Swiss singer makes music videos in Guyana

Swiss Neo soul singer/songwriter Alina Amuri has set foot in Guyana for the first time to feature scenes of Guyana in the making of two music videos ‘Cope with It’ and ‘Daughter’, two singles from her latest album ‘Chasing Traces’.

Less is more

I always question the idea of new trends. In this digital era, there is an immediacy – the internet allows fashion to transform, but it still feels like we have seen it all before and now more than ever.

Keens-Douglas brothers to entertain on Father’s Day

Guyanese fathers are in for a treat when two of the Caribbean’s renowned storytellers, Paul Keens-Douglas from Trinidad and his brother Richardo Keens-Douglas from Grenada, appear at the Marriott Hotel for a special Father’s Day event organised by GEMs Theatre Productions.

Nothing to Laugh About promises to entertain

Dubbed the best of the 11, the upcoming hosting of Nothing to Laugh About promises to be provocative as it will be entertaining as the producers say they will take it to a new level.

‘Lambi I’ to release two new videos

Having released a number of singles since going solo, former First Born singer and writer of the famous song “Dem Bounce Dem Head”, Lambert ‘Lambi I’ Semple, is sitting on two more.

Wedding of the season

I had promised myself that I wouldn’t get sucked into to the Royal Wedding hype, just as I didn’t when Kate and William got married but this one is hard to ignore because the optics resemble a true fairytale.

First ‘Carnival’ hair show for May 24

The Cosmetologists Network of Guyana will present its first ever Hair Carnival Show at the Umana Yana on Thursday May 24, and it is expected to offer the public the opportunity to choose their ideal hairstyle out of the many that will be on display.

Steppers delight during International Dance Week

Two Saturdays ago, the Georgetown School of Ballroom and Latin Dance along with Let’s Dance brought intrigue 007 style to the Umana Yana through dance, song and drama leaving an appreciative audience wanting more.

Ten finalists named for Miss World Guyana pageant

After months of searching, much deliberation and evaluation of more than 40 applicants, the Miss World Guyana organization has finally selected its top ten contestants, one of whom will have the opportunity of being crowned queen and representing Guyana at this year’s Miss World Competition in Sanya, China.

Forty-four to compete in Mother and Daughter Pageant

Twenty-four mothers and their daughters will take the stage next Saturday to vie for three crowns in the three categories of the annual Mother and Daughter pageant to be held under the theme ‘Love Kaleidoscope’ at the National Cultural Centre.

Weekend eating: Plantain Nachos

Hi Everyone, Here is the checklist for a traditional plate of Nachos: ●Crispy ●Cheesy ●Flecks of heat from hot peppers Nachos are made with 3 ingredients – corn tortilla chips, cheese, and hot peppers.

Playback singer set to perform on May 1

Popular Bollywood playback singer Atif Aslam is set to be the star at a Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha mega concert set for May 1, which is being described as the highlight of a number of activities the organisation has planned to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the arrival of Indians to Guyana.

Berbician wins regional pageant

Twenty-five-year-old Berbician stunner Faydeha Cathylyna King won the Miss Black San International title on April 1, when she competed against eight other young women in the Sandy Point Town of St Kitts, also winning three of the four categories.

The importance of staying true to ourselves

– a not-so-subtle message from Cardi B

Maybe it is the visuals—everyone I grew up with now has a baby—or the cheeky reminder by some that my biological clock is ticking, but now and more than ever, I find myself thinking of being a mother and the changes that will bring.

Gospel Saiku Andrews wins Caribbean award

Gospel singer Saiku Andrews was recently named 2018’s Caribbean Artiste of the Year for his album ‘You’ at the Sterling Gospel Music Awards held in Jamaica.

Clubs launched to help empower girls

Since the launching of Miss Berbice I’m A Big Deal Beauty and Empowerment pageant the organisers through RD Production have been on the move in Berbice.

SDA Guyana Conference to host grand regional camp

Come next week thousands of mostly youths from Guyana, the Caribbean and the US will be journeying to the Linden/Soesdyke Highway as the Seventh Day Adventists Conference of Guyana host its first ever regional camporee.

Simply delicious: Fried Potatoes

Hi Everyone, Picture this: finely chopped onions cooked slowly until soft and sweet; tomatoes cooked on low heat until they break down and melt, rustically pulpy; crushed garlic so soft that it creams easily when pressed against the back of a spoon.

Car and Bike show for National Park

Come tomorrow evening the National Park will come alive when what is described as Guyana’s biggest car and bike show—Nik Shine Ride—kicks off and the finest and shiniest working old and new car, minibus and SUV face off for over $1 million in cash and prizes.