Falmouth, Trelawny, 10 March 2022 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has unveiled a monument in tribute to Violet Moss Brown, the Jamaican woman who during her long life was record holder for world’s Oldest Living Person and Oldest Living Woman. The monument,…
MESSAGE BY THE HONOURABLE OLIVIA GRANGE, CD, MP MINISTER OF CULTURE, GENDER, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY 21 February 2022 International Mother Language Day affords us an opportunity to focus on Jamaican Language, our ‘Patwa’. Our Mother Language is the product of a complex and even painful…
Kingston, 15 February 2022 – The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has received authorisation to host a limited, fully vaccinated audience for two special Reggae Month concerts. Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, Reggae Month activities have been staged ‘virtually’. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment…
Kingston, 12 February 2022 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sport has said “time come” to exonerate Jamaica’s first National Hero, the Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey. The Minister’s Statement follows “This month is Reggae Month, a powerful music of freedom, justice and transformation, heavily inspired by Garvey.…
Kingston, 8 February 2022 – Reggae Month Echoes of Sound System clash blasts off with a not-to-be-missed Preliminary Round from Wednesday, February 9 to Saturday, February 12. The action starts at 9:00pm each evening on Reggae Month TV which is streamed on various online platforms, including the Jamaica Cultural Development…
Kingston, 5 February 2022 – The public will be able to view the body of the late Reggae musician Robbie Shakespeare tomorrow (Sunday) at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston. The body will be available for viewing from midday to 3pm. Condolence books will also be opened at the…
Kingston, 29 January 2022 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that the public will be able to participate in the farewell to the late Reggae musician and record producer, Robbie Shakespeare of Sly and Robbie fame. Minister Grange, who is handling…
Kingston, 28 January 2022 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has described the late Producer, Director, Writer and Narrator, Carey Robinson, as a man who was “dedicated to the very end.” Mr Robinson was the producer and narrator of the television programme, Hill…
Kingston, 27 January 2022 – Reggae Month, now in its 15th year, will launch with a Church Service on Sunday, January 30, 2022 beginning at 10am. In keeping with the current rules for religious gathering, mainly key Government Officials and Reggae Industry Stakeholders will be in attendance. The Chief congregants…

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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