By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Hundreds of locals and tourists came out to Port Lucaya Marketplace to enjoy the ”Bahamian Diva Kalik Independence Concert” on July 10th. The event was in support of the Bahamas’ 37th Independence.
On stage were performances by the Deep South Island Boyz, the Port Lucaya Dancers, the XXtra Band from Nassau, Sonovia Pierre, Nita, Veronica Bishop, Simply the Best, Trez & Da Juice and Raquel Oliver. The night culminated in a fireworks display by Brad Bethel and a Junkanoo rush.
Locals, many dressed in their country colours along with tourist enjoyed the show or danced in front of the stage. Kalik representatives handed out Kalik gift items to persons enjoying their product at the surrounding bars of Port Lucaya Marketplace.
Attending the event along with their families was the Minister for Housing and MP for the High Rock Constituency, the Hon A Kenneth Russell ; Kwasi Thompson, Member of Parliament for Pineridge; Ginger Moxey; Vice President , Grand Bahama Port Authority; Don Cornish, administrator, Office of the Prime Minister; and many others.