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Jamaica 57th Independence Celebration

  • pin YE Ethiopian 5916 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, MO, 63112 United States (map)

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We are celebrating Jamaica 57th Independence, come and join us August 4th as we celebrate the island that brings us Reggae and Jerk Chicken.

Menu by Rasta Paul
> Jerk Chicken
> Curry Chicken
> Steam Fish
> Cabbage
> Festival
> Vegan Options
> Jamaican Callaloo
> Ackee & Salt Fish
> Rice & Peas
> Etc.

Jamaica Games:
> Domino
> Ludi
> Draft/Checkers

> Smoking Lion Band
> Triful Toones Sound
> King Z & Friends
> Bit of History:

In the elections of 1962, the JLP defeated the PNP, resulting in the ascension of Alexander Bustamante to the premiership in April of that year. On 19 July 1962, the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed the Jamaica Independence Act, granting independence as of 6 August with The Queen as Head of State. On that day, the Union Jack was ceremonially lowered and replaced by the Jamaican flag throughout the country. Princess Margaret opened the first session of the Parliament of Jamaica on behalf of The Queen.The first Jamaica Independence Festival was held.

Earlier Event: August 3
Black Women Are Dope STL Vendor Event
Later Event: August 4
Lyrical Therapy Open Mic