50th Republic Anniversary of Guyana
The High Commission of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana in India celebrates Guyana’s 50th Republic Anniversary!
On February 21st, 2020 GHC in India inaugurated a Cultural Exhibition in celebration of Guyana’s 50th Anniversary as a Republic nation. The event was opened by the Joint Secretary of the LAC Division (MEA) Ms. Gloria Gangte. Joined in the festivities were members of the Diplomatic Corps, Indian business representatives, Guyanese diaspora and other friends of GHC.
The exhibition showcased tie-dye pieces, snapshots of the majestic Kaieteur Falls, Rupununi Savannah, the city Georgetown, Guyana’s indigenous group – the Amerindians, the pulsating Mashramani parade and the kaleidoscopic Diwali motorcade (Photo credits to the Guyana Tourism Authority and Fidal Bassier). The works of Guyanese Artists like Basil A. Thompson (painting and 1970s lithographic posters of the Stabroek Market), Raymond Taylor and Foster Simon (wooden sculptures) were also on display. The highlight of the event was smidgens of Guyana’s first oil!
Locally manufactured products, books by Guyanese authors, and other tourist materials about the tropical paradise were also available at the Exhibition. This Exhibition is slated to be a month long.
Happy 50th Republic, Guyana!!!
The showcase is open till 23rd March 2020 every day 2 pm to 4 pm.