The Entertainment Arts programme features a number of exciting and highly competitive programmes that unearth and showcase the creative talents of many Jamaicans from all walks of life. These events are the :
Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition
Jamaica Children's Gospel Song Competition
Jamaica Gospel Song Competition
Jamaica Festival Song Competition
World Reggae Dance Championship
The Big Stage
All participants are immersed in a rigorous training and development excercise that is geared towards their holistic development to maximize their imapact in the cultural and creative industries.
To date, the Festival Song and the Gospel Song Competitions have produced entertainers of high calibre that have contributed significantly to the musical landscape of Jamaica. These individuals are: Toots, Desmond Decker, Eric Donaldson, Heather Grant, Roy Rayan, Christoper Martin, Lenya Wiilks, Jodian Pantry, Khago, Besenta, Lubert Levy, Glacia Robinson, George Gordon, Kevin Downswell and a host of many more.
The World Reggae Dance Championship has produced talented dancers who are taking the dance arena by storm. Many of them have participated in the Dancing Dynamite Competition and the Tastee Talent Trail and have done extremely well. This Competition provides adequate exposure for all entrants and the honing of talents for greatness.
Many winners of the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition have gone on to higher heights as cultural ambassadors and nation builders in their respective career fields. Past National Festival Queens are adding progressive changes to the society by large. Some of these queens are: Dahlia Harris, Toni-Shae James Frekleton, Tanesha Mcghie,Marsha Barnett, Jacinth Hall Tracey and Sashane McDonald.
The Entertainment Arts programme is the gateway for many into the creative and cultural industries. Be a part of change, be a part of this programme!