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Tropical storm forces postponement of Emancipation and Independence activities

Published:Tuesday | August 2, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, announced the following adjustments to the schedule of activities for Emancipation and Independence due to the inclement weather conditions that are expected to affect the island, starting this evening:

- The Independence Village at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre closed yesterday until further notice.

- The Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Coronation has been postponed until further notice.

- The Aunty Roachy Festival and the Fashion Greets Music Show has been postponed until further notice.

- The Festival Bandwagon and other planned activities across the island organised by the JCDC, has been postponed until further notice.

The tickets for the aforementioned events, where applicable, will remain valid for the new dates to be announced. The Ministry will provide further updates on the planned activities for the Jamaica 54 Celebrations.