These are the words coming from many Jamaican’s lips after gladly hearing that our very own Reggae music is added to UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage.
On Thursday, minister of culture, Honorable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, posted on Instagram a clip of the amazing news. Jamaica has satisfied the criteria for the inscription on the representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity. then she led the entire conference in the singing of Bob Marley’s one love.
Immediately comments came rushing in from our fellow Jamaicans stating how proud they are in this big move. A lot of gratitude were shown to the minister and her team.
Jamaica is now the 24th member of the ICH committee.
UNESCO is a specialized global agency that builds peace through international cooperation in education, the sciences and culture.