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Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has announced a series of activities from May 16 to 20, that will be held to develop a comprehensive policy and legal framework for the Entertainment, Cultural and Creative Industries (ECCI) in Jamaica.
On 15 December 2021, UNESCO, the EU Representation to Jamaica and the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport (MCGES) Jamaica, held a first virtual National Team Meeting with institutions and members of Jamaica’s Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI's) to advance the process of formulating a Cultural and Creative Industries Act for Jamaica.
Entertainment Minister Olivia Grange has announced a J$90-million (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) special support package for members of the entertainment, culture and creative industries.
Prime Minister, the Most. Hon. Andrew Holness on Tuesday (June 22) announced special measures for the reopening of the entertainment sector. The protocols were crafted by the Ministries of Health and Wellness, Local Government and Rural Development, and Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, working in tandem with industry practitioners.
The local cultural and creative industries (CCIs) have received a shot in the arm with the recent release of a comprehensive study mapping the sector, commissioned by the British Council and the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC).
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, says the special support package for members of the entertainment, culture and creative industries has now been increased to $50 million.