The Second Annual Summer Goombay Festival came to a close on Saturday, August 20, and was dubbed by Director of Tourism for Grand Bahama, Betty Bethel -- “a success.”
News category: Junkanoo Summer Festival
Just one week after the grand finale of Goombay Summer Festival in Freeport, the Ministry of Tourism launched its Junkanoo Summer Festival in West Grand Bahama.
Coming off of the heels of Goombay Summer in July, the Ministry of Tourism will shift into gear for the launch of the highly anticipated Junkanoo Summer Festival in August.
As the One Family Junknaoo group paraded down the Western Esplanade Saturday night, an unlikely celebrity joined in, Bahamian basketball sensation Chavano “Buddy” Hield.
A thrilling battle between the choreograph dancers from the major Junkanoo groups and a face-off between the Royal Bahamas Police and Defence Force bands drew hundreds of spectators to Arawak Cay over the weekend for the second week of Junkanoo Summer Festival.
After an exciting weekend of Bahamas Independence Celebrations, the Ministry of Tourism plans to keep the Bahamian culture rolling straight through the month of July.
The Ministry of Tourism's 2016 Summer Festival season opens with exciting Junkanoo Summer Festival kickoff weekend.
A and B Junkanoo groups prepare to go head to head in the music category at this year's Junkanoo Summer Fesival.
Officials prepare Arawak Cay for Junkanoo Summer Festival opening night.