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Jamaica’s 59th Independence Week Activities with Consulate General, Jamaica – Miami

Jamaica’s 59th Independence [SOUTH FLORIDA] – The Consulate General of Jamaica, Miami’s schedule of activities in celebration of Jamaica Independence 59th Anniversary – under the theme: “Jamaica 59th Stronger Together”

Event Schedule
  • South Florida

July 30th: 

  • Opening Reception of Art Exhibition “Aaah-Inspiring Antarctica: A Jamaican Ice” –  6:30 p.m. Island Space Caribbean Museum 8000 W Broward Blvd #422, Plantation.(hosted by Judith Falloon Reid)

July 31st: 

  • “An Evening with Julian Marley” hosted by The Rhythm Foundation and Diaspora Vibes  8:00 p.m.   Cultural Arts Incubator, Hollywood Arts Park, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood, FL

August 1st:

4:00 p.m.   Hosted by Consulate staff – saluting the 59th anniversary through prayer and worship Cooper City Church of God, 9191 Stirling Road, Cooper City, FL 33328

4:00 p.m. – Caribbean Independence Service – First United Methodist Church    260 S Prima Vista Blvd, Pt St. Lucie, FL  34983

  • City of Miramar Jamaica Independence Day Fete

3 – 11 p.m. – Miramar celebrates Jamaica Independence Day Fete hosted by Commissioner Alexandra Davis    Miramar Regional Park, 16801 Miramar Pkwy, FL


August 4

  • Miramar Mayor Messam hosts Jamaica Emancipendence -Live Conversation

Panelists Oliver Samuels/Etana/Charles Smart (markphi creations) and the City of Miramar/Faceb00k


August 5

6 – 9 p.m. Artist Reception & Discussion Under Patronage of JA Consul General Oliver Mair and T&T Consul General Andria Narinesigh –  Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025      Hosted by Comm. Alexandra Davis & Hampton Art Lovers


August 6

6 – 10 pm  Hosted by Mayor Wayne Messam –  Miramar Regional Amphitheater, 16801 Miramar Pkwy. (FREE)  


August 7   

3 – 7 p.m.  hosted by Miami Gardens Councilwoman, Shannan Ighodaro – Bunche Park.  Jamaicans in the Diaspora to be honored.

  • JA Independence Celebrations hosted by Island Jammin’

12 noon – 10 pm   Guest artiste – Pluto Shervington  (Family Fun Day)    870 SE 145 Street. Summerfield, Ocala, FL 34491   Ticket info (954-200-3050/352-875-0224/352-812-2021      


1pm The week will culminate with Diaspora community participating in JDOP conducted by Jamaican faith-based leaders with donations to benefit Jamaican home-grown charities.

  • Annual Jamaica Flag Day Celebration

5:30 p.m.  – Under Patronage of Consul General Mair  Lauderhill Sports Complex, 7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd.


August 8th

  • JOIN THE LINE Jamaica Independence Motorcade

2:00 p.m. – Consul General Oliver Mair in collaboration with Global Diaspora Council Rep. Southern USA, Dr. Allan Cunningham Meet at The Garden (4340 State Rd 7, Lauderdale Lakes) travel south to Lallo’s Restaurant (1400 State Road 7, Lauderhill)


Houston, TX

July 31st

  • Jamaica Foundation of Houston hosts Virtual Jamaica Independence Celebration

7:00 p.m. CG Mair and Honorary Consul to deliver messages/Entertainment by guest artists


Atlanta, GA

August 1st           

  • Annual Ecumenical Service of Thanksgiving (Virtual) 

4:00 p.m. hosted by Hon. Consul for Jamaica Atlanta and Partners of GA



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