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Jamaica Youth Chorale: Christmas Joy

Arts Page | December 2, 2022
December is here and it’s time to bring the Christmas cheer! If you’re a Christmas carol lover or a live music enthusiast, come come see and hear the Jamaica Youth Chorale this weekend as they perform Christmas songs of old and new, with a special Jamaican flair.
Presenter: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
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