CHICAGO, Illinois – Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago Michael C. Fountain (second from right in back row) attended the 23rd Annual Caribbean International Festival of Life with visiting and local Bahamians on July 4, 2015.

As a contributing sponsor, the Bahamas Consulate Chicago was asked to participate in the event’s Carnival of Nations, where Honorary Consul Fountain gave remarks regarding the celebration of Bahamian Independence and asked local Bahamians to register with his office.

The Caribbean International Festival of Life was founded as a vehicle to bring nations together promoting arts and humanities as well as providing a platform for people of the United States, Caribbean and Africa to connect through music, arts and crafts, clothing, traditional food and cultural exchange.