Tag: heritage

Jamaica

Jamaica Set To Put Revival Music On UNESCO Heritage List

Jamaica is seeking to have Revival Music inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This was disclosed recently by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sports Denzil Thorpe, at an event dubbed: ‘Salute to the Parish of St James’, at the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ). “It is our intention […]

Jamaica

Falmouth Set For Heritage Tourism Destination

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, speaking at the ceremony to break ground for the new Ocean Coral Spring Hotel in Falmouth, posited the view that the town of Falmouth is well positioned to capitalize on its heritage and ramped up its status as a major destination for cruise-ship and stopover visitors. The Minister stated that the town’s rich history, along […]