Daily Archives: 02/25/2012

MASH 2012 – Beer giants, Digicel rule the road

MASH 2012 – Beer giants, Digicel rule the road

Kaieteur News—February 24, 2012

  • float parade returns to Berbice after two decades

It took three giants –two into brewing and the other into mobile communications – to infuse much-needed energy to transform the Mashramani parade into a gyrating sea of red, blue, gold and white yesterday.
Thousands braved the threat of rain to line the main parade route and watch the annual costume and float parade that marks the climax of celebrations for the country’s Republic anniversary.

Brewery giants Banks DIH and Ansa McAl under their Banks Beer and Carib Beer brands infused the usual bacchanal that was associated with Mashramani, providing much needed entertainment for those who stood hours upon hours waiting.  Of course, there were those who chose the smarter route of picnicking on the sides of the road. Continue reading

MASH 2012 – Costume Parade – February 23, 2012

Mash 2012 costume parade a blast

… a sea of colour and rhythm flowing through city streets

GUYANA’S Republic Day 2012 celebration, Mashramani, was fantastic, and is no doubt one of the best in years. Many a reveller was overheard saying, “This is the best evah!”

An overseas group who chose Mashramani over the celebrations in Trinidad commented that the day’s activity is one that they have always wanted to witness. According to them, they have been hearing about the celebration here, and they thought it was just great. Continue reading