The Bahamas – Culture

The Bahamas has a distinct culture that has developed over generations. It is Influenced by a mix of primarily African, European, and American cultures. Music is a key part of Bahamian culture. The Bahamas has three indigenous forms of music and dance: Goombay, Rake ‘n’ scrape, and Junkanoo. The other Caribbean such as calypso, Trinidadian soca, and Jamaican reggae is also popular. Visual art is also important in The Bahamas, The most popular forms of visual art are straw weaving, canvas art, and coral and atone art. The primary religion in The Bahamas is Christianity, with the population being 95% Christian. Bahamians are known for being easy-going, friendly, and hospitable.

The picture is a picture of Junkanoo, a Bahamian parade with music, dance, and costumes held on Boxing Day.


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