As a part of their ongoing efforts in Film Development, the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, in conjunction with the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF), and the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board, is pleased to announce "FLIFF On-Location: Grand Bahama Island." FLIFF, now in its 26th year will take place October 21-November 11, 2011. However, for the first time, the festival will feature an offshore component, 'FLIFF On-Location', here on Grand Bahama Island, October 27-30, 2011.
This inaugural staging of ‘FLIFF On-Location: Grand Bahama Island’, will be hosted at the brand new, state of the art Canal House at Pelican Bay Hotel. The Festival will feature a wonderful array of programs and events, including:
· Movies made in The Bahamas
· Underwater Cinematography Workshop by award-winning cinematographer Paul
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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - The Swedish National Handball Team has chosen Pelican Bay at Lucaya, Grand Bahama, as the destination for a training camp from June 13-18, a first for the island. The 40-strong team will combine a series of hard workouts and weight training in the gym under the leadership of Coach Errol Bodie while also taking the opportunity to tour Grand Bahama and experience what it offers.Team Handball is a major well-known sport in Europe, but relatively small in North America. After Soccer, it is the biggest team sport in Europe, ahead of both ice hockey and basketball.
An indoor seven-a-side sport, it is a cross between lacrosse and basketball. It has been an Olympic sport since 1972. After the team's stay on the island, members will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for matches against the Puerto Rican Handball National Team. Sweden is host of the 2011 World