September 7th, 2022

This event is not to be missed.
The lineup of cultural icons paying tribute to the Rt. Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley, “Miss Lou” on her 103rd birthday is unprecedented.

Jamaica Heroes Modernized BACK THE CULTURE Show with the Louise Bennett-Coverley Heritage Council and The Institute of Jamaica under the patronage of the Consulate General of Jamaica Miami celebrate the 103rd birthday of Jamaican Icon Rt. Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley, OM, OJ, MBE.

Jamaicaโ€™s cultural icons and stalwarts pay tribute to her from their personal relationship with Miss Lou and share how she contributed to the Jamaican culture and identity.

โœ… Consul General Oliver Miami
โœ… Hosted by Dr. Amina Blackwood-Meeks
โœ… Oliver Samuels – Jamaica’s King of Comedy
โœ… Marjorie Whylie – NDTC Musical Director – worked closely with Miss Lou
โœ… Joan Andrea Hutchinson – Poet, Story Teller and arguably Miss Lou’s predecessor
โœ… Vivian Crawford – Institute of Jamaica Executive Director
โœ… Colin Smith – President Louise Bennett Coverley Heritage Council
โœ… Fabian Coverly – Miss Lou’s son
โœ… Fae Ellington – Jamaican TV Broadcaster Extraordinaire
โœ… Faith D’Aguilar – Poet, Actress and Miss Lou imitator who worked with Miss Lou
โœ… Owen “Blakka” Ellis – Comedian Actor who worked with Miss Lou
โœ… Dr. Sue – Cultural Activist, Poet, Author, Story Teller
โœ… Steve Higgins – Singer, Song writer, Actor
โœ… Dr. Opal Palmer Adisa – Poet, Artist Educator
โœ… Janice Hart – Folklorist, Poet, Story Teller
โœ… Raul Blaze – Social Media Influencer, Cultural Ambassador

This is going to be an entertaining celebration of Miss Lou’s life highlighting her contribution Jamaica’s culture and identity placing her alongside our national heroes.

This year we celebrate Jamaica’s 60th Year of Independence.

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