International Reggae Day

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Global Reggae Edited by Carolyn Cooper

These plenary lectures from the “Global Reggae” conference convened at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica in 2008 eloquently exemplify the breadth and depth of current scholarship on Jamaican popular music. Radiating from the Jamaican centre, these illuminating essays highlight the “glocalization” of reggae – its global dispersal and adaptation in diverse local contexts of consumption and transformation.

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The 2nd International Reggae Poster Contest (RPC) began in December 27, 2012 with the goal of discovering fresh Reggae Poster designs from around the world. Interest in the contest grew significantly over the 4-month run with a total of 1,100 submissions from 78 countries. The contest winners were chosen from 363 finalists by a distinguished panel of judges known for their creativity and commitment to design.

Thoroughly impressed with the outcome of the competition, the RPC organizers are excited to announce the 2013 winners and 100 best posters.

The winners from the 2nd Intl. Reggae Poster Contest, 2013, are:

1st Place: Balazs Pakozdi, of United Kingdom

2nd Place: Andrew Cachia, of Malta

3rd Place: Lenin Baru Vásquez Felipe, of Mexico

Click to view all the 100 winners