Never miss a story

Get subscribed to our newsletter


×
Image Source:singerkalpnablogspot.com

By Pragya Jha

Guyana is a small country in the Northern part of Latin America, more in tune with Caribbean culture. It has a significant presence of people of Indian origin.


As Guyana celebrates 178 years of the arrival of East Indians to Guyana , Greater Georgetown will witness a grand event titled “Indian Arrival Fest 2016” on May 5 which will be hosted by Indian Culture International (ICI) on the lawns of the Arthur Chung Conference Centre. This day is celebrated on the memorial arrival of people from Indian subcontinent.

Guyana

The event will witness various cultural activities performed by Indian Cultural Centre: The activities performed would be as follows-

  • Presentations by Guyana’s leading Indian Orchestra
  • Dragon Dance by Chinese Dance Troupe
  • Shakti Strings and troupe
  • Performances by Ishara dance troupe
  • Jewan Ka Nritya Dance Troupe
  • Tassa drumming and Tadja Drums
  • Shelitta Dance Troupe
  • Nach Gaana
  • Apsara Dance

The programme would feature some of Guyana’s legendary singers like Celia Samaroo, Sookranie Boodhoo, Rajesh Dubraj, Prince JP, Aarti Sookhai , Steven Ramphal ,Pooran Seeraj and others.

A wide variety of food would be on sale which will include Chinese, Indian, local and International fast foods.

This international event has reduced its admission fees to 50 percent and the sponsor spending $500.

Indian International Culture started hosting events in 1989 to celebrate Indian Arrival Day. However, things changed with the introduction of Indian Arrival Committee. The group would be seen promoting Guyana’s rich culture and diversities.

With input from: Guyana times

Pragya Jha is a student of Journalism in New Delhi. Twittter: @pragya1527


Popular

Wikimedia commons

'Goose' was a common term used for adulterors

The nursery rhyme Goosey Goosey Gander is filled with multiple meanings. It is another one of those rhymes believed to have emerged from the time of great persecution in England during the Reformation. It also holds a contemporary, colloquial meaning.

The original verse goes something like this:

Keep Reading Show less
Photo by Diego PH on Unsplash

If you have the time and patience, the time spent indoors offers the ideal chance to learn new abilities.

Many individuals struggle with psychological distress at home because most of us spend the whole day doing nothing. Being trapped inside our homes may seem inconvenient, but if you have the time and patience, the time spent indoors offers the ideal chance to learn new abilities. Whether you want to transform your body by following a daily routine with the help of millions of tutorials available across platforms, or you want to learn coding, cooking, a new language, here are some skills you can learn from the comfort of your home.

  • A new language: Learning a new language online from the comfort of one's own home is simple and relatively inexpensive, thanks to apps such as Duolingo and Busuu. Gaining knowledge of a new language improves your communication skills. It allows you to communicate with a more significant number of individuals and open new doors, and expand your perspectives. Although most of us cannot travel due to COVID-19 restrictions, do not allow that to stop you from upskilling yourself.

pink alphabet refrigerator magnet lot Gaining knowledge of a new language improves your communication skills. | Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash

Keep Reading Show less
Photo by Pedro Durigan on Unsplash

The world's largest producer of ketchup announced the Packet Roller, a ketchup bottle-shaped gadget that allows users to squeeze the most out of a condiment packet, CNN reported.

Heinz has just rolled out a new product that the condiment company says is the "biggest innovation in sauce since the packet itself." Earlier this month, the world's largest producer of ketchup announced the Packet Roller, a ketchup bottle-shaped gadget that allows users to squeeze the most out of a condiment packet, CNN reported.

"Do not click 'purchase' unless you are prepared to change everything about the way you sauce," the Heinz Packet Roller website says. The roller goes for $5.70. The roller is pocket-sized, can be added to a keychain, and features a packet corner cutter.


Keep reading... Show less