Reggae: a Cultural Treasure!

The United Nations has now added reggae to the official list of international ‘cultural treasures’, constituting a type of music deserving of protection and promotion. Jamaica applied for this status at a meeting held earlier this year in Mauritius, and it has now been granted, with UNESCO commenting that reggae had contributed to an “international discourse on issues of injustice, resistance, love and humanity”. One love!

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