The ‘Art’ of diplomacy
Over many years the Embassy of the United States of America in Georgetown has been involved in a range of artistic presentations in Guyana. These have included musical ambassadors in which celebrated American violinists and pianists have been brought in for concerts, singing groups of different styles have performed, and there have been storytellers in the American tradition on stage in Guyana as guests of the USA.
The Americans have not been alone in this kind of programming. The Chinese have from time to time entertained with performances from their very rich performing arts tradition of acrobatics, dance and music drawn from very interesting regional cultures. A number of others have mixed the performing arts with the visual and the culinary, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.