The contenders and contestants of the Mr and Miss Guyana African Roots 2017 pageant were awarded their prizes and certificates of participation in front of a small gathering at the African Museum of Heritage recently.
Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series in which I share advice and answer questions you may have about food and cooking, but are too shy to ask.
As news outlets became embroiled during the course of last week with the revelations of American film producer and co-founder of Miramax Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault and rape accusations, the hashtag #metoo surfaced on Facebook and Twitter with women around the world sharing their own individual stories of sexual assault and harassment.
The holders of the Miss India Guyana franchise have announced that they no longer have any interest in maintaining it.
Former Miss Global International Guyana Poonam Singh is again blazing the airwaves with her third and newest single “Touch Meh”, in which she collaborates with one of Guyana’s finest, Natural Black.
Nineteen-year-old pop/soul singer/songwriter and personal designer Jasha ‘JJ Artz’ Abrams, when he isn’t making a statement with his voice is doing so with fashion.
Hi Everyone, How does this combo sound to you – green plantains, smoked fish and callaloo?
During my extremely short-lived tenure as a model for Donna Ramsammy-James when I lived in Guyana, I was always hesitant of highlighting it as something that I did.
Canada-based Guyanese and humanitarian Sangeeta Bahadur finished as second runner-up in the Miss India Worldwide Pageant at the Royal Albert’s Palace in Edison, New Jersey last Sunday night, October 8.
The wee hours of Sunday morning saw 20-year-old stunner, Sherryanna Balkaran of Paramakatoi being crowned Miss Indigenous Heritage at the National Cultural Centre.
Hi Everyone, Despite being someone who does not like porridge, I have fallen deeply in love with plantain flour porridge.
Guyanese will this evening be treated to a display of fashion and live entertainment at Tower Suites poolside as in honour of Miss World Guyana 2017 Vena Mookram as organisers also attempt to raise some much-needed funds to cover her wardrobe for the Miss World competition being held in China which kicks off October 20.
Sometimes revealing the raw reality of something we hold close to our hearts can be difficult.
Lambert ‘Lambi I’ Semple, singer/songwriter and lead vocalist in the famous ‘How are We Gonna Survive’ produced by the now defunct popular group ‘First Born’, of which he was a founding member, has now gone solo.
Hi Everyone, This week we conclude the 5-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.
Come November 5 Simpli Royal will host the 17th edition of Miss Guyana Talented Teen and the inaugural Miss Guyana Princess Pageant.
Nigerian designer, Deborah Kehinde is the go to person for original quality African prints in Guyana.
At nineteen, Daniel Ifill is not just an ordinary teenager still trying to figure out a career but rather he is miles ahead as he is already a dancer, model and makeup artist who when he’s not working his skills backstage on some performer’s face is flaunting his stuff on a stage he takes charge of.
Hi Everyone, This is part 4 of the 5-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.
Young ladies from the ten administrative regions will today be sashed at the Everest Cricket Ground in anticipation of next Saturday’s crowning of a new Miss Indigenous Heritage at the National Cultural Centre.
I always find myself being unreasonably nervous during introductions. Not because I don’t like socializing, but rather because I fear judgement based on my likes, interests and passions.
Tomorrow evening talented youths from the deaf community will take to the Theatre Guild stage in an evening of entertainment where dances, drama and fashion will be featured.
Craft artist and designer Natasha David has for almost a decade now been creating unique jawdropping pieces made mainly of natural materials which many would discard never dreaming that they could be used to create art.
Guyanese Paulla De Souza, who is touted as one of the Caribbean’s and South America’s most sought-after make-up artist (MUA), is scheduled to be in Guyana for a Beauty Empowerment Celebration on September 24, aimed at giving women the 411 on how to effortlessly look chic and gorgeous.
Hi Everyone, This is part 3 of the 5-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.
Guyana’s Cynthia Dookie won the Miss Global International 2017 crown last Saturday evening, besting 19 other beauties in what was understood to be a nail biting competition at the Hotel Riu, Montego Bay, Jamaica.
There really isn’t an actress, influencer or singer whose fashion or beauty products I have ever anticipated buying.
Rewattie Datt-DaCosta has been thrilling one audience after another with dance for the past 22 years through Nrityageet and she is not done yet; in fact, she is even more enthused after her recent performance at Carifesta XIII in Barbados “[Dance] gives me a chance to express my feelings in a way that words could not,” Rewattie said during an interview with The Scene.
Hi Everyone, This is part two of the five-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.
Samantha Grant, known for soca hit song “A Feel to Rock Meh Body” is back and set to take the stage by storm tonight, when she launches her second album more than a decade after release of her hit song at her birth-night bash with a concert dubbed ‘Denim & Diamonds’ at Club El Latino in Georgetown.
Miss United Continents Guyana 2017 Divya Yabindranautyh is now in Ecuador where she would be representing Guyana at the Miss United Continents 2017 pageant.
It’s perplexing and difficult to fully understand why fashion has gripped the 90s trend of logos for such a long time.
This afternoon the Indian Cultural Centre will be showing the award winning 2012 film Kahaani and members of the public can view it free of cost.
Diamond Secondary School teacher Jennifer Lall-Shiwbalak took the Miss Guyana Renaissance 2017 title besting 11 other contestants in what has been described as a stiff contest, last month at the National Cultural Centre.
I like to consider myself to be a true and dedicated Spice fan.
Hi Everyone, The beginning of this school year will be no different from others.
Dubbed the ‘King of Soca’ Trinidadian singing sensation Machel Montano arrived in Guyana yesterday and is set to take the stage by storm tonight at the National Stadium as the leading act in his ‘Soca In My Heart’ concert.
After four nights of excitement and non-stop laughter at the National Cultural Centre recently, the theatrical production Nothing to Laugh About 10 will be taking their entertaining bevy of actors to four other regions in Guyana.
To mark World Suicide Prevention Day, set to be observed on September 10th, the Ministry of Public Health through its mental health unit will be hosting a free concert on the Seawall Bandstand on the same date between 4pm and 7om.
Express Guyana will be hosting their first recital for the Performing Arts Programme at West Demerara Secondary School tomorrow (Sunday September 3rd) and it is expected that their students will showcase what they have learned for the past three months.
Hi Everyone, Several years ago while standing in the cashier line at one of the supermarkets here in Barbados, a man (tourist) standing immediately behind me pointed to the small tray I had just put on the cash belt and asked what it was.
Whenever I am buying shoes, I try to remember the wise words from the Guyanese proverb: ‘When yah like play cheap yah does pay dare,’ that my Godmother always preached to me.
GEMS Theatre Productions presents a new half an hour sitcom “Days Like Dese,” a family-oriented comedy that surrounds the Rupauls, a middle-class Guyanese family.
Just three weeks short of the staging of the Miss Guyana Renaissance pageant, twelve ladies are kept busy perfecting dance routines, walk and speeches.
Twenty-year-old Keisha Brazh under the African name ‘Serwah Mawusia,’ is representing Ghana.
Put to task at the age of just ten to help to create the family’s Christmas cake propelled Rabina Shivraj into a world of baking and decoration and today she has learnt the art of hooking her customers, first with her creativity and secondly with the taste of her creations.
Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series in which I answer questions and share advice about food and cooking that you may have but are too shy to ask.
For as long as I can remember, I have suffered terribly from acne.
By Joanna Dhanraj With August fast approaching, the contestants of the Mr and Miss Guyana African Roots 2017 pageant are busy perfecting their skills for their big nights.