The Bahamas Independence committee spearheaded by Bahamas Deputy Consul General Sandra Carey, is comprised of a selection of staff members of The Bahamas Consulate, The Bahamas Tourist Office, Bahamasair and local Bahamians in the South Florida community representing the leadership of churches, businesses and organizations.
“Grand Bahama Youth Chorale” Featured Event for S. FL Bahamas Independence Celebrations
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, June 3, 2015 – The Grand Bahama Youth Chorale, will be the featured performers at a special 2015 Bahamas Independence Celebration Concert, July 16th at the Lehman Theatre, Miami Dade College, North Campus. The Bahamas Consulate General, Florida, is hosting the event.
The Concert is expected to be a highlight of the South Florida celebrations of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas 42nd Anniversary of Independence. Guests in attendance will include members of Florida’s Consular Corps as well as South Florida’s key influencers in the political and business arenas with Bahamians and friends of The Bahamas from all walks of life.
Deputy Consul General for The islands Of The Bahamas, Sandra Carey, is once again spearheading the committee of Bahamian leaders in the South Florida area who are organizing local events in celebration of the country’s July 10th, anniversary of Independence. The group includes a selection of Florida based staff members of the Consulate, The Bahamas Tourist Office, and Bahamasair, along with local Bahamian leaders of churches, businesses and organizations in South Florida.
The Bahamas Independence Anniversary is during the month of July, however, Bahamians based in South Florida will get to jump start the celebrations, jumping to the music of Junkanoo on weekends in the month of June. Each Friday night in June, a Junkanoo band is set to perform at a local Bahamian Restaurant providing S. Florida Bahamians an opportunity to enjoy multiple facets of their culture, in the food, the music and art.
Once again, the National Association of Bahamians (NAB) will host their Annual Scholarship Fundraising Ball as a part of the celebratory events. This year’s black tie event will take place on August 1st at the Miami Springs Country Club.
Below is a listing of the events and for further information contact The Bahamas Consulate, Miami Florida, 305-373-6295.
June 5, 19 Junkanoo In June Bahamian Connection Restaurant
4400 NW 2nd Avenue Miami, Fl 33127
7:00pm - Until
June 12th, 26th Junkanoo In June: Conch Heaven Restaurant
11275 NW 27th Avenue Miami, Fl 33167
7:00pm - Until
July 5th The Bahamas Independence Ecumenical Service,
St Matthew’s Episcopal Church
404 SW 3rd Street, Delray Beach, Fl 33444
July 11th The City of West Park Goombay Family Fun Day
McTyre Park & Recreations
3501 SW 56th Avenue West Park, Fl 33023
July 17th The Bahamas Tourism/Consulate General, Miami
Independence Golf Tournament
Bonaventure Golf & Country Club
July 16th The Bahamas Consulate General, Miami,
Featuring the “Grand Bahama Youth Chorale”
The Lehman Theatre
Miami Dade College, North Campus
11380 N.W. 27th Avenue, Miami FL 33167
July 19th The Bahamas Consulate General
Independence Ecumenical Service
St Agnes Episcopal Church
1750 NW 3rd Ave Miami, Fl 33136
July 26th The Bahamas Consulate General, Miami
Annual Family & Friends Picnic
Historic Virginia Key Beach Park Trust
4020 Virginia Beach Dr. Miami Fl 33149
12:00 noon - 6:00pm
August 1st National Association of Bahamians Black Tie Gala
Miami Springs Country Club
650 Curtiss Pkwy, Miami Springs, Fl 33166
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism