Kingston, 24 July 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement at the passing of Hugh Nash, the former Chairman and Executive Director of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission. Minister’s Statement “I am deeply saddened at the news of…
Kingston, 23 July 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says Independence celebrations this year will be held under the theme, ‘Jamaica 59: Come Mek We Celebrate Online’. “The restrictions of covid-19 limit what we can do and limit our gatherings, but we…
Kingston, 8 July 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced major changes to the gospel song component of the annual Jamaica Festival. “Whereas in the past it was the Jamaica Gospel Song competition, this year it is the Jamaica Gospel Star…
Kingston, 7 July 2021 – The songs vying to become the Jamaica Festival Song for 2021 are now available for download and streaming on the major music streaming services including Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Pandora and Spotify. The album — Jamaica Festival 2021 Song Competition — with the 12…
Kingston, 10 June 21 (JIS) - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the special support package for members of the entertainment, culture and creative industries has now been increased to $50 million. A sum of $40 million had previously been promised, but due…
Kingston, 14 May 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, and the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, will address jointly an international webinar to mark Africa Day…
Kingston, 6 May 2021 (JIS) - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says no National Labour Day project will be held this year. She said that Jamaicans are being encouraged to labour at home, adding that the theme for Workers’ Week and National Labour…
Kingston, 21 April 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has joined the celebration of Groundation Day which commemorates the 1966 visit to Jamaica of Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia. In her message, Minister Grange said:“That April 21 was an unforgettable day…
Kingston, 2 April 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said that she is pleased that the Rastafari Coral Gardens Elders Home, established at Norwood in St James with funds provided by her Ministry, is now operational. Minister Grange spoke at the…
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Minister's charge

I remain hopeful because of the giftedness of the Jamaican people; their warmth and creativity; their dynamism and indomitable spirit that have resulted in excellence in all sectors.

It is by tapping into the gifts and awakening the spirit of the Jamaican people that we will, by God’s grace, re-group, re-engineer and re-open to a brighter future with Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport.

Olivia Grange

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