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…
Kingston 5 February 2019 – The Chairman of the Entertainment Advisory Board, Howard McIntosh, is calling for “global support of Reggae Month by Jamaicans at home and abroad.” McIntosh was speaking after the well-attended Reggae Month Church Service at Fellowship Tabernacle on Sunday. He said he hoped to see “hundreds…
Kingston, February 4 – More than 150 Reggae festivals are held annually in countries around the world, and the fans of artistes who perform on them want to know more about them and about how they make their music. Accordingly, filmmakers have been producing hundreds of documentaries that introduce the…
Kingston, February 1 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange is urging young and upcoming recording artistes to build on the legacy of pioneers such as Dennis Brown. “I must appeal to our young people to place special emphasis on creating music at a…

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