Kingston, 15 January 2022 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the Ministry’s ECCI Covid-19 Grants programme has been oversubscribed and has stopped taking new applications. “We anticipated about one thousand applications for the individual grants of $60,000 each to members of the…
Kingston, 4 January 2022 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has paid tribute to the Chairman of the Council of the Institute of Jamaica, James Moss-Solomon. Minister’s Statement “We are deeply saddened at the passing of James Moss-Solomon, the Chairman of the Council…
Passionate about protecting cultural heritage from the threat of climate change? The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has launched a heritage animation competition in collaboration with UNESCO and the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO, for you to share your ideas and win prizes. We want you to make…
Paris, 14 November 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has urged members States of UNESCO to give “moral and ethical issues… greater prominence in [the organisation’s] agenda”. Minister Grange made the call during her address to the plenary meeting at the UNESCO…
Paris, 12 November 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that Jamaica is now a member of the Governing Board of the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Minister Grange, who has responsibility for UNESCO,…
Kingston, 21 October 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said an assessment meeting held today as Jamaica continues its pursuit of World Heritage inscription for the Sunken City of Port Royal was of immense cultural importance. Minister Grange said: “The sunken…
Kingston, 1 November 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has been nominated as a Vice President for the UNESCO General Conference scheduled to begin on November 9, 2021 in Paris, France. Minister Grange’s nomination will be ratified at the beginning of the…
Kingston, 21 October 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the Jamaica National Commission is coordinating the country’s participation in activities to commemorate the Global Media and Information Literacy Week. The idea for the declaration of the Global Media and Information Literacy…
Kingston, 14 October 2021 (JIS) - Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2021, Dr. Dominique Reid, is undertaking a project designed to enhance oral healthcare and hygiene amongst youngsters. This is in keeping with one stipulation of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission that contestants of the Festival Queen Competition engage in activities…
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Minister's charge

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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