Kingston, 27 March 2020 – “Nobody could write songs like him,” said the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, as she reflected on the life of the Jamaican Reggae icon, Bob Andy. Andy, who was born Keith Anderson, passed away this morning. Minister Grange said:“I…
Kingston, 21 March 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement: Minister’s Statement “Our government’s decision to close our air and sea ports to incoming people traffic as of tonight is a necessary measure to help contain the spread…
Kingston, 27 February 2020 - (JIS) Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has hailed the nation’s music stalwarts for carving out a space for Jamaica’s indigenous art form on the international stage. Citing several vintage and contemporary artistes, she said that “these icons are ordinary…
Kingston, 7 February 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has congratulated the Reggae legend, Toots Hibbert, who has donated a guitar the Jamaica Music Museum. Presenting the guitar to Minister Grange, Toots said it was “one of the first guitars that I…
Kingston, 5 February 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, wants the presentation of the award for Best Reggae Album to become part of the main show at the Grammy Awards. The winner of the Reggae Grammy is usually announced before the live…
Kingston, 4 February 2020 – The Jamaica Jamaica! exhibition — which tells the story of the island’s music; and has been seen by thousands of people in France and Brazil — is finally on show in the birthplace of Reggae music. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the…
Kingston, 3 February 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has welcomed home the Jamaican Grammy-winning artiste, Koffee. Minister Grange met the artiste at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on Monday (today). It was the singer’s first time returning to Jamaica…
Kingston, 26 January 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has congratulated the Jamaican singer, Koffee, on winning the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album this evening in Los Angeles, California. Minister Grange said: “Koffee is an outstanding Ambassador of the Reggae music…
Kingston, 10 January 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has described the new Reggae Month App as a “game changer as the government intensifies efforts to promote Jamaica’s music to the peoples of the world.” The App, commissioned by the Reggae Month…
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