Jamaica 50 grand gala celebration

Published: Wednesday | August 8, 2012 Comments 0
Little Daejuan Hinds joins in the fun at the Jamaica 50th Independence Grand Gala celebration at the National Stadium on Monday. photos by Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Little Daejuan Hinds joins in the fun at the Jamaica 50th Independence Grand Gala celebration at the National Stadium on Monday. photos by Rudolph Brown/Photographer
The Humming Bird and Doctor Birds open their wings to begin the celebration of the Jamaica 50th Independence Grand Gala celebrations.
The Humming Bird and Doctor Birds open their wings to begin the celebration of the Jamaica 50th Independence Grand Gala celebrations.
A tribute to cultural icon Louise Bennett-Coverley at the Grand Gala.
A tribute to cultural icon Louise Bennett-Coverley at the Grand Gala.
Members of the National Dance Theatre Company presents one of its signature works, 'Gerrehbenta'.
Members of the National Dance Theatre Company presents one of its signature works, 'Gerrehbenta'.
Performers entertain the crowd during the 50th anniversary of Independence Grand Gala celebration at the National Stadium on Monday. - Photos by Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Performers entertain the crowd during the 50th anniversary of Independence Grand Gala celebration at the National Stadium on Monday. - Photos by Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Performers entertain the crowd during the 50th anniversary of Independence Grand Gala celebration at the National Stadium on Monday. - Photos by Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Performers entertain the crowd during the 50th anniversary of Independence Grand Gala celebration at the National Stadium on Monday. - Photos by Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Persons of Chinese heritage parade with a dragon during the Out of Many One People segment of the parade.
Persons of Chinese heritage parade with a dragon during the Out of Many One People segment of the parade.

The National Stadium and its environs were jam-packed on Monday as thousands of Jamaicans from home and abroad turned out in their numbers to celebrate the country's 50th anniversary of Independence.

Today, we bring highlights of the event.











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