Deadline for JCDC competitions' entries today

December 01, 2017
Winner of the 2017 JCDC Jamaica Gospel Song Competition Shaughna-Lee Steele

Today is the deadline for entries for the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) National Festival of the Performing Arts, Jamaica Gospel Song, and Jamaica Children's Gospel Song Competitions.

"Each year we receive hundreds of entries for these competitions from across the island ... . We can't wait to see the talent that will be unearthed from this upcoming crop of participants," said director of marketing and public relations at the JCDC, Stephen Davidson.

The competitions are open to individuals, schools, community groups, youth clubs, social clubs, performing arts clubs and church groups. All competitors have the opportunity to win cash prizes and awards.

Davidson also noted that while December 1 is the preliminary deadline for entries for these competitions, on-spot entries will also be accepted at the competitions' upcoming auditions.

Persons who wish to enter any of the competitions can access entry forms, rules and competition guidelines from the JCDC website,, its head office on Phoenix Avenue, or any parish office.

Entry forms for all JCDC competitions should be submitted to the head office or any of the parish offices.

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