Eighteen artistes have been named for the Carib Soca Monarch semi-final showdown billed for New Amsterdam, Berbice on January 31.
According to a press release from the organisers, the competition began with 32 persons from which 18 were selected for the semi-final based on the lyrics,
Simpli Royal’s Miss Mashramani Queen Pageant has returned after a period of absence and will be held in two parts.
According to a press release, the Miss Guyana Mashramani Queen Pageant is billed for February 14,
“…Part of me always dreamed of being in the spotlight…
As a 12-year-old girl flicking through channels on television Niketa Barker stumbled across a Miss Universe Pageant and from that moment, became enamoured with beauty contests; she also began to receive encouragement from those around her.
When Sony Pictures announced just a week before The Interview was scheduled to be released that it was pulling the movie, half of me let out a sigh of relief while the other half of me rebelled at this open violation of free speech.
Ingrid Griffith’s gripping one-woman drama Demerara Gold finds its way home this month with shows at the National Cultural Centre, Theatre Guild, New Amsterdam Multilateral School and Lichas Hall in Linden.
Today The Scene looks back at the artists interviewed last year who inspired through their commitment to their respective fields.
The list is not hierarchal but presented in chronological order from January.
2014 was an eventful year in local entertainment as this look back at some of the happenings will reveal.
At the start of the year, American Grammy award winner John Legend and Jamaican reggae singer Beres Hammond performed live at the Guyana National Stadium.