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|

JNHT to Observe Anniversary of 1692 Earthquake

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will be having an Open Day at Fort Charles, Port Royal on Friday, June 6, 2008 in observance of 316th anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed sections of the historic town. The Open Day will be held under the theme "Facing The Earthquake: The Port Royal Experience" and will [...]

June 2nd, 2008|

JNHT Brown Bag Series Celebrates Women

According to the Wikipedia Encyclopedia, brown bag seminars are usually held by schools and universities and governmental institutions. They involve lectures, presentations, or talks by researchers, mostly professors about their ongoing research. Brown bag seminars normally run an hour or two. Originally they were scheduled around lunchtime and participants were encouraged to bring their own [...]

June 1st, 2008|

JNHT Events:: June 2008 – August 2008

  JNHT Essay Competition JNHT National Conference: June 2008 Earthquake Awareness Day: June 7, 2008 Rt. Excellent Norman Manley Birthday Celebration: July 4, 2008 Unveiling of Monument to Most Hon. Hugh Shearer July 5, 2008 Emancipation Jubilee - Seville Heritage Park July 31, 2008 Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey’s Birthday August 17, 2008 CLICK TO DOWNLOAD [...]

June 1st, 2008|