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New York-based group helping to revive Guyana’s masquerade

New York-based group helping to revive Guyana’s masquerade

Demerara Waves – Wednesday, 12 December 2012


Culture Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony flanked by GCA’s Dr. Vibart Cambridge and his association colleague, Dr. Juliet Emmanuel.

The New York-based Guyana Cultural Association (GCA) with the ringing endorsement of the Culture Ministry hopes to begin breathing new life into the dying art form of masquerade.

Culture Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony hoped that the December 13-17 programme of events titled “Masquerade Lives” would help revive interest in the dance of African origin. “We feel that this work is going to set that tone and perhaps set that context for people to see masquerade… don’t see it as a nuisance,” he told a news conference.                Continue reading

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