Close to 40 events and activities on Mashramani Calendar

The Department of Culture and the Mashramani Secretariat have assured that plans are moving apace with the hosting of festivities related to Mashramani 2019. At a Monday morning press conference, Mash Coordinator, Andrew Tyndall, revealed that some of the Mashramani activities have already started in various parts of the country. “We have a total of […]

Guyana has to move away from supply driven approach to tourism development – Tourism Director

Moving into the new year, Guyana will continue to market its tourism product to the international community.  The country has seen an increased number of arrivals over the past year and that number is expected to significantly rise as more airlines sign on to serve the Guyana market. The Tourism Authority is expected to tie […]

Stage set for Guyana Independence Carnival

The stage is set for the Guyana Independence Carnival and organisers have indicated their readiness to host the event. A number of private business persons have come together on the organizing committee to host the Guyana Independence Carnival in the month of May. The Hits and Jams Entertainment group is the main organiser. The carnival […]

Local singer Blaze Antonio teams up with Foreign Affairs to raise awareness on border controversy with new song

 As Guyana prepares to make it’s case before the International Court of Justice and put an end to the border controversy with Venezuela, local efforts have commenced to raise more awareness, particularly among Guyanese youths.  With no intention to replace the popular 1970s hit, ‘Not a Blade of Grass’, local artiste Blaze Anthonio has collaborated […]

Public Infrastructure Ministry gears up for Mashramani float and costume parade

The government ministries appear to be coming up against each other big time as they gear up for Mashramani. The Ministry of Public Infrastructure today launched its Mashramani band, representing the Ministry’s cooperation, celebration, development, and expansion of Guyana’s emerging green economy. Eight models, all of them staff of the Ministry, presented the costumes, with […]

Arriving passengers getting Mashramani welcome at Cheddi Jagan Airport

A kaleidoscope of colours representing Mashramani will be greeting arriving passengers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. This morning, the Airport launched its Mashramani celebrations. According to a statement, every year, the management collaborates with a number of companies for pre-Mashramani activities to give passengers a glimpse as to what to expect on February 23. […]

Woman is Boss and Champion of Guyanese Calypso

Before a mostly female audience at the National Park, educator Onicka Joseph proved that “Woman is Boss” in Guyanese Calypso again. With a total of 246 points, Onicka Joseph emerged as the new Calypso Monarch of Guyana with her tribute to women piece, “Woman is Boss”. An elated Joseph sat in disbelief as her name […]