Plaiting the Maypole
Under the theme “Our Heritage, Our Environment, Our Responsibility” the Eleventh Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival (IRHF) in Green Turtle Cay treated visitors to a bevy of native foods, music, arts and crafts, games and informative talks on May 1 through 3.
At the Festival site visitors, both local and from other countries, were treated to an assortment of arts and crafts from paintings and photographs, to straw-work and quilt work, jewelry and more as local artists displayed their talents. They also enjoyed a variety of Bahamian dishes and treats as large crowds gathered around food booths to get scorch or conch salad, cracked lobster and more. There was also a wide array of ‘sweets’ with cakes, cookies and fudge; enough to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.
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