President David Granger this morning spoke at the annual ceremony in commemoration of the 179th anniversary of the arrival of Indians in Guyana at Plantation Highbury, Berbice. (Ministry of the Presidency photos)
A small replica of the SS Whitby, the ship which brought 128 indentured labourers from India to Plantation Highbury on May 5, 1838.
A part of the re-enactment of the arrival of indentured labourers from India arrived at Plantation Highbury from India 179 years ago 179 years ago.( Ministry of the Presidency photo)
In the large crowd at Plantation Highbury, this little lady managed to capture President David Granger's attention
The Nrityageet Dancers performing at the Arrival Day event. (Ministry of the Presidency photo)
President David Granger delivering the feature address at the event at Plantation Highbury
Remembering those who came on the SS Whitby 179 years ago.
It was a full house yesterday as scores of citizens of varying backgrounds turned out to the Arrival Day celebration at the Plantation Highbury Memorial Site. (Ministry of the Presidency photo