Daily Archives: August 14, 2011

Linden Fund Canada AGM – September 10, 2011

Notice of the Linden Fund Canada Annual General Meeting

September 10, 2011 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Linden Fund Canada will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 10:30 am at Ellesmere Community Centre, (416-396-5536), 20 Canadian Road, Toronto, ON M1R 4B4 (Scarborough District) for the following purposes:   Continue reading

Guyana Folk Festival Symposium 2011 – Update

Guyana Folk Festival Symposium 2011

Aal bady, Waan bady   – (An Update on August 14, 2011)

The theme for the 10th anniversary of the Guyana Cultural Association of New York and the Guyana Folk Festival is “Aal bady, Waan bady.”  The goal is to explore the on-going process of (aal bady) becoming (waan bady)—Guyanese.

The symposium, scheduled for Saturday, September 3, 2011 at SUNY/Empire State College, 177 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 contributes to that goal by examining contemporary ideas about the cultural similarities, common experiences, and traditions of solidarity and friendship that have developed in Guyana over the past 350 years.  The theme for the 2011 symposium is “Arrivals, Encounters, and Exchange.”

The 2011 symposium will feature paper presentations, panel discussions, performances, and a parallel video festival. Among the participants are:    Continue reading