The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association cordially invites you to the
2019 JaRIA Honour Awards on Tuesday, March 5. The event will
be held at The Little Theatre, Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston.
The presentation begins at 8:00 p.m. however we are asking all guests
to attend our pre-show reception at 7 p.m. as well as the function
after the ceremony.

Our Honour Awards is a red carpet event with substance, staged with a
30 piece orchestra befitting the status and accomplishments of our
twenty-five (25) Awardees. The show recognizes those who have made
outstanding contributions to the development of the music industry,
particularly those who toil behind the scenes.

In order to secure reserved tickets, we ask that you confirm your attendance
by return email to or Ms. Yvonne Chang at
by Sunday, March 3.

We appreciate the support you will give our event and we look forward
to your positive response so we may include you and a guest on our
guest list. Tickets will be available for pickup at the Little Theatre from the
hours of 12 a.m. to 4 p.m.on Sunday and Monday.

Yours sincerely,

Michael “Ibo” Cooper
Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA)

Reggae Month Declaration:

“Reggae is the heartbeat of Jamaicathe unique music that springs from the creative imagination of a diverse people, forged in a crucible of common experiences, struggles, successes and spirituality that survived the Middle Passage to become our indigenous creation, our national expression, our musical voice in the world, a driving force of our economy and the industry providing the greatest opportunity to transform the country…”

The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association is proud to present the annual staging of Reggae Month! Reggae Month calendar of activities features JaRIA's signature events including, Reggae Open University, its signature Reggae Wednesdays, and the JaRIA Honour Awards.

2019 Calendar


  1. Wendell Shine Hayward says:

    Congrats on the achievement from UNESCO. Have you planned all of your events for February 2019. I am from Bermuda and the composer of a song written in 1979 but recorded in 1983 entitled ” Look Out For Reggae Music”


  2. Magda says:

    You are very bad i updating your page. Im waiting for your 2019 program to be abke to book my hotel in diferent areas of Jamaica. When will it be here?

  3. Laura says:

    Is there a 2019 calendar???

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