Bahamas to host first international dance council

Hundreds of dancers – professional and novice alike – will converge next April for the International Dance Council’s first appearance in The Bahamas. The umbrella organisation for all forms of dance boasts a membership of more than 1,000 and represents 202 countries with The Bahamas as its newest addition. The conference is expected to welcome over 800 participants […]

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Road to the Crown | 10 compete in Miss World Bahamas National Costume Competition

Beauty meets creativity in the 2018 Miss World Bahamas National Costume Competition  Contestants in the 2018 Miss World Bahamas competition recently competed in the National Costume Competition at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel. Miss World UB, Miss World Ragged Island and Miss World Long Island, placed in the top three. The winner will be announced […]

CARNIVAL 2018 recap: Which band are you with? Carnival groups talk preparing for the road

Bahamas Carnival – an expensive fete with groups investing hundreds and thousands of dollars to produce different packages for the road – continues today with more performances and the highly anticipate Road Fever march, which kicks off this afternoon. Now in its fourth year, Bahamas Carnival’s is growing in popularity and is seemingly gaining a […]

Toddlers parade through the streets

Epitomizing the 2018 theme, “Let the Children Play,” some danced, sang and clapped as they participated in this year’s Costume Parade. Toddlers and teachers representing twenty-two government pre-schools lined the streets and paraded from Augusta Street to Arawak Cay culminating activities in recognition of Pre-School Week, Thursday, April 19. Clad in uniforms which identified their schools, the […]

T.G. Glover students celebrate Commonwealth Day

Students of T.G. Glover Primary school dressed on Monday in cultural attire to celebrate the many differences of the countries in the British Commonwealth, in observance of Commonwealth Day. Representing neighbouring Caribbean countries including Barbados, Jamaica and St. Kitts and Nevis, students performed a fashion show and paraded dozens of member flags in front of […]

Pintard discusses initiatives for promotion and preservation of culture

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Michael Pintard recently met with the Cultural Affairs Division and discussed present and future initiatives for the promotion and preservation of culture in The Bahamas. Among those present were representatives of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, the National Dance School of […]