TRADITIONAL NINE NIGHT FOR REX NETTLEFORD
The Ranny Williams Entertainment center has been transformed into a traditional nine night setting showcasing various forms of cultural expressions to commemorate the life and legacy of cultural icon, Rex Nettleford.
The tribute is currently underway and is open to the public. Sidney Bartley, Director of Culture in the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Sports, gives us an overview of the evening’s proceedings. (CLIP)
A funeral service will be held for cultural icon Rex Nettleford of Tuesday, February 16 at the university chapel in Mona, Kingston.
Professor Nettleford’s body has already been cremated but his ashes will be flown back to Jamaica shortly.
Rex Nettleford died on February 3 in the George Washington University Intensive Care Unit just hours before his 77th birthday.