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The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will be hosting “A Gathering at the Resting Place of Dennis E. Brown”, in celebration of the anniversary of the birth of the “Crown Prince of Reggae”, Dennis Brown at the National Heroes Park, on Friday, February 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m.   

For over 50 years the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) National Festival of the Performing Arts has been instrumental in assisting talented Jamaicans hone their performance skills.

The 2019 staging of the Jamaica Gospel Song Competition will kick off with two regional auditions in the month of February.

Kingston, Jamaica: The Ministry of Culture Gender Entertainment and Sport will be hosting multiple tribute and celebratory events for Reggae icons both living and dead throughout the month of February.


Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has announced a schedule of activities to honour the Reggae Girlz' historic qualification to the FIFA Women's World Cup finals



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Please be advised that the current ratio system utilized in the Jamaica Performing Arts Handbook 2016-2019 has been replaced with the following format:

Kingston, Jamaica: The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) an Agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, will organize a Floral Tribute in commemoration of  the 107th anniversary of the birth of the Most Honorable Sir Donald Sangster, ON, KCVO,

Kingston, Jamaica: The Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre will be the home of Heritage Fest 2018, a Jamaican heritage themed cultural village, from Saturday, October 13 to National Heroes Day, Monday, October 15.