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Argentina to Support Jamaica's move for Inscription of Reggae to UNESCO's Culture List

The Jamaican Ministry of Youth and Culture is embracing the collective experiences of its Latin American counterpart, Argentina which successfully inscribed its element Tango to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity in 2009 as a joint nomination with its neighbour Uraguay. The Argentinean Mission to Jamaica, led by His Excellency Ariel Fernandez, Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina to Jamaica has pledged their technical support to Jamaica to guide the detailed process towards formally safeguarding Reggae as an element that demonstrates the diversity and overwhelming impact of Jamaica's heritage. The move comes only four months after securing Jamaica's first ever historic listing to UNESCO's prestigious World Heritage List, with the Blue and John Crow Mountains, the Government of Jamaica is set to begin the process of safeguarding the island's Reggae music. According to the Minister of Youth and Culture, the Honourable