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100 days of special activities planned to mark centenary of Miss Lou

In celebration of the centenary of Jamaica's beloved cultural icon Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley, a period of more than 100 days with special activities across the country is to be observed.
 
Bennett-Coverley, popularly known as Miss Lou, would have turned age 100 on September 7, 2019.
 
Making the announcement in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Culture Minister Olivia Grange said that Ms Lou will be celebrated as a social commentator, poet and advocate particularly, for showcasing the beauty of the Jamaican language.
 
Ms Grange also announced that a proclamation has been made to mark March 21 each year as National Poetry Day.


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