Entertaining Grand Gala highlights Jamaica 60 celebrations
People in the audience wave miniature Jamaica flags as the enjoy the entertainment.

Jamaica's 60th anniversary of Independence diamond jubilee celebrations reached fever pitch Saturday night at the National Stadium in St Andrew before a capacity audience that included the country's political leaders.

Here are photo highlights of the entertaining Grand Gala.

The combined Jamaica Defence Force and Cadet band performing at Saturday's Grand Gala.
The Jamaican National Flag is being raised to signal the start of the Grand Gala.
Dancers clad in Jamaican-coloured outfits entertain.
The colour and spectacle of the Grand Gala. (Photos: Karl Mclarty)
Jamaicans heding into the National Stadium on Saturday evening for the Grand Gala climax to the country's 60th anniversary of Independence celebrations.
A section of the capacity audience at the Grand Gala on Saturday.

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