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Daemon
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Jamaica Independence Day

The island of Jamaica became an independent nation with loose ties to the British Commonwealth on August 6, 1962. Before that, it had been a founding member of the Federation of the West Indies. Allegiance to the British gradually gave way to the emergence of a national identity, and the federation was dissolved. A public holiday throughout the island, Independence Day is celebrated with a grand parade, traditional music and dancing, arts and crafts exhibits, and agricultural and other events as part of the Jamaica Festival. More...
moniquester
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Having witnessed some of the Jamaican culture at Folkfest, I am sure this festival would be colorful, full of good music, and amazingly enjoyable all around!

Be the change you wish to see in the world!-Gandhi
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Alenka
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I wish I were there...
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The British Commonwealth now includes many wonderful independent nations. Jamaica is just one of them.
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