The official launch of the 2019 Jamaica Festival Song Competition takes place this Thursday at Emancipation Park in Kingston.
The event is set to begin at 6:00 p.m.
The launch is free and open to the public and will feature performances from the competition's 2019 finalists.
Special guest performances will also be made by the reigning 2018 Jamaica Festival Song winner, Nazzle Man, and Grammy award-winning, Reggae recording artiste, Beenie Man.
The Jamaica Festival Song Competition, which started in 1966, is one of the longest running original song competitions in Jamaica and is organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).