Jamaican News & Announcements
Ole Time Grand Market - December 14, 2013 - New YorkPublished Oct 21, 2013
Braata Productions is excited to host the Inaugural event, “Ole Time Grand Market” under its Education & Outreach Program.
Grand Market is a longstanding Christmas tradition in Jamaica. After Christmas morning service the community would be out in their numbers in the town square, or an open lot participating in a variety of games, and competitions for all ages, lots of gift items were on display for sale, and food and drink were in constant supply and demand… a great time was had by all throughout the day.
1pm - 5pm: Display booths of food, gift items, raffle, children’s corner, games corner, Jonkanoo Parades, Eating & Drinking Contests, films about traditional Jamaican cultural practices such as Tea Meeting, storytelling, dance and drama .
5pm – 7pm: Grand Concert featuring Braata Folk Singers, Something Positive, Inc., Susan Kennedy and many more!!
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, New York 11432