Jamaican sociocultural additions

Jamaican - Some of Jamaicas annual festivals/traditions that attract many natives and tourists alike are Jamaica Restaurant Week The island's

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Some of Jamaica’s annual festivals/traditions that attract many natives, and tourists alike, are: Jamaica Restaurant Week - The island's finest restaurants, spread across Kingston, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, provide discount prices on three-course dinners of authentic, traditional Jamaican food. From November 13 – 20, costing J$1450- 3800. Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival – Jamaican artists perform, alongside other artists like Gladys Knight, Joss Stone and Kenny G. Hear Country, R&B and other music. From January 23 – 29. Jamaica Independence Day - Jamaica celebrates with music and dancing as the island commemorates the anniversary of its independence, which took place in 1962. Costumed locals depicting different aspects of Jamaican culture parade through the centre of Kingston during the gala parade. Celebrations run up to Emancipation Day on the 6 August, when traditional Junkanoo dancers recall the days of slavery and modern day Jamaican culture is celebrated in all its exotic
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course MAN 4653 taught by Professor Dr.shabazz during the Fall '10 term at Florida A&M.

Page1 / 2

Jamaican - Some of Jamaicas annual festivals/traditions that attract many natives and tourists alike are Jamaica Restaurant Week The island's

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online