Commonwealth Writers Short Story Contest Now Open
- Oct 30, 2015 - 12:55:03 PM
The 2016 Short Story Prize is now open for entry.
The competition brings stories from new and emerging voices, often
from countries with little or no publishing infrastructure, to the
attention of an international audience.
The Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction
(2,000-5,000 words) in English. Short stories translated into English
from other languages are also eligible, and we invite writers from
Mozambique who write in Portuguese, and writers who write in Swahili and
Bengali, and who do not have an English translation of their story, to
submit their stories...
WideScreen Film and Music Video Festival Call for Films and Video
- Oct 30, 2015 - 11:48:40 AM
MIAMI, FL - Film and Music Video submissions will be accepted for the 2nd Annual
Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival starting Monday June 1st, 2015. The 6-day event will take place from
AMC Theatres in Miami, FL, among several other locations. It promises to
be even bigger and better than the last, introducing both a Fashion and
Talent Show to its line-up of events.
The festival was founded on October 12, 2014 by twenty-five
year old self-taught Bahamian filmmaker and entrepreneur, Jarrod Knowles who was also one of
the first Bahamians to delve into the horror / comedy genre back in 2012, with his feature
film, "What Lies Beyond...The Beginning."
Employment opportunity with Anglican Central Education Authority: Chief Development Officer
- Oct 20, 2015 - 7:49:49 AM
The Anglican Central Education Authority’s (ACEA) school
system consists of four co-educational institutions. Bishop Michael
Eldon School on Grand Bahama island, St. Andrew’s Anglican School in
Exuma, and St. Anne’s School and St. John’s College in New Providence.
Schools comprise a primary department of grade levels, Pre K – 6 and a
secondary department of grade levels 7 – 12.
Chief Development Officer (CDO) provides general oversight of all of
the ACEA’s fund development activities, manages the day-to-day
operations of the development function. The CDO develops and implements
strategies for the cultivation and solicitation of gifts and pledges
from individuals, organisations, foundations and other private sources,
including grant solicitations and in-kind contributions; assure...
Culinary Fusion Expo 2015 Set for November 7th
- Oct 18, 2015 - 11:14:18 AM
Freeport, The Bahamas - On Saturday, November 7th, 2015 at the Pelican Bay Hotel's Canal House, MOVE
Marketing, along with The Ministry of
Tourism, TheBahamasWeekly.com, Bahamian Brewery & Beverage, and Bristol Wines & Spirits will bring
to Grand Bahama
Culinary Fusion Expo 2015.
With what has become
synonymous with entertainment for all ages and backgrounds, the Bahamian
culinary arts community, through the organization of the event creative
eam, has successfully produced and branded a unique and tasteful signature event.
Lyford Cay International School Seeks to Recruit Bahamian Teachers
- Oct 15, 2015 - 2:18:58 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Lyford Cay International
School (LCIS) is a fully accredited international day school located in western
New Providence offering an educational programme that aims to inspire,
challenge and transform students. LCIS is the only school in The Bahamas to
offer three International Baccalaureate programmes, the PYP, MYP and DP. Upon
graduation, LCIS students move on to top colleges and universities around the
world, with 100% of students being accepted to their first-choice school.
One of the most important
factors that lead to student success at LCIS and beyond is the school’s
exceptional teachers. LCIS teachers come from many different countries and
backgrounds, which allows the school to foster a community that is committed to
both cultural diversity and collaboration...
Bahamian high school students could win $150,000 through essay competition
- Oct 14, 2015 - 8:36:09 PM
NASSAU, Bahamas – High school students have an opportunity to win
$150,000 in scholarships now that Sunshine Insurance (Agents &
Brokers) Ltd. has opened its 14th annual Elmira College essay
Last year, Kingsway Academy student, Brittney Wells won
the top prize – a $60,000 scholarship to attend Elmira College in New
Tenth, 11th and 12th grade students will have to submit
essays in order to be considered. This year’s topic is, “If given the
opportunity to start a business, what would your new product or service
National Disabilities Commission Launches Logo Design Competition for High School Students
- Oct 14, 2015 - 4:49:36 PM
Youth around The Bahamas are invited to think and talk about the rights
of persons with disabilities by participating in the Logo Design
Competition of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities
The Commission's Logo Design Competition is open to all junior and senior high school students in The Bahamas.
The design competition was launched at the beginning of October and will
run through November 10, 2015, with the winning logo announced on
December 3, 2015...
Casting call for Kareem Mortimer's feature film, "Cargo"
- Oct 5, 2015 - 5:51:59 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Best Ever Film announces open auditions for the
feature film Cargo on Thursday, October 8 from 1:30pm to 6:00pm.
Auditions will take place at The Dundas Centre for Performing Arts on Mackey Street.
Cargo, an action/drama written by filmmaker Kareem J.
Mortimer explores the miry world of human trafficking. The feature film is
loosely based on the 8-time award-winning short film Passage.
In the film, British actor
Warren Brown plays a sensitive fisherman who transforms into a prolific human
smuggler to pay off a gambling debt...
Bahamas National Youth Awards application deadline, September 25
- Sep 11, 2015 - 9:51:17 AM
NASSAU, The Bahamas - “The Bahamas government through its Ministry of
Youth, Sports and Culture has annually sought to recognize the
outstanding contributions of youth in all facets since the establishment
of the National Youth Awards programme more than 30 years ago,” said
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Daniel Johnson during a
press conference to officially launch the programme with the Ministry’s
new website, September 10. Young persons
are now able to submit online applications for various awards through
Meeting Of The Minds: Culinary Fusion Expo 2015
- Aug 26, 2015 - 4:56:13 PM
Grand Bahama - Calling all Chefs, Cooks,
Mixologists, Breweries, Bakeries, Restaurants and Hotels! The organizers
of the 2015 Meeting of the Minds: Culinary Fusion Expo is inviting you
to get registered for this year’s event!
On November 7th, 2015 at
the Pelican Bay Hotel, MOVE Marketing, along with sponsoring entities
including; The Ministry of Tourism, Bahamas Weekly, Bahamian Brewery and
Bristol Wines will bring to The Bahamas, by way of the island of Grand
Bahama, a forum for the select exchange of culinary ingenious...
Casting Call: Kidz N Gigglez Benefit Fashion Show to aid autism research
- Jul 15, 2015 - 5:33:29 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Brutha Magazine and Silk Studios are looking for boys
and girls to model for the 1st Annual Kickz N Gigglez Kids Benefit
The Kid Model Casting will take place on Saturday
July 18th 2015 at Silk Studios located Bay Street and Victoria Avenue
(opposite Tourism Police Station from 12 noon – 3pm and 4pm – 5pm.
Models are required to be between the ages of 5 and 16 with an energetic
and friendly attitude.
This event seeks to raise funds to support the local research and support of Autism in The Bahamas. Autism spectrum disorder...
International magazine seeking Bahamian male models
- Jul 8, 2015 - 8:57:24 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - International Sheen Magazine along with PTG Modeling Agency is looking for male models with fit great bodies.
Send your comp card or two photos to email@example.com with name and contacts.
A formal model call will take place on Wednesday, July 22nd at Breezes Resort from 1 - 5pm.
Call for entries for Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards
- Jul 7, 2015 - 11:44:39 AM
The countdown has begun to the Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards, which
celebrate the achievements of youth work professionals of any age, and
their enduring positive impact on young people.
In just four
months, the Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year 2015 will be announced
alongside regional winners for Africa and Europe, Asia, the Caribbean
and Americas, and the Pacific.
Film festival looking for Caribbean filmmakers
- Jul 3, 2015 - 11:29:21 AM
With a chance to win TT$20,000
and learn from experienced international film professionals, the
trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is encouraging filmmakers across the
Caribbean and the diaspora to submit their application to this year’s RBC
Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion, as the
The RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion
is an intensive development programme that provides 10 selected filmmakers with
the opportunity to learn from internationally respected filmmakers and other
film professionals. It will be held from
23-26 September 2015, during ttff/15...
The IDB is looking for the Most Innovative Startups in Latin America and the Caribbean
- Jun 4, 2015 - 9:59:10 AM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a competition to select startups from Latin America and the Caribbean that will participate in
“Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives in Cities” that will take place on September 29th in Washington, D.C.
As part of the two-day conference, selected startups will have access
to disruptive content and a series of events, workshops, inspirational
lectures and networking opportunities. Additionally, over the course of
two days, the startups will work with the Fly Garage model, an
innovation incubator developed by Mondelez Internacional...
Call for applications: RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion 2014
- Jun 2, 2015 - 8:37:33 AM
trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), in association with RBC Royal Bank,
invites applications for the fifth annual RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion, to
be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad, from 23–26 September 2015, during ttff/14 (
15–29 September). The
application deadline is
Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion is an intensive development programme that
provides 10 selected filmmakers from the Caribbean and its diaspora with the
opportunity to learn from internationally respected filmmakers and other film
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas seeks a Registrar / Curatorial Assistant
- May 20, 2015 - 9:23:21 AM
Applications are invited from suitably qualified professionals for appointment to the post of
Registrar / Curatorial Assistant
of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. The NAGB is an independent
quasi-governmental corporation. Hired persons are employees of the Board
and work on fixed-term independent contracts. No pension or health care
must have a knowledge of Bahamian art history and be capable in
record-keeping, numbering and cataloguing; applicant would perform the
combined functions of registrar and curatorial assistant. Research and
library skills are also highly desirable...
2016 Japanese Government Scholarship Announced
- May 19, 2015 - 10:21:14 AM
The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has continued to offer the Research (Graduate Studies) Scholarships to Bahamians for the academic year 2016, which is tenable only in Japan. The scholarships cover tuition fees, flights to and from Japan and provide a monthly allowance.
Please see the attached files for further information. The deadline for the submission of application is June 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m:
The Ministry of Education, Culture,
Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to
international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese
universities either as a (non-degree) student or a regular student..
Scholarship opportunities for Bahamians in India
- May 13, 2015 - 11:27:52 AM
The Government of India has invited Bahamian nationals under the age
of 40 to apply for fully funded scholarships to participate in courses
related to Hydrology, Water Resources Management and Environmental
Management of Rivers and Lakes at the Diploma and Master’s levels at top
universities in India to be conducted in English.
must be employed for a minimum of 3 years with the Bahamas Government;
Government Corporations including The College of The Bahamas and
Government affiliated Organizations in The Bahamas...
Grand Bahama Sailing Club Announces Unique Free Opportunity - Junior Instructor Bootcamp (JIB)
- May 7, 2015 - 2:29:42 PM
Grand Bahama Sailing Club
(GBSC) is inviting teenagers to apply for a place on its free Junior
Instructor Bootcamp (JIB). It will be held from 9am to 3:30pm, on 15th
to 19th June and is aimed at 13 to 17 year old boys and girls.
has a dual aim of giving children the opportunity to learn from
Director, Toby Olssen, who has taught and inspired many of the older
Senior Instructors and also for GBSC to recruit volunteers to help with
preparations for the Summer Programme. The opportunities to learn will