Daily Archives: 03/27/2013

Brazilian Air show brings love to Guyana’s sky + video

Brazilian Air show brings love to Guyana’s sky

Demerara Waves – Sunday, 24 March 2013 18:11

Sunday afternoon, March 24, 2013, was a time of Love in the sky as friends, families, relatives and other loved ones flocked the Kitty Seawall for the Brazilian Squadron air-show.

That was one of the activities to observe the 100th anniversary of civil aviation in Guyana.                          Continue reading

Government unveils $208.8B (app US$1.04B) National Budget -video

Please note that G$1M = app $5,000US; G$1B = app $5M US.

Government unveils $208.8B (app US$1.04B)  National Budget for 2013.


Note: We will be posting more entries on the Guyana Budget 2013 later

Martin Luther King Jr.- Quotes You Never Heard – with pictures

Martin Luther King  – On His Legacy   MLK-06
If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don’t want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them to say…I’d like somebody to mention that day, that Martin Luther King, Jr., tried to give his life serving others. I’d like for somebody to say that day, that Martin Luther King, Jr., tried to love somebody. I want you to say that day, that I tried to be right on the war question. I want you to be able to say that day that I did try to feed the hungry. I want you to be able to say that day that I did try in my life to clothe those who were naked. I want you to say, on that day, that I did try, in my life, to visit those who were in prison. I want you to say that I tried to love and serve humanity.
“The Drum Major Instinct” (1968).
“Be the CHANGE you want to see in the WORLD” –  Mahatma Gandhi
Now view the  slides below with the MLK quotes – click arrows to see all slides:       Continue reading

Holi or Phagwah + Phagwah songs – 13 videos autoplay

HOLI or Phagwah – Festival of Colours

(Hindi: होली, Nepali: होली,Punjabi: ਹੋਲੀ Sindhi: هولي) is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus as a festival of colours.

It is primarily observed in India and Nepal. It is also observed by the minority Hindus in Bangladesh and Pakistan as well in countries with large Indic diaspora populations following Hinduism, such as Suriname, Malaysia, Guyana, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, the United States, Mauritius, and Fiji.

Holi is also known as Phagwah (Assamese: ফাকুৱা), Festival of Colours, or Doḷajātra (Oriya: ଦୋଳଯାତ୍ରା) in Odisha, and as Dol Jatra (Bengali: দোলযাত্রা) or Basantotsav (“spring festival”) (Bengali: বসন্তোৎসব) in West Bengal and Assam.            Continue reading

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