How It Works

The Renaissance Man

There are new sounds emanating from the world of Bahamian music. Traditional ‘Rake N Scrape’ rhythms created by goatskin drums, produce the Goombay and Junkanoo beats that form the foundation of the genre. When this rhythm is interwoven with sounds of a scraping saw and concertina, the end result is the most integral part of…

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Bahamas: The Great Diversity

Located in the Western Atlantic Ocean, approximately 50 miles east of Florida is an archipelago of 700 islands and over 2000 rocks and cays. With a total area (land and sea) of over 100,000 square miles and the estimated land area being only about 5,400 square miles, this archipelago is known as the Islands of…

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Magnola’s Designs

“I love what I do! I use natural resources to create streams of income for myself.” Orelia Bowe, Owner of Magnola’s Designs, is a handbag designer and craft specialist based in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Her product line includes intricately designed straw bags, picture frames and dolls all handcrafted and constructed with indigenous materials such as…

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