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|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust events for period July to October 2010

  July 4 Commemoration of Norman Manley Birthday Celebration - Roxborough and National Heroes Park   July 31 Emancipation Jubilee - Seville Heritage Park   August 17 Marcus Garvey Birthday Celebrations (St. Ann and National Heroes Park)   October 10-18 National Heritage Week Celebrations   October 13 Heritage Expo - Seville Heritage Park  

July 2nd, 2010|

Emancipation Jubilee 2008

What is Emancipation Jubilee? Click to download flyer Emancipation Day is the day that enslaved persons were officially free from slavery and apprenticeship. Although the Law of Abolition was passed in 1834, fully fledged freedom was not materialized until 1838 and thus Emancipation Day was a reason for rejoicing and it became a yearly remembrance [...]

July 18th, 2008|

Emancipation 2008 on track

Seville Heritage Park in St. Ann will once again come alive with the pulsating sounds of traditional African drumming and other musical delights as the Jamaica National Heritage Trust stages its annual 'Emancipation Jubilee' on Thursday, July 31, 2008. This is the twelveth staging of this exciting event which is being held in celebration of [...]

July 9th, 2008|