By Joanna Dhanraj Saturday May 27, saw the sashing of the Mr and Miss Guyana African Roots contestants at the Pegasus Hotel where 33 beauties and hunks gave short introduction of themselves and the African country they represent before being sashed.
When contemporary artist Naeema Bacchus’s passion and skill come together on a canvas, the result is illuminating and it draws collectors.
Hi Everyone, An acquaintance of mine, Damian, asked me, “Have you ever cooked cucumbers?
Ten beauties have been selected to vie for the Miss Guyana World crown and title in a pageant set to be staged at the Marriott Hotel on June 25.
Believe it or not but my wallet hasn’t made way for trends this summer neither have I participated in the spring cleaning ritual most fashionistas swear by.
Opened on May 31, the Timehri Film Festival (TFF) over the past few days has been showcasing a number of Guyanese and Caribbean films at various locations.
Two Friday evenings ago Sangeeta Bahadur copped the Miss India Guyana 2017 crown, besting nine other beauties in front of a packed audience at the Marriott Hotel.
Hi Everyone, It was a holiday and we were invited to lunch at the home of friends.
Earlier on in April, ACED Design –a Chicago based company introduced the ‘RompHim’ to the market.
Last Sunday evening SAS (Shan Anthony Seecharran) designs brought pomp and splendour as promised when it launched the third collection ‘Golden Treasure’ attracting cheers and applause, for some ultra-sexy swimsuits and some show-stopping gowns, from the audience at the Millennium Manor Hotel.
Artist/designer Sameer Khan recently announced that he is gay as he no longer wants to hide who he really is, and believes that his ‘coming out’ would assist those in the Lesbian Bisexual Gay & Transgender (LBGT) community who continue to be stigmatised and discriminated against.
Hi Everyone, Eat and drink your belly full of sweet juicy watermelon but don’t toss the rind; cook it.
Growing up, I recollect hearing of two golden rules when it came to dressing.
Applause reigns in whenever professional dancer Indira Itwaru sways her hips to the rhythm of the various Indian classical, Kathak, Indian folk, Contemporary, Guyanese Chutney, African folk, Chinese and Portuguese dances at shows around Guyana and worldwide.
Designer Shan Anthony Seecharran under the label SAS Designs will tomorrow night release his latest line ‘Golden Treasure’ at the Millennium Manor Hotel on Hadfield Street.
Although makeup artist Brandon Chase is one of the newest kids on the block his work already speaks for him and he has had his fair share models, weddings, graduations, birthday parties and even a pageant in the last three years.
Hi Everyone, The month of May brings Mother’s Day and Mother’s Day brings meals, and memories.
There was excitement at seeing Marine Le Pen defeated by the ever-so-hot Emmanuel Macron, who also happens to be 39 (I know), in France’s recently held elections.
This year marks the twelfth year since the release of the movie GUIANA 1838 which recounted the history of Guyana and of the indentured Indians being brought to the shores of Guyana by British slave masters.
Stunning Xamiera Kippins won Guyana its first ever Black San’ Bang-A-Lang Regional Swimsuit Pageant when she took to the catwalk in St Kitts on April 16, last.
Fourteen gorgeous beauties are currently engaged in training and prelims for a chance to become one of the ten contestants in the Miss Guyana World finals in hopes of copping the coveted crown on coronation night come June 25 at the Marriott Hotel.
The twenty-sixth staging of the Mother and Daughter pageant is set for May 13 at the National Culture Centre where contestants will face off in three categories; senior, middle and junior.
Gabriella Chapman two Sundays ago bested seven other beauties to be crowned Miss Bartica Regatta 2017 Pageant.
Hi Everyone, You may be surprised to know that I rarely get a chance to eat some of my favourite dishes like fried rice, rice and peas, stewed chicken, potato salad, and chicken salad among other things.
Currently there are about 27 items in my ASOS saved bag. Many online retailers offer the save now, buy later feature which allows the user to bookmark the items for a certain period of time in their accounts.
Prevention of Teenage Suicide (POTS) Guyana has some dynamic and dedicated young people in the country who are currently engaged in an outreach called ‘Be The One To’ campaign, targeting the Berbice county for its high suicide rates.
Reigning Miss Guyana/World Nuriyyih Gerrard is set to play Portia, one of the major characters in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, come Wednesday when the book is put into play form on stage at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall by GEMS Theatre Productions The play, which targets student who would be writing the CSEC examinations and also students from fourth and third forms, may be the last for the while as according to a press release from the theatre company this is the last term for the text in schools.
Christian rap recording artiste Onassis ‘Valon’ Roberts, who is also a songwriter and producer, recently burst onto the local scene and has been creating waves with his hit songs “Still All Good,” “Don’t Deserve You” and “Misunderstood,” which was released back in January on 98.1.
Hi Everyone, The tomato season here in Barbados is short this year due to a prolonged dry spell, but I read recently that Guyana is enjoying a bounty of produce at excellent prices; more on that later.
Last Saturday evening at the Indian Monument Garden saw the sashing of nine of ten beauties who will be vying for the Miss India Guyana 2017 crown come May 19, at the Marriott Hotel.
The Indian Cultural Centre will screen the 2015 romantic hit movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo today from 4.30 pm at its New Haven, Bel Air location.
The Easter period is Carlyle Dainty’s busiest, as it is during this season that he puts his creativity to work, putting out some of the more artistic kites which are sought after even though there are the cheaper ‘bird’ kites on the market.
Auditions are being done for a pageant that is being touted as ‘one of a kind’ as it caters for three category of persons – teenagers, young adults and seniors – who will all use the same stage over a three-day period to face off for the three crowns.
Come Easter Monday the Smith’s Academy and Resource Centre will be hosting a grand family fun day and kite flying competition to be held at Trotman Street, Golden Grove.
The Anodyne Entertainment will be hosting its Fourth Annual Easter Monday fun day at the Beterverwagting (BV) playground and promises that it will be bigger than ever.
Andrea Bryan-Garner can safely be described as a woman of many talents; as apart from her being a mistress at preparing scrumptious cakes with eye-catching designs, she is also a designer of clothing and jewellery, photographer/videographer and co-owner of ProMEDIA.
Hi Everyone, Food plays an important part in our lives; it has many functions.
About two weeks ago I read about an incident that took place in Canal Number One Polder, West Bank Demerara which resulted in Dameion Gordon and Vernon Beckles enduring a merciless beating and verbal abuse (inclusive of racial slurs being thrown at them).
Michelle ‘Big Red’ King is back and slaying with two of her latest singles, “Women On The Move” featuring Shaundelle ‘JP’ Alleyne and “Road March”.
Sonia Noel, fresh from the Women in Business Expo, is teaming up with the New Thriving Restaurant to launch an event themed ‘Afternoon Delight’, which would encompass tea and fashion at the restaurant’s Providence location.
Parmanand ‘Jay’ Ramcharran is trending in Guyana’s modeling circles; it is unlikely that there is a renowned modeling agency or designer in Guyana who has never heard of him.
The search is on for the cutest baby 18 months and younger in Guyana through a photograph competition organized by GEM magazine in collaboration with Pampers baby diapers, solely distributed in Guyana by ANSA McAL Trading Limited.
With the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams just around the corner, literature students will be exposed to some practical assistance when GEMS Theatre Productions in collaboration with the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama presents one of Shakespeare’s plays, Julius Caesar, for schools come May 3.