Kingston, 31 July 2018 – After many months of planning, the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange says she’s satisfied that all is set for Jamaica Festival which begins on Tuesday evening with the annual Emancipation Jubilee, marking 180 years since Full Freedom. Jamaica Festival,…
Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness has expressed gratitude to the Government and people of Namibia for naming a street in the capital, Windhoek, in honour of Jamaica’s first national hero, the Right Excellent Marcus Garvey. The street renaming ceremony took place this afternoon (July 23) during Prime Minister…
Kingston, 12 July 2018 – “We promised a bigger and better Festival Song competition for 2018 and we are delivering on it,” said the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, as she announced plans for the staging of the first major event of Jamaica Festival…
Kingston, July 9 - The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has expressed shock and deep sorrow at the sudden passing of Dr Janice Lindsay, Principal Director, Culture and Creative Industries Policy Division in the Ministry. Dr Lindsay died at the University Hospital of the West…
The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has underscored the importance of empowering professionals in the creative industries to operate at an optimum level as it is the creative industries that are now driving modern economies.
“Mr Seaga has in many ways taught us how to value and appreciate our history and culture. He brought significance to much of what we would have taken for granted and so our sense of inquiry into our past is what is helping us to better understand who we are…
Jamaica has been successful in securing a place on yet another high-profile UNESCO Committee. The country was elected unopposed to a seat on the Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), at the General Assembly of the Convention which ended on June 6 in…
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Honourable Olivia Grange poses with a replica cheque for JMD $1,000,000 with Mr Zhishuai Yao, Deputy Manager for Investment and Business at China Harbour Engineering Company. The money was donated by CHEC to assist with national Labour Day projects. China Harbour will also…
The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport celebrates the art of John Dunkley and also this genre that we call the 'Intuitives' in Jamaica.

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We place people at the heart of everything we do.

We believe that culture is the great equaliser and transformer that makes ordinary men and women great.

We believe that gender equality is essential in a modern society.

We believe that an entertained person is a happy person and happy persons make happy societies.

We believe that physical activity enhances lives and sport is the medicine that heals and corrects.

Olivia Grange

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