Venue: AMPHITHEATRE, EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-2350 (main office)
This month Poetry fellowship features the launch of Cherry Natural's album 'Intellectual Bad Gal.'Cherry Natural is Jamaica’s leading female performance Poet as well as a Women’s Rights Activist, Motivational Speaker and Martial Arts Instructor specializing in self defense for women and children.
With its commitment to supporting effective literacy policies and programmes, UNESCO honours excellence and innovation in the field of literacy throughout the world. Every year, on the occasion of International Literacy Day (8th September), its International Literacy Prizes are awarded to institutions, organizations and individuals whose efforts contribute to the promotion of dynamic literate societies.
Venue: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HIGH SCHOOL, (ICHS), 152C CONSTANT SPRING ROAD, KINGSTON 8
This year will be the second staging of the R&D Chess Tournament and driven by the slogan "Where Every Child is a Winner" it promises to be even bigger & better than last year. There will be more than 60 trophies and medals to be won, gift vouchers, gift baskets, a tablet for the winner plus other prizes.
Services Scoop is the pioneering trade magazine of the Caribbean. This magazine highlights the critical, yet underrated role the services sector plays in the Caribbean’s economic development. Services Scoop explores how the region can better realize trade in services, seize regional and international opportunities and highlights examples of success. The magazine is heavily circulated throughout the Caribbean to trade-related agencies across the world.
The Book Industry Association of Jamaica will host its event; the Booksellers Trade Show. The event will take place at Leslie Ridout Hall, Kingston Bookshop, 80 King Street, Kingston. Publishers and persons in industry - related businesses will be given the opportunity to make presentations as well.