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:

Miami, FL - Music lovers in South Florida are in for a very special experience - theJamaican Folk Singers are coming to South Florida. They will give two concerts only, one in Palm Beach on Friday September 6, the other in Coral Springs on Saturday September 7. The Miss Lou Full 100 concerts are presented by the Louise Bennett Heritage Council, as part of their homage to the late Louise Bennett-Coverley – Miss Lou- Jamaica’s beloved cultural icon, in this her centenary year.

ArtServe, South Florida’s historic arts incubator, recently announced the appointment of Contemporary African Diaspora Art (CADA) Managing Director Ludlow Bailey as consulting curator for its 30th anniversary season.

Miramar, FL - Broward County, Florida is home to an estimated 500,000 Caribbean-Americans, of which the overwhelming majority are Jamaicans and Haitians. Their political, economic and cultural influence has changed the face of the County, especially in the field of entertainment, where there is an abundance of Caribbean festivals, concerts and theatrical events taking place just about every weekend.

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