Romain Virgo for Independence show
Romain Virgo will be among the headliners for the Jamaica 55 Independence Festival Village opening show, Standing Ovation, which will be held on Saturday, July 29.
Standing Ovation is the first of Independence Festival Village’s seven nightly shows which will be hosted at the National Arena. It will feature works by leading Jamaican choreographers, composers, musicians, actors and dancers.
In addition to Romain Virgo, the show will feature Karen Smith, One Third, Fab 5, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica, Company Dance Theatre, L’Acadco and comedian Michael Abrahams.
Tickets for the Standing Ovation concert and the other nightly show will cost adults $1,000 (presold) and $1,200 at the gate. Children will be charged $400.