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…
Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius November 26, 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has arrived in the Republic of Mauritius for the 13th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage which began today (Monday, 26…
Abu Dhabi, November 24, 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Minister of Culture for the United Arab Emirates, Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi. Minister Grange signed the MOU on the margins of the UAE-Caribbean…
STATEMENT TO THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT By the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport The Honourable Olivia Grange, CD, MP Tuesday, 23 October 2018 Mr Speaker, 153 years ago, on this date — October 23, 1865 — George William Gordon, member of the House of Assembly and the man…
Paris, 11 October 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has accepted the prestigious UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education which has been awarded to the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation. The prize is given annually to individuals, institutions non-governmental organisations and…
Kingston, 10 October 2018 – Staff members and community volunteers at Abeng Radio 88.7 FM in Accompong, St Elizabeth are to benefit from a three-day training workshop from October 11-13. The workshop, sponsored by UNESCO and the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO — an agency of the Ministry of Culture,…
Kingston, 5 October 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is now in Paris, France attending the 205th session of the UNESCO Executive Board. Minister Grange was elected earlier this year to the powerful Executive Board which focuses on the development of policies…
Kingston, 2 October 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has welcomed the designation by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust of the Blue Lagoon in Portland as a National Monument. The Jamaica National Heritage Trust — an agency of the Ministry of Culture,…

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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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