Miss Lou to be celebrated in online party tomorrow

September 06, 2016
The Honourable Louise 'Miss Lou' Bennett Coverley.

Jennifer ‘Jenny Jenny’ Small, Christopher ‘Johnny’ Daley and Michael ‘String Beans’ Nicholson are just some of the names listed to perform authentic Jamaican pieces in celebration of Miss Lou at the Saluting Miss Lou: Aunty Roachy Online Party tomorrow.

Organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), the online celebration of the 97th anniversary of the birth of the Hon Louise Bennett–Coverley OM, OJ, MBE, affectionately called Miss Lou, will be live streamed today for her birthday, starting at 10 a.m. at http://livestream.com/FlowLive/MissLou

The online party, which is a two-pronged celebration, will see members of the public posting tribute videos online, as well as the live streaming of a tribute concert, which will allow persons from across the globe to join in the celebrations.

Hosted by actress Deon Silvera, there will be performances from other acts like actress Rosie Murray, the Jamaica Youth Theatre, Tivoli Dance Troupe and other JCDC gold medallists.

The JCDC has also encouraged persons to share 45 second videos about Miss Lou on their social media pages using the hashtags #misslou2016 and #auntyroachyparty, and tag the JCDC on Twitter and Instagram using the @jcdcjamaica handle.


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