The Jamaican Government will salute the Rio Olympic delegation with a three-day programme of celebratory activities designed to honour their achievements and demonstrate national pride in their performances. The events will be held over the Heroes Weekend, October 14-16.

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Honourable Olivia Grange has congratulated Freddie McGregor on his nomination for the ‘Guachupé de Oro’ award in Colombia saying, that “he truly embodies what the award is all about.”

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has commended Chris Gayle on the publication of his biography and urged more Jamaicans to document their history.

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has lauded the work being done by the Guardian Group through its Keep It Alive 5K Night Runs.

The Honourable Olivia Grange has announced that the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport in partnership with the family of the late Prince Buster, will host a special tribute to the legendary Ska icon at the Institute of Jamaica Auditorium on Saturday, September 24, 2015, beginning at 4 pm.

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has congratulated Dana-Gaye Weller on her “outstanding performance” at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO has secured close to J$10 million to fund development projects in the areas of Culture, Gender, Youth and Science.

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Honourable Olivia Grange, says she is confident that the Usain Bolt Tracks and Records franchise will make significant contributions to the promotion of Jamaica’s sport, music and cuisine. 

The St. Catherine Parish Council was today (Thursday) named winner of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) Spirit of Independence Competition in the category best decorated parish/town square.

The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, through its agency, the National Gallery of Jamaica, will be moving to implement strategic programmes to encourage and facilitate the development of art to improve the quality of life for all Jamaicans.

MCGES

We place people at the heart of everything we do.

We believe that culture is the great equaliser and transformer that makes ordinary men and women great.

We believe that gender equality is essential in a modern society.

We believe that an entertained person is a happy person and happy persons make happy societies.

We believe that physical activity enhances lives and sport is the medicine that heals and corrects.

Olivia Grange

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