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News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
Abaco (Bahamas) Calendar of Events for 2014 - Aug 17, 2014 - 6:29:26 PM

The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present the 2014 Calendar of Events for the Abacos courtesy of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Office, Abaco.

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.

Events Calendars : Special Events
Grand Bahama Stem Cell Conference to Bring Global Experts Together - Jan 5, 2013 - 4:47:42 PM

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The International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) has announced its Global Conference to be held at the Grand Lucayan Resort in Freeport, Grand Bahama, February 19-22, 2014. The conference, titled “ Bridging the Gap: Research to Point of Care,” brings together medical scientists, clinicians, regulatory experts, and investors to discuss topics ranging from progress in the field of research, clinical protocols, and the process of responsibly bringing to market promising therapies to fight chronic disease.

“Prospective investors interested in this field of medicine now have an opportunity to meet and hear from many of the foremost authorities in the world and understand the many commercial opportunities that are now available to them,” said Douglas Hammond, president of STEMSO...

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)....
Events Calendars : Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama Events Calendar - Aug 20, 2014 - 9:30:38 AM


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Events Calendars : New Providence
New Providence Events Calendar - Aug 13, 2014 - 9:00:40 PM


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Events Calendars : Family Island Events Calendar
Family Islands Events Calendar - Aug 1, 2014 - 3:35:38 PM


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Community : Grand Bahama
2014 Miss Grand Bahama Pageant Finale this Sunday - Jul 25, 2014 - 10:38:47 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas -
With the mission of transforming “our young women into true ambassadors for our country," The Miss Grand Bahama Organization is dedicated to grooming young women of Grand Bahama into purpose-driven, community-minded, beautiful young ladies.

"Our new queen should be a young lady who is very mature, intelligent, confident,  and someone who is  easy to work with, and shows gratitude. Most importantly one who wants to give back to the her  community,” said Glenn Davis, Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization Director. "We also want our contestants to enjoy and grow through this experience."
Sports
Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival is UNDERWAY - Jul 19, 2014 - 10:52:58 AM

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The Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival takes place at Taino Beach on July 18th and 19th. 

Under the leadership of committee chairman, and new Freeport City Council Chairman,  Chervita Campbell, the team is determined to make this year's Regatta the best ever, and the entire Grand Bahama community is encouraged to get involved and support the continuance of a sloop sailing regatta for the island. 

While sailing and racing is going on at sea, Taino Beach park will be buzzing with activity. The Heritage Committee is busy planning to ensure that there will be ample native food, entertainment, and activities such as plaiting the maypole, etc., as well as arts and crafts on display... 
Events Calendars : Special Events
Upcoming Events for Miss Teen Bahamas International 2014 - May 8, 2014 - 2:04:34 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - This years' Miss Teen Bahamas International  held their contestant debut during a white party on April 11th, and one of these lovely young women will be crowned on....

Miss Teen Bahamas International MTBI 2014 Calender of Events :

May 10th - Contestants Motorcade
starts: 2pm at Arawak Cay. Competition starts 5pm at Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza.Tickets: $10

May 17th - Fashion Couture & Supermodel Competition starts 8pm at the
Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza. Tickets: $25...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
1st Annual Grand Bahama Band Festival takes place Saturday! - Apr 5, 2014 - 12:16:59 PM

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DOWNTOWN, Freeport GBI- This Saturday, April 5th, 2014 beginning at 3pm West Pioneers Way, Downtown Freeport will sound off with the First Annual Grand Bahama Band Festival.

This musical extravaganza will feature local and national bands, high schools and community organizations including but not limited to: Bahamas Brass Band, Legends Marching Band, Pioneers Marching Band, Pathfinders Marching Band, Shiloh Eagles Band, BMES Rake n' Scrape and Pop Bands, and many more. There will also be a special guest appearance by the Fort Myers Marching Band out of South Florida...
Events Calendars : New Providence
Baha Mar Outlines Environmental Commitment in New Book - Mar 18, 2014 - 3:47:36 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas – The natural beauty of The Bahamas is a major attraction for tourists and part of the quality of life in The Bahamas. As an important partner in the tourism industry and a part of the local community, environmental awareness has been a central concept of Baha Mar. The company has outlined its environmentally conscious business practices in a recently published booklet, ‘Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability’. The booklet shares current environmental practices such as re-nourishing Cable Beach and taking steps to increase the marine life near the shoreline as well as future plans such as a ‘Farm Fresh Initiative’ to purchase local and sustainable food for the resort. Baha Mar will also use state-of-the-art technology such as smart thermostats and LED lighting to reduce waste and to efficiently use energy, water and other natural resources...
Events Calendars : Special Events
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,
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...
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