Kingston, Jamaica: Half Way Tree LIVE, the newest and best in Jamaican entertainment to be held Monday, December 13 through to Sunday, December 19, 2010 at the Nelson Mandela Park in Half Way Tree, has captured the attention of veterans in the reggae industry.
The event will see performances from Ken Booth, U-Roy, Professor Nuts and the comedic Lovindeer. Younger talent will also be showcased such as G-Whizz, Anthony Cruz and Rising Star Alum Oneal Peart of the NoMaddz.
There will also be performances from the partnering Creative Arts Development Groups, namely, Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts (EMC), Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JARIA), Area Youth Foundation, Poetry Society of Jamaica, Sounds of Life, Root Cause’s Seh Sup’m and new kids on the block Manifesto|JA.
Half Way Tree LIVE is a must for this Christmas! Come and experience Jamaica the way it used to be and the outstanding performances from talented Jamaicans “like you’d never believe”. There will be performances at The Cotton Tree Theatre (Main Stage), One Side (Developmental Stage) for the nightly audiences. Also, there will be the Pickney Pen and story-telling for the children, Food Village featuring food demonstrations by Grace Kennedy Company Ltd. and the Craft Village for all your local goods. Half Way Tree LIVE will be open every day from December 13 to December 19 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
Half Way Tree LIVE is being brought to you by Nanook Enterprises Ltd. The Wright Agency Ltd. and The National Solid Waste Management Authority in association with The Kingston & St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC), JAMPRO, LIME, Grace Foods Ltd, The Jamaica Business Development Centre (JBDC), The RJR Group of Companies among others.