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Kingston, Jamaica:  The Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre will come alive this Saturday, April 14 with the Reggae and Mento infused sounds of the top 30 semi-finalists in the 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Competition.

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, has become the most recent recipient of the coveted Actor Boy Awards (ABA) Honouree Award.

The highly anticipated National Finals of the National Festival of the Performing Arts will take centre-stage at the Little Theatre in Kingston come Monday, April 9.

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) has selected the thirty entries for the semifinal round of the 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Competition.The thirty songs were selected from among the more than 200 entered in this year’s competition, with the hope of winning a share of the record p

The deadline for the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition 2018 has been extended to Monday, April 16.

Please visit to view our  Invitation for Bid: Extension of Building – Head Office - RFP:  2018-AM-001

Deadline for submission: 3 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2018




The JCDC wishes to advise that effective Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the Trelawny Office will be relocated to 3 Rodney Street, Falmouth.


Kingston, Jamaica: The Jamaica Culinary Arts Competition is calling all foodies, budding chefs and “star chefs” from across the island to compete in the 2018 staging of the competition.

Kingston, Jamaica: The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, the organiser of the Jamaica Festival Song Competition, has begun the assessment of the more than 200 entries received by the deadline Wednesday, February 28.

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) wishes to advise the public that due to the possible industrial action  by public sector teachers, the Parish Finals for the Festival of the Performing Arts Competition scheduled for Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, March 14, 2018 have been POSTPON