Daily Archives: 07/28/2021

GUSDA – *ZOOM EMANCIPATION CELEBRATIONS* – Sunday 01 August 2021

GUSDA: Guyana UK Sports Development Association. London UK

Presents its:*ZOOM EMANCIPATION CELEBRATIONS*
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*Sunday 1 AUGUST 2021*
*7pm-10pm BST* 🇬🇧 
*(2pm-5pm* GY/Caribbean/North America
🇬🇾🇹🇹🇯🇲🇧🇧🇦🇬🇩🇲🇬🇩🇰🇳🇻🇨🇱🇨🇺🇸🇨🇦
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This rich cultural programme will include contributions from, among others:
*Dr Michelle Yaa Asantewa
*Colin Bobb-Semple (FRSA)
*Arthur Torrington CBE
*Christopher Davis (Bahamas)
*Dr Pauline Baird (Japan)
*Charmaine Simpson of Black History Studies 
*Fonoko Singers (USA)
*with special storytelling features by:*
*Dion Glasgow-Douglas of ‘Awe Story Gat Melody’ (USA)
*SANDRA AGARD 
*plus*
Musical entertainment by: *Mr Marlon & DJ Malachi (GY)*
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(no password required)
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‘all a we a one family’

GUSDA: Guyana UK Sports Development Association. London UK

MUSIC: Chutney Music Mix 2021 — with DJ Ana and Ultra Simmo – Video

The Glam CHUTNEY Jam with DJ Ana and Ultra Simmo -Chutney Music Mix 2021 -Shot at Petit L’anse Beach in Toco, Trinidad and Tobago.   Video shot and edited by Digital Ziggy.  Follow DJ Ana and Ultra Simmo on Instagram – @djanamusic @ultrasimmo

Chutney music is a fusion genre of Indian folk music, specifically Bhojpuri folk music, with local Caribbean calypso and soca music, and later on Bollywood music. This genre of music that developed in Trinidad and Tobago is popular in Trinidad and TobagoGuyanaSurinameJamaica, other parts of the CaribbeanFijiMauritius, and South Africa. Chutney music emerged mid-20th century and reached a peak of popularity during the 1980s. Several sub-genres have developed. (Wikipedia)

Music in this video listed below:       

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UK: From British Guiana to Bristol – 90-year-old reflects on life after Windrush

Eileen (sitting at centre) now has four children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Credit: ITV West Country

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Eileen (sitting at centre) now has four children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Credit: ITV West Country
Eileen Polis arrived from then British Guiana with very little – but she became an influential and respected member of several Bristol communities as well as one of the first Caribbean nurses at Southmead Hospital.      Continue reading