Ska festival this Saturday

Ska festival this Saturday

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014    

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THE Jamaica Cultural Development Commission is in a final stages of credentials for a initial song festival — Heart of Ska — to be staged this Saturday, Aug 2, as partial of this year’s Independence celebrations.

The festival will be staged during a Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew starting during 12:00 noon with a daytime programme that will underline film presentations, exhibitions showcasing photos and artifacts of eminent exponent of this song form, The Skatalites, and a ska era, row discussions, and interactive competitions.

The prominence for a festival will be a categorical uncover during 8:00 pm. It will concentration on ‘Ska Rebirth’ that will be led by master drummer Sparrow Martin and will embody Ska la Reg, Eric Monty Morris — a strange lead thespian of The Skatalites, Derrick Morgan, who was crowned “the King of Ska” by a people of Jamaica and a many inclusive hit-maker of a ska era, Strangejah Cole and Bunny Skully. There will be a special guest opening by American jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis. The performers will all be corroborated by Fab 5.

The Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre has been remade into a Jamaica Festival Village, and will be home to many of a events for a holiday period.

The encampment will underline daily and nightly events and activities for a whole family, including concerts, exhibitions and expositions, kiddies village, rides and attractions.




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