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Soyini is following her dream


For Soyini Fraser, the fact that she won the Miss Guyana Universe title and will be representing Guyana at the Miss Universe Pageant in the Philippines in January 2017 is finally taking root in her consciousness.

Winter in Guyana

Worn in the Caribbean but really suited for cold climes

Summer is incredibly difficult to break up with. I think that what I detest the most is changing my colour palette to fall-like colours such as brown and burgundy.

Dr Patricia Cambridge’s Piano Improvisations for Cultural Centre next week

Patricia Cambridge

Come Friday at 8 pm, the National Cultural Centre is the venue for ‘Piano Improvisations: An Evening With Dr Patricia Cambridge.’ According to information released, Cambridge, one of Guyana’s outstanding pianists, winner of the Phillip Pilgrim Memorial Harp (1974) and graduate of the Boston Conservatory, will perform her unique and exciting improvisations of Guyanese and other music.

Miss Guyana Talented Teens receive prizes

In photo: Miss Guyana Talented Teen 2016 Alia Wong (fifth from right) poses with her peers as well as executive members of The Imperial House Wasim Khan (left) and Sindamanee Khan (second, left) along with representatives of Roraima Group of Companies and Computer World Dellon Murray (right) and Onica (second right).

The newly crowned Miss Guyana Talented Teen Alia Wong was recently presented with her first prize of day trip to Arrow Point Nature Resort compliments of the Roraima Group of Companies and other prizes compliments of Nayelli Beauty Salon, Moi Tori Boutique and Upper Level Boutique.

Culture, vanity and Milan

A model in Philipp Plein from his ‘Alice in Ghettoland’ showing – Spring/Summer 2017 at Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week opened with the country’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi pledging his continuing support for the industry. My favourite quote from his speech was: “What I’m asking you is to help this country offer products as fascinating as your own collections, products made of values, culture, ideals, which are at the heart of craftsmanship as well as of people’s sentiment.” Though the value of Italian craftsmanship is undisputed and second to none, perhaps he was trying to remind the creative industries that in order for people to remember the product and pledge their loyalty they must have something intangible to draw them back as well.

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