Monday, September 8, 2008- Kingston, Jamaica:-- The Hart Hill Usain Bolt Homecoming celebration is to be held in Usain Bolt' s hometown of Sherwood Content in Trelawny on Saturday September 20. National Meats/Hart Hill has come forward to help the people of Sherwood Content show their gratitude and admiration for triple Olympic gold medallist and local son, Usain Bolt. The homecoming celebration will serve as Trelawny's ode to Bolt's amazing performance in the recently concluded Beijing Games in China. Usain Bolt himself will be there and will be sharing this special moment with his friends and family.
"I am very happy to have the chance to celebrate with my friends and family in Sherwood Content. Because of my busy schedule I have not been able to go back to Sherwood and Lyme with the people I grew up with so this will be a grand opportunity to do so". – Usain Bolt, Jamaican Olympic Track Star.
The Hart Hill Usain Bolt Homecoming celebrations will commence with a fun day at the Waldensia Primary School where Usain's talent was first discovered. The tempo of the celebration will then step up a notch with a concert to be hosted by Candice Buchanan at the Sherwood Content Community Centre beginning at 8pm. The concert will boast some of Jamaica's top Gospel, Reggae and Dancehall acts including international reggae superstar Shaggy, the indomitable crowd pleaser Beenie man, roots specialist Richie Spice, Tanya Stephens, Voice Mail, RDX, Timberlee and Wayne Marshall to name a few.
D'Angel, Bugle, and Terror 3000 have also been added to the line-up as well as rising star Tifa. Sound Systems are not being left out as Code Red, Coppershot and DJ Nico are some of the acts confirmed by event promoter Mario Lazarre Jr, CEO of No Joke Entertainment.
Dancing will also be a showcase at the event; a favourite past time of Usain Bolt who claimed additional fame for himself with the showcasing of his dancing skills, which was shown after each Gold Medal win at the Beijing Summer Olympics. This time however the dancing will be from the likes of Ice, Ding Dong and Kreggy Dread.
"Artistes have rearranged there schedules to be able to attend and we are getting calls everyday from more artistes who want to be a part of this celebration. We are right on schedule and come September 20 Sherwood Content will be the place to be". Stated Mario Lazarre Jr CEO, No Joke Entertainment.
Celebration is the theme and no one is being excluded; DJ Nick (formerly DJ Nicholas), known as the hand-clapping, feet stomping and body rocking minister is set to anoint the event on September 20. The roster for the event is not yet complete however, as the confirmed acts to join with the Sherwood massive is growing each day.
The Hart Hill Usain Bolt Homecoming Celebration will be a grand affair and the international media is already lining up to land in Jamaican for a close-up intimate meet and greet with the great Bolt in is own home town.