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BCB and BIS hold ‘National Pride Day’ Flag Raising Ceremony, as Independence Celebrations Begin

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Marking the start of the country’s 49th Independence Anniversary celebrations, the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (BCB) and Bahamas Information Services (BIS) held a ‘National Pride Day’ Flag Raising Ceremony at the corporation’s entrance, July 1, 2022.   Flag raising ceremonies were held at government offices across the nation today to launch Independence celebrations that will take place throughout the month of July, to the theme ‘Proud to be Bahamian.’ Staff of the Broadcasting Corporation and Bahamas Information Services joined their executive teams in the observance, as congratulations on the 49th Anniversary were extended on behalf of the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Philip Davis and Mini...

49th Independence Anniversary Celebrations Kick Off with National Pride Day

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Under the theme: “Proud to Be Bahamian”, the National Independence Secretariat is set to kick off the 49th Independence Celebrations on Friday, July 1, 2022. In its efforts to promote pride and unity throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Secretariat is encouraging a National Flag Raising Ceremony be held at all Government, and private corporate offices. This ceremony should be staged at 9am on the Friday, simultaneously. Bahamians are urged to wear the national colours of aquamarine, gold and black and assemble together as the National Flag is being hoisted and to sing the National Anthem, followed by a prayer. The Secretariat is also encouraging participants to capture the event in photos and or videos, for posting on social media platforms, and inclu...