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VYBZING Animated Music Video Challenge to be hosted in Jamaica
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VYBZING Animated Music Video Challenge to be hosted in Jamaica

“Bring the vibes, bring the creativity” is the call from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) as it announces its 2016 VYBZING Animated Music Video Challenge to be hosted in Jamaica. Under the theme, “Beam Me Up with ICTs,” young animators are being challenged to create a two-minute video which explores how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can transform the cultural, economic, social and educational lives of youth in Jamaica. The Challenge which is open to residents of Jamaica ages 16 – 29, began Friday, March 4, 2016 and concludes at midnight AST on April 24, 2016. Entries must be submitted via the ‘2016 VYBZING Challenge’ tab on the VYBZING Facebook page, for full terms and conditions, visit http://www.caribank.org/programmes/vybzing/vybzing-2016 or www.youthjamaic...
World Wetlands Day – Photography Competition by NEPA
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World Wetlands Day – Photography Competition by NEPA

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) invites photographers to enter its World Wetlands Day 2016 Digital Photography Competition. Show us your best shots taken during the period January 12, 2016 – February 21, 2016. The World Wetlands Day 2016 Digital Photography Competition is open to photographers of ALL ages, with the exception of employees of the National Environment and Planning Agency and the judges of this competition. WHAT TO ENTER: We are looking for striking digital images to celebrate wetlands and their importance to sustainable livelihoods. Your images should highlight wetlands in Jamaica. We are especially interested in images depicting the following: “Wetlands as a source of income” “Wetlands as a means of ecotourism” “Wetlands as a habi...
Night Lights Photo Competition launched by Jamaica Public Service Company
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Night Lights Photo Competition launched by Jamaica Public Service Company

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has launched a photogtraphy competition. The Night Lights Photo Competition will run from January 3rd, 2016 to 23rd, 2016. Entries must be in digital format and must be submitted electronically to the JPS Facebook page. The photographer of the winning shot will receive a new Apple iPhone 6. The best images will be: published in a photo exhibition at the Company’s Head Office; featured in a limited edition 2016 calendar; shared across JPS’ social media networks and corporate website. Click here for more information
Digital Jam 3.0 Caribbean App Competition
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Digital Jam 3.0 Caribbean App Competition

The Government of Jamaica in collaboration with The World Bank, the Caribbean Development Bank, the OECS Secretariat, Microsoft, other partners from the Caribbean private sector and international development community, have launched Digital Jam 3.0 "Caribbean edition" - 'The Future of Work is Digital'. Digital Jam 3.0 "Caribbean edition" includes Apps Competitions, awareness workshops on micro-work and e-lancing opportunities and a final Caribbean that will include key notes from Inspirational Speakers, Networking opportunities and the final phase of the Apps Competition. The final event will take place in Kingston, Jamaica on March 1-2, 2014; youths from all over the Caribbean will attend. The goal of Digital Jam 3.0 "Caribbean edition" is to promote Caribbean youth employment via o...
Digital JAM 2.0 Mobile Apps Competition
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Digital JAM 2.0 Mobile Apps Competition

The Government of Jamaica in partnership with the World Bank and private sector operators in the local ICT sector invites applications from Jamaican software developers and digital artists to participate in the Digital Jam 2.0 Mobile Apps Competition. Conceived as an integral part of a 3-day Business Development and Marketplace event to be held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston June 28-30, 2012, the following are requirements for submission into the competition: The software application should feature a mobile device interface, serving platforms widely available to the Jamaican public or to a broader international market seeking Jamaica-related inputs or contents. The app development should utilize technologies such as SMS, USSD, Java ME, iPhone Xcode, Android develop...
Jamaican Government Launches BlackBerry Developers Competition
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Jamaican Government Launches BlackBerry Developers Competition

In an effort to stimulate enterprise, encourage the use of technology to uplift the country's youth, as well as to spark greater  interest in application development for mobile devices, Jamaica's Ministry of Education, the Department of Information and Technology of the Prime Minister, and the Central Information Technology Office, have teamed up with mobile telecoms giant, Digicel, and Research In Motion, makers of  BlackBerry Smartphones, to produce Jamaica's BlackBerry Developers Competition 2011. For this competition, teams of students enrolled in Jamaican-registered primary, secondary and tertiary level educational institutions are being invited to submit ideas, or develop applications  for the BlackBerry Smartphone or Playbook.  Each submission will be judged based on areas such a...