Saturday, January 19, 2019

Arts & Entertainment

Buju To Hold Concert In March

Buju Banton's first major performance will be held on March 16 at National Stadium in St Andrew, local news reports say. Ronnie Tomlinson, publicist for the Grammy-winning deejay, confirmed the...

Putin: Rap Music In Russia Should Be Controlled

Asserting that rap is based on three pillars: sex, drugs and protest, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling rather than banning the music. "If...

Buju Banton Released From US Prison

Buju Banton has been released from prison after serving eight years at the McRae Correctional institution in the United States, it has been reported. The 45 year old reggae singer was...

CDF Hosts Lantern Competition

The Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) has successfully hosted the first December festival for 2018, the Lantern Competition, the Government Information Service (GIS) has stated. The December Festivals are a series...

Youth Fest Organisers Say Young People Should Be Encouraged To Express Themselves In Positive...

Organisers of Youth Fest have said that if young people are helped to harness their talents, they will have an opportunity to put their energies into positive endeavours. Youth Fest...

CCC Invites Vendors To Secure Booths For Assou Square

The Castries Constituency Council (CCC) has invited all persons interested in vending at Assou Square 2019 to collect vending forms. The CCC said the forms are available at the Castries...

UNESCO Declares Reggae A Global Cultural Treasure

The United Nations has added reggae music to its list of international cultural treasures worthy of protection and promotion, it has been reported. The announcement by the United Nations Educational,...

SLCSI Supports Music Industry Professionals

Press Release:-  Music industry professionals from across the OECS will converge in Saint Lucia for a 5-day series of Developmental Workshops hosted by the Saint Lucia Coalition of Service Industries...

Painting sells for $90mn, sets living artist record

AFP:-  An iconic swimming pool picture painted by British legend David Hockney sold for $90.3 million in New York on Thursday, setting a new auction record for a living...

Buju Speaks From Behind Bars

Jamaica Observer:-  Soon-to-be released deejay Buju Banton has spoken to his fans from behind prisons walls at the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia, United States, where he is serving a 10-year...