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16. 4. 14

Caribbean Christmas Anthology for Children – Call for Submissions

Christmas in the Caribbean is a special time; it can be reverent, magical, colourful, and festive…all in the same day. Each island celebrates Christmas a little differently; on some islands you might see a Spanish or French flair, on others carnival might play a part of the Christmas season. Whatever...

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15. 4. 14

The Jamaica Gleaner reports ‘Professor Mervyn Morris Named First Poet Laureate In 50 Years’

The Jamaica Gleaner reports that Professor Emeritus Mervyn Morris has been named Jamaica's first Poet Laureate in 50 years. Morris, an eminent poet was named by the Tourism Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeill a short while ago. The title of Poet Laureate is a national honour that recognizes a distinguished Jamaican poet...

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15. 4. 14

The 2014 NGC Bocas Lit Fest Programme

The 2014 NGC Bocas Lit Fest is an annual literary festival with Caribbean focus and international scope, bringing together writers, readers, performers, and publishers for a five-day celebration of books and writing. At the heart of the NGC Bocas Lit Fest are a series of readings by some of Trinidad and Tobago’s and...

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15. 4. 14

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands presents Jamaican Art: 1960s & 1970s

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) examines the development in the art of their closest neighbour Jamaica with the exhibition – Jamaican Art: 1960s & 1970s. This period of Jamaican history was a time of dramatic social and cultural change in which notions of nationhood were actively explored, and...

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15. 4. 14

Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge

Sundance Institute, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, invites YOU, the storytellers from around the globe, to be a part of our first-ever Short Film Challenge. Create a unique, compelling, and personal Short Film that explores an empowering person or an optimistic story about individuals and communities who...

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14. 4. 14

The Opening of JCDC National Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) National Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition opens April 14 at Bloomfield Great House and runs until April 25, 2014. The Competition & Exhibitions serve as launching pads for the careers of a number of Jamaica's budding artists, enrich the community of local practitioners with...

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14. 4. 14

Invitation to register for performance art piece ‘Fractal Engagement’

Actor Boy: Fractal Engagement, Kingston is an interactive procession through downtown Kingston by Charles Campbell. The piece grants an audience of 25 people access to downtown Kingston as an open liminal space where social and political boundaries are blurred. “The artists of downtown Kingston demonstrate a unique relationship to the complex...

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