Artist and designer, Sameer Khan has been making waves in the designing arena and is the mastermind behind many of the Mash costumes, the spectacular upside down Christmas tree and the suspending presents at the Giftland Mall that were the buzz of the holidays and led to numerous selfies being posted on the Facebook with his work portrayed in the backdrop.
After years of participating in the Miss Caribbean Talented Teen pageant Guyana finally got some success when Miss Guyana Talented Teen Aliya Wong was adjudged first runner-up at the December 30, 2016 pageant in St Kitts and Nevis.
Months after she copped the Miss India Guyana 2016 title Brittany Singh has been stripped of her crown following a series of breaches of the contractual agreement, according to the organisers of the pageant.
As Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) carnival celebration creeps up another song has been released to hot up the masses, “Wajank” – a T&T slang defining a person who acts in an irresponsible or reckless manner.
This year’s Mashramani celebration is being held under the theme ‘Celebration with Dignity, Liberty and Greater Unity,’
and according to the Ministry of Education’s Department of Culture, Youth and Sport Guyanese can look forward to many music-related events.
Contemporary gospel artiste, songwriter and producer, Melissa Vandeyar has been singing for many years but she created quite a stir in the gospel arena with her recently released first original single “My Ashes”.
Happy New Year guys! I trust that you are all recharged and ready to take on 2017.
January is my favourite month; apart from the numerous sales, it’s basically the only time of the year where you can politely tell someone they need a wardrobe refresher.
Last week the Caribbean Voice held its second annual El Dorado award and show ceremony at the Marriott Hotel which saw several individuals and organisations receiving recognition for their work in Guyana on social ills such as suicide, domestic abuse, human trafficking, alcoholism and drug abuse and fighting stigma and discrimination against the LGBT community.
Majek Fingers Drumming School will be hosting its seventh annual drumming circle on January 15, at the Botanical Gardens.
Being held under the theme ‘Feel the Rhythm of the Drums Drumming Circle’ the event is slated to commence at 3 pm and is billed as “an excellent opportunity to showcase the African cultural heritage, the skills and talents of citizens…”
According to a release from the school the drumming circle is based on community building and will showcase unity of the art and the people.
This year, Sonia Noel celebrates 20 years as a designer and according to her though there have been trials her passion for the fashion industry that got her this far and will keep her going for years to come.
Professional boxer and fitness trainer Kishawn Simon is fast approaching the third anniversary of him strutting his stuff on stage as a model but tongues continue to wag about the way he owns the stage and his physique which was on display at the recently concluded Guyana Fashion Week.
Hi Everyone, As we say goodbye to 2016 it is normal to engage in reflection. As I look ahead to 2017, four columns signify things that I learnt in the past year and will continue thinking about and learning about in the future.