Bahamas Honours Junkanoo Legends

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - December 14, 2011

Background, from left: Philip Cooper, chairman; Minister Charles Maynard; Deputy to the Governor General, Frank Watson; Linda Moxey-Brown, Director of Culture; and Silbert Ferguson. Standing left to right: Eddison Dames, Colon Curry, Theopilus Ferguson, Kevin Rahming, Wellington Moultrie, and a family member for Kenneth Fox. (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Bahamas inducted six veteran Junkanoo performers into the National Junkanoo Legends Circle yesterday, a high honour for a quintessentially Bahamian art form.

The six inductees were Eddison Darnes, Colon Curry, Theopilus Ferguson, Kevin Rahming, Wellington Moultrie and Kenneth Fox.

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