Mashramani parade route to be extended -Minister Henry

A decision has been made by the Culture Department and the Mashramani Secretariat to extend the Mashramani parade route in an effort for more persons to be allowed to view the parade on February 23. During an interview on the Jumpstart morning show on 94.1FM, Minister with responsibility for Culture, Nicollette Henry announced that the […]

Poonam Singh captures 1st Runner up spot and wins several titles at Miss Global International

Guyanese songbird and beauty queen, Poonam Singh, sang her way to the first runner up spot of the Miss Global International Pageant in the Dominican Republic on Saturday evening. The pageant was won by Miss Brazil. Poonam also captured the winner’s prize for Best Personality, Best National Costume and Best Evening gown. Additionally, she placed […]

CDB approves major grant to help digitization of Caribbean Music

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant to support the digitalisation of Caribbean music. Guyana is among the Caribbean countries to benefit from the initiative. According to a statement from the CDB, the intervention responds to the global shift to digital music distribution, which has placed the Caribbean […]

Steel Pan concerts to be hosted on Seawalls from May 19 to 21

“Pan on the Wall” which features concerts simultaneously occurring at two spots, on the seawall is one of the many activities that have been planned to include steel band music into the jubilee celebration, according to Music Development Officer and Administrator of National Music School, Andrew Tyndall. Tyndall said the two locations are the bandstand […]