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Royals Treated to Cultural Explosion



NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following their visit to Sybil Strachan Primary School, the Royal couple made their way downtown to attend two special events, including a cultural display.

Scores of royal-watchers braved heavy downpours of rain for a glimpse of the Royal couple.

Jasmin Brown was there as it unfolded.

The Junkanoo rush out was the grand finale for the ‘taste of the Bahamas cultural event that took over Parliament Square this afternoon.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were accompanied by Prime Minister Philip Davis and his wife Ann Marie as they all got a firsthand view of the junkanoo parade.

A pre-show for the event also featured music and performances from the Urban Renewal band, and Royal Bahamas Police and Defence Force Bands.

There to watch it all was scores of eager on lookers including Bernadette Rolle-Major, who says she was one of the first to arrive this morning.

Rolle-Major was not the only fan of the Royals, who braved heavy rain to see the Royal couple in person.

The crowd also included dozens of visitors including these cruise ship passengers from Illinois, who say they couldn’t believe their luck when they learned the Royal couple was in town.

Before this morning’s cultural event the Royals attended a ceremony at the garden of remembrance where they met with healthcare workers who have been on the frontlines of the fight against COVID.