Category Archives: Associations

Guyana Folk Festival- Guyana SPEAKS – London UK – Sunday, 26th May 2019

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Dear All,
This is a reminder that there will be no Guyana SPEAKS on Sunday, 26th May as we will be joining GUSDA’s Guyana Folk Festival for the Bank Holiday on Monday, 27th May. Please come and join us for fun, interactive family workshops featuring folk songs, proverbs and storytelling.  The folk festival will be taking place at the Oasis Academy, Shirley Road, Croydon CR9 7AL.  GUSDA’s flyer, including door admission information, is attached for your reference.
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QC Alumni: Father’s Day Fundraising Brunch, June 9, 2019 – Toronto – Report on Projects

QCAAT Father’s Day fundraising brunch, June 9, 2019 – Toronto: Report on Projects

Source: QC article in Toronto’s Indo- Caribbean World- 3_May_15_2019

Since its founding in 1991 Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association Toronto Chapter (QCAAT) has contributed to Queen’s College in Guyana a total of approximately CAN$220,000 to assist the students and staff in various ways.

QCAAT’s primary objective is to provide assistance to the school to help maintain its standard of excellence for which it is renowned. ­ The upcoming Father’s Day Brunch to be held on Sunday June 9 is yet another of QCAAT’s events to raise funds to continue this assistance.  

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NYC: Interfaith Service to celebrate 53rd Anniversary of Independence

Interfaith Service brings Guyanese together to celebrate 53rd Anniversary of Independence

Flag bearer, Guyanese American NYPD Officer, Kyhume Khan, Rev. Carl Stuart, pastor of Ebenzer AME of Charlestown, Guyana, and Ministerial Staff at St. Matthew AME, New Jersey, Rudoph Ten-Pow, permanent representative of Guyana to the UN, Barbara Atherly, consul general of Guyana to NY, Imam Abdul Aziz Khan, and ex-Guyana Defense Force soldier, Kenneth Arthur, honoring flags of the two countries.

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CARIBBEAN EXPRESSIONS – By Dave Martins – + 3 Music Videos

CARIBBEAN EXPRESSIONS – By Dave Martins

From young, growing up at Hague and Vreed-en-Hoop, and with the occasional forays in the Pomeroon where my father had his farm, I was into words.  I’m not sure of the process there but certainly a part of it was the variety of languages around me: snippets of Portuguese from my parents and my aunts speaking to one another (they never spoke the language to their children) but largely, I assume, from the Guyanese culture with its mix of English, Indian, African, French and Dutch expressions. In short order I had read all that was available in the Hague house and found myself attached to the only book left – a beat up copy of the Bible.

I distinctly recall being impressed with the variety of expression and the flamboyant language of many of the texts – the subject itself was unique and on top of that the very language was not something one found anywhere else.  It had a special ring, coming across to me as poetry and, intimations of what was to come, often a rhythmic and even musical expression, redolent with song.      Continue reading

St Joseph’s Alumni White Glow Annual Spring Dance – Toronto – June 08, 2019

Guyana: EX-GDF, EX-GNS, EX-GPM and EX-BGVF Officers 2019 Reunion Dinner- NYC- July 5. 2019

             Download: Ex-GDF Officers 2019 Reunion Invitation

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BHS Alumni Toronto Chapter – Bottom House Fete -Toronto – June 22, 2019

New York Tutorial Support Group: Annual Summer Jam- NYC – July 12, 2019

   Download: NYTSG: Annual Summer Jam- NYC – July 12, 2019

Guyana: Independence Committee -New York Consulate – Events – May 2019

Download: Independence Committee -New York Consulate – Press Release

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