International Band Exchange Program

The Ministy of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The main feature of this measure is to give new and emerging reggae bands international exposure. This measure is in partnership with other countries with UNESCO Creative City Designation. A complete cylce would see a Jamaican Band visiting and performing in a Creative City, and a band from that country would in turn visit and perform in Jamaica.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Thus far we have completed full band exchanges with Hannover, Germany and Beijing, China. The selected Jamaican bands are now professional touring bands.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

US$20,000.00 annually.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Tourism Enhancement Fund, MCGES, JAMPRO
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: