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 8 March 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced expressed sadness at the passing of Olympian, Dr Cynthia Thompson. Minister’s Statement follows: “I am very sad at the passing of Dr Cynthia Thompson. On this day when we celebrated our…
Kingston 26 February 2019 – “I think it is a fitting and great thing that is being done,” says the Reggae Icon, Jimmy Cliff, about the planned Reggae Gold Awards Ceremony which will take place on Wednesday evening (February 27) at the National Indoor Sports Centre. The Reggae Gold Awards…
Kingston 22 February 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed shock and sadness at the passing of playwright, cultural practitioner, and member of the Board of Commissioners of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, Aston Cooke. "We say farewell to a gentleman…
Kingston 18 February 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that the Reggae Films In The Park event launched preparations to establish the new digital Reggae Film Archive at the National Library of Jamaica as “a big step towards preserving Jamaica’s…
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, February 14, 2019 (JIS): During the new legislative year, the Government will seek to amend the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) Act to align Jamaica’s valuable cultural heritage with global designation benchmarks and further promote the country’s culture. The Cultural and Creative Economy Act as well as the Entertainment…
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…
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