JCDC weighs options amid COVID-19 pause – 230 entries received for Festival Song Competition | Entertainment

By the thirty day period of Could in any specified yr, the several and different functions and competitions staged by the Jamaica Cultural Advancement Commission (JCDC) islandwide would have been in significant gear. Each and every yr the JCDC rolls out its significantly-predicted menu board which features an fascinating array of carrying out, entertainment, literary, visual and culinary arts competitions, with several of them accepting entries from as early as September of the previous yr. Having said that, with COVID-19 impacting and disrupting each individual spot of lifetime, the JCDC, just like the hundreds of other entities which regulate functions, has pressed the pause button. A submit on their web page states, “All JCDC functions postponed right up until further more notice amid COVID-19. Proceed to hold harmless, as we all check out to help flatten the curve.”

In an interview with The Gleaner, Minister of Culture, Gender, Amusement

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