For decades Mello Go Roun’ has remained the premier family entertainment event of the Jamaica Festival. The 2014 staging which will be held on Emancipation Day, Friday, August 1 promises to be mystical and thrilling experience for Jamaicans.
Being held under the theme, “It’s Mello Mystic”, the Show will feature the most entertaining pieces from the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Performing Arts Competition. The award-winning performances in speech, music, dance and traditional folk forms will be featured when the Show opens its curtains at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre at 8:00 p.m.
JCDC Director of Marketing and Public Relations Director, Stephen Davidson explains that Jamaicans have always enjoyed Mello Go Roun’ which “always proves to be a well organized and tightly run programme. Mello Go Roun’ heightens the Jamaica Festival celebrations and the outstanding items from the JCDC’s annual performing arts competition always excite the audience. This year patrons are in for another treat as we celebrate, “This is Jamaica…My Jamaica” in mello mystic style. ”
Jamaicans wishing to experience the event live can purchase tickets at the Portmore Mall Pharmacy, Sangster’s Book Store (Mall Plaza, Portmore, Sovereign, King Street), JCDC Offices and online, www.jcdcjamaica.com. Tickets cost adults $900 pre sold, $1000 at the gate and children $400 while public sector employees are able to purchase tickets at $800 with identification.
Mello Go Roun’ is sponsored by RJR 94FM, IRIE FM, Suncity Radio, Nationwide News Network, TVJ, Petcom, ATL Group, Jamaica Music Society, Chase Fund and Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation.