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E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Opens

NASSAU, The Bahamas  — The E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival has officially opened. Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture, the Hon. Mario Bowleg, made the announcement during a soft opening and awards ceremony held on February 20, 2023 at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas on West Hill Street.  Minister Bowleg congratulated the recipients of the 2022 awards, who included BIS photojournalist, Eric Rose and his son, Antonio, for their efforts. The awardees were recognized for their skills and talents including a cross-section of genres including: musical instruments, voice, visual arts, dance and poetry among others.   “At the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, we are proud to display our culture,” he said. “The pandemic taught us...