Global Media Festival

JulyOne the global media festival will feature programme specials and themed playlists from participating media.  Among the media specials planned from Costa Rica to South Africa, HBO will broadcast ‘MARLEY’ and TVJ will feature ‘King Jammy at the Controls’ on JulyOne.  Participating media are invited to join the 11:52am simulcast double play of One Love […]

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How To Celebrate International Reggae Day

IRD is a 24-hour global media event anchored in Kingston as a platform for Creative Jamaica (music, visual arts, cuisine etc) and its Impact on global pop Culture. 1. Wear Reggae – Sport Colours – RED GOLD and GREEN 2. Play Reggae – Tune In | Log on 3. Buy Reggae – Buy Music […]

IRD Kingston Conference

IRD Kingston Conference

Register now for International Reggae Day’s annual Kingston Conference hosted by the Jamaica Pegasus on JulyOne. This year’s theme is ‘Securing Jamaica’s Competitive Advantage in the Global Market’ which will focus on a wide range of related topics including the ‘Sound System Evolution’, ‘The Resurgence of Vinyl’, ‘The Future of Mobile and Broadcast Media’ and […]

IRD Awards 2015

IRD Awards and Salute to Jamaica’s Sound System Movement

“Wherever Jamaicans have traveled, Sound Systems have been part of their luggage as an integral part of Jamaica’s culture since the 1950s.  Known as the ‘talking Gleaner’ in reference to its media function, “Before Dancehall, Reggae, Rocksteady or Ska, Sound Systems provided the primary source of entertainment and community in Jamaica and the Sound System has […]


IRD Ambassadors

International Reggae Day Ambassadors include some of Reggae’s finest talents from living legends to emerging stars, the music fraternity has committed their support for JulyOne as an annual celebration.     IRD Millennial Ambassadors and Yoga Ambassadors are exceptional Reggae lovers who have joined the IRD global movement to unite, inspire and uplift the global […]


IRD Digital Art Exhibit

IRD DIGITAL ART EXHIBIT – In Association with International Reggae Poster Contest The IRD Digital Art Exhibit to be mapped on the wall of the Jamaica Pegasus on JulyOne between 7-10pm. Works to be featured in the IRD Digital Art Exhibit include a collection from the International Reggae Poster Contest including top 5 for 2015 […]