Kingston- City of Music
On December 11, 2015, the City of Kingston was appointed UNESCO City of Music.
As the first Caribbean city to be appointed to the Network, and long been considered the economic, social and cultural center of the English speaking Caribbean, Kingston has given the world 6 distinct musical genres: mento, ska, reggae, rocksteady, dub and dancehall. With music and cultural activities at its core, Kingston boasts the region’s only Visual and Performing Arts College, numerous sound systems, recording studios and music venues.
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