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The cultural life of the Bahamas reflects the origins of the country's population. African elements are mixed with European.

Particularly famous are the festivals held on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. People gather in the streets for hundreds of years to sing, dance and play music, often with African rhythms. Goombay is a music style reminiscent of calypso and originated in the Bahamas. Both the drum used and the dance to the music are also called goombay.

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It is also common with soca, reggae, rap and hip hop.

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