Home > Archives > Viewing Release - 2017 JCDC Performing Arts Competition Audition Round Begins

2017 JCDC Performing Arts Competition Audition Round Begins

The Festival of the Performing Arts Competition kick-start its parish auditions, the first round of the annual competition, on Monday, January 16. Organized by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, this competition continues to create opportunities for Jamaicans in arts development, as it unearths, develops, showcases, preserves and promotes the creative talents and expressions of the Jamaican people.

The audition round, which will be held across the island, will see persons participating in the areas of Dance, Drama, Music, Speech and Traditional Folk Forms. The competition is open to individual performers, schools, community groups, youth clubs, social clubs, performing arts clubs, churches as well as private and public sector groups.

Persons interested in participating, may still do so as entries are still being accepted and will be accepted on spot at the auditions.

Details of the auditions are available on the JCDC Website, www.jcdc.gov.jm, along with entry forms, rules and guidelines. Information can also be obtained from the JCDC Head Office at 3-5 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston 10 or any Parish Office across the island.

In addition to the invaluable experience and talent development offered by this competition, entrants have the chance to win attractive prizes including cash incentives, trophies and gift packages in addition to the opportunity to perform at national and celebratory events and private functions.

Recent Press Releases

2016 Press Releases | 2015 Press Releases | 2014 Press Releases