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(Video) Economic opportunities of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival for Grand Bahama Island
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Mar 20, 2015 - 4:40:50 PM

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Freeport, The Bahamas - The Bahamas Weekly's news team attended a press conference on March 20th at the Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival Committee headquarters in Freeport, where with Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville and Minster of Foreign Affairs, Fred Mitchell provided information on the progress being made building up to the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival launch to be held on the island April 17th and 18th.

Also present at the conference was the Hon. Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs. "The Prime Minister wanted to find a way for our culture to become economically self-sustaining, and this is an effort toward that," said Mitchell in reference to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival. The main event will take place in the capital May 7th through 9th.

Bahamas National Festival Commission consultant Ginger Moxey had days earlier discussed the economic opportunities and benefits of the event for Grand Bahama Island.

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