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(VIDEO) Wind Jammers crew experiences Grand Bahama
- Feb 18, 2011 - 12:26:41 PM
Freeport, The Bahamas - The Bahamian feature-length family film,
Wind Jammers was screened
for the first time in Grand Bahama on February 12th at the new Canal
House conference center of the Pelican Bay Hotel to a sold out audience.
The Bahamas Weekly brings you footage of the
crew arriving at the Grand Bahama airport, then on to the premiere held
at the Pelican Bay Hotel; and then the following day we take you to the
Grand Bahama Sailing Club and out to sea...
Video Interview with Brandon Serna of Up With People
- Feb 17, 2011 - 6:59:05 AM
Freeport, Bahamas -
The Bahamas Weekly presents an interview with one of the marketing
coordinators of the international travel, community service and
performing arts group called
Up With People, which provides young
people with a renowned international education
and an unmatched passageway to see the world, and which has been operating
for over four decades.
Brandon Serna, who
has been with Up With People for 3 years explains how Grand Bahamians
can become Host Families for the
100 incoming cast, from 21 countries,
who will arrive on island on Saturday, February 19th. This cast will put
on a Cultural Festival at the International Bazaar on Sunday, February
20 starting at 3pm...
(VIDEO) Conch Salad TV features Stephen Burrows: A Portrait
- Feb 16, 2011 - 9:30:30 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - The new Bahamian
website Conch Salad TV (www.conchsaladtv.com) is now featuring a profile of unsung sculptor Stephen Burrows, who created the unique
steel creatures that decorate four different islands of The Bahamas:
Exuma, San Salvador, Abaco and Nassau. Mr. Burrows donated his art to
the country, the only payment he received was in the form of
scholarships for Bahamian students. Although retired from BEC, the
artist hasn’t given up his dreams of creating one more final, giant
Conch Salad TV
provides an online Bahamas video magazine for visitors and Bahamians by
Bahamians. Conch Salad TV will go off the beaten path and dive deep...
(VIDEO) Interview with Bahamas' boxing superstar, Sherman 'Tank' Williams
- Feb 11, 2011 - 5:18:59 PM
Freeport, The Bahamas
- The Bahamas Weekly News Team brings you an enlightening and
informative video interview with Bahamian boxing superstar Sherman
'Tank' Williams during his recent stay in Grand Bahama at Pelican Bay
Fresh off receiving word from the World Boxing Federation that they are making a decision to
declare him the interim champion with a
defense due in six months, Williams told the Nassau Guardian,
“God is good. I received a call from the WBF and they told me it was
decided that I would be made interim champion. I’m waiting on the
“written” communication from them,” said Williams after gave Holyfield
quite a fight over three rounds on January 22 in a West Virginia
ring which ended in a No Contest decision.
(VIDEO) IWFW - Fashion Cares for Haiti: The Relief Benefit Show Pt. 1
- Jan 18, 2011 - 1:28:46 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - With one year past the devastating earthquake in Haiti, The
Bahamas Weekly is proud to present two video segments from Islands of
the World Fashion Week (IWFW) in November 2010 featuring Haitian designers in a segment entitled:
"Fashion Cares for Haiti: The Relief Benefit Show".
In this video you will see the colourful and stunning designs by Haitian
jewelry and accessories
designer, Giovanna Menard, as well as well known Haitian clothing
designer, David Andre.
Both designers provided our news team with a short interview.
(Music VIDEO) The Limbo Song
- Dec 30, 2010 - 7:47:49 AM
Listen to and watch the new video for the international hit song,
"The Limbo Song" by Carter Boy Productions, and produced by Ultimate Dub Lab.
This video was shot on location in Grand Bahama Island in 2007. Featured is the limbo dance, with fire dancers and Cacique Tourism award winner, Anthony "Tony Macaroni" Hanna.
for more information on the CD...
(VIDEO) ICandy Swimwear at Islands Fashion Week 2010
- Dec 26, 2010 - 12:08:24 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Enjoy exciting swimwear fashions from The Bahamas!
The Bahamas Weekly takes you to Islands of the World Fashion Week during Runway 1 for a look at ICandy Swimwear out of The Bahamas.
Designed by world renown fashion designer Margot Ga. ICANDYSwimwear.net
features brilliant, bold, sexy bikinis that will get you noticed. They are well known for their LOVE BAHAMAS LINE of swimsuits.
(VIDEO) Donate to the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Drive
- Dec 17, 2010 - 3:00:53 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Watch a television spot with Bahamian recording artist, Christian Massive on the importance of donating to the annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Drive this holiday season.
Donate today wherever you hear the bells ringing on the streets of The Bahamas.
Christian Massive started back in 1993, and was one of the first gospel reggae artists
on the Caribbean gospel scene. This pioneering group was birthed in the
(VIDEO) Beneath the Blue Bahamas screening in Grand Bahama
- Nov 26, 2010 - 5:03:02 AM
Bahamas - On November 8th, the Grand Bahama Ministry of Tourism in
partnership with the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF)
held the Bahamas premiere of
Beneath the Blue, a film shot entirely on location at Smith Point, Grand Bahama Island.
Bahamas Weekly News Team was on hand to capture interviews with Donna
Mackey, Sr Manager, Bahamas Film Commission; Gregory Von Hausch,
President & CEO of FLIFF;
Leigh Adams, Sr Program Director of FLIFF; Betty Bethel, General
Manager of Business Development, Ministry of Tourism in Grand Bahama;
Leah Eneas, Bahamian actor in the film; and Paul Mockler...
(VIDEO) Paratriathlete Hector Picard participates in the Conchman Triathlon
- Nov 18, 2010 - 9:50:24 PM
Bahama Island - The Bahamas Weekly News Team takes you on location
featuring para triathlete from Florida, Hector Picard at the Pelican Bay
Hotel and to Taino Beach in Grand Bahama where the annual Conchman
Triathlon registration and annual event was taking place on November 6th
In this video Picard explains how he was injured in a work related accident.
He tells how
received 13,000 volts through his body that resulted in the complete
amputation of his right arm and half his left. As well as 2nd and 3rd
degree burns over 40% of his body...
(VIDEO) The Majestic Plastic Bag, and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
- Oct 24, 2010 - 9:30:42 PM
With Coastal Cleanup Day right around the corner on Saturday, September 25th, this video is a perfect reminder of why we need to use less plastic and keep our beaches clean!
Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, this "mockumentary"
video, hammers home the stark reality of California's plastic bag
The "Great Pacific
Garbage Patch" (twice the size of Texas) is a place where millions of tons of
plastic garbage is caught by the currents.
(VIDEO) Bahamas International Cultural Festival 2010
- Oct 22, 2010 - 2:20:56 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - The
15th annual Cultural Festival took place October 16th and 17t at the Botanical Garden in Nassau. The Bahamas Weekly News Team
was on hand to cover the opening festivities on October 16th. We are
pleased to present herewith exciting video footage of the cultural festivities
along with interviews with Hon Brent Symonette, Deputy Prime Minister
and Minister of Foreign Affairs and ICF Chairman Janet Johnson.
throughout the weekend to idyllic weather conditions.The event offered
locals and tourists the opportunity to get a taste of the countries
participating whether it be through food, drink, dance, dress or
products sold from the particular country.
Twenty-six countries were represented
and each of the countries vied for best booth. This year the overall
winner was Cuba...
(VIDEO) Interview with two actors of the soon to be released, "Wind Jammers"
- Oct 21, 2010 - 9:40:48 PM
Bahamas - The Bahamas Weekly News Team takes you to the Nassau Cricket
Club for an interview with two lead actors of the soon to be released
Bahamian family comedy film, "Wind Jammers" directed by Kareem Mortimer
and Ric Von Maur. "Wind Jammers" is an independent film production about an American girl who learns to
sail in the Bahamas but learns much more about herself and the world
this video interview you will hear from actor Craig Pinder who plays
the dastardly, Richard Whitehead. You will then hear from Justice von
Maur who plays the lead roll of Justice Wilson, an American teenager who
moves to The Bahamas...
(VIDEO) Interview with Latin Grammy nominated recording artist, 'Manu'
- Oct 15, 2010 - 12:45:55 PM
Bahama Island - Manu, a Latin singing sensation from Colombia visited
The Bahamas recently to spend some down time with family. He had just
completed work on his new music video which was shot in Miami.
took time out of his vacation to talk to The Bahamas Weekly at
Coral Beach Bar which has one of the best views of the ocean in Grand
Bahama when enjoying evening cocktails and nibbles.
video interview Manu serenades us with a sample of his latest single 'No
Prentendo Ser' and speaks in his mother tongue about the beauty of The
(VIDEO) An inside look at Nygard Cay featuring Peter Nygard
- Oct 12, 2010 - 11:59:58 PM
Nygard Cay, The
Bahamas - The Bahamas Weekly News Team is please to take you on a 2008 Bahamas Destination
exclusive tour at the world famous Nygard Cay residence owned by Canadian fashion tycoon Mr.
Peter Nygard. TBWeekly's Dave Mackey and Robbin Whachell accepted an
invitation to attend the 2008 Bahamas Fashion Week by the event founder,
During that visit the Team was invited to Nygard Cay and given a private tour and held an interview with Peter Nygard
on the very same day he received his Lifetime Achievement Award for his
achievements in fashion at Bahamas Fashion Week. The Nygard Collection
was also featured.
a VIDEO interview with Peter Nygard himself and let us take you on a brief...
(VIDEO) Young Bahamian Film Maker to Begin Production on Seminal Work with "Look Up"
- Oct 7, 2010 - 11:49:01 PM
Atlanta, Georgia – Poverty and homelessness are conditions of every
country in the world; whether rich or poor, according to Kenrick Prince
Andrews, author and director of screenplay entitled
Kenrick Prince Andrews, a citizen
of the Bahamas, gained his first exposure to the film industry at the
tender age of seven, while acting in a Borden Dairy commercial.
From this early exposure to film making, he knew that he would either
be in front of or behind the camera. Before he left the Bahamas
to study abroad, Andrews produced two episodes of the television show
“Teen Scene,” dedicated to showcasing young Bahamian talent.
Since then he has produced award winning short films, documentaries,
concerts and charity events...
(VIDEO) Author Terry McMillan treats Grand Bahama to Exclusive Reading from New Book
- Sep 28, 2010 - 11:02:38 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Terry McMiillan, bestselling author
appeared on Oprah today, September 28th on Oprah's Farewell Season.
Earlier this year on February 13th, 2010 Bestselling author
Terry McMillan treated visitors and Grand Bahamians in attendance at
Island Heartbeats Experience 2010 at Ross University, to an exclusive sneak peek glimpse into her upcoming
Waiting to Exhale".
The all ladies group in attendance got the opportunity to not only mix
and mingle with the famous author, but they also experienced the unique
privilege of being able to listen to Terry as she read an excerpt from her upcoming
sequel to "
Waiting to Exhale"
Getting to Happy".
The Bahamas Weekly News Team was on-hand to provide Video Coverage...
(VIDEO & PHOTOS) Fire at Princess Towers, Grand Bahama Island
- Sep 24, 2010 - 10:04:38 AM
Freeport, Bahamas -
which was at one time
one of the largest resort complexes in Grand Bahama, was the scene of a
fire on Thursday, September 23, 2010.
Shortly after 1pm the fire department was alerted to the unfortunate
incident and they quickly attempted to reach the cause of the billowing
black smoke on the 7th floor of the derelict building. There were no
flames seen from outside of the ten story structure.
The Princess Towers was part of the Royal Oasis development under
Harcourt Developments of Dublin which lasted only a few years and due to
the recession the project was put on hold leaving scores of Bahamians
out of work...
(VIDEO) I wanna go to Famfest soo soo bad! Famfest 2K10 Believe
- Sep 21, 2010 - 6:42:32 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - The Ministry of Youth, Lion of Judah Soundz and 106 FM present FamFEST 2010 under the theme Believe will take place from October 8th to the 10th in Nassau on the grounds of Clifford Park.
Weekend extravaganza featuring Papa San, Marvin Winans Jr, Sherwin Gardner, Kristine Alicia, Positive, Ricardo Clarke, Christian Massive, Reuben Heights, Ryan Jupp, Lyrically Blessed, Mr. Lynx, Najie Dun, Platinum Souljahz, Landlord, DJ Councellor and many more.
Watch a promotional video within starring actor Perron Hall...
(VIDEO) Stunning video footage used in fight to save Bahama's sharks
- Sep 19, 2010 - 2:06:10 PM
The video, posted on YouTube,
portrays Caribbean reef sharks as beautiful, graceful creatures that
comprise a valued centerpiece attraction of island eco-tourism
operations. Romeiro produced the video after learning these same sharks might soon fall victim to large-scale slaughter.
The Bahama Tribune reported recently
that there are no laws to protect sharks from finning operations, and
that at least one seafood company is considering expanding its cucumber
export business on Andros Island to include the export of shark fins to
"All those sharks could be killed," Romeiro complained.