JNHT & Spanish-Jamaica Foundation Kick off Heritage Trail

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) in collaboration with the Spanish-Jamaican Foundation, and the Spanish Embassy launched the Heritage Trails of Jamaica project at the Seville Heritage Park in St. Ann on Friday, April 4, 2008 with the unveiling of the first signboard. Acknowledging Jamaica's rich cultural heritage, Spanish Ambassador Jesus Silva noted that the [...]

April 11th, 2008|

Heritage Trust Open Day

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) is inviting members of the public to its annual Open Day during the hours of 10:00 am - 3:00 pm on February 26 & 27, 2008 at its Headquarters House offices on 79 Duke Street, Kingston. There will be tours, exhibitions, storytelling and various lecture presentations featuring different aspects [...]

February 21st, 2008|

JNHT names winner of Shearer Monument Design

Architect Paul Thorbourne of the architectural firm Paul Thorbourne Associates, has been declared the winner of the Hugh Shearer Monument Design Competition organized by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust. Thorbourne's design 'Tower of Stature' was the unanimous choice of the judges, according to Senator The Hon. Oswald Harding who gave the judges' report at a [...]

February 18th, 2008|

JNHT Honours Retirees

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) recently paid tribute to four members of staff who together have served the organisation for a combined total of 81 years. Sadly, two of the tributes were posthumous as the honourees died in a matter of weeks prior to the December 10 event. In their memory, the staff had [...]

December 24th, 2007|

Heritage Expo at Seville Heritage Park

Heritage Expo at Seville Heritage Park The Jamaica National Heritage Trust invites members of the public to its Heritage Expo at Seville Heritage Park, St. Ann on Thursday, December 13, 2007 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The expo will be celebrated under the theme Celebrating Our Heritage ...The Freedom Journey. It is an annual event held [...]

December 6th, 2007|

Heritage lecture on Haiti at NCU

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) in association with the Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee (JNBC) will host the fourth in a series of heritage lectures at the Northern Caribbean University, Manchester Road campus on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 10:00 am. Guest speaker will be Dr. Clinton Hutton, lecturer in political philosophy and African diasporic [...]

November 23rd, 2007|

IACA 2007 :: Update Bulletin #3

May 17, 2007 SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS Welcome to this the third in the series of information bulletins on the IACA 2007 conference to be held in Kingston, Jamaica from July 23-29, 2007. The planning for the conference is in full gear and we look forward to a very fulfilling and rewarding time [...]

October 31st, 2007|

IACA 2007 :: Update Bulletin #2

May 17, 2007 Dear Colleagues, It is hard to believe that the New Year is already one month gone and that IACA 2007 is just - as they say - around the corner. Let me begin by wishing each and everyone a pleasant, successful and blessed 2007 and I am hoping that it is already [...]

October 31st, 2007|

IACA 2007 :: Bulletin #1

September 12, 2006 Welcome to this the first in a series of bulletins on the IACA 2007 conference to be held in Kingston, Jamaica from July 23-27, 2007. This is but one of several methods that the planning committee will use to keep you informed of the happenings as they relate to the conference. Please [...]

October 31st, 2007|