Kingston, 22 February 2024 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the public will have an opportunity to pay final respects to the late Jamaican musician, Aston Francis Barrett. Barrett, who was the bass player and musical director for Bob Marley and the…
Kingston, 2 February 2024 (JIS) - The Jamaica Music Museum heritage series, Grounation, will begin on Sunday (February 4) at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall, 10-16 East Street, Kingston at 2:00 p.m. The series, which is in its 12th staging, will be held each Sunday in February, under the…
Kingston, 27 January 2024 (JIS) - A $90-million partnership agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport and J. Wray & Nephew Limited to provide support for Reggae Month celebrations. J. Wray & Nephew, a subsidiary of the Campari Group, will sponsor Reggae Month in…
Kingston, 28 January 2024 (JIS) - Reggae Month 2024 will kick off with a tribute to the Crown Prince of Reggae, Dennis Brown, at the Vera Moodie Concert Hall, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, on Thursday (February 1). The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment…
Kingston, 28 November 2023 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that Jamaica has been elected to three important UNESCO committees, including the powerful World Heritage Committee which has the final say on whether a property is inscribed on the World Heritage…
Kingston, 27 November 2023 (JIS) - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the Government is committed to strengthening Jamaica’s entertainment, culture and creative industries. Noting that the Government is the largest funder of these, with a 2023/24 budgeted allocation of $15.4 billion, Minister…
Kingston, 23 October 2023 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the government is working to ensure that more members of the Rastafari community can benefit from the growing cannabis industry. Addressing the CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo in Montego Bay on…
Kingston, 19 October 2023 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says that this year’s Jamaica Festival Song Album is being considered for Grammy nomination. The album is now being reviewed by eligible voting members of the Recording Academy whose votes will determine the…
Kingston, 13 October 2023 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sorrow and dismay over the death of "musician par excellence", Michael Ibo Cooper last night. Minister Grange said: "I am saddened to learn of the passing of one of Jamaica's iconic…
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Olivia Grange

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