As Jamaicans, we are pleased to talk in our own dialect, whatever it may be, since we were informed that no matter how we sound, we are significant. Thank you for your message, Miss Lou. It will be remembered as a badge of honour throughout history.
Several buildings have been given a significant ‘Spirit of Independence’ across the United States, Canada and Jamaica in black, gold and green. These special decorations are to honour the 60th-anniversary celebrations of Jamaica’s independence.
As a result of the holding of the Jamaica Gospel Stars Competition, Jamaica is going to feel the rush of excitement once again. The tournament, which will take place on July 10, promises to be a tough one, all in the name of the Lord. All the same, there can be only one victor in this competition. Amen.
Trevor Nairne, OD is a man who is regarded as one of the best theatre practitioners to emerge out of the Jamaican crucible since Independence. The creative genius was honoured last Wednesday at a special event at the Little Theatre dubbed “Tribute to Trevs”.
The race for the title of Ms Kingston & St. Andrew Festival Queen has begun. There are 12 equally poised powerful women vying for the top slot. Who is it going to be? Who is your favourite?
In partnership with Kingston Creative, two Jamaican artists were invited to attend the American Friends of Jamaica Gala in Miami. The opportunity created at this event afforded the artists to expand their vision of the global potential for their art form.
100+ Voices for Miss Lou, Poetry Tributes, Interviews, and Essays, is the latest publication to benefit under CHASE Fund’s Policy on Literary Works. CHASE has been assisting Jamaican writers for 20 years in highlighting the country’s historical and cultural accomplishments.