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‘Mash in Guyana’ turns 30

  The classical “Mash in Guyana” song celebrates thirty years since it was first recorded this month. It was thirty years ago in February that the song first blasted across Guyana’s airwaves and has since become somewhat of an iconic song and one that is a must heard during the Mashramani season.

Miss Mash makes a return

Last week Simpli Royal launched this year’s Mash Queen pageant at the Umana Yana during which six beautiful queen hopefuls introduced themselves and paraded in front of the audience giving a taste of what is to come on February 19, when the pageant will be held.

Bunty Singh all set to retain his Chutney crown

Reigning Chutney King, Chait ‘Bunty’ Singh Mohanlall, better known as Bunty Singh says that as his year at the top winds down Guyanese can look forward to hearing much more from him as he has every intention of retaining his crown and straddling the top of the ladder for at least another year especially it took him four tries before he made it to the top.

Identity chronicles

Time and time again I am reminded that our outlook on beauty—or should I say our perception of what should be deemed beauty—is forever dictated to and influenced by our environment, culture, history and social upbringing among other factors.

‘Stripped’ Brittany Singh responds

Former Miss India Guyana Brittany Singh has denied that she breached any of her contractual agreements with the organisers of the pageant and claims that it was she who decided to return the crown, but her attempt was rejected and the organisers later chose to strip her of the crown.

Timehri Film Festival returns

The Timehri Film Festival (TFF) is getting ready to host its second annual screening and is inviting persons to make submissions for the festival billed to be held from May 31 to June 4, in Georgetown.

Indian Cultural Centre to host lecture

The Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) through the High Commission of India to Guyana will be hosting a lecture by its dance department in collaboration with its students to be addressed by internationally acclaimed danseuse and choreographer Pranaame Bhagwati.

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