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|

JNHT Events:: May 2008 – June 2008

  aino Day - Seville Heritage Park: May 5, 2008 JNHT Essay Competition JNHT National Conference: June 2008 Earthquake Awareness Day: June 7, 2008   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD Full LIST OF EVENTS (PDF) (Microsoft Word)

May 6th, 2008|

JNHT Events:: April 2008 – May 2008

  April 18, 2008 International Day for Monument and Sites Jamaica and the rest of the world will be marking International Day for Monuments and Sites with special emphasis this year on "Religious Heritage and Sacred places" May 5, 2008 Taino Day - Seville Heritage Park   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD FULL LIST OF EVENTS (PDF) [...]

April 15th, 2008|

Hundreds turned up for JNHT Open Day

Hundreds of students were among the visitors who participated in the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) annual Open house on February 26 & 27, 2008 at the organisation's Headquarters House offices. The visitors toured Headquarters House where they learnt the rich history of the site that served at one time as the island's Military Headquarters [...]

April 11th, 2008|

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|