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Jamaica 60 Independence Celebrations

  • Dates: July 31, 2022 - August 6, 2022

Jamaica National Independence Village, National Stadium, Independence Park, Kingston, Jamaica , Kingston

(876) 926-5726/9

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  • Presented By: Jamaica Cultural Development Commission
  • Location: Kingston
  • Dates: July 31, 2022 - August 6, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: Jamaica National Independence Village, National Stadium, Independence Park, Kingston, Jamaica , Kingston

This year will mark Jamaica’s 60th year of Independence.  The period will showcase many exciting events which allow for the exposure of our varied creative industry talents.The float parade and grand gala will form the zenith of the celebrations, and will be used to help to strategically revitalize and engender the nostalgic Independence celebrations. The schedule of activities include:

Jamaica 60 Festival Village Venue at the Independence Park, National Stadium

Mon August 1 - Emancipation Day: Festival Queen Coronation

Tues August 2: Jamaica 60 Film Festival

Wed August 3: Mello-GO-Roun; Mini Mello-Go-Roun in Montego Bay

Thurs August 4: Jamaica Gospel Star Finals

Friday August 5: Festival Songs with the Stars                                                  

Sat August 6  - Independence Day: Independence Grand Gala, National Stadium

 

Other Jamaica 60 Festival Activities

Sunday July 31                                                      

  • National Interfaith Service, Emancipation Park
  • Seville Emancipation Jubilee, St. Ann

Mon August 1 - Emancipation Day: Jamaica 60 Float & Street Parade – in the streets of Kingston, Montego Bay, Mandeville and Ocho Rios

Tues August 2: The Governor General Independence Reception, Kings House

Sat August 6 - Independence Day: Independence Street Dance – In all Parish Capitals and Communities across Jamaica


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