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 […]

$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 […]