LIVEHOPELOVE.COM: To get Emmy Award

LIVEHOPELOVE.COM, a website about living with AIDS in Jamaica, has been nominated in the United States for a prestigious Emmy award - the television equivalent of the Oscars.

The nomination for LiveHopeLove.com was announced by the non-profit Pulitzer Centre, which produced the project with support from the MAC AIDS Fund, and is in the category 'New approaches to news and documentary programming: Arts, lifestyle and culture'.

The multimedia website is based upon the 'HOPE: Living and loving with AIDS in Jamaica' project by Ghanian-Jamaican writer and poet Kwame Dawes, who is also the programme director of the Calabash International Literary Festival held each year in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth.

LiveHopeLove.com previously won an art award at the Webby's, which honours the Internet industry.
Dawes project has also inspired a performance, Wisteria & HOPE, to be premiered at the National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina August 6 and 7. Source

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