Recent News & Events

JNHT Coffee Table Book for Sale – Jamaica Heritage in Pictures

The "Coffee Table Book" which is the first of its kind for the Jamaica National Heritage Trust is rich in photographs and text covering the period from Jamaica's earliest inhabitants the Tainos, to the beginning of the present century. The content is unique in that it focuses mainly on Jamaica's historic, built environment and also [...]

August 31st, 2016|

A Rush of Memories

AROUND JA WITH PAUL H. - A Rush of Memories http://hospitalityjamaica.com/features3.html I am always fascinated by things from the past, especially the ones that existed long before me. They have so much to tell. The ones that I can personally relate to are no less interesting. They remind me of where I am coming from, [...]

August 10th, 2016|

National Heroes Park was selected for Culture Trip Kingston Local Favorites 2015 Award

Boasting an immense historical background, National Heroes Park has been an extremely important place for Jamaicans in Kingston for decades. The land was previously used for various different festivals as well as horse races, and in 1973 the space was redesigned and renamed. Click link for article: National Herores Park David Cameron remembers National Heroes [...]

August 3rd, 2016|

Emanciaption Jubilee 2016 Flyer

You are invited to attend the Emancipation Jubilee at the Seville Heritage Park St Ann's Bay, Jamaica on July 31, 2016 beginning 6:00pm. Come experience interactive drumming and a rich cultural package to include JCDC National Gold Medal groups from across Jamaica, Drumming Groups chosen from best that Jamaica has to offer, National and international [...]

July 27th, 2016|

Senator Tom Tavares-Finson to Lead National Gallery of Jamaica

July 19, 2016   Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports 4-6 Trafalgar Road Kingston 5 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: 876-978-7654 Fax: 876-978-7072 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEWS RELEASE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [REPLY OR SUBSEQUENT REFERENCE TO THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE MADE TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AND THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE QUOTED: MYC.955] KINGSTON, Jamaica -Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - [...]

July 19th, 2016|

Seville Great House to be Positioned as Centre of Cultural Activities in St Ann

July 8, 2016   Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports 4-6 Trafalgar Road Kingston 5 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: 876-978-7654 Fax: 876-978-7072 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEWS RELEASE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [REPLY OR SUBSEQUENT REFERENCE TO THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE MADE TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AND THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE QUOTED: MYC.955] KINGSTON, Jamaica - Friday, July 8, 2016 [...]

July 8th, 2016|

Grange to Head Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO – Announces New Board

July 7, 2016   Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports 4-6 Trafalgar Road Kingston 5 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: 876-978-7654 Fax: 876-978-7072 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEWS RELEASE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [REPLY OR SUBSEQUENT REFERENCE TO THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE MADE TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AND THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE QUOTED: MYC.955] KINGSTON, Jamaica - Thursday, July 7, 2016 [...]

July 7th, 2016|

JNHT Encounter Day 2016

June 27, 2016 On Thursday May 5, 2016 the Jamaican National Heritage Trust (JNHT) staged 'Encounter Day' at the Seville Heritage Park, St Ann, under the theme Taino Lives Matter. The staging of Encounter Day on May 5 was a deliberate strategic move by the JNHT as May 5 marks the 522nd anniversary of the [...]

June 27th, 2016|

Ministry of Youth and Culture Pays Tribute to Dr Clover Thompson Gordon

Culture Ministry Pays Tribute to Dr Thompson Gordon.pdf The Minister of Youth and Culture, the Honourable Lisa Hanna is expressing sadness at the passing of former Executive Director of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), Dr Clover Thompson Gordon, OD, JP. In a statement the Minister described Dr Thompson Gordon as a master educator and [...]

February 20th, 2015|