Friday, March 6, 2020, Dyson Knight brought out all the Bahamian superstars for his annual DK Nation event. This year DK Nation took to the water with “Ocean” on the Blackbread Pirate Ship. The event was authentically Bahamian with a hint of Caribbean spice. Guest artists included Rik Carey, Bodine, Patrice Murrell, Julien Believe, The Knight (Wendi & Dyson Knight), adopted Bahamian – Benje from Saint Lucia & special guest artist Scourge from The Virgin Islands. This year was a complete success with great energy from beginning to end.
It’s a leap year. That means we have an extra day in the year to enjoy the beauty of life. Bahamas Carnival is currently in full force. Here is a visual recap of the weekend starting with Reckless Pirates Costume Launch of Forbidden Secrets Fri. Feb. 27, K.O Productions 4th annual Mardi Gras held at Club Waterloo & Return Fete hosted by King Alpha Sounds.
While I am a little reluctant to talk write about my experience at the Costume Lanch I feel compelled as a journalist to share the experience. I mean it is no secret
When it’s showtime, it’s showtime! Euphoria Madness released
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Registration is now open. $25 sign up fee or start paying on your costume. Email: JunjamooFreaksBahamas@gmail.com Phone:242.432.5523
With the costumes, dance, and music inspired by a different theme each time, preparations for the Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and summertime Junkanoo literally take months and bring together men and women from all different walks of life.
Junkanoo evolved from the days of slavery. Loyalists who migrated to The Bahamas in the late 18th Century brought their African slaves with them. The slaves were given three days off during the Christmas season, which they used to celebrate by singing and dancing in colorful masks, travelling from house to house, often on stilts. Junkanoo nearly vanished after slavery was