Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 19 August 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed deep sadness at the passing of Jamaican musicologist and composer, Noel Dexter. Minister Grange said: “I was saddened to learn of the passing of another of…
Kingston, 7 August 2019 (JIS): Two of the nation’s stalwarts, Alpharita Constantia “Rita” Marley, OD, and entertainer, Mr. Miguel Orlando Collins, also known as Sizzla Kalonji, have been honoured for their contribution to the development of the music industry by the Government of Jamaica. Both were awarded with Reggae Icon…
Kingston, 16 August 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is leading Jamaica’s delegation to CARIFESTA which begins on Friday (today) in Trinidad and Tobago. CARIFESTA — the Caribbean Festival of the Arts — is the largest cultural and artistic event to be…
Kingston, 13 August 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the appointment of the National Council on Reparations for the period 29 July 2019 to 28 July 2022. Minister Grange said the Council — which is within the Ministry of Culture,…
Kingston, 9 August 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says that Jamaica and Kenya have agreed to cooperate in the fields of sports, culture and heritage. Minister Grange says the agreement was finalised during the recent State Visit of the President of…
Kingston, 5 August 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is encouraging young women to “prepare themselves and enter the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen competition.” According to Minister Grange, young women will “benefit tremendously” in the competition which provides an opportunity for young…
Kingston, 27 July 2019 - Raldene ‘Loaded Eagle’ Dyer’ is the 2019 Jamaica Festival Song Winner. His winning song, Big Up Jamaica, will become the soundtrack for Jamaica’s 57th Anniversary of Independence, which is being celebrated under the theme One Nation, One People. Dyer took home the coveted title at…
Kingston, 24 July 2019 (JIS): Jamaica is to celebrate the centenary of Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou) over a period of 100 days, with special activities across the country. These will be organised by various agencies, including the National Library of Jamaica, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) and the Bureau…
20 July 2019 (OPM) - The Government of Jamaica is pleased to announce that His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, will pay a State Visit to Jamaica as special guest for the nation’s 57th Anniversary of Independence celebrations. The President will be accompanied by First Lady,…
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