The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) is now accepting entries for all its 2023 Competitions. The competitions include the Jamaica Festival Song Competition, the Jamaica Gospel Star Competition, the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition, the Jamaica Culinary Arts Competition, the Jamaica Creative Writing Competition, the Jamaica Visual Arts Competition, and the National Festival of the Performing Arts Competition’s subject areas of Dance, Deaf Dance, Drama, Music, Speech, and Traditional Folk Forms.
Entries are being accepted online and prospective entrants may also download the hard copy entry forms from the JCDC website www.jcdc.gov.jm.
Entries for competitions are free except for the Festival Song Competition that has an entry fee of one thousand dollars ($1000).
The closing dates for respective competitions are as follows:
Friday, February 3, 2023
Performing Arts Competitions– subject areas of Dance, Deaf Dance, Drama, Music, Speech, and Traditional Folk Forms
Friday, March 31, 2023
Jamaica Festival Song
Jamaica Gospel Star
Miss Jamaica Festival Queen
Friday, April 28, 2023
Jamaica Culinary Arts
Jamaica Creative Writing
Jamaica Visual Arts Competition
Persons interested in entering the 2023 Jamaica Festival Competitions are encouraged to contact their nearest JCDC office or visit the JCDC website www.jcdc.gov.jm and social media pages for further details.