As Miss World Guyana Nuriyyih Gerrard continues with preparation for the international leg of the pageant, Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs Sydney Allicock on Thursday presented her with an Indigenous outfit to be used in the cultural segment of the pageant.
One of the most requested recipes I get is for Poori. This Indian fried flat bread is always on the menu for special occasions such as weddings, and festivals – like this weekend’s Diwali.
Guyana Fashion Week 7 promises to deliver even as organisers confess that to garner sponsorship for this year’s event has been very difficult as businesses have complained that the economy is not doing well.
While it has been around for some time, Express Guyana recently became a registered organisation and it kicked official proceedings with a forum at the National Cultural Centre which informed students on preventative measures focused on domestic violence, suicide, youth crime, violence and teenage pregnancy.
Phoenix Park, a closely-knit community on the west bank of the Demerara River, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on Friday and it boosts of being one of the first self-help housing schemes to be constructed in Guyana.
Nicole Bissoo-Williams, painter and ceramist, goes back in time to savour memories through art.
The semi-abstract and realism artist portrays her work mostly using oil and acrylics and dabbles a bit in watercolours but regardless of what she uses the end product takes you down her memory lane.
Ten years after it was launched the Miss Region One Indigenous Heritage pageant is said to have helped to build the self-esteem of young women in the region and its organiser believes that it has even contributed to the reduction of teenage pregnancy in the various communities.