Kingston, 18 December 2020 – Declaring that the meeting had “done what no other session of the Intergovernmental Committee has accomplished before,” the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, brought an end to the deliberations of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee. Minister Grange had…
Kingston, 14 December 2020 – More than 700 participants from 130 countries are registered to participate in the meeting of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage being chaired by the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange. The meeting which will run from…
Kingston, 13 December 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, will chair the meeting of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage. The meeting from tomorrow (Monday, December 14) to Saturday, December 19 is being held online because of the ongoing…
Kingston, 2 December 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said that Jamaica is supporting the call for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to be a “Global Priority” in the next Medium Term Strategy of UNESCO. Minister Grange, as leader of Jamaica’s…
Kingston, 9 November 2020 (JIS) - The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is moving to retrieve precolonial indigenous sculptures being housed at the British Museum in the United Kingdom (UK). These are Taino wooden sculptures – the ‘Boinayel figures’ and ‘Birdman’. Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport,…
Kingston, 17 October 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that the Reggae legend, Toots Hibbert, will be laid to rest in National Heroes Park. Minister Grange said this had become possible thanks to the generosity of the family of the…
Kingston, 25 September 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment & Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has advised that the Government of Jamaica will use a virtual format for the 2020 National Honours & Awards Investiture Ceremony. The Ceremony will be broadcast on National Heroes Day, October 19, 2020,…
Kingston, 28 August 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the commencement of development work at the Seville Heritage Park in St Ann. Minister Grange said the work, which started last week and is scheduled to be completed by January 2021,…
Kingston, 11 August 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has congratulated California Senator, Kamala Harris, on becoming part of United States history with her selection by Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, to be his running mate for the upcoming US elections. “We…

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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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