Jamaica Independence Celebrations in Philadelphia 2014
Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
JAMAICA DAY FESTIVAL 2014
JAMAICA INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN PHILADELPHIA 2014
STARTS AT 10:00 A.M. Sat. 9th of August to 6:30 P.M. 2014
A Jamaican cultural exposition, that consist of the following:-
Jamaican visual arts-Paintings of Jamaica historic sites and tourist attractions
Jamaican culinary arts-various Jamaican food for sale
Jamaican apparels for sale
Family games: Egg & Spoon race / Tug & War / Kids Race / Moms Race / Dads Race / crow cuss Bag Race
Singing completion for Kids / Adults
Hot Patty eating contest / Bun eating contest / Red Stripe Beer drinking contest
Disc Jockey’s fraternity: Hypa Active Sound System with Local & International Disc Jockeys
Each ticket purchased, will be entered in a raffle, to win a trip to Jamaica for Two (2) by Fly Jamaica Airline & a Weekend for Two (2) at Sandals Resort in Jamaica.
Presentation of “LIFETIME ACHEIVEMENT AWARDS” will be made by the following:-
The Most Honorable Portia Simpson - Miller – PRIME MINISTER OF JAMAICA
Governor of Pennsylvania - Tom Corbett
Mr. John Linder- MAYOR OF CHESTER CITY, PENNSYLVANIA
Mr. Michael A. Nutter-MAYOR OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
To include other dignitaries from Jamaica and Pennsylvania.
Special tribute will be made to the following:-
Dr. JULIUS GARVEY- Son of MARCUS GARVEY Jr- LEADER OF THE FIRST AFRO AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS
BOB MARLEY –THE KING OF REGGAE
GERALD “BOGLE DANCER” LEVY- THE BEST JAMAICAN DANCER EVER
Special presentation to all PLATINUM SPONSORS for their PRICELESS support.
These presentation will be made to the following:-
Jamaicans / Jamaican businesses: For outstanding & phenomenal contribution to Jamaica and the Caribbean.
performing artiste :
ROY RAYON: Outstanding Jamaican Festival Song Writer / Singer
MUTABARUKA: Outstanding writer / Dub Poet
VOICE MAIL: Tribute to Gerald “Bogle” / “Mr. Wacky” Levy
IWAYNE:- Jamaica’s new Cultural sensation
HALF PINT: Most Cultural Jamaican Artiste
MARCIA GRIFFITHS: will be given an award for performing 50th years in the Reggae Music Industry
When & Where
Jamaica Pennsylvania Association / Black Music Promotions
"TRENCHTOWNROCK" Bob Marley's 70th Birthday Celebration in Philadelphia 2015
Is currently cancelled, and will have a new date and venue early next week.
All artiste are confirmed to perform on the new date & venue.
Ky-Mani Marley / Maxi Priest / Tessanne Chin
I-Wayne / Marcia Griffiths / Judy Mowatt /
Kennyatta Hill / Shaun & Camie Easton
The Unstoppable HACKBEATS Band
Get your early bird tickets $30.00
For more info call: 1(215)-594-1555