The National Stadium grounds will be transformed into the Jamaica 56 Independence Festival Village as it has been designated the cultural hub for the 2018 Independence celebratory activities.
In keeping with this year's Independence theme, Jamaica 56 – One Love… One Family, the Independence Festival Village promises an exciting and thrilling experience for all Jamaicans and visitors alike.
The Village will be open with free admission from Wednesday, August 1 to Monday, August 6, beginning at noon daily.
The independence merriment will also include paid nightly entertainment shows at the National Arena from August 1 to August 5.
The focus on Tuesday will be on Emancipation Jubilee at the Seville Heritage Park, St. Ann and Emancipation Vigils in all parish capitals across the island.