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,…
Kingston, 19 July 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of elder Ras Gerald Brissett, pioneer settler of the Sheshemane Land Grant in Ethiopia and President of EWF, Inc. Empress Taitu Local 43 in Kingston. Minister Grange…
Kingston 1 July 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has welcomed the decision of the University of Minnesota to establish an International Institute for Reggae Studies. Minister Grange gave her full support to the initiative during her visit to the University on…
Kingston 27 June 2019 - Jamaica’s 57th anniversary of Independence is to be celebrated under the theme “One Nation, One People.” This has been disclosed by Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange. Minister Grange said the theme was chosen because it speaks to a very…
Kingston 19 June 2019 (JIS) - The Government will continue to pursue strategic policies and initiatives geared towards advancing the cultural and creative industries for the benefit of all Jamaicans. The National Cultural and Creative Industries Council represents a next step in providing meaningful support to our creatives, to ensure…
Kingston 17 June 2019 – The Minister of the Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has expressed sadness at the passing of Conroy Cooper, the founder of Fab 5 band. Minister Grange said:“I was sad to hear of the passing of Conroy Cooper, an exceptionally talented musician,…

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