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Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2021 | 1:00 AM
An outfit change and Dufton ‘Duffy’ Shepherd (left) and Sakina Deer were coordinated and ready to get the show on the road.
An outfit change and Dufton ‘Duffy’ Shepherd (left) and Sakina Deer were coordinated and ready to get the show on the road.
From left: Festival Director Valon Thorpe joins host Debbie Bissoon; dancehall artiste Shenseea; and Kamal Powell, Appleton Estate’s marketing manager for Jamaica and the export markets behind the scenes of the Jamaica Rum Festival virtual concert.
From left: Festival Director Valon Thorpe joins host Debbie Bissoon; dancehall artiste Shenseea; and Kamal Powell, Appleton Estate’s marketing manager for Jamaica and the export markets behind the scenes of the Jamaica Rum Festival virtual concert.
Television personality, actress, and Jamaica Rum Festival co-host Sakina Deer channelled a glass of Appleton Estate premium rum in this show-stopping number.
Television personality, actress, and Jamaica Rum Festival co-host Sakina Deer channelled a glass of Appleton Estate premium rum in this show-stopping number.
Dufton ‘Duffy’ Shepherd, co-host of the Jamaica Rum Festival virtual concert, is in his usual high spirits before hitting the stage.
Dufton ‘Duffy’ Shepherd, co-host of the Jamaica Rum Festival virtual concert, is in his usual high spirits before hitting the stage.
Reshima Kelly-Williams, brand marketing manager for Digicel Jamaica, stands with reggae and dancehall star Shaggy while he is being presented with a gift from Leleika-Dee Barnes, channel and customer marketing director, J. Wray and Nephew Limited.
Reshima Kelly-Williams, brand marketing manager for Digicel Jamaica, stands with reggae and dancehall star Shaggy while he is being presented with a gift from Leleika-Dee Barnes, channel and customer marketing director, J. Wray and Nephew Limited.
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This year, all roads led to home for what is becoming a tourism and entertainment staple, the Jamaica Rum Festival, presented by Appleton Estate in association with the Jamaica Tourist Board, the Tourism Enhancement Fund, and the wide array of local rum producers. On Saturday, March 27, the festival, which included a week-long line-up of informative and entertaining seminars, culminated with a virtual concert featuring Shenseea, Shaggy, and Sizzla. Something Extra brings you the highlights.