Edna Manley College gets $4.9m for Rex Nettleford Arts Conference
The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) has received donations amounting to $4.9 million for the staging of the 2015 Rex Nettleford Arts Conference.
The sum includes $2.9 million (US$24, 928.61) from the United States Embassy and $2 million from the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund.
The conference was first held in 2011 to celebrate the late
professor's significant contribution to Jamaica's performance arts.
This year, the conference will be held from October 14 to 17.