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New York Celebration of Guyana’s 52nd Independence Set For June 3-10, 2018

New York Celebration of Guyana’s 52nd Independence Set For June 3-10, 2018

Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green is Parade Grand Marshal

BROOKLYN: Mayor of Georgetown, Guyana’s Capital City, Patricia Chase-Green, will be grand marshal of the annual Guyanese Independence Parade in Brooklyn, on June 3, 2018. The parade is part of Guyana’s 52nd Independence celebration in New York from June 3 – 10.     Continue reading

Claire Ann Goring – Cultural icon receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Claire Ann Goring – Cultural icon receives Lifetime Achievement Award

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News

gca-claire-a-goringPhoto: Claire A. Goring with the GCA Lifetime Achievement Award and citation from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.

The name Claire Ann Goring is synonymous with folk culture in Guyana and is one of the most recognized names in the Guyanese and Caribbean community. Her outstanding creative work has won her many accolades over three decades, putting her in the company of great cultural icons before her.

On Aug. 31, Goring received a well-deserved honor. She was presented with the Guyana Cultural Association Lifetime Achievement Award, at the 13th Annual Awards ceremony at the Brooklyn Borough Hall.

She was also presented with a Citation from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams.        Continue reading

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