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 […]

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 […]