NEW YORK, NY - The stage is set for the 9th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, which was rescheduled to Sunday, August 25th at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY. The event was postponed due to a city-wide heat emergency declaration on July 21, for public safety.
NY: "I am so proud to be Jamaican...I bow down to my lineage, to my heritage, to my history and to my belonging."
The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art curated by Maria Elena Ortiz, Associate Curator at Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), and Dr. Marsha Pearce, Cultural Studies Scholar based at The University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus, opened at PAMM on Thursday July 18.
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is pleased to announce the results from the Grand Final of the Jamaica Gospel Song Competition, held on Sunday, August 4 at the National Arena: