Quique Neira will be one of the guests at the closing of Reggae Month in Jamaica

Quique Neira will be at the closing of Reggae Month in Jamaica

In Jamaica, February is synonymous with reggae because Reggae Month - or Reggae Month in Spanish - is celebrated throughout the month.- with various cultural activities throughout the island.

In this context, the outstanding national singer Quique Neira will be our representative at the closing of Reggae Month at the event “Reggae Gold Awards & the 2024 Jamaica Music Museum Hall of Fame Inductions”, which will take place next Thursday 29 February at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Center in Kingston.

“They didn't invite me to the Viña Festival, but they did invite me to sing in Jamaica at Reggae Month 2024 and Kingston!! Jah I go!!”, the national musician wrote on his social networks with a somewhat ironic tone..

In addition to Neira, Artists of the stature of Third World will also participate in the event, Lutan Fyah, Etana, Jesse Royal, plus a tribute to the I-Threes, among several other numbers.

further, For this occasion, tributes were announced for two dancehall legends such as Bounty Killer Y Beenie Man

Symposium on the global impact of reggae

Before this show, the “chilean roots” was invited this Tuesday to the event called “Growth & Impact of Reggae Music Symposium Chile & France Edition” (Growth and Impact of Reggae Music Symposium, Chile and France edition).

They participated in the event, in addition to the interpreter of “Thinking of you”, the Chilean ambassador to Jamaica, Jose Antonio Cabedo; the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, Olivia Grange; the French ambassador on the island, Olivier Guyonvarch, the gallic singer David Cairol; British reggae and dancehall promoter Cara Burke and the reggae singer David McAnuff.

“With my first band Bambú we made a song called 'In Jamaica', more than 30 years. Then with Gondwana we visited the island and even recorded an album. This is the third time I have visited the island., but the first as a soloist, It means great satisfaction since I get to come and play on stage., to deliver my art live for an audience in Jamaica, what was I missing”, said the Chilean singer during one of his interventions about the development of reggae in Chile.

Quique Neira stressed that “I meet a goal, a longing and a dream, I managed to reach the cradle of reggae with my songs, none other than thanks to the invitation of the Jamaican Ministry of Culture. I come to thank this magical place and its people for everything this music has given me! Mission accomplished!”.

Marley's Legacy in Latin America

further, This Wednesday the singer will be the main guest at the conversation “Marley's Legacy in Latin America: The growth of Latin American reggae”, organized by the Department of Modern Languages ​​and Literatures of the University of the West Indies (UWI, for its acronym in English).

After that conversation, the national artist will make a presentation in the same place.