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Jamaica Jamaica! Exhibition about Jamaican music opens at the National Gallery
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Jamaica Jamaica! Exhibition about Jamaican music opens at the National Gallery

Jamaica, Jamaica! brings together rare memorabilia, photographs, visual art, audio recordings and footage unearthed from Jamaica's best museums and most elusive collectors and studios, while collaborating with legendary local visual artists to convey the essence of a true Jamaican music experience. Teeming with creativity and innovation, Jamaica has produced some of the major musical currents in today's popular music landscape; yet, its rich history and diversity are often overshadowed by its most famous icon, reggae superstar Bob Marley. This exhibition aims at showcasing a broader vision that has allowed the world to know the island's music, by digging deep into its past and present in search for the roots of "rebel music", beyond the cliché and the postcard. The most ambitious...
10A Filmshow Reggae Month 2020 Showcase
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10A Filmshow Reggae Month 2020 Showcase

Every Wednesday during reggae month a different film will be shown at 10A West Kingshouse Road. Contribution - $1000 ($500 for students with ID) February 5th - The Harder They Come February 12th - Rockers February 19th - Dancehall Queen February 26th - The Journey of the Lion  
Reggae Films in the Park 2020
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Reggae Films in the Park 2020

To celebrate reggae month, every Friday in February 2020 patrons are invited to go to Emancipation Park in New Kingston to enjoy films with a reggae soundtrack or based in Jamaica. Babylon - Brinsley Forde Raw and smouldering, it follows a young reggae DJ (Brinsley Forde, frontman of landmark British group Aswad) in Thatcher-era Brixton as he pursues his musical ambitions, battling fiercely against the racism and xenophobia of employers, neighbours, police, and the National Front. Heart-Shaped Box Blind dates can be scary, especially if they don't work out and one person is over it while the other just can't let go. What happens when rejection turns into a nightmare?
Historic point for Jamaica in Mexico
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Historic point for Jamaica in Mexico

Jamaica achieved one of the most impressive results in its footballing history on Wednesday, drawing 0-0 with Mexico in the opening match for each in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying for Brazil 2014. After seven straight losses to the CONCACAF powerhouse in Mexico City, the Reggae Boyz captured its first-ever point at the renowned Estadio Azteca on the strength of outstanding play from goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and a well-implemented game plan that kept Mexico largely at bay. The result should not come as a complete surprise. In their last World Cup Qualifying encounter on October 11, 2008, the Jamaicans defeated visiting Mexico 1-0 in Kingston thanks to a first-half goal by Ricardo Fuller. Arguably, the best chance of the game fell to Jamaica in only the 8th minute. Gar...
Jamaica earns 4-1 victory over Antigua & Barbuda
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Jamaica earns 4-1 victory over Antigua & Barbuda

Dane Richards scored twice in the final 12 minutes, completing Jamaica's 4-1 victory over Antigua & Barbuda on Tuesday and providing the goals necessary to send the Reggae Boyz into the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Richards volleyed a ball from eight meters in the 78th that was played into the middle by Rodolph Austin, who had worked his way past three defenders on the right side of the penalty area. He added a finale 10 minutes later to assure Jamaica of advancing. Combined with the United States' 3-1 victory over Guatemala in Kansas City, Kansas, in a match that was played simultaneously, the Americans won Group A with 13 points, three more than both the Chapines and Jamaica. But Richards' goal gave Jamaica a plus-3 goal difference, two better than Guatemala. The re...
Reggae Boyz to Face Cuba on Ash Wednesday
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Reggae Boyz to Face Cuba on Ash Wednesday

On February 22, on an eventful Ash Wednesday. Jamaica will be back in action and will be facing Caribbean Rivals and neighbors Cuba. Cuba is one opposition that the Jamaicans know always give them a hard time. In the past, the Cubans have always given the Jamaicans a run for their money. Cuba has been proven to be one of the fittest teams in the region, they are also known for their ball possession and their long range shooting.The Lions of the Caribbean and the Reggae Boyz have met 24 times in their history.With the Jamaicans winning 7 times, the Cubans winning 11 times and both teams drawing 6 times. The last time both teams met was in the Digicel Caribbean Cup back in 2005 in Barbados. It was fondly remembered as Luton Shelton got the goal that helped Jamaica clinch their 3rd Caribbean ...
Reggae Film Festival 2012
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Reggae Film Festival 2012

The Jamaica Film Academy announces that the 2012 Jamaica REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL it organizes annually, will be held April 17-21, 2012 in Kingston, Jamaica. In a preview event, the Jamaica Film Academy will host a screening of the “BEST OF THE REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL 2011” feature, documentary, short and animated films in Reggae Month, February 18, 2012. In keeping with the format initiated at the event's February 2008 beginning, the 2012 Reggae Film Festival will showcase films in which aspects of Jamaica's Reggae music culture are displayed, documented and memorialized in feature, documentary and short films, animation and music videos. The 2012 Festival will once again feature the Make A Film In 24 Hours competition sponsored by RBC Bank - Jamaica, that in 2011 saw 15 film crews competing to...
International Reggae Poster Contest 2012
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International Reggae Poster Contest 2012

The First International Reggae Poster Contest 2012 is open for entries for our 2012 edition, The Reggae Poster Contest 2012 from December 26 2011 until March 30 2012. The best posters will be selected by a jury of design profession and will be published in a catalogue/book and exhibited. THEME: Toward a Reggae Hall of Fame: Celebrating great Jamaican Music. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the First International Reggae Poster Contest 2012 is to continue to build awareness for Reggae music and to celebrate the global achievements of Reggae and its impact on the world. The term Reggae encompasses all the popular Jamaican musical genres; Ska, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Dub, Dancehall and the unique Jamaican Soundsystem. We are looking for your talent and vision and we are very excited to see what...
Rebel Salute 2012 – Roots Rockin’ Reggae Concert
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Rebel Salute 2012 – Roots Rockin’ Reggae Concert

The 18th Annual Pepsi Rebel Salute has returned and will feature a superstar line-up, including Stephen Marley, Johnny Obsourne, Maxi Priest, Gramps Morgan, Queen Ifrica, Tarrus Riley, Luciano and Tony Rebel, the festival organizer. The Pepsi Rebel Salute will take place on Saturday, January 14, at the Port Kaiser Sports Club in St. Elizabeth. The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is among the sponsors for the concert event. Jamaica’s top roots reggae show, the event attracts visitors from the United States, Canada and Europe, who are looking for reggae in a family-friendly environment. The show’s mantra focuses on the principles of positive living. Attendees of the Pepsi Rebel Salute have healthy food and beverage choices including fresh juices, vegetables and fruits. “The continued success of...
First Reggae Sound System in India
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First Reggae Sound System in India

Reggae Rajahs are India's first reggae sound system. The trio composed of Diggy Dang, Mr. Herbalist and DJ MoCity (Iraq's first soundboy) are reggae entertainers and promoters based out of New Delhi. Coming together for their love of reggae music in early 2009, the Rajahs started playing a mix of roots reggae, lovers rock, ska and dancehall music at venues across New Delhi. By the summer of 2010, with afirm fan base established in their hometown, the Rajahs invaded major cities across the country - Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai - as well as tourist destinations such as Goa and Manali. International performances in the last 2 years include Peru, Panama and New York City. Reggae Rajahs have performed with upcoming local artists such as BASSFoundation and The Ska Vengers and have also ...