The National Christmas Tree Lighting was held this week. The Christmas Tree is stationed on Bay Street near Parliament Square.

The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Mario Bowleg was on hand at the event and gave remarks. “During this holiday season we reflect on our blessing and values that unit us as one. and we celebrate with the lighting of our national Christmas tree which has become a traditional symbol of hope, resilience and love. The Bahamas is a nation full of talented, hardworking and creative people. Our culture is the interwoven fabric of out lives and our tradition makes us uniquely who we are. The past three years have challenged Bahamians to be thrifty, resourceful, innovative and united.”