The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture launched the 61st E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival at the National Art Gallery on February 13th. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle officially declared the event open (addressing audience second from right). The festival showcases the talents of Bahamians throughout the archipelago in dance, drama, arts and crafts and music. Adjudications begin in Eleuthera and travels throughout the islands ending in Grand Bahama. Overall winners of the 2019 festival, E. P. Roberts Primary School, dedicated a song to the late E. Clement Bethel during the launch.
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