The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture is now accepting entries for the 2015 Big Stage Competition. The competition is been held for the second time, seeks to identify, promote and train talents in the areas of: Dance, Singing, Dee Jay, Stand-up Comedy, Novelty Acts, Signing and Miming. The competition is opened to Jamaicans of all ages both male and female.
The JCDC has partnered with the Ministry of Justice through its National Taskforce Against Trafficking in Persons to incorporate the issue of “Trafficking in Persons” in the 2015 JCDC Big Stage Competition. This competition will provide a platform for participants to creatively and artistically express the issue while spreading the message to children and adults.
Special cash awards and other incentives will be offered to the top entrant in each Category. Entry forms and other details for the competition can be access from the JCDC website at www.jcdc.gov.jm, its social media pages, the Head Office at 3-5 Phoenix Avenue in Kingston or the Parish Offices islandwide.
The Big Stage Competition which has evolved from the, Popular Cultural Expressions/Pop and Variety Contest and Star Search Competition, will seek to unearth and showcase several talents during the Emancipation and Independence Celebration.