The Irits Festival: The Rastafari Indigenous Village

Rastafarians at the Village, led by First Man
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The Rastafari Village was created ten (10) years ago as a cultural sharing center, healing ground, and sanctuary, where the villagers coexist in a living, working, preservation village. The village promotes, protects and preserve traditional Rastafari practices. The Irits Festival is a monthly acoustic gathering curated with the aim of creative balance by harmonizing music, food, healing and art with culture, preserving living aspects of the Jamaican heritage, blending live music, an ital vegan cuisine and local artists.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

The Rastafari Village is an active attraction and sarced space for locals as well as tourists. Visitors find some of the activities, such as the Ceremonial Chants and drumming as an important ritual in the elevation to the spiritual wolrd of rastafari.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Not known.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Rastafari Communities
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Performing Arts
Visual Arts