August 18, 2022

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Judges Able to Choose the Jamaica Worldwide Independence Pageant Music Competitors Winner

by Howard Campbell

[ATLANTA] – It’s all programs go for the second Jamaica Worldwide Independence Pageant Music Competitors (JIIFSC), scheduled for July 30 at Shiloh Excessive College in Snellville,  Georgia.

Seven finalists representing Canada and the USA are competing for the winner’s prize of $8,000. They’re final 12 months’s victor, Lavie Lujah, with Jamaica Rise N Shine; his Canadian counterpart, Ms Tania Lou with Gi mi Black Inexperienced n Gold; in addition to the USA entrants — Nikki Spice (I Miss You Jamaica); George Prophet (Have a good time); Goddy Son (Irie); and Bobby Dockery (Jamaica Vacation).

Garfield McCook - Jamaica International Independence Foreign Song Competition
Garfield McCook

Garfield McCook, conceptualizer of the occasion, is assured of a superb present.

“All seven finalists shall be in attendance. They are going to be judged from a clear slate. The 5 judges have been given their orders,” he mentioned. “Our Jamaican tradition shall be on show. There shall be two visitor artists, one will carry out reggae and the opposite gospel-reggae. We can have a poet highlighting our dwelling, Jamaica, within the dialect now we have grown to like.”

Prospects for the JIIFSC should be both Jamaicans residing exterior of their delivery nation or have Jamaican heritage. Lavie Lujah,  who’s from St. Elizabeth parish in southern Jamaica,  gained final 12 months with Licensed Yardie.

The runner-up will obtain $4,000 and third place $1,000.

The JIIFSC ultimate takes place two days after the Pageant Music Competitors in Jamaica.  The latter, first held in 1966, is among the highlights of the nation’s independence celebrations.

 

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