Celebrate Jamaica Independence Day - Wear Yuh Colors on August 6thPublished Jul 29, 2009
Join Jamaicans all over the globe and show your support for Jamaica on our Independence Day (August 6th) by wearing clothing/shoes with the colors of the Jamaican flag, Green, Black and Gold (Yellow). We are aiming for people all over world to wear Green, Black and Yellow for this celebration every year.
Jamaica has influenced the world with our food, music and culture. Join millions of people all over the world in this symbolic celebration and let them know it is Jamaica Independence Day.
Each color in the flag is symbolic: the black stands for hardship, the green for both hope and the fertile land, and the gold for wealth and sunshine. (Original)
The flag’s original symbolism is “Hardships there are, but the Land is green and the Sun shineth.”
New Symbolism as of 1996 - Hardships there are but the land is green and the sun shineth" is the symbolism of the Flag. Black symbolizes the strength and creativity of the Jamaican people ; Gold, for natural wealth and beauty of sunlight; and Green stands for hope and agricultural resources.
Spread the word and don't forget to wear Yuh Colors on August 6th, Jamaica’s Independence Day
We are appealing to all Jamaican Organizations & companies to participate. Please email us if you would like to be listed in the list below.
Current list of participating organizations: JAMPACT, United For Jamaica, Jamaica Awareness Inc, South Florida Caribbean News.com, From The Verandah, Caribbean National Weekly, top5jamaica.com , thereggaeboyz.com, jamaicanservices.com, Celebrity Plus , Caribbeanflags.com, West Indian Times Online, yardieyanks.com, www.Jamaicaworldwide.com, Albumedia.com and more.
Webmasters spread the word about "Wear Yuh Colors " and add a banner to your home page.
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