The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) is now accepting entries for the 2010 Festival of the Arts competitions, including the performing and entertainment arts. Individuals, schools, and community groups are invited to enter the Performing Arts competitions in dance, music, drama, traditional folk forms, and speech as well as the National Children’s Gospel Competition by Friday, January 29, 2010. The deadline for entries for Entertainment Arts, which include the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition, the Jamaica Festival Song Competition, and the Jamaica Gospel Song, is Friday, February 26. Entries for the other programs, including the National Visual Arts Competition, the Culinary Arts Competition, and the Jamaica Creative Writing Competition will be invited later in the year.
Entry forms for the 2010 competitions, along with the relevant rules are available at the JCDC offices island-wide in Jamaica or online at www.jcdc.org.jm.
For full article, see http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/JCDC_7306957
Photo: The Praise Academy of Dance performing at the 2009 Festival of the Performing Arts Finals.