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OLIVER SAMUELS Jamaica 50th Anniversary Independence Celebration - NYC
Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
New York, NY
Get Ready. On Saturday, August 4, 2012, to celebrate Jamaica's 50th Independence, with Oliver Samuels, and special appearance by Andrea "DELCITA" Wright, at Roberto Clemente State Park, in Bronx New York. The cool summer breeze from the Harlem River makes this park the perfect event to be at on August 4th
Come out with your family and enjoy, cultural workshops, speakers and performers from Jamaica, great foods, music, entertainment, craft vendors showcasing Jamaican merchandise, loodie and domino contest, traditional Jamaican foods and more, all re-connecting us with Jamaican culture and history. Special activities for children will include, kite building, drum lessons, face painting, box truck building and many more children friendly activities.
Speakers and Performers will include, HOST - Oliver Samuels, Trench Town ska era group-The Wailing Souls, legendary crooner-Dobby Dobson, 3x Olympian-Devon Harris, Recording Executive to the stars-Andrea Anmour, the roots man of reggae-George Wesley, the winner of California's Best Male Vocalist competition-Faraji, The performer with the most nominations (6) at the Annual Washington DC Reggae Music Awards-Ruth Ann Brown - and many more.
Special appearances from Jamaica will include, Former President of the University of the West Indies Chorale-Classical singer Tina Simone who will perform a special rendition of Jamaica's National Anthem. As well, Braata Folk Singers will be taking you down memory lane.
Merlene Ottey - presented with Lifetime Achievement Award and honored as Jamaica's best athlete in 50 years.
The Jamaican Community in New York will all be at this memorable event to celebrate the island's 50th Independence. To attend tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door and no tickets will be available once sold out. For more information on tickets call 914-384-9554, or click link here, http://www.jamaica50anniversary.com/Venue_Jamaica_Independence_Celebration.html
Happy Jamaica 50th.