JUNKANOO SUMMER FESTIVAL is back, big and good

Nassau, Bahamas, June 20, 2022 – After a two-year pandemic suspension, the Ministry of Tourism, Investment and Aviation (MOTIA) is back with the largest signature in collaboration with New Providence’s John Canoe Corporation (JCNP). rice field. Cultural Event — John Canoe Summer Festival.

The popular summer festival will take place on Saturday, July 4th (July 2, 16, 23, 30) at Arawak Kay, directly opposite Fish Fry, from 12:00 pm to midnight. Previous. Due to Independence Day, there will be no pure canoe summer festival on July 9th.

Regarding the upcoming festival, MOTIA Event Management Director Charity Ambrister said: The ministry is pleased to work with JCNP to revive the Junkanoo Summer Festival so that both locals and guests can enjoy the entire Bahamas experience. “

Locals and visitors can experience and discover the Bahamas’ culture and heritage in a safe and enjoyable environment. At the festival venue, there will be a booth displaying genuine Bahamas products. Cultural demonstrations, Junkanoo Museum; bread baked in a rock oven, etc. For those who like food and drink, there are over 24 vendors to choose from a variety of local dishes and drinks. For the first time, Sip and Paste will be part of a heritage experience that gives festival attendees the chance to decorate their Junkanoo costumes for a fee of $ 50.

Dion Miller, Executive Chairman of John Canoe Corporation in New Providence, said: “Led by the pulsating sound of Junkanoo, the festival’s entertainment introduces A-listed Bahamian performing artists.”

Festival attendees can enjoy music and games all day long, including heritage contests, cooking and mixology contests. There is also a hot kids heritage corner. One Family, Genesis, Saxons, Roots and Valley Boys from the Junkanoo A category group will ignite the spirit of festival attendees with colorful and lively performances on the grounds of Arawak Kay every Saturday.
Following the rush out, entertainment is high with a stunning lineup of top domestic musicians such as Scorch Conch, Darism Band, Shadow Band, Qpid, Nishie LS, Russie Do Boys, Soulful Gruber, Shad Collie, VIP and more. Continued with energy performance, Shine, Fanshawn, Blaudy, The Falcons, Visage, Spank band, Dyson Knight, Veronica Bishop, Funky D, Ambassah Band, Synergy Band, Sweet Emily, Higher Level Band, Rik Carey, Lady E, D ‘Mac etc. Celebrate the Bahamian culture throughout July. Admission is free.

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