Junior Junkanoo Number Picking Gears Up for Parade


A school student selects ‘Order of Entry’ number for Junior Junkanoo — Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture Deputy Permanent Secretary K. Darron Turnquest; Deputy Director of the Division of Culture Dereka Deleveaux-Grant; and National Coordinator of Junior Junkanoo Henry Higgins joined Junior Junkanoo organizers and stakeholders at the Order of Entry or “Number Picking” ceremony, at Esso Gas Station South Beach, on January 24, 2019.  Also present and taking part in the event were General Manager of Sol Petroleum, Ltd., Keith Glinton and Sol Petroleum representatives; Esso on the Run South Beach owner Greg Burrows; National Junkanoo Committee Co-Chairs Kishlane O’Brien and Dr. Dwight Marshall; Percy “Vola” Francis; other government officials, Ministry staff members and special guests.  The parade is slated for January 31, 2019 at 6 p.m. through downtown Nassau. 

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