The Indian Monument Site, which was built to commemorate the arrival of the first indentured East Indians who arrived on 5th May, 1838 on the coolie ships “Whitby” and “Hesperus,” is located at the corner ..
The struggle of our Indian ancestors who were brought to Guyana and forced to work on the sugar plantations, will once again be remembered through planned events on May 5, the official day designated annually ..
Harmonium A harmonium is a free-standing musical keyboard instrument similar to a Reed Organ or Pipe Organ. It consists of free reeds and sound is produced by air being blown through reeds resulting in a sound ..
The first Indo-Guyanese Physician was Dr .William Hewley Wharton who graduated from Edingburgh University in 1899. The first Indo-Guyanese to obtain a degree in Arts was Benjamin Alexander Saywack MA (1886 ..
Deepavali means a row of lamps (Sanskrit dipa = lamp and awali = row, line). In many modern languages, the popular name has shortened to Divali. In Hinduism, across many parts of India and Nepal, it is the homecoming ..
The pulsating beats have been synonymous with weddings and Phagwah celebrations. Sadly, for years, there was silence across the land as interest waned but now tassa drumming is back in all its glory. The word ..