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'Miss Lou 100' celebrations to continue until December 10

Events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late cultural icon, Dr. Louise Bennett Coverley, affectionately called Miss Lou, are to continue until December 10.
 
The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) is participating in the 100 days of celebration with its Miss Lou Travelling Exhibition, to be showcased across the Jamaica Library Service network.
 
The Culture Ministry will be hosting 16 days of activism from November 25 to December 10 to highlight issues underpinning gender-based violence. 
 
A Miss Lou Culture Day is to be held at the Louise Bennett Coverley Primary School in Gordon Town, St. Andrew, on December 6. 
 
This is to be followed by an islandwide Miss Lou Celebration in Schools on December 10.
 
The celebratory activities will culminate with a symposium on language rights and the Jamaican language at the UWI, Mona, also on December 10.
 
Several celebratory events are also to be held in Canada, where Miss Lou spent the last decade of her life.


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