Sunday, 15 July 2012

ON THE SCENE: Dr. Stephen Vasciannie + Mathu Joyini + DJ Nicholas + PM Portia Simpson-Miller + Kirk Franklin

MAKING A POINT: July 14, Kingston. He came, he sang, he conquered. Gospel heavyweight Kirk Franklin gestures during his fantastic performance on Saturday at Fun In The Son. According to a concertgoer, Franklin had the entire crowd jumping at Heroes Park with a repertoire that included "Stomp," "We Want a Revolution," "Melodies from Heaven" and other popular spiritual anthems. (Photo: Glory Music).

PRESENT PERFECT: July 14, Kingston. The Grammy-winning superstar is gifted with a special Crowned tee-shirt by Stephanie Smith and Stacy-Ann Atkinson before he hit the stage at Saturday's Fun In The Son gospel concert at the National Heroes Park. (Photo: Glory Music).

GET LIFTED: July 14, Kingston. Gospel star DJ Nicholas hits the right musical and fashion high notes during his stint at Fun In The Son on the weekend. The sharply attired minister shared the star-studded bill with the likes of Carlene Davis, Papa San and Kirk Franklin. (Photo: Glory Music).

ICONIC MOMENT: July 11, St. Andrew. PM Portia Simpson-Miller (right) and High Commissioner for the Republic of South Africa, Her Excellency Mathu Joyini observe a portrait of Nelson Mandela at the launch of Nelson Mandela International Day held recently at Jamaica House. The special Day will be observed in Jamaica and internationally on Wednesday, July 18. (Photo: OPM).

OUR MAN IN WASHINGTON: July 10, St. Andrew. Ambassador Designate to the United States and former Principal of the Norman Manley Law School, Dr. Stephen Vasciannie, greets PM Portia Simpson-Miller during a courtesy call at Jamaica House last Tuesday. Simpson-Miller wished Ambassador Vasciannie, who assumes duties in Washington this week, a successful tour of duty, adding that she was confident that his leadership in will add to Jamaica’s good name. (Photo: OPM).

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1 comment:

  1. I'm not generally a gospel fan but Kirk Franklin is powerful stuff. As for the PM's photo ops, I hope she does a little volunteering on Mandela Day. I hope many Jamaicans do.