Solomon’s shoppers encouraged to ‘shake off the pounds’ at free workout sessions

Nassau, Bahamas —Solomon’s customers are signing up to slim down during the brand’s Shake Off The Pounds free fitness series. The program officially launches this Saturday, April 6, with three sessions led by local fitness experts.  On the first Saturdays in April, May and June, shoppers can participate in hour-long workouts to be held in […]

Funds awarded to Junkanoo groups, individual junkanooers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture in conjunction with Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), the National Junkanoo Committee (NJC) and the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) held a press conference at the National Stadium, March 18, to present prize monies for the 2018 Boxing Day and 2019 New Year’s […]

Hundreds cheer Abaco’s 2019 Junior Junkanoo Parade

MARSH HARBOUR, ABACO — Hundreds of residents and tourists converged on Marsh Harbour, Abaco, on February 22, for the 2019 Abaco Junior Junkanoo Parade. Students showcased their cultural talents through music, choreographic dance and visual arts. Fox Town and Crossing Rocks Primary Schools, Patrick J. Bethel High and Grand Cay All Age Schools performed for […]

2019 Junior Junkanoo parade winners announced

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tarpum Bay Primary School rushed its way to a repeat winning performance in the Primary School Division in the 2019 Junior Junkanoo Parade held on Bay Street on January 31. L.W. Young won the Junior High School Division and the Government High School brought the Senior High School Division crown back to New Providence. Eighteen […]

Bahamas ‘Masqueraders’ to put on a show at Junkanoo Carnival

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is just months away, Anthony Knowles, a designer for The Bahamas Masqueraders carnival group projects that they will gain a 33 per cent growth in participants this year. In an interview Tuesday with Eyewitness News Online, Knowles said Bahamas Masqueraders is preparing to have more than 1,600 persons. […]

Junior Junkanoo number picking gears up for parade

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A school student selects ‘Order of Entry’ number for Junior Junkanoo. Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture Deputy Permanent Secretary K. Darron Turnquest; Deputy Director of the Division of Culture Dereka Deleveaux-Grant; and National Coordinator of Junior Junkanoo Henry Higgins joined Junior Junkanoo organizers and stakeholders at the Order of Entry ceremony at […]

Annual Red Cross Ball hailed a success

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Annual Red Cross Ball with its usual sparkle took place at Baha Mar on Saturday evening, attended by Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling; Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and Mrs. Minnis; and Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Frankie Campbell and Mrs. Campbell; and other dignitaries. Nancy Kelly was […]

Ferguson predicts a smooth New Year’s Day parade

Tickets still on sale today until parade begins   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With less than 24 hours before the kick-off of the New Year’s Day Junkanoo parade, president of the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP), Silbert Ferguson, on Sunday assured that the challenges groups faced on Boxing Day, which resulted in lengthy delays, have […]

Bahamas – US Dance Immersion Camp

Summertime yields many opportunities for parents to enroll their children into summer programs and American Dance company, Prospect Lefferts Gardens Dance Academy have done just thanks to partnering with local dance schools for an immersion programme set for July 16 – 20. Local dance schools collaborating with Prospect Lefferts Gardens include Soulful Feet Dance Academy, Passionate […]