Reggae on UNESCO Heritage Register

Reggae admitted to UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Bunny Wailer, the last surviving member of Bob Marley & the Wailers with UNESCO Cultural Heritage expert facilitator Dr Kris Rampersad after sessions on Intangible Cultural Heritage in Jamaica. It was part of the process of safeguarding Reggae and other cultural practices, skills, and habits. Its inscription follows the inscription of Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The Caribbean music form created by Bob Marley and the Wailers now inscribed in UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity follows our capacity development efforts in Jamaica, policy development at UNESCO…. More about the rocky road of reggae to heritage recognition. Explore our heritage gallery. Ja Love

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About LOL GLOCaL Heritage Tributes

LOL GLOCal Hertiage Tributes celebrate the connections between indigeneous & migrant communities. They explore common cultural and other connections, and underscore our global heritage linkages. Drawn from the original research of Dr Kris Rampersad, participants uncover unique interrelationships through a diversity of experiences and modes of expression and exposition. 

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Virtual Heritage Journeys and Galleries

Journeys through our virtual galleries and heritage museums.Here is an example.


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LiTTributes Explore the InterConnections between Literary Heritage with other heritage that create a collective memory of the world.LiTTributes are special events that highlight linkages between the natural, physical, built and cultural heritage and creative synergies between them in print, music, dance, drama, art, cuisine and other lifestyle, graphic and audio-visual media. It is the fifth in a series of our global focus.


Our Heritage Tributes evoke and pays tribute to legacies of ancestors.

LiTTributes to the Americas. A Celebration of Arrivals. A Journey Through Silk and Spices.
We celebrate the lifestyles and heritage of peoples of the Americas.

Also see LiTTributes. Ask about our LiTTributes to the Laureates, celebrating Legacies of Learning.

LiTTriibutes Celebrate Legacies of Learning
Authors Tete A Tete: Nobel Laureate Sir Vidia Naipaul and Dr Kris Rampersad exchange thoughts on literary heritage.

Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott
Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott and Dr Kris Rampersad welcome President of Trinidad and Tobago Professor George Maxwell Richards to Evening Epic

The first LiTTribute to Toronto paid tributes to Mothers, Motherlands and Mother Cultures an he interlocking of indigeneous and new populations in Canada. 


A Glimpse into Time

The first LiTTribute to the Americas explored the convergence of creative expressions of the Americas took place in April 2018.

The first LiTTribute to LondonTTown was staged in London in August 2013. 

LiTTRibute to LondonTTown
BBC Ros Atkins, Director of the Commonwealth Foundation Vijay Krishnarayn Dr Kris Rampersad, Author Lakshmi Persaud at London LiTTribute

LiTTribute to the Antilles, took place at the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda in April 2013.

LiTTribute to the Mainland, gave insights into the ancient and new world connections between the islands and mainland Americas and was staged in Guyana in March 2013.

LiTTscapes inspires song
LiTTribute to the Mainland at Moray House Guyana, South America

LiTTribute to the Republic took place in Trinidad & Tobago in collaboration with First Lady Dr Jean Ramjohn Richards in September 2012. It followed the WhiteHall LiTTribute and launch of the book, LiTTscapes – Landscapes of Fiction by Kris Rampersad. LiTTscapes is the commemorative publication of 50th/ Jubilee of Independence of Trinidad and Tobago.

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