Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

Updates on positive developments, events and activities in the island.

Young Women Encouraged to Enter 2018 Festival Queen Competition The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) is currently on an island-wide search for empowered young women who are intelligent, culturally-aware and poised and are seeking a platform to make their contributions...

In the cool hills of Rock Hall St. Andrew, you can find children as young as three years old learning and having fun with each other and adults teaching and looking out for them in various ways. The Rock...

The Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park celebrates the 25th anniversary of its designation under the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) Act on 26th February 2018. The 41,000-hectare property is Jamaica’s only National Park and its 26,000 hectare,...

On Saturday, January 6, 2018, the lawns of Jamaica House in Kingston was transformed into a musical haven with electrifying performances from top shot, Jamaican artistes such as Agent Sasco, Dexta Daps, Shenseea, Ding Dong and the Ravers, and international superstars...

Negril, Westmoreland: Hanover’s homeless, registered poor and temporarily poor residents got a pretty good start for the New Year after benefiting from products and services provided to them at the Hanover Parish Council’s Poor Relief Health Fair. An annual event...

Teachers and students at the Harrison Memorial High School in Montego Bay started the new school year with a brand new drip irrigation system that will improve the learning experience for students pursuing agricultural studies in the Caribbean Secondary...

Ashleigh-Ann Mowatt’s podcast on the topic of homophobia in the Jamaican music scene was selected as one of three country winners of the International Podcast Challenge, This was the first year that the Podcast Challenge, which is open to all...

The people are Jamaica’s greatest resources; resilient, innovative and bursting with creativity. As things and times change and evolve, people have found ways to add to the ever-changing local (and by extension international) creative scene. They have found new...

Canada-based recycling company Panther Corporation has been operating in St James for the past six years. There are big plans in the pipeline to assist the National Solid Waste Management Authority to facilitate recycling and garbage collection in several...

On Saturday, December 16th, The Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts was blessed with the dramatic stylings of Tribe Sankofa and its special guest performers. The event titled Word Soul: The Miss Olive, Oku and Jamaica Land We Love? Edition,...

TALKS WITH TESS

Ever since Jamaica was introduced to cable television and I had an opportunity to see entertainment from the Western culture, I became a fan. ...