Mashramani Mashramani is a modern- day version of an original word that connotes “a community celebration after successful co-operative work”. Mashramani Festival is Guyana’s varied annual country-wide celebration in observance of its Republican anniversary; its actual day of celebration is February 23. Its beginnings The festival had its beginning in the Bauxite Mining town of […]

Diwali (Festival of Lights)

Diwali, which literally means a row of lights, is celebrated on the 15th day of the Hindu month of Kartik. It is the darkest night of that month and is conducive to the twinkling lights that illuminate every nook and cranny.

Easter Weekend

Commences with the church services on Good Friday across the country followed by family oriented entertainment such as Kite  flying in the Parks across the city and  along the  Sea Wall, the Bartica River Regatta and the Rupununi Rodeo. Locals and visitors alike converge on these locals for a weekend of fun in the sun!


Holi or Phagwah as it is commonly called is an annual Hindu Festival of Colours celebrating the arrival of Spring. This Festival was brought to Guyana by our East Indian foreparents who first came to Guyana some 176 years ago. Holi is said to be the most joyous and colourful of festivals and today has become a part of our national psyche and is celebrated by all Guyanese.