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Country’s Culture Highlighted at Kaleidoscope 2009

Jamaica’s heritage and culture was part of the celebration of cultures worldwide, at the 12th annual KALEIDOSCOPE 2009, held on January 25, at the Meyer Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Florida, in the United States of America (USA). More than … Continued


Spanish Town Celebrates 475 Years

A number of activities have been planned by the St. Catherine Parish Council, in commemoration of the 475th anniversary of the founding of the City of Spanish Town. Spanish Town will be celebrating 475 years of existence in July and … Continued


Playground Coming to National Heroes Park

Thousands of children are set to benefit from a playground to be constructed on a section of the lands of the National Heroes Park. This comes as the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) has successfully forged a partnership with Campus Crusade … Continued


Celebrating Reggae Month 2009

During the month of February 2009, the Ministry of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports (MICYS) will once again carry out a number of activities in celebration of Reggae Month. Reggae Month which is in its second year, comes against the … Continued


Preparations for Jazz Festival on Target

With less than a week before the start of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, Executive Producer of the festival and President of Turnkey Productions, Walter Elmore, said that preparations are on target. “The stage is already up and the … Continued


Heritage Park To Open At Labyrinth All-Age On Oct. 20

The Labyrinth All-Age School in St. Mary is constructing a heritage park on the school ground, which is scheduled for opening on National Heroes’ Day, October 20, as part of heritage month celebrations. Principal for the school, Etta Mullings, said … Continued


Activities Planned For Heritage Week In St. Catherine

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), in collaboration with the St. Catherine Parish Council, is planning a number of activities to be held in the parish during Heritage Week. Heritage Week will be observed from October 12 -20 under the … Continued


UNESCO Head Pays Three-Day Vist To Jamaica

Koichiro Matsuura, Director-General of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), will be making his first official visit to Jamaica on Thursday, May 1 for the opening of the International World Press Freedom Day Conference, to be held … Continued

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