Kingston, March 12 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says Kingston is among the first group of cities selected by UNESCO to participate in its community based Inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in urban contexts pilot project. "The fact that Jamaica and Kingston …
Kingston 15 February 2019 – The Minister of State, the Honourable Alando has been transferred to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. The transfer, announced by the Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, became effective on Thursday, 14 February 2019. Minister Terrelonge said he enjoyed his time at…
Kingston, 12 February 2019 – As part of its ongoing programme of support to the development of local community radio, the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO (an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport) and the UNESCO Caribbean Office recently sponsored a 3-day training workshop for volunteers…
Kingston 27 January 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says Jamaica endorses the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019”. The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” is an initiative of the Government of the Republic of Ghana which is intended to encourage people of…
Kingston, January 7, 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says her Ministry has begun promotion of the National Calendar of Festivals. Minister Grange was speaking at the celebration of the 281st signing of the Treaty with the British and the birthday of…
Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius November 29, 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the admission of Reggae music to UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is a tribute to the Jamaican people and to all those who…
Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius November 29, 2018 – Reggae music, the uniquely Jamaican creation, has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The decision was made at the 13th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage…
Kingston, November 28, 2018 (JIS): The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has committed $1.25 million to Kingston Creative – an organisation that plans to establish an art district in downtown Kingston. State Minister, Hon. Alando Terrelonge made the announcement at the launch of the entity’s ‘First 50 Impact…
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