August 10, 2022

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Jamaica Worldwide Independence Overseas Tune Competitors Pronounces Semi-Finalists

Garfield McCook

[KINGSTON, Jamaica] – The Jamaica Worldwide Independence Overseas Tune Competitors (JIIFSC) is getting nearer to the crowning of a grand champion, with the current choice of 12 semi-finalists. With a powerful mixture of proficient musicians from the UK, Canada and the USA, the highest 12 was rigorously chosen by way of a mixture of judges and JIIFSC’s Government Committee.

“This yr’s program might be fairly important, as we’re together with totally different sides of our Jamaican tradition as we have fun Jamaica’s sixtieth yr of independence,” JIIFSC president and founder Garfield ‘Gary G’ McCook said.

Now, followers have a possibility to ship their favorite contestants into the subsequent spherical, as on-line voting is at the moment open till June 30 through the official web site, Mixed with a 5 decide panel of votes that can account for 95%, the fan vote accounts for five% of the whole vote which is able to decide the highest 7 songs that can advance to the finals.

Based mostly in the USA, the JIIFSC was created in 2021 to Jamaicans residing within the diaspora with the chance to take part in cultural occasions outdoors of Jamaica. With the expansion of the competitors previously yr, this yr’s occasion has seen nice curiosity from a large cross part of musicians all over the world.

High 3 Finalists

The highest three finalists might be introduced on the grand present on July 30, 2022. The first, 2nd and third place winners will obtain US $8,000 & trophy, US $4,000 & trophy and US $1,000.00 respectively. Followers may even have the chance to witness the motion for themselves in residing color. The occasion might be open to a dwell viewers which is predicted to incorporate followers regionally and from all over the world.

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“We count on a larger enthusiasm this yr. Particularly, seeing that we are going to be in a 450 seated facility. In comparison with the 70 seater venue that we had to make use of final yr as a result of COVID restrictions, ”McCook expressed.

The grand last will happen on the Shiloh Excessive Faculty Theatre in Snellville, Georgia. Tickets are at the moment obtainable for US $40 every and might be bought on the web site,

12 Semi-Finalists

  1. Ms Tania Lou – GI Gi mi di Black, Inexperienced and Gol
  2. Singer Irie – Mama Jamaica
  3. GoddySon – Irie
  4. Lavie Lujah – Jamaica Rise n Shine
  5. Bobby Dockery – Jamaica Vacation
  6. NikkiSpice – Miss You Jamaica
  7. George Prophet – Have fun
  8. Ras T Asheber – Island within the Solar
  9. Snappa chef – Dumpling Aircraft
  10. Triggarnom – Villains and Heroes
  11. Akinsanya – Ahh Jamaica
  12. St Paul – Love Jamaica