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 […]

$1.5 Million up for grabs as Carib Soca Monarch returns

The festival that once celebrated authentic Guyanese music, the Carib Soca Monarch competition, has returned to the Mash calendar of events after a two-year absence. This year it will feature 11 newcomers and three overseas-based Guyanese artistes. The Competition, which was exclusively promoted and managed by Ansa Mcal under its Carib Beer brand, is now […]

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 […]