The Culture of the Bahamas

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. Other Caribbean such as calypso, Trinidadian soca, and Jamaican reggae are also popular.

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