is an
appeal, therefore, to people everywhere to discover the real
Crucified Christ, and to put Him in His rightful
place in the Church and in the hearts of men, before He comes again.
book, “The Crucified One” opens the eyes of many to Jesus in His many roles: as
the Son of God, as the Angel of Yahweh, as the God-Man, the Last Adam, but...
(Video) Downtown International Food & Cultural Festival (DIFCF) featuring KB in Concert
- Aug 27, 2011 - 3:16:05 PM
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas -
Under the theme, “We Are Culture,” the inaugural
Downtown International Food &
Cultural Festival (DIFCF)
took place earlier this year on June
17th and 18th. The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present herewith a
2-hour video segment of the opening ceremony and
entertainment by KB
provided on June 18th.
The opening ceremony was moderated by David Wallace, and took place at the recently beautified downtown area where the president of the Grand Bahama Port Authority,
Mr. Ian Rolle gave welcome remarks and expressed his thanks.
Visiting from Nassau, the Hon. Deputy Prime
Minister, Brent Symonette
(Video) Travel Archives footage of Nassau, Bahamas in the 1950s
- Aug 11, 2011 - 9:59:37 AM
Watch a Travel Film Archive production called,
Nassau in the Bahamas done in the 1950s and narrated by Charles K. Field.
film highlights the various aspects of Nassau as a travel destination
and gives a glimpse of life in those days, in particular the once
thriving sponge industry.
In this video you will see the Queen's
Staircase, Nassau Harbour, the British Colonial Hilton, Paradise Beach,
straw markets, dolphins, golfing, tennis, and more...