2:00am curfew relaxed for holiday season until January 12

In response to requests from promoters and the Guyanese public, the Government announced on Thursday that the current 2:00am “curfew” on night spots and other places of entertainment will be relaxed for the Christmas Season. The statement from the Ministry of Public Security said the relaxation follows an inundation of requests from businesses, Guyanese back […]

Mashramani 2018 launched: Let’s Co-operate and Celebrate Republic 48

Mashramani 2018 was launched on Saturday in Linden, Region Ten under the theme “Let’s Cooperate and Celebrate Republic 48”. The launch brought together hundreds of Lindeners and visitors, embracing the Guyanese culture in form of dance, drumming, singing, dress and more. Minster of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. George Norton […]

Teachers complete training in Theatre Arts and Drama

Eighteen teachers have completed training in theatre arts, as part of a Department of Culture initiative. The training was done through the Education Ministry’s Unit of Allied Arts (UAA), in collaboration with the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama (NSTAD). The teachers were drawn from the 10 Administrative regions and benefitted from training in […]

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 […]