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Atlanta confirmed as first international stop for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival (Atlanta, Georgia)… Atlanta will be the first North American city to feel the spirit of Junkanoo Carnival when The Commonwealth of The Bahamas presents its latest cultural enterprise abroad. Cultural Affairs Attache`, Robert Pinder confirmed that the team at the Bahamas Consul General’s Office in Atlanta is working to ensure attendees at the Atlanta launch set for October 8, 2014, receive a “taste of The Bahamas” for a few days. Enough of a taste, he hopes, will prompt them toRead More
MIKE DOBSON PRESENTS Shebada brings Jamaican Play to Atlanta August 16 to the Georgia Tech Ferst Center Theater Atlanta has always been a destination for Jamaican plays, ever since the Caribbean population in Atlanta started to grow in leaps and bounds since the 1980’s. With a population of roughly 200,000 persons. And of that 200,000 a big chunk is Jamaican, so it makes sense that another Jamaican play should be brought to Atlanta. This play is “Clash” starring Keith “Shebada’ Ramsay, simply know as Shebada. Shebada is one of theRead More
Atlanta: Two reggae stalwarts, Freddie McGregor and Marcia Griffiths will headline the Island Blend produced “Valentines Affair” on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at The Atrium in Atlanta. Cultural singer Everton Blender and balladeer Mikey Spice are also confirmed to perform. All acts will be backed by the Big Ship Band. McGregor has had a successful career that spans ska, rocksteady, roots reggae to lovers rock, dancehall, ragga, and dub. Known worldwide for his riveting reggae ballads, the veteran crooner scored arguable his biggest hit single in the 80’s with “BigRead More
(Atlanta, Georgia)… In an effort to lure Bahamians back home to render their skills in the tourism and business sector, Baha Mar and the Bahamas Consulate Office of Atlanta are teaming up to host a Discovery Day Mixer in the city. The event, set for October 11 from 6 – 9p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on 265 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, will target Bahamian professionals, students, and more. According to Bahamas Consul General Randy Rolle, this direct approach will assist in combating what many have deemed a ‘brain drain’Read More